Dr. ( Mrs) Ummu Markwei

Senior Lecturer (HoD, Business Administration)
Faculty: Management Studies
Department: Business Administration
Dr. Ummu Markwei is a Lecturer and the Head of Department of the Department of Business Administration, UPSA. She holds a PhD in Sociology and a Master of Philosophy degree in Social Work from the University of Ghana.

She worked in the corporate world for many years before joining academia. Dr. Ummu Markwei is a Social Scientist, Social Worker and a Gender Advocate. She has served in different capacities in relation to her field of expertise. She provided consultancy services to institutions and organisations such as the School of Social Work, Stop Abuse-Ghana and MTN Ghana.

Her research interest includes gender and sexuality, gender and work, gender and health, gender and politics, gender and entrepreneurship and gender-based violence. Dr. Ummu teaches courses such as Introduction to Management, Principles of Leadership, Business Ethics and Entrepreneurship Development. She is an expert in gender and children’s rights.