Afua Owusu is an experienced strategic communications professional with a background in entrepreneurship and small business development. At DAI, Afua provides administrative and technical support to Center for Digital Acceleration initiatives, including new business efforts, new client projects, thought leadership, and knowledge management. Before joining DAI, Afua worked with local and federal government stakeholders and nonprofit clients in the advocacy realm to cultivate and maintain stakeholder coalition-building and relationship management. She also provided in-depth communications strategy and project management support to institutions like the American Public Health Association, the Association for Public Health Laboratories, and the Alzheimer’s Association. Afua graduated from the University of Maryland, College Park, with a bachelor of science degree in family science from the University of Maryland School of Public Health.