Sylvia Anie CSci, FRSM, FRSC is a Ghanaian Chemist and a Chartered scientist. Dr. Anie is a public health and development specialist who has worked for numerous years at high levels in the field of sustainable development on both the international and national levels, in a variety of sectors including education, health, water, sanitation, and hygiene.She is also a fellow of the Royal society of medicine , UK
Dr. Sylvia Anie studied at the university of Greenwich, England; University of Manchester, England ; University Business School, England; International organization and systems Development centre,Ohio, USA; and Makerere University, Uganda.
In 2015 Dr. Anie was selected to serve on the board of trustees for water Aid UK. She has worked with the commonwealth secretariat directing social transformation across 5 continents and 53 countries. Dr. Anie has attended high-level meetings on behalf of the Commonwealth Secretariat, including the United Nations General Assembly (2011).
Dr. Anie was instrumental in building Ghana’s multi-sectoral HIV/AIDS response. She has enabled and driven changes in education and health to safeguard the marginalized and promote their rights to excellent and affordable health, safe water, sanitation, and hygiene.
Sylvia Anie, Achievements
She was honored by the Aburi Girls’ Senior High School Old Students Association in 2015 for her contributions to scientific knowledge.
Planet Earth Institute also recognized Dr. Sylvia Anie as an African Science Hero for her research, public health work, and efforts to improve women’s access to health and education.
She has been a member of the Wateraid Ghana strategic advisory committee which has supported the country program over the past four years. She has substantial expertise in safety, diversity, and inclusion, as well as serving on the boards of the Open Society Foundations, African Research Academies for Women (USA), and Wateraid (UK). She is a Trustee for the Leonard Cheshire Disability Organization in the United Kingdom.
She has vast expertise in youth involvement, mentoring, and coaching, and has spent the last year working on the Youth Leaders for Health Programme, a Comic Relief-funded collaboration between WACI Health, RESULTS UK, Hope for Future Generations Ghana, HDT Tanzania, and CISMAT Sierra Leone.