Juana A. Boateng is a young activist and a 2017/2018 young diplomat of Ghana, a YALI RLC fellow 2016 and the former country leader for students for sensible drug policy Ghana with its Headquarters in Washington DC until she joined SSDP Board of directors in April 2017. She educates young people on the harmful effects of drugs and launched an annual open forum last year to engage stakeholders and young people in the country on the effect of drugs and the importance of rehabilitation through SDG goal 3 and 4.
She worked with the former president of Ghana as one of his confidantes and research persons until his demise in November 2020.
Juana is also the CEO of JSC international mainstay providing consultancy and administrative services to projects while creating jobs for young people. She is also the Director for JS locals and pub which is an eatery located in Ghana providing good, affordable and healthy food to people.
Juana was the focal person for Women situation room and UNDP during the 2016 elections and also a columnist in the business and financial time newspaper where she writes Time with Juana talking about lifestyle, education and any topic of interest. She studied arts and design at Ho polytechnic and went further to Regent University to study Human Development and psychology due to her passion for advocacy work where she graduated as the Valedictorian of the school.