Yaba Badoe

Yaba Badoe is a Ghanaian-British documentary filmmaker and journalist. A graduate of King’s College Cambridge, she worked as a civil servant in Ghana before becoming a General Trainee with the BBC. She has taught in Spain and Jamaica and a former Visiting Scholar at the Institute of African Studies at the University of Ghana, where after 5 years, she completed a documentary film on the “Witches of Gambaga” following the lives of women outed from their communities in Northern Ghana. The film was awarded, Best Documentary, at the Black Film Festival, 2012.