Dennis Penu is a Ghanaian academic and a Model UN expert. He received international honors in Japan (September 2013) as an Outstanding Young Person, following years of volunteering on youth development programs and working to bridge the educational opportunity gap between rural and urban Ghana. In 2009, he was a member of the secretariat that led the United Nations’ first Global Model UN conference in Geneva. He volunteers as the Director of Programs for Life-link Friendship Schools, Ghana; coordinating 5 national Model UN programs and 6 international partnerships in training 400 youth leaders annually. He is also currently employed as a Senior Research Assistant with the Institute of Development Studies of the University of Cape Coast in Ghana and serves as a Business Development Management Consultant for Coastline Logistics Group Ltd. His hobbies include badminton and a freelance writing.
Dennis holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Medical Laboratory Technology from the University of Cape Coast, Ghana, a Master of Philosophy degree in Peace and Development studies from the same university, and an advanced Master of Science degree in Governance and Development Studies from the Institute of Development Policy and Management (IOB) of the University of Antwerp, Belgium. He has excellent proficiency in English and aims at a career in academia and international consultancies with the United Nations.
His mission in life is tagged #developtodevelop: translating his personal development into the development of others, and this blog helps to convey his views to those who follow his activities. It contains his ideas, his commentaries on global and national issues, personal activities and aspirations. You are invited to contribute to making this site constructively interactive and hence welcome to drop your comments on the issues mentioned on this blog. Let’s develop together!!