Ghanaian lawyer Sandra Ankobiah visited White House and met with some top officials of President Donald Trump’s government.
The lawyer and entrepreneur is in the USA to participate in the 2017 edition of Fortune-U.S. Department of State Global Women’s Mentoring Programme.
The programme provides participants with unique opportunities to develop their management and business skills while gaining experience in the U.S. business and non-profit environment.
Sandra completed the one-week orientation programme where she attended leadership workshops.
She also got the opportunity to go to the White House and meet with Donald Trump’s Deputy National Security Advisers; K.T. McFarland and Dina Habib Powell.
She also met Ivanka Trump, the US president’s daughter who doubles an assistant. The Ghanaian also met with Kellyanne Conway, Counsellor to President Trump, and Melanie Trump's Chief of staff.
She had dinner and spent time with some of Fortune's Most Powerful Women. She got the chance to engage with the head of the IMF, Christine Lagarde.
Sandra is currently in Philadelphia to work with her mentor, Jami Wintz Mckeon at her company Morgan Lewis & Bockius for the next two weeks.
Jami Wintz Mckeon is the first female chairperson of the firm which is the largest in America and one of the five largest firms in the world.
Sandra Ankobiah was chosen from Ghana by the US Embassy to participate in the Fortune-U.S. Department of State Global Women’s Mentoring Program.
She is a lawyer, entrepreneur and a philanthropist. She studied International and Commercial Law, specialising in World Trade, from the University of Buckingham (LLB, LLM) between 2005 and 2009. She returned to Ghana and studied at the Ghana School of Law from 2010 to 2012.