She completed a Post Graduate Diploma in Urban Management Tools for climate change from the IHS-Erasmus University in Rotterdam in 2017. In the same year, she completed a Master of Science Degree in Climate Change and Sustainable Development at the University of Ghana. Ama studied a Bachelor of Science Degree in Real Estate from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology in 2014. In June 2019, Ama worked as a Stakeholder and Regional Support Intern at the UNFCCC and supported the Sustainable Development Mechanism (SDM) Unit on the implementation of the Nairobi Framework Partnership. She also worked for a year as a Teaching and Research Assistant in the University of Ghana, on green business practices, environmental management practices and urban climate change adaptation and mitigation. Prior to that, Ama spent 2 years with the Environmental Protection Agency in the Eastern Region of Ghana, overseeing environmental awareness programs in the various Municipalities and Districts Assemblies (MMDAs) and investigating environmental complaints. Ama is PhD student at the National University of Public Service (Budapest, Hungary) and her research will look at institutional frameworks for urban climate change governance in African cities.