Project Manager (Volunteer), My Teen Life
Aurelia Naa Adjeley Sowah- Mensah is Ghanaian Youth advocate with over 7 years’ experience in the field. She is an alumna of Ghana Institute of journalism where she studied Communications and has since used this in her work as an advocate with a mastery in C4D and SBCC.
She is passionate about sexual and Reproductive health and rights especially for young people like herself.
She is a past Youth Advisory Board member of Marie Stopes Ghana. She also is a member and radio panelist with Curious minds Ghana (Curious Minds is an organization that works to ensure that all children and youth are well informed and meaningfully participate in decision-making that affects their lives by advocating, generating knowledge, sharing information and building partnerships.
Her experience in Gender equality and SRHR advocacy has given her opportunities to represent young people on several platforms, both national and international. Aurelia is a Women Deliver Young Leader Class of 2018 and also represented youth voices during the 2018 ICFP in Kigali Rwanda.
When she’s not working or advocating, she’s reading, cooking or having fun with friends.
Aurelia volunteers on a project called “My Teen Life”. My Teen Life seeks to reach adolescent girls in rural communities with knowledge on Sexual and Reproductive Health including Menstrual Health Management.
Aurelia has also been volunteering as a mentor for girls in slum communities as a ‘Girl Boss Mentor’ with the Planned Parenthood Association of Ghana empowering them with Sexual and Reproductive Health information and services.