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Ms. Emefa Tonorgbevi AWUKU

Emefa Tonorgbevi AWUKU








PhD Student (HKPFS Awardee)



Tel: (852) 2616 7258
Fax: (852) 2456 0737
Email: [email protected]

WYL104, Dorothy Y L Wong Building
Department of Sociology and Social Policy
Lingnan University, Tuen Mun, Hong Kong


Completed her bachelors in geography and regional planning at the University of Cape Coast in Ghana. After her bachelors, she gained experience in project implementation, serving as a training supervisor for the OICG/Global Communities project. She holds an MSc in Management and Implementation of Development Projects from the University of Manchester, UK. After studying in the UK, she worked as a project administrator for a Korean International Cooperation Agency-funded project supporting the rice value chain in Ghana's Central Region. Her research focuses on informal workers' participation in social security schemes.

Areas of Interest 

  • Social Policy
  • Social Security & Informal Sector
  • Inequality & Exclusion
  • Women Empowerment
  • Nonprofit Management



BSc (University of Cape Coast, Ghana), MSc (University of Manchester, UK)


Selected Publications


Awuku, E. T. (2023). Young female artisans in Ghana’s informal construction sector, COVID-19 aftermath, and achieving SDG 5 (SSRN Scholarly Paper 4620245).



Teaching Subjects


Academic Year:  2023 - 2024

1st Term: SOC2101

Introduction to Sociology (Tutorial)