WAMECA – Media Foundation For West Africa


Shamima Muslim

Shamima Muslim the Founder and Convener of the Alliance for Women in Media Africa (AWMA), a Non-governmental advocacy and welfare group dedicated to improving the visibility and Impact of Women in Media.

She is a distinguished award-winning Broadcast Journalist formerly with Citi fm and Metro TV, with one of the highlights of her career being that she co-hosted the Vice-Presidential debate for Ghana’s 2012 elections. Shamima is also one of three pioneer representatives of Ghana at President Obama Young African Leaders Initiative in 2010.

She is a Development Communications specialist, a trained facilitator with special strengths in Process input, Advocacy, Negotiations, Gender, Leadership and Presentation Skills and Media and Communications skills. She is currently a law student. Shamima is also a member and ambassador of the following coalitions and campaigns: the African Centre for International Law and Accountability (ACILA), Investigative Journalism Fund Committee, the Ghana Right to Information Coalition, the Ghana Anti Corruption Coalition, the Ghana Network of Women’s Rights groups (NETRIGHT) Women Land Rights Advocacy,  the UN-Youth Ghana and Ambassador for SDG 5 and the Menstrual Hygiene Management ambassador.

Shamima Muslim has worked on projects funded by the EU, Commonwealth Foundation, British Council, USAID, DFID, Office of African First Ladies (OAFLA) and Newmont Ghana Limited, among others.