East&West Dialogue with James German and Nathaniel Kingsley Quaw: Voice from West Africa

In our East&West Dialogue program, esteemed guest speakers from different cultural backgrounds volunteer their time to share life stories, knowledge, thoughts, concerns, and have a conversation with our audience.

We proudly kick off our 2024 dialogue with two guest speakers from Ghana.  They will tell us about this west African country, their interesting work, the life of neighbouring communities, hopes and concerns, some tips for tourists, and more!

Toronto Time: Sunday March 31, 2024 at 5 – 6:30 P.M. (Eastern Time)

Ghana Time: 9-10:30 P.M.


Free Online English Event, transcript of translation in other languages available.


Zoom Registration Link:



Zoom will open 15 minutes prior.

Guest Speaker Bios


James German is an accomplished mining industry professional working as the Health, Safety, Environment and Community (HSEC) Manager at Golden Star Wassa Limited.  With a career spanning two decades, James has established himself as a leader and a key figure in Ghana’s health, safety, environment, and community  mining sector.  He has a Master’s in Mining Engineering from Camborne School of Mines, University of Exeter, and an Advanced Management Program from China- European International Business School.


James is happily married with four children, three girls and one boy, and lives with his family in Ghana.


 Nathaniel Kingsley Quaw holds a degree and a diploma in Agricultural Engineering, and Occupational HSE, and a Master’s degree in Development Management.  He started his career

in 2005 with Goldfields Ghana Limited as a Community Development Officer.  There he  collaborated with Opportunities Industrialization Centers International, an American NGO, and was responsible for improving the socioeconomic life of the people in the catchment communities of Goldfields through sustainable agriculture and micro-enterprise development.  He also worked with INNOVATIVE SERVICES LIMITED as a Training Coordinator to empower farmers on the Commercialization of Agriculture to improve food security as one of the poverty alleviation strategies.  He joined Golden Star Wassa Limited as a Senior Community Relations Officer in 2012, responsible for ensuring the quality of life of the people in the host communities through stakeholder engagement, infrastructural development, alternative livelihood programs and relationship building.


Professionals or home-makers, parents or students, everyone is welcome to have a dialogue with James and Nathaniel, listen to the voice from Africa, and bid your wishes to the beautiful continent and its people there!


 For inquiries, please contact info@eawlc.org.


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