Ghanaian celebrity lawyer, Sandra Ankobiah visited White House, the official residence and workplace of the President of the United States, located in Washington and met some top officials of President Donald Trump’s administration.
The program 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 program where she attended leadership workshops and other business organization and development skills.
She also got the opportunity to go to the White House and met two of Donald Trump’s Deputy National Security Advisers; K.T. McFarland and Dina Habib Powell.
She also met Ivanka Trump who doubles as US president’s daughter and assistant as well as meeting Kellyanne Conway who is also the counsellor to President Trump, and Melanie Trump’s Chief of staff.
She also had dinner and spend 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.
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.