Emmanuel Sodji

3 Years
+233 544 00 1956

Personal Information

Emmanuel Sodji is a World Economic Forum (WEF) Global Shaper with the Kumasi hub. Emmanuel is motivated and committed to developing community and has over 3 years volunteering experience in building strategic business online and implementing the 4th industrial revolution. He has an in-dept knowledge and over 2 years experience in social media and IT. Emmanuel holds a Bachelors of Science degree in Information Technology from the Kwame Nkrumah’ University of Science and Technology (KNUST).

Currently, Emmanuel is a graduate trainee at GTS Engineering Services, where he focuses on testing, maintaining and modifying existing control systems. He also organizes reading clubs for students in public schools as a volunteer with the NGO – Back to School Foundation.

Emmanuel is interested in changing the world’s perceptions about refugees and helping shape the narratives around the refugee crisis. Far from a problem, refugees can and should be a part of the solution to many challenges our societies confront. Emmanuel would like the world to see refugees as talented and eager people with whom they can collaborate and work together to achieve common goals.


Social Media Marketing
Web Site Development
How did I acquire these skills
  1. Designed and implemented SMM for a Challenges worldwide project
  2. Enabling the growth of startups as a business support associate
  3. Organizing reading clubs for Back To School Foundation
  4. Creating Social Media Profiles for ybfoods.org



How did I learn these languages

  1. English is my native language
  2. Learned French as an elective in school


Google My Business Certification
Facebook Growing Your Business Certification
Twitter Marketing Certification

How did I earn these certificates

  1. Google My Business Certificate
  2. Hootsuite for Social Media
  3. Google Certificate for Ads
  4. Facebook Certificate for Ads
  5. Twitter Certificate for Ads

My Journey & My Experience

Jan 1994

Born in Ghana

Nov 2013

Studied Information Technology in Kumasi

Jun 2017

Bachelor of Science In Information Technology

Jul 2017

Joined Challenges Worldwide as a Business support associate


Started National service with the Ghana Police Department

Sep 2018

Started Oxford University UK projects on Ghana Police MTTD personnel

Aug 2018

Graduate Trainee at GTS Engineering Services

Mar 2019

Certified on Facebook Marketing

April 2019

Helped set up StepUp.One website

Apr 2019

Helped train StepUp.One participants

It’s today!!! The Virtual Project Launch on Safety of Markets & Pre-empting Stigmatization of #COVID19 Survivors comes off at 10:00GMT. Joins us via @MicrosoftTeams http://bit.ly/2FDKzMy #COVID19Survivors #HBCC #WaterAidGhana @MastercardFdn @RCNGHANA1

What IF #SocialDistancing, #washyourhands, #SoapAndWater, #sanitizer are not an #OPTION for those living in Refugee Camps & Conflict Zones? Make people aware & #StaySafeStayHome are the two best ways to beat ⚡ #CoronavirusOutbreak.

Here is a compilation

As a next step, We compiled a set of amazing videos about the origin, spread, science and precautions about the #CoronaVirus for those who want to deep dive into the problem and get a better grip of what we are facing in a #CoronaVirusOutbreak @Refugees


Would you please consider scrapping mobile money transactional charges to encourage more people to use the service during this period? @MTNGhana @VodafoneGhana @airteltigoghana #coronavirusgh #COVID19Ghana #COVIDー19

For the very first time, we will be exhibiting the inner workings of how we "#Reskill @Refugees and connect them to Opportunities that pay" at Oxford Saïd Entrepreneurship Forum 2020 on 7th of Mar #OSEF2020 @UniofOxford @OxfordSBS @OxfordshireLEP @OxfordTechPark

Inspired by the 90 seconds by the Kakuma Refugee chair @wef a bunch of us got together and created https://StepUp.One in order to re-skill the refugees on mature UNHCR @Refugees camps in Social Media Marketing and connecting them to global opportunities that pay. #LetsStepUp

Great Ideas can come from anywhere. Come and Listen to our very own Joelle Hangi from Kakuma Refugee Camp, Kenya talk about "@Refugee entrepreneurship: Today’s camps tomorrow’s cities" at the Oxford Saïd Entrepreneurship Forum 2020 on 7th of Mar #OSEF2020 @UniofOxford @OxfordSBS

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