Lordina Mahama is the fourth First Lady of Ghana’s Fourth Republic and a noted philanthropist. She is a graduate of the Ghana Secondary School and Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA) from where she obtained a degree in Hospitality Management and a Master of Arts degree in Governance and Leadership.
As a wife of former President John Dramani Mahama, she sought to use her position to benefit the less privileged, especially orphans, women and children, through her Lordina Foundation. On the international stage, she was vice president and later president of the Organization of African First Ladies (OAFLA), an organization that coordinates and encourages the efforts of African first ladies to address issues specific to the vulnerable population living with HIV/AIDS, especially women and children, on the continent.
She also served as National President of the Alternative Source of Income Program (ASIOP), a non-governmental organization that helps the orphans and vulnerable in society. Her humanitarian efforts have earned her several honors, including the Global Inspiration, Leadership Award in Dubai under the auspices of the Africa-Middle East-Asia Summit. She has also been inducted into the Global Women Leaders Hall of Fame.