Michael Gyau Odame
is the founder and CEO of Spectrum Incorporated, a live event production service provider for sound and lighting on KNUST campus. He attended Ofori Panin Senior High School where he completed as the overall best physics students, moving on to lead his team to represent his alma mater at the National Science and Maths Quiz in 2014. He is a member of the ICGC KNUST Campus Church where he currently serves as the Vice President and has formerly served as the Unity Hall Covenant Family Head, the Technical Department Head, and the Services coordinator. He has hands-on experience in event organizing, church administration, and digital audio mixing. He is a team player who believes in self-discipline, effective time management and encouraging a coordinated team effort to achieve set goals. He is currently in his 4th year studying Optometry in KNUST. He dreams of mentoring and developing young Christian leaders to assume positions in the corridors of power.
PERSONAL IMPACT STORY
Empowered to empowerAfter his graduation from the CLP program, Michael found a charge to help other young people like himself become better leaders. Through an initiative he founded called “THE GIDEON PROJECT”, about 46 young people have been trained in various aspects of leadership (virtually). Michael, the president of the New Breed Church KNUST is also a facilitator of the Young Adult Ministry at ICGC Jesus Temple, Koforidua. To build his capacity in ministry, he is pursuing a diploma in Apologetics at the Trinity Graduate School of Apologetics and Theology (TGSAT), USA. Michael also owns an eye health consulting business that provides a web-based appointment booking system for Eye Clinics and Hospitals to reduce congestion at health facilities.
“Becoming a Beacon of Excellence, I have sought to teach others what I have been taught through CLP. That is, to raise more young people to man the fort that launches the dawn of a new era: the era of Christ-centered transformational leadership for the church, for our country and for Africa.
In 2007, Erinn fulfilled her promise to her grandmother as she relocated to Ghana to continue her scholar activism. She first taught Africana Studies at Ashesi University (then later at Webster University) before taking a sharp turn into international development work at the African Center for Economic Transformation (ACET), a pan-African think tank that advises African governments on how to transform their economies.
Starting as a writer/editor, Erinn was soon promoted to Strategic Partnerships Advisor to the think tank’s president. There, she got an up-close look at the role of governance and economic policy in the transformation of African societies. She met African heads of state and worked closely with African ministries of finance as well as international development players at the World Bank, the MasterCard Foundation, European Union and other donor institutions.
Still searching for the most effective path to the transformation of Africa’s narrative, Erinn’s Christian faith and writing skills afforded her yet another pathway to contribute to African consciousness-raising and personal transformation as the book editor for one of Africa’s most influential religious personalities. Having edited more than 13 Christian publications, Erinn has conducted a systematic exploration of faith as a powerful and effective pathway to greater selfdiscovery and personal transformation through Christ. Today, Erinn brings all of her knowledge and experiences to her role as a Mindset Transformation Coach and the founder of Infinite Potential Africa Ltd, a personal development company that blends personal growth approaches with African & Diaspora studies, psychology, and faith to help clients live at their highest potential.