Charlotte Wrigley-Asante

is an Associate Professor at the Department of Geography and Resource Development, University of Ghana. She is also the Director of the Centre for Gender Studies and Advocacy (CEGENSA) at the same University. She has been involved in several projects including exploring the Crime and Poverty Nexus in Urban Ghana with funding from the Canadian International Development Research Centre (IDRC) and United Kingdom’s Department for International Development (DFID) as part of the Safe and Inclusive Cities (SAIC) Initiative. Her research areas include gender, poverty and empowerment issues; gender and urban dynamics, climate change and cross-border trading issues in Ghana. Since 2015 she has been an editorial board member of Gender, Place and Culture: Journal of Feminist Geography, Routledge and she has reviewed several journal articles including Geoforum, Geojournal and the International Development Planning Review.