Dora B. Mawutor leads and works with the team in the Institutional Development Programme of the MFWA to improve and strengthen the organisation’s systems, visibility, capacity and partnerships.
She joined the MFWA in 2012. Between 2012 and 2014, she led some of the organisation’s influential media research activities including Language Monitoring on Radio during the 2012 General Elections and the adjudication of the 2012 Elections Petition; Monitoring of Women’s Participation in Public Discourse on Radio, and Media Ethics Monitoring.
From 2014, Dora coordinated the organisation’s Internet freedom advocacy projects under the Freedom of Expression Programme and represented the organisation on a number of national, regional and international platforms on digital rights issues. She subsequently became the manager of the Freedom of Expression Programme in 2016 until late 2018 when she was asked to lead the newly created Institutional Development Programme.
Before joining MFWA, Dora worked at Stratcomm Africa in Accra as a Senior Communications Officer; Seatec Telecoms Services Limited as a Project Coordinator and a Personal Assistant to the Managing Director; and the Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) as a National Service Person.
Dora has a Master of Philosophy Degree in Communication Studies from the University of Ghana and a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Information Studies and French, also from the University of Ghana.
Kwaku Krobea Asante is a Programme Officer under the Institutional Development Programme. He is a member of the communications team that manages the organisation’s website and social media accounts. He also assists in the organisation’s in-house research and outreach projects.
Before joining the organisation, he worked as a research assistant on many communication research projects in Ghana. He holds a Master’s degree in Communication Studies and a Bachelor’s degree in Economics and Political Science, both from the University of Ghana.
Meshack Odoi Yemoh is a Programme Associate under the Institutional Development Programme. He is a member of the communications team and is responsible for the production of digital communication materials. Before joining the organisation, he worked as a designer for Meqasa Housing Limited.
Meshack holds a Bachelor of arts degree in Communication Design from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Ghana.
Mia Ewagnignon is a Programme Assistant for Communications under the Institutional Development Programme of the Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA). Mia, who is from Benin, supports the organisation’s engagements and advocacy in Francophone countries. She graduated with honours from the University of Ghana with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Translation.
Before joining the MFWA she was working as a freelance translator and transcriber.
Melvine is a Bilingual Translator who works as Programme Assistant for Communications under the Institutional Development Programme of the Media Foundation for West Africa.
Before joining the organization, he worked as a freelance translator, French teacher, and voice artist. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Translation Studies from the University of Ghana.