Josephine Appiah-Nyamekye Sanny is Afrobarometer’s Communications and Knowledge Manager. In this capacity, she translates Afrobarometer research and analysis into meaningful messages tailored to relevant policy makers and policy advocates. Prior to that, Josephine served as Afrobarometer communications coordinator for Anglophone West and North Africa, and the communications team lead at the Ghana Center for Democratic Development (CDD-Ghana).
She is a bilingual communications practitioner credited with cutting-edge communication strategies across Africa. She has played a key role in analysis and publication of Afrobarometer findings, and has authored research publications on several themes including youth, migration, media freedom, violent extremism and public service delivery. Her expertise includes data visualization, stakeholder engagement, government relations, media relations, digital public relations, and issues and crisis management.
Josephine holds a master’s degree in communications studies from the University of Ghana. She is an accredited member of the Institute of Public Relations, Ghana (IPR-Ghana) and a member of the Chartered Institute of Public Relations, UK (CIPR-UK). She was adjudged the Public Relations Discovery of the Year 2020 by IPR-Ghana and has been named one of the Top 10 Women in PR Ghana for three consecutive years.