World Economic Forum honors Dr. James Mensah as 2022 Young Global Leader

Lecturer in the Department of Public Administration and Health Services Management at the University of Ghana Business School, Dr. James Kwame Mensah has been honored as a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum (YGL) .

The 20and In April 2022, the World Economic Forum unveils the 108 Most Promising Young Global Leaders (YGLs) under the age of 40, involved in activities ranging from green energy and health equity to refugee rights and education reforms.

They join the Young Global Leaders Forum, whose members have become Nobel laureates, heads of state, CEOs of Fortune 500 companies and Grammy Award winners.

Dr. Mensah is among seven scholars/think-thank class members to be honored worldwide by the World Economic Forum in 2022. Check out the new Young Global Leader (YGL) class at

The Young Global Leaders Forum was founded in 2005 by Klaus Schwab, Founder and Executive Chairman of the World Economic Forum, to create a world where leaders take responsibility for a sustainable and inclusive world while addressing growing challenges. complex and interdependent.

Today it has over 1,400 members and alumni from over 120 countries. Notable members include Prime Ministers Jacinda Ardern and Sanna Marin, President Carlos Alvarado Quesada of Costa Rica, entrepreneurs Iyinoluwa Aboyeji and Rhea Mazumdar Singhal, peace activist Victor Ochen and economist Esther Duflo.

The class of 2022 is equal and has representatives from 42 countries. Members will participate in a three-year leadership development program that will help them achieve their next level of impact.

Members will undergo leadership training at top universities such as Harvard University, Princeton University, Cambridge University, Oxford University, Stanford University and the University of Virginia. Members will also have the opportunity to attend high-level meetings such as the United Nations General Assembly.

The program offers executive education courses, expeditions, and opportunities to collaborate and test ideas with a network of trusted peers.