Dr. Nana Ama Browne Klutse- Board Chairperson
Dr. Browne is a Research Scientist and Manager of the Remote Sensing GIS and Climate Centre of Ghana Atomic Energy Commission. At her spare time, she spends time with children who have learning disabilities and parents leading to her support-founding campaign for learning disabilities. Dr. Browne has also been providing counseling and support to university students with learning differences in sciences and mathematics.
Mrs Florence Akua Mensah- Vice Chairperson
Lecturer, Department of Special Education, University of Education, Winneba, Ghana. She is a member of International Reading Association. Mrs. Mensah is assessment clinician and interventionist for individuals with reading difficulties and intellectual disabilities. Mrs. Mensah provides CLED with voluntary technical counsel and support in assessment and remediation services to children with learning disabilities, and support the training of teachers and parents. She is also a patron for CLED Campus Club promoting awareness about learning disabilities at University of Education, Winneba, Ghana
Mr. Kevin Osten
Kevin Osten, CFA, is a member of Brown Advisory’s equity research team serving as the product specialist for Large-Cap Growth strategy. Prior to joining the firm, he was a senior research analyst at Summit Strategies in St. Louis. Prior to this position, Kevin was a member of an institutional consulting team at Merrill Lynch Pierce, Fenner & Smith. Earlier in his career Kevin held a variety of capital markets related positions in the corporate finance, pension investment, and treasury management groups at Anheuser-Busch Companies, Inc.
University Of Missouri St. Louis, MBA (1999)
Parks College of St. Louis University, BS (1994)
Mentor Seed School of Maryland
Board of Directors Baltimore CFA Society
Padmore Quansah – Founder & Director
Padmore is a Graduate Professional Special Needs Clinician. He also has a Bachelor’s degree in Home Economics Education and holds a 3-Year Post Secondary Teachers’ Certificate ‘A’. Padmore has since the year 2012 training teachers and parents about learning disabilities, inclusive education and support strategies. He has also been developing interventions for children with specific learning disabilities. Training facilitator at Cheerful Heart Foundation and Past secretary for central regional coalition of NGOs in Health.
Moses Dickson– Program Assistant
Moses is a Senior High Art Graduate with dyscalculia and he provides assistant at CLED office. Moses also has been trained to assist with screening and supporting children with learning disabilities.
Carrie Lewey – U.S Program Director
Carrie is an Agriculture Resource Economics major and Global Poverty minor at the University of Maryland, U.S. Her goal is to work for a non-profit organization that aids in development. She was summer 2016 international volunteer for CLED and supported CLED to purchase a land for building an assessment and learning center for children with learning disabilities in Ghana.
Alex Kovalik – U.S Assistant Director
Alex received his M.P.H in Behavioral and Community Health Science from the University of Pittsburgh, in addition to a Global Health Certificate. He is currently teaching with Teach For America in San Jose, California. Alex is summer 2016 international volunteer for CLED and supported in developing visual communication as a therapy for the children at CLED Saturday Classes.