Dromi Etsey was born and raised in Ghana, West Africa. She attained her Bachelor of Law from the University of Ghana, Legon, Ghana in 2009. She graduated from the Ghana Law School and was called to the Ghana Bar in 2011. Dromi joined Law and Development Associates, Ghana, where she worked with others to help drive legal and social reforms in Ghana. Dromi graduated from The University of Iowa College of Law in 2014. She practiced as an attorney in the Cedar Rapids community before joining the College of Law in January 2017 as the Director for Global Community Engagement.