Professor Nana Araba Apt is an internationally recognized scholar and expert on human development issues in Africa. She has over thirty years of experience in the NGO sector and worked for several years in Ghana’s civil service in her position at the Department of Social Welfare and Community Development. She is a frequent consultant to many human development organizations including the U.N. and the African Union’s Commission on Social Development.
She headed two Departments: Sociology and Social Work, at the University of Ghana, Legon. She is Professor Emeritus at Ashesi University.