Gideon Tuffour Amponsah
Minot State University
Gideon is a youth activist from Ghana aspiring to be a lawyer and a social entrepreneur. Gideon is a student at Minot State University, North Dakota majoring in Accounting as well as a member of the Children's and Youth in Broadcasting (Curious Minds), an organization led by young people that work to empower children and the youth of Ghana and beyond. As a youth activist, Gideon is involved in solving issues that affect the survival, protection, development, and participation of children, young people and the community at large. Gideon has participated immensely in children and youth empowerment in Ghana and Africa. this has included contributing to many workshops and policies that have focused on advocacy, children and women’s rights, adolescent sexual reproductive health, and many other equally important humanitarian issues. Gideon has also been involved in student leadership at all levels of education.