Emefa obtained a high honors Criminal Justice degree from Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey where she was also a recipient of the prestigious James Dickson Carr Scholarship for talented students. She also holds an LLB (Hons) from Wisconsin International University College.
Emefa has over 15 years’ working experience in the legal, debt recovery and mortgage banking
fields. She worked at Bevacqua & Tyler, a law firm in South Orange, New Jersey overseeing compliance and management of criminal and civil cases. She later joined Freeman & Gertner another law firm in South Orange, New Jersey overseeing debt recovery. Before relocating to Ghana in 2012, Emefa was advisor, in the foreclosure division of Zucker, Goldberg & Ackerman, Mountainside, New Jersey. She was one of the leads in charge of training and debt recovery for JP Morgan Chase Bank, Bank of America, Citi Bank & Wells Fargo. She was responsible for advising the Banks on best mortgage lending strategies and debt recovery in accordance with State of New Jersey regulations. Emefa was also part of the training Board where she put in place several procedure manuals and provided training and guidance to debt recovery specialist responsible for foreclosure matters.
Having a passion to nurture young people, Emefa has been engaged in many efforts to help young people struggling with varied addicts, abuse, delinquency and poverty. Her youth advocacy efforts in North America lead to the establishment of over 10 youth outreach centers, training of over 50 volunteers and the revamping of already established centers across North America.