Esther Armah is Executive Director of The Armah Institute of Emotional Justice (AIEJ); a global institute providing emotionality education in the context of Race, Gender and Culture. AIEJ's three areas of focus: Training, Projects and Thought-Leadership. AIEJ centres Equity and Empathy, develops creative, interactive training tools. 'Emotional Justice' is a visionary framework created by Armah. It engages and explores how a legacy of untreated trauma from global histories of systemic injustice shape how we learn, lead, work. Created and developed across New York, Accra, South Africa and London. Armah is an award-winning international journalist who has worked in London, New York and across Africa.
As a Journalist she has 17 years-experience working across print, online, radio and television. In London, Armah worked with the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) for 10 years across radio and television. In New York, she was Radio Host of ‘Wake Up Call’ at New York’s WBAI on the Pacifica Network. In Ghana, she is a Columnist with one of Ghana’s leading newspapers, Business & Financial Times. As a journalist she has worked and lived in New York, Washington DC, London, Ghana, Nigeria, Kenya and South Africa.
As a Media Communications Lecturer she has taught at Webster University, Ashesi University and African University College of Communications (AUCC).
Her awards include the ‘Community Award for Emotional Justice’ at the ‘Valuing Black Lives: The Global Emotional Emancipation Summit in Washington DC 2015’; ‘Most Valuable Morning Show Host’ by The Nation’s 2012 Progressive Honors List for her work as Morning Show Host on Wake Up Call. Armah was named one of ‘Africa’s Woman Leaders: Woman Leadership Award’ in 2019 by CMO Asia and the World Women Leadership Congress.
March 23rd, 2021 | 59 mins 8 secs
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