H.E. Samira R. Bawumia is the Second Lady of the Republic of Ghana. She is known for her philanthropy through her not-for-profit organisation, the Samira Empowerment and Humanitarian Projects (SEHP). Through SEHP, Her Excellency has initiated critical and timely interventions in the areas of health, education and women empowerment.
Her Excellency is a Global Ambassador for the Clean Cooking Alliance, a public-private partnership hosted by the United Nations Foundation to save lives, improve livelihoods, empower women, and protect the environment by creating a thriving global market for clean and efficient household cooking solutions. She uses her influence to raise awareness on issues of clean cooking and advocates for the adoption of clean cooking solutions.
She holds a Bachelor of Arts (Social Science) degree from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA).