Mrs Mary Karimu is an experienced labour market, social protection and gender expert. She is well motivated to work on her own initiative and has excellent interpersonal skills. Her skills cut across research and institutional assessment, monitoring and evaluation, as well as budgeting. She also has experience in planning, developing and implementing standardized policies.
Mrs Karimu holds a Master in Applied Labour Economics for Development (MALED) jointly organized by the University of Turin (Italy) and the International Training Centre of the ILO, an Mphil in Economics and a Bachelor of Arts in Economics with Geohraphy & Resources Development from the University of Ghana, Legon.
She is currently the Coordinator of the TUC/Rosa Luxemburg Projects as well as the Research Head of the Macro Economic Unit of the Labour Research and Policy Institute (LRPI) of TUC Ghana. Her previous roles include serving as the Principal Research Assistant at the Institute of Statistical, Social and Economic Research (ISSER) of the University of Ghana.
She has carried out a number of researches as well as co-authored and published several works.