Ama Sefa Yeboah


Ama Sefa Yeboah

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Ama Yeboah "(Nana Ama)" born on September 1, 1984 at Tottenham in London.Born to Kwaku Sintim-Misa [http://www.ghanaweb.com/GhanaHomePage/people/pop-up.php?ID=222] a Ghanaian actor and comedian, and Mavis Ampah, Senior ICT Policy Analyst at the World Bank office in Accra. She had the letters of her name transposed by the midwife, from Priscilla to Prilliscia. She is related to Tony Yeboah a former Ghanaian footballer.

Education

Attended the Roman Catholic Church of St Aloysius, Somers Town, but was later sent to Ghana in 1988. Started secondary education at Ghana International School in 1994, during this time she won the Hal Jackson Most Talented Teen in Ghana, she went on to represent Ghana at the finals in U.S.A.On completing Ghana International School, she went onto University College of London where she studied at the Department of Computer Science in September 2001. She then went onto do her masters degree in Computing at Cambridge University and completed in 2005.

ports

She was a member of Ghana national women hockey team at the all African games in Johannesburg, South Africa in which the women's field hockey was demoted to a non-medal event after the Nigerian team dropped out of the tournament. She was the youngest member of the team at a registered age of sixteen but she was actually fifteen. She played as an attacking midfielder (halfback); she is known for her ability to beat opposing players using her strong dribbling skills, pace and tricks in faking which infuriated opponents, sometimes looking and passing in the opposite direction, she was also know for her quick and flash shots which caught goalkeepers off guard, she famously scored a goal in a club competition where the goalkeeper went behind the post to pick the ball only to find it in the goal post. She has been compared with Brazilian football (soccer) player Ronaldinho and was said to be the next Luciana Aymar. Opponents threatened to injure her if she did not stop her tricks, her career in hockey was ended after being struck in the forehead by the ball during a hockey match she fell and broke her wrist.

Work

She worked at the International Telecommunication Union one of the specialised agencies of the United Nations headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland, at the Telecommunications Bureau (ITU-T) department from October 2005 to September 2006 she left and worked at Xansa Plc from September 2006. She has recently left Xansa Plc, and moved back to her previous work at International Telecommunication Union in Geneva, Switzerland

Controversy

She was instrumental in the design of the logo for the 2012 Summer Olympics. She is famously know for her links with Alastair Campbell, Tony Blair's former Director of Communications, and her act where she praised the Olympic logo on television and forget to turn her microphone off, and was later heard condemning the design of the logo and even quoted Tony Benn on Question Time in Truro on 7 June, 2007 as saying "The logo is like Tony Blair's administration confusing, lacking substance and direction and sometimes causes epileptic fit". She was labelled as a Princess of spin, by the host because of her friendship with Alistair Campbell and having said that her comments which were mistakenly broadcast, were comments of those against the logo but not hers.


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