Josephine Adda, MSc., PMP
Manager, Projects & Partnerships
Mathison Centre for Mental Health Research and Education
Project Management Professional (PMP), Project Management Institute, 2010
MSc. Finance & Management, University of Exeter, 2007
BA Arts, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science & Technology, 2001
Project Manager & Research Management Professional
Josephine is an efficient, diligent and resourceful professional whose contributions are key in meeting organizational goals.
Josephine loves the university environment and the knowledge and research that it brings to the nurturing of current and future citizens. Her career experience is broad having worked in teaching, management consulting, auditing, public and non-profit sector on 3 continents in 3 countries - Ghana, the United Kingdom and Canada. An immigrant originally from Ghana, Josephine has worked in a number of universities across Canada - specifically the University of New Brunswick, St. Thomas University and the University of Alberta.
The manager of projects & partnerships role she holds serves as a key first point of contact for inquiries to the Mathison Centre. As a manager, she facilitates the work of the leadership team and relevant internal and external stakeholders towards advancing the mental health research goals as envisioned under the Brain and Mental Health strategy led by the Hotchkiss Brain Institute at the University of Calgary.
My role is pivotal in strategically advancing projects, partnerships and the overall day to day operational management of the Mathison Centre. My expertise as a trained and certified project manager coupled with my decade long career experience working in research management in higher education ensure that the Mathison Centre is able to support our researchers, trainees and staff pursing various research programs. I work closely with the the Director and our leadership team, university partners and community organizations in enabling the Centre's vision of advancing research and education on early identification, treatment and prevention of mental illness.
- Chevening Scholarship, Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office, British Council. 2006
- First Class Honours, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science & Technology. 2001
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