Dr. Felicia S. Odame is a professionally qualified Sociologist/Social Worker, Rural Developer,
Teacher and Senior Lecturer at the University of Development Studies with extensive knowledge and skills in gender studies, community development, research work and expertise in workshop training programmes. She also has many publications in Peer Review Journals. This qualification has been gained through academic training and a wide range of positions with both government and non- governmental organizations.
She holds a PhD in Endogenous development, her doctoral studies was on Non-Formal Education and Social Change in Northern Ghana. Her motivation for this research is based on her exposure in community work in rural areas in Ghana. She has witnessed the extent of poverty in the rural areas due to high illiteracy rate. With her knowledge in Endogenous Development Studies, she is motivated to review concepts and policy frameworks designed to deliver a variety of NFE Programmes aimed at transforming the lives of people.