About the webinar:

Ghana has become an increasingly important sending country of international students from sub-Saharan Africa, and the number of outbound students continues to grow. Join us as we map the country’s education system, including accreditation, quality assurance, and institution types. We’ll also discuss how to obtain authentic Ghanaian academic documents.

Gain insights into international branch campuses:

  • WES' document requirements and methodology for evaluating credentials from Ghana
  • Ghana’s tertiary grading scale and credit system
  • Outbound student mobility trends




Credential Examiner Team Lead, WES

Mehwish joined the academic records department at WES in May 2017 and the credential examiner group in August of that same year. She currently oversees a team of eight credential examiners. Mehwish recently co-wrote the World Education News & Reviews (WENR) article “Education in Ghana.” She holds a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) degree from the University of Karachi in Pakistan, and she is fluent in Urdu and English and can read Arabic.



Data Analytics Associate, WES

Ning earned a master’s degree in social and comparative analysis in education from the University of Pittsburgh School of Education, and a bachelor’s degree in education from Capital Normal University in Beijing, China. Ning specializes in conducting statistical analysis in quantitative research on international student experience and student mobility. Ning has also presented at conferences, including NAFSA.

Mara Ohorodnik

Research Associate, WES

Mara is an international education researcher specializing in education for refugees. At WES, she continues to conduct research on this topic as well as on internationalization policies and student mobility. She has been published in the Journal of Studies in International Education, and presented her research at the Annual Graduate Student Research Conference of the Washington Consortium for Comparative and International Education. Mara holds a master’s degree in international education from the George Washington University and a bachelor’s degree in communication from Michigan State University.