Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs
Akosua Boadiwaa Adu-Boahene

Akosua Boadiwaa Adu-Boahene

Akosua Boadiwaa Adu-Boahene

Akosua Boadiwaa Adu-Boahene is the Founder and CEO of the WTL Health Clinic, Inc., a 501 c3 nonprofit organization. WTL Health Clinic, Inc. is an offshoot of a health ministry she spearheads at the Empowerment Temple of the International Central Gospel Church in Pawtucket. Since 2012, Akosua has been organizing multiple health fairs at her local church and surrounding community in collaboration with local clinicians, medical students, and various health care organizations. These health fairs have included health education forums, Afro-Gospel Zumba classes and health screenings. WTL Health Clinic, Inc. is well on the path to becoming a free clinic that caters to the underserved in Rhode Island.

Akosua dedicated her thesis work to understanding the health needs within the community during her Masters of Public Health training at the Brown University School of Public Health and her published work is a basis for the WTL Health Clinic, Inc. While she seeks to provide culturally-sensitive clinical services to African immigrants, Akosua's passion is to champion the holistic well-being of the underserved in Rhode Island and beyond.