Dr. Joyce Rosalind Aryee
Dr. Joyce Rosalind Aryee, also known as “Auntie Joyce“, is a distinguished former Ghanaian public figure, reverend minister, and businessperson. Dr. Aryee has served the Nation of Ghana, as a senior executive, for more than 40 years in both the public and private sectors. She has been recognized for her excellent track record of strategic leadership and management, executive coaching and passionate advocacy for positive social change. During her illustrious career in public office, she was the Chief Executive Officer of the Ghana Chamber of Mines and notably, the first woman in Africa to have held that role. She has also held governmental positions in Ghana from the early years of the Provisional National Defence Council (“PNDC”) government, designed to decentralize and democratise Ghana’s administration and politics. Dr. Aryee held postions of Minister of Information for the PNDC, Minister of Education, Minister of Local Government, Minister of Democracy in the Office of the Prime Minister, and a Member of the National Defence Council. She is currently the Executive Director of Salt and Light Ministries, a para-church organization. Auntie Joyce holds an Honors BA, and a Post Graduate Certificate in Public Administration.