She is a high-ranking Gender and Development consultant whose accomplishment is larger-than-life. She is one of a handful of female high-level mediators in West Africa appointed by UN Women. Mrs. Obeng-Ofori has operated as West Africa Programme Manager on the Purdue Peace Project. Prior to her role on the Purdue Peace Project, she was Director of Cabinet (Chief of Staff) at the ECOWAS Commission in Abuja, Nigeria. For four years she was the National Gender Coordinator for ActionAid Ghana. She has also worked as Africa Regional Human Resources Administrator and West Africa Regional Coordinator for CUSO. She was appointed as the Deputy Country Director for CIDA-PSU.
She was an advocate for gender-sensitive policies within credit unions to facilitate women’s access to credit for income generation and economic empowerment in the past when she worked as coordinator providing support for women’s micro-credit schemes and entrepreneurial development under the Canadian Cooperative Associations. In Ghana, Rosaline played a key role in the passage of the Domestic Violence Act and the Women’s Manifesto for Ghana. She has worked with several international organizations and has been a board member of various reputable organizations including Habitat for Humanity International and FEMNET. She was among a selected few appointed by Ghana’s President as Commissioner of the National Development Planning Commission. She holds an MA in Governance, Development and Law from the University of Cape Coast and Advanced Teacher Training College Certificate from the University of Education, Winneba.