People | October 13, 2021

Worldreader Welcomes Ethel Cofie to the Ghana Board of Directors


13 October 2021 – Accra, Ghana.  International educational nonprofit Worldreader is proud to welcome Ethel Cofie to the Worldreader Ghana Board of Directors, where she will join an esteemed group of professionals dedicated to advancing literacy among children in West Africa. 

“As a digital reading organization we are privileged to have Ethel Cofie bring her years of IT leadership to the Worldreader Ghana Board in support of our mission to keep children reading across West Africa, especially in underserved communities,” said Ethel Sakitey, Regional Director, Worldreader, West Africa. 

Named one of the “Top 5 Women influencing IT in Africa,” Ethel Cofie is CEO and founder of EDEL Technology Consulting, an IT consulting company in West Africa and Europe, which was recently named IT Consulting Firm of  the Year by the telecoms and IT industry and also founder of Women in Tech Africa, Africa’s largest women in tech group with members in over 30 Africa countries and the diaspora. She was also named a 2018 UN Equals in Tech Award Winner in the Leadership Category.

Ms. Cofie introduced women in tech week, a global event which impacts over 10,000 women globally. She is chair of the Ghana Government ICT Sector Skills Board and STAR Ghana Foundation.

“I am excited to bring my skills to the Worldreader Board  to support the work of  enabling  children across the world( both served and underserved) experience and inherent  knowledge and joy of reading in the digital age,” said Ethel Cofie. 

To learn more about supporting Worldreader’s efforts in West Africa, visit or contact Ethel Sakitey at

About Worldreader

Worldreader believes that readers build a better world. A nonprofit with a low-cost, high-tech approach, Worldreader combines 21st-century technology, culturally relevant digital books, and supportive programming to improve learning outcomes and gender equity in vulnerable communities around the world. Since 2010, Worldreader and its partners 

have distributed over 66 million digital books to more than 19 million children and young adults. Worldreader is always looking for partners to reach millions more. 



Ethel Sakitey

Regional. Director, West Africa