meet THE team

 

 

lindsey bacon

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Founder & Executive Director

Lindsey Bacon is a Master of Development Practice Candidate at Regis University in Denver, Colorado. She graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of Massachusetts with a B.A in Anthropology and Gender Studies. During her time there, Lindsey’s senior honors thesis led her to travel to Ghana where she conducted ethnographic research on child abandonment in Aboadze. Out of the findings and recommendations from her research Lindsey founded Conscious Collaborative to bring about meaningful change.

 

edward tetteh daddah

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Director of Operations & Education Program Manager

Edward Tetteh Daddah was born in Afram Plains in the Eastern region of Ghana. At age 12, Edwards left home and found himself on the streets of Ghana, engaging in street activities for survival. Edward wanted a better life and moved to Aboadze in 2010. He worked to put himself through Senior High School while living on a roof of a house. Birthed from these life experiences, Edward aspires to someday run a nonprofit which focuses on transforming the lives of street kids. His vision aligns with that of Conscious Collaborative and finds his work with the organization rewarding.

 

ebenezer kwarteng

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vera asuamuzuah

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Women's Livelihoods Program manager

Ebenezer Kwarteng was born in Inchaban, Ghana. At the age of 9, Ebenezer and his brothers were abandoned by their widowed mother. Ebenezer was raised in an orphanage where he was a role model to other children. He recently graduated Adiembra Secondary School in Sekondi, Ghana. Ebenezer plans to pursue a university degree in economics and has a passion for human rights. Having known the hardships of poverty, Ebenezer aspires to help those in the community through his work with Conscious Collaborative

 

Managing Director & Anansi International Program Manager

Vera Asuamuzuah was born and raised in Tema, Ghana. She is currently a Master of Development Practice Candidate at Regis University in Denver, Colorado. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Health and Exercise Science from Colorado State University where she was awarded the Puksta Scholarship which led her to develop a plan and engage in extensive research to implement a water project in Potomu, Ghana. This project birthed Vera’s passion to pursue a career in International Development to be used as a vessel for change in the world. Her work with Conscious Collaborative fulfills this calling.