Dr. Lord Emmanuel Yamoah, hailing from the close-knit community of Akoon in Tarkwa Nsuaem Municipality, has dedicated his life to making a difference. After completing his PhD, his journey into advocacy and social protection began with local NGOs, where he tirelessly advocated for vulnerable children and families, addressing issues like child labor and access to education and healthcare.

Recognized for his advocacy, Dr. Yamoah joined a national task force on social protection policies, advocating for reforms to ensure equal rights for all citizens. His pivotal role in drafting a landmark bill to combat gender-based violence showcased his expertise in victim support services and legal protections.

Beyond national initiatives, Dr. Yamoah remained grounded in grassroots activism, volunteering at shelters, organizing food drives, and mentoring social workers. His efforts were recognized with the International Human Rights Personality Impact Award 2023.

Despite accolades, Dr. Yamoah remains humble, emphasizing the need for collective action. Reflecting on his journey, he acknowledges the ongoing work towards a more just society. With renewed commitment, he continues to champion change, exemplifying the power of compassion and determination in building a brighter future for all.