Boakye Felix

Short Biography

Boakye Felix was born on 2nd August, 1995 in Ashanti region (Kumasi) of Ghana. He attended second cycle education at Ghana Senior High School, Koforidua and is in final year at the University of Ghana studying BSc Administration (Accounting). He has certificates in the courses like Wellness Coaching: Powerful skills for everyday people, Institute for Wellness Education; Global Human Capital Trends Class, Columbia University (School of Professional Studies); Collaborative Knowledge Services, Columbia University (School of Professional Studies); Managing Your Identity, University of Leeds.

Mr. Boakye has been an intern at Municipal Health Directorate, Suhum-Ghana and Ministry of Food and Agriculture, Suhum-Ghana as an assistant financial officer. He has attended seminars like Pwc mentorship Program, British Council Blazing trails and Empowerment Live to lead; lead to transform all in Ghana.

Additionally, he gives hope to marginalized groups like the poor, people living with disability and aged. His goal is educating people about their responsibilities when they give birth so that there will be less pressure on government institutions like Social welfare where as his personal goal is getting a PhD in Administration and helping the needy in the society.

Mr. Boakye likes reading a lot especially during leisure time along with listen to music and also watch movies. He likes to volunteer and usually gets himself in outreach programs like registering people on the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS).

How do you motivate the youths living in developing world for the better future?

The future is dependent on the youth in the developing world but these youths experience incredible pressure to compete and perform well at any level to succeed for a better future. To be able to motivate these youths for the better future, getting persons who have been successful during their youthful years and have made it in life to share their own experience on how to make the better future will be of great help. And also i would share my experience to assure them that they are not alone and they have all ingredient for a better future. Using personal life experience I will inspire them that in life, many things don’t go according to plan. If they stumble, they must re-gain their balance, never give-up and always stay positive knowing that things will get better if they keep a positive attitude. Lastly, I will dare them to be different. Yes, I believe in daring to be different. What does it mean to be different? Well, it simply means that one should have the courage to stand up for what one believes in, even if the rest of the world is against you.