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Akua is an active member of the LSEG’s Black Employee Inspired Network Group (BEING), Women’s Inspired Network (WIN) and UK Accessibility Lead. Akua has supported multiple initiatives including speaker events, wellbeing-focused activities and raising awareness of neurodiversity with an intersectional lens.
Akua has participated in the City Hive Cross-Collaboration Mentoring Programme with Talk About Black to increase black representation in senior leadership in the Investment industry and is a Cajigo mentor, upskilling women into the industry and delivering career talks to students UK wide from underrepresented backgrounds.
As part of LSEG’s previous Black History Month campaign, she was a panellist for “What’s in the name?” event, where employees discussed and share the origins of their names. She also facilitated a virtual training session with Show Racism the red card.
She has also been featured in Investment Week and most recently featured in the TLA – Black Women in Tech, The Voices in the Shadows 2021 book highlighting black women and their journey into Technology.