Prince Ampofo has been named by the leading PR & Rating firm, Avance Media, as one of the 50 Most Influential Young Ghanaians in the category of Leadership & Civil Society.
Prince is a leadership coach, author, and development worker with a passion for harnessing the energies of people to tackle social problems through volunteerism and community service. He is Program Coordinator at Databank Foundation where he doubles as Coordinator for the Africa Leadership Initiative in West Africa. At Databank Foundation, Prince runs leadership, mentorship, mental health, and literacy initiatives with a volunteer network of about 250 youth in Ghana.
As a development worker, Prince pioneered the Lessons Learned global project which has brought together volunteer storytellers from every country in the world on a campaign that has the potential to reach millions worldwide. Prince has both institutionally and personally impacted over 50,000 young people in Ghana the past 8 years of his development work.
Each year, Prince travels to different parts of Ghana on development seminars, conferences, workshops, impact projects, having grown to become one of the most thought-provoking young speakers on personal leadership and growth-related themes. He has received several recognitions for his dedication to leadership in Ghana. In 2019, he was named one of the Futures of Ghana UK’s Top 30 pioneers and innovators.
In response to his nomination, Prince expressed his appreciation to Avance Media for the honour and used the opportunity to call on youth with a passion for leadership to join his initiative Eagles Camp to develop and deploy young leaders in Ghanaian communities.
Other notable names honoured in the 2021 ranking include Manasseh Azure Awuni, Jordan Ayew, Yvonne Nelson, Wode Maya, Brian Amoateng, Berla Mundi and many others.