Education and mentoring: the mainstay of personal and national development

Matilda Amissah-Arthur
Event date
Event time
15:30 - 16:30
Harris Manchester College
Mansfield Road
Venue details

Old Dining Room

Event type
Lectures and seminars
Event cost
Free to attend
Disabled access?
Booking required

A talk by Her Excellency, Mrs Matilda Amissah-Arthur, wife of the Vice-President of Ghana, who has been at the forefront of promoting education for children in Ghana. She has worked in the Ghana Library Authority, the Balme Library of the University of Ghana and the British Council Library. She was involved in several projects from procuring books for public schools, to managing a computerised library. Her passion is helping children acquire reading skills and her NGO ‘Reading for Life’ runs reading clinics and sets up libraries throughout the country.

To reserve a place, please email

The event is organised by Attaining the Peak, an Oxford University society established to enable university students to tutor and mentor disadvantaged young adults in the surrounding area.