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Africa Table - The Returnee Experience: Ghana, Coming Home and Making Media

Join the Center for African Studies for our weekly lunchtime lecture series.
Speaker: Maame Adjei, Actor, Artist and Producer
Maame Adjei is a multi talented actor, creative artist and producer. Since moving from Philadelphia back home to Ghana in 2013, Maame has delved into her love for the arts. Moving away from her background in Psychology (BA) and Healthcare Finance/Administration (MS) she chose to follow her interests, passions and heart into creative fields.As an actress she's best know for her role as "Zainab" on the hit TV series "An African City" which she also co-produces. Maame has also had roles in "A Sweet Song", a short film by Ghanaian director Asantewa Prempeh that was selected into the 2014 BFI London Film Festival as well as Coz Ov Moni, a musical from Ghana that has been selected into numerous international festivals including the 2014 Durban International Film Festival. Maame was also a producer and talent director for the Miss Universe Ghana pageant in 2014 and had the honor of judging the pageant in 2015. She's currently producing new content that explores the beauty and dynamism of Africa, including her travel show "Girl Going Places" whose pilot season is soon to be released. Maame was born in Ghana where she currently resides.



Wednesday, October 12, 2016. 12:00 PM


Encina Hall West, Room 219, 417 Galvez Mall


Center for African Studies




Open to the public. Lunch will be served.