Mrs. Ursula Owusu-Ekuful is the Minister for Communications and Digitalisation for the Republic of Ghana and a three terms Member of Parliament for the Ablekuma West constituency. As the Minister of Communications, she has oversight of the government’s infrastructure programme for the ICT Sector, the development of a robust framework to support the digitalisation of the economy and the scaling up of e-government services with a national broadband and total connectivity for the unserved and underserved at the heart of the agenda. She is passionate about supporting the local tech start up ecosystem, nurturing the development of indigenous technology and encouraging women, children and persons with disabilities to engage in ICT.
Mrs.Owusu-EkufulholdsacertificateinGovernmentIntegrityfromtheInternationalLaw Institute, Washington DC, a Project Management and Planning Certificate from Ghana Institute ofManagementandPublicAdministrationandaMastersinConflictPeaceandSecurityfromthe Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Training Centre. She is a lawyer, women's rights activist, technology advocate and a product of the University Of Ghana And The Ghana School Of Law.
She is a member of the Ghana Bar Association, International Federation of Women Lawyers (FIDA) and African Women Lawyers Association (AWLA).
She is the development Queen (Nkosuo Hemaa) of Akyem Asuom in the Eastern Region of Ghana.