Dr. Nana Akua Achiaa Adom-Aboagye, currently the Vice Chairperson of the Education and Cultural Commission of the South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee (SASCOC) has joined the SportBusiness Africa Centre (SBAC), a pan-Africa sports policy think tank based in Accra.
Dr. Adom-Aboagye is a Ghanaian-South African raised in a sporting family, and herself, a sportswoman in her youth, having medaled a handful of times at the National level in South Africa; she works as an academic research scholar in Cape Town, South Africa.
She holds a DPhil in Sports Management from the University of Johannesburg, where she was supervised by one of the most eminent global scholars in the field if sports development -Prif.Cora Burnett. Dr. Adom-Aboagy’s PhD research looked at -Genders Equity in Sports-related policies: a case study for understanding Empowerment and inclusion in South Africa. One of her international PhD assessors wrote of her thesis: “It might be possible for this thesis to form the basis for leadership framework and modelling for the continent”.