Headshot of Graduate Leadership Council President Stephan Fornah-Ovaa

Stephan Fornah-Ovaa, GLC PRESIDENT
American University
School of Education –
Master of Public Policy, Advanced Policy Analysis

Stephan Fornah-Ovaa is in his second year of the Master of Public Policy program at American
University, and pursuing an additional certification in Policy Analysis from the School of Public
Affairs (SPA). Stephan graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Maryland Eastern
Shore with a Bachelor of Science in Rehabilitation Services. His professional priority is to make
government services more efficient and accessible to all citizens of the United States of America. His way of doing this is to “get to the heart of problems which don’t have easy solutions.” In addition to serving as GLC President, Stephan has served on the Graduate Student Council as Chief of Staff for SPA. Stephan enjoys a wide variety of activities in his leisure time: playing guitar, ballroom dance, reading classical literature, and going on hikes. Outside of his professional life, family and friends are his most important priority.