Tech in Ghana Conference Accra
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Daniel Aryee
Daniel Aryee

Born in Accra, Ghana, Daniel is a graduate from the Ghana Communications Technology University with a Bachelors in Information Technology. Daniel also possesses a certificate in Youth Development Studies from the Centre for Youth Development Studies in Lusaka, Zambia.

He previously served at the United Nations Industrial Development Organization HQ(UNIDO) as a Digital Platform Consultant, supporting the organization’s Learning, Knowledge and Development Facility. In that role, Daniel facilitated the strategy, operationalization and analysis of the Digital platform used for their flagship event “The LKDF Forum”.

Before joining the United Nations, Daniel worked with the African Union Commission HQ; where he served as a Digital Communications Associate (AU Young Professionals Program) at the Union’s Youth Development Division.

In that role, he supported communications and partnership efforts for major AU events like the Africa Youth Month celebrations, UNIDO and FAO’s joint agricultural program for Youth in Africa (OYA) and was the focal communications person for the African Union Youth Volunteer Corps Program.

Whilst at the African Union Commission, Daniel was also instrumental in the development of the Volunteer Standards Framework (A legal document which guides volunteer operations on the continent), leading the document’s branding, strategy and supporting its validation and visibility with the relevant stakeholders.

He also had spells with Curious Class, a notable Information Technology organization; supporting its outreach, management and strategic communication programs.

Within the confines of International policy, Diaspora, and youth engagement; Daniel has been heavily involved in the organization of physical and virtual-forums on the African Union’s flagship 1 million by 2021 initiative for African Youth and the African Continental Free Trade Area Agreement.

These engagements have attracted the likes of the US Deputy Secretary of State for African Affairs, Senior Executives at the AfCFTA secretariat and other top officials and experts within the Trade, Policy, Youth development and Innovation Sphere.

These varied initiatives have reached thousands of Youth in Africa and the diaspora.

Currently Daniel provides strategic support as a Consultant on varying youth development initiatives and programs for high level government officials in Africa.

Current position: Digital Communications Analyst/ Programs Coordinator, Independent Consultant