She holds a master’s degree in social development and sustainable livelihoods from the University of Reading, U.K., and a bachelor of arts and diploma in education from Cape Coast University, Cape Coast, Ghana. She was also a 2014 Aspen New Voices Fellow.
Nafi supervises the design, implementation and coordination of NRGI’s strategic engagements and programs in Anglophone West Africa. She is also one of NRGI’s leads on gender and extractives.
Nafi is a social development expert with over 20 years of experience in development work. Prior to joining NRGI, Nafi worked with Oxfam GB and the African Women’s Development Fund (AWDF), a pan-African grant-making foundation for women’s rights. She has a longstanding career in organizational development and transformative and strategic leadership. For 17 years, Nafi has worked to develop and strengthen credible well informed women’s rights organizations and leaders to accelerate the respect for women and rights of marginalized groups across Africa.