Heather Akua Owusua Afriyie is a vibrant and outgoing young woman from Chicago, Illinois. As the oldest of 4 children, she has always striven to be an enriching role model. She has a master degree in healthcare administration from the University of Illinois-Chicago. Heather has always had a strong desire to improve the healthcare infrastructure in Ghana by working closely with non-governmental organizations and politicians.
She participated in the Miss Ghana USA 2018 and she ran on the platform entitled “Healthcare and Education: Our God Given Right” which focused on the lack of access to healthcare facilities and educational resources for women and children living in rural communities of Ghana. During her free time, Heather loves to mentor the youth, dance, cook, and travel. Her goals are to use her gifts to make a difference.
You can follow her journey on Instagram here: https://www.instagram.com/dr_afriyie/