Former President of the Musicians Union of Ghana (MUSIGA), Diana Hopeson, has graduated from the University of Education, Winneba, with a Master Degree in Philosophy.
The musician and Intellectual Property expert will ultimately become a Counseling Psychologist.
For her thesis, Mrs Hopeson presented a paper on the ‘Exploration on the Counseling Needs of Performing Artistes in Accra’ and attained the needed marks which culminated in her successful graduation.
As a towering figure in the area of Copyright and Intellectual Property, she has also set up a Publishing Company, GHMusic Publishing Company Ltd, with the objectives of establishing and enforcing the subject of publishing in music and other related activities in the entertainment industry in Ghana.
In 2007, she was awarded a National Honors Award by the President of the Republic of Ghana, President John Agyekum Kufuor, for her immense support for the Arts industry.
She also served for four (4) years, as the President of the MUSIGA and was the Chairman of the Interim Management Board of the Copyright Society of Ghana (COSGA) where she was actively involved in policy making and several projects that advanced the course of the music industry in Ghana.
Diana released her debut gospel album, ‘He Is Lord’ in 1991 and went on to release over 10 more albums in a very illustrious span of a music career.