Tony is a self-published author and social entrepreneur on a mission to help people explore, discover, and develop their passion, purpose, and progress in life to attain social impact & financial independence for themselves and others.
Tony has written and published articles/blogs about socioeconomic topics that have received international recognition by SDG Philanthropy Platform and Alliance Magazine. He is also a self-published author of several books via poems, quotes, nonfiction, and fiction. Tony is contributing writer and editor for national publications with a global audience, which are Face2Face Africa, Center Africa Broadcasting Network Corporation (CABNC TV), The African Magazine, Alliance Magazine, and the list goes on.
Tony spent 2 years studying abroad at the University of Ghana for undergrad and has a Bachelor’s in General Studies (B.G.S.) from Univ. of Idaho and Master’s in Public Administration (M.P.A.) from Kaplan Univ. Before and after obtaining these degrees, he worked and still works within the nonprofit sector in various positions, such as volunteer, intern, mentor, supervisor, administrator, trainer, human rights officer, manager, executive officer, sponsor, and advisor.
Besides his formal work experience, Tony is also the founder of Ansah Africa, an online donation platform that connects donors in the U.S. with nonprofits in Africa to solve global problems. In addition, he does volunteer work for 1 organization in Rhode Island, USA called Citizen Wellness and Advocacy Foundation and 2 organizations in Massachusetts, USA, which are African Coalition and African Bridge Network.
Tony was born and raised in Rhode Island, USA as a first-generation Ghanaian-American. As a child, he did everything from playing basketball to riding bicycles with his peers. Tony also sold candies, traded sport’s cards, and recycled soda cans throughout his adolescence years. Before graduating senior high school, he worked in factories as a seasonal employee and helped his parents at their convenience store as a part-time employee. These experiences helped to shape great work ethic in Tony and the people he has worked with in the past and present.
Learn more about him as a self-published author and social entrepreneur at www.tonyansah.com.
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LinkedIn: Tony K Ansah Jr, M.P.A.