Matilda Amissah-Arthur is a retired professional librarian who has worked with the public library, the Balme Library, University of Ghana and the British Council. She currently runs an NGO, BREAKING THE MYTH.
She has consulted for USAID Ghana, DFID, the Ministry of Education, local and foreign publishers.
As the wife of the former Vice President, Mr. Kwesi Amissah-Arthur, she was very active, promoting literacy, setting up libraries and championing the cause of the disadvantaged and donating hospital supplies to clinics and hospitals throughout the country.
She spends her time writing children's books and working with the bereaved: widows, widowers and their children, to help them find purpose through their pain.