Simon Madjie wins selection to prestigious U.S. leadership program

Mr. Simon Madjie, Executive Secretary of the American Chamber of Commerce-Ghana has been selected as a candidate for the prestigious Abishire-Inmori program of the Centre For Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) in the United States of America.

The program is reputed to be amongst the top leadership programs in the world. The AILA program was founded in 2002 and has graduated over hundreds of future leaders who have gone on to make several impacts in many industries. Selection to the program is purely on merit and focuses on developing a network of ethical leaders.

The AILA is run by the CSIS in the United States of America. The Center, established in 1962 is considered to be a leading think-tank globally, focused on advancing practical ideas to address the world’s greatest challenges.

Mr. Madjie becomes the 3rd Ghanaian to attend the program, after Mr. Fawaz Aliu, Deputy Chief of Staff who participated in the 2019 cohort, and Kofi Safo Akyea who was the 1st Ghanaian to attend the program in 2018

Mr. Madjie has been the Executive Secretary of AMCHAM for the last 13 years. He is reputed to have been significant in growing the chamber into one of the top 3 chambers of commerce in ECOWAS and Ghana. Mr. Madjie, a lawyer, also holds advanced degrees in Marketing from the University of Ghana. He is also a distinguished member of the Institute of International Affairs, Ghana.

Speaking on the program, he said; “I look forward to gaining new leadership skills in this program. I am honoured by the selection and see it as a path to project Ghana on the global stage. Ethical leadership is key and it is critical that the Ghanaian leadership pipeline is integrated and networked with other leaders from Africa and the world.”

To learn more about the AILA, please visit; https://www.csis.org/programs/abshire-inamori-leadership-academy.

To also learn about GhIIA.org, kindly visit https://ghiia.org.

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