Zainab Musah

Zainab Musah

ICT Skills

Conversant MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint

Training and Courses

  • Career Development Programme, Council and Placement Centre, University of Ghana, LegonMay-June, 2006
  • Training on Gathering Marketing Information Data, Research and Marketing Services, AccraJune, 2006

Voluntary Service

  • Participant of United Way Ghana Day of Caring Services, February 2008
  • National Volunteer Programme( National Service Scheme), Teacher at Al-Badar Islamic school, Nsawam, November 2008 August 2009 (end of programme)

Work Experience and Professional Development

Teaching Assistant

University of Ghana, City Campus,

September 2007-May 2008

Held tutorials for level 100 geography students

Research Assistant (National Service)

University of Ghana, Legon, Department of Geography and Resource Development

September 2006-August 2007

Held tutorials for level 200 geography students

Assisted supervisor in research

Typing and correcting of manuscripts

Research Assistant

Research and Marketing Service, Dzowulu, Accra, Ghana

June 2006-August 2006

Assisted in gathering marketing intelligence information by collecting such data on the field and also help in analysing the data

Pupil Teacher

Emmanuel Preparatory School, Nsawam, Ghana

November 2001-August 2002

Teacher for primary six and JSS forms 1 and 2

Conferences and Seminars Attended

Participant    Federation of Muslim Women Association in Ghana (FOMWAG) Regional Conference, March 2008 and April 2009

Rapporteur    Hajj Conference, Theme: A Challenge to Leadership Probity and Accountability in the Muslim Community, March 2008

Speaker        Seminar on "The Role of Muslim Mothers in Our Communities", June 2008

Attendant      A two-day Programme on Launch of African Humanities Fellowship in Ghana and a Seminar on Proposal Writing, September 2008

Attendant      Seminar on "Challenges of Christianity and Islam in the Contemporary World" March 2009

Interests and Hobbies

Empowering and motivating the girl-child, resource optimisation, helping underprivileged communities, reading interesting adventurous books and articles, movies, exploring nature

Summary and Objective

A highly motivated and high achieving MPhil student of Geography with experience in teaching and research applying for the University of Ghana Fellowship Award to enable me conduct a research on Migration and Development.

Education and Research

M.Phil, Geography and Resource Development

August 2008-May 2010 (expected graduation): University of Ghana, Legon, Ghana

Research Topic: Assessing the Effect of Migration on Urban Land-use Patterns in the Accra Metropolis.

B.A., Geography and Resource Development

August 2002-May 2006:  University of Ghana, Legon, Ghana

Research Topic: Pattern of Low Level of Formal Education among the Muslim and Christian Female  Populations in Nima, East Ayawaso District, Greater Accra Region

SSCE, General Arts

February 1998-November 2000:  Aburi Girls Secondary School, Aburi, Ghana

Language Proficiency

English, Hausa, Twi                      Fluent

Ga                                                     Intermediate

Arabic                                               Basic



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