2016 100 MOWE

The African Network of Entrepreneurs (TANOE), through its flagship network, WomanRising has announced its 2017 WomanRising 100 Most Outstanding Women Entrepreneurs (100 MOWE) List.

The list which features Ghanaian women entrepreneurs was compiled by TANOE Research and follows TANOE and WomanRising’s work in promoting achievements and exceptional milestones by women in Ghana and Africa. The list, launched in 2016, was established to inspire and empower more women to aspire and pursue entrepreneurship aimed at reducing unemployment and contributing to the immense growth of the economy.

The 100 MOWE list captures women entrepreneurs from various sectors including but not limited to Technology, Education, Food Processing, Health, Real Estate, Media, Fashion, Beauty & Cosmetics, Construction, Agriculture & Agribusiness and Consulting.

Out of the 100 honourees; Dr. Mrs. Ellen Hagan; CEO of L’aine Services and Mrs. Abena B. Bridigi; CEO of Nimed Capital have also been announced as 2017 WomanRising Woman Entrepreneur of the Year and Emerging Woman Entrepreneur of the year respectively.

According to Ekow Mensah, CEO of TANOE and founder of WomanRising, the list was established to honour, celebrate and generate public recognition of achievements and contributions of the most inspiring and influential Ghanaian women in business.

Below are the 2017 WomanRising 100 Most Outstanding Women Entrepreneurs in Ghana and their companies arranged alphabetically:

1. Ababio, Joyce || Joyce Ababio College of Creative Design

2. Adjahoe-Jennings, Comfort Aku || Ele Agbe Co Ltd

3. Adjei, Awuradwoa || Mashke Express

4. Adjepong, Florence || Alpha Beta Educational Centre

5. Adom, Siba || Chic By Siba

6. Adzah, Kafui || Cookhouse

7. Agyare-Honu, Regina || Soronko Solutions

8. Agyekum, Beryl || Echo House Ghana

9. Ahu, Bella || Trafix Catering Services

10. Ahwireng, Adelaide || Fio Enterprise Ltd

11. Amoah, Abena || Baobab Advisors

12. Amoateng, Dentaa || Ghana UK Based Awards

13. Amoro, Afi || Jandel Event Planners and Florist

14. Annan, Roberta || Roberta Annan Consulting

15. Anne, Marie Adoley Addo || Jil Boutique

16. Anti, Gifty || GDA Concepts

17. Appenteng, Stella || Apstar Tours

18. Appiah, Ivy || Tiwajo Industry Limited

19. Arkutu, Senanu || DAAR Living

20. Asante, Efua Krobea || Azmera Restaurant

21. Asante, Juliet || Blackstar International Film Festival

22. Asare, Evita Joseph || Evita Joseph Beauty

23. Ashigbui, Roseline Delali || Delchris Ventures

24. Attise, Harmony || Commec Ghana

25. Ayensu, Aisha || Christie Brown

26. Ayoade, Theresa || Charterhouse

27. Baatuolkuu, Yaganoma || Wanjo Foods

28. Baeta, Barbara || Flair Catering Services

29. Bebaako-Mensah, Selina || Selina Beb

30. Bedwei, Farida || Logiciel Ltd

31. Birmeh, Nana Akua Oppong || Arch-Xenus Company

32. Boa-Amponsem, Nikki || 2nd Image Hair and Beauty Therapy Academy

33. Boateng, Q. Renée || ReneeQ

34. Boyd, Mona || Land Tours

35. Brigidi, B. Abena || Nimed Capital

36. Buckman-Yankson, Gloria || Planit Ghana

37. Cobbah, Esther || Stratcomm Africa

38. Coffie, Catherine N.E.A || Anowah Group

39. Cofie, Ethel || Edel Technology Consult

40. Daapah, Bernice || Ghana Bamboo Bikes

41. Danku, Kafui || ABC Pictures

42. Dankwa, Edith || Business & Financial Times Ltd

43. Da-Woode, Amarh Aba || Miss Dee Clothing

44. Donkor, Rebecca || Makeup Ghana

45. Dosoo, Dzibordi || Allure Africa

46. Dr Arkutu, Norvishie || Platinum-Dental services

47. Dr. Abaidoo, Geraldine Gina || Rogee Catering Specialties

48. Dr. Danso, Dorothy || Sinapi Aba Savings and Loans

49. Dr. Heymann-Adu, Diana || Meridian FM

50. Erskine, Anita || Anita Erskine Media

51. Forson, Josephine || Tekura

52. Frimpong-Manso Shirley || Sparrow Productions

53. Frimpong-Manso, Deloris || Excellencia Ghana Limited

54. Hagan, Ellen || L’aine Services

55. Harlley, Abigail || AI Energy

56. Hon Afenyi-Dadzie, Gifty || Atlantic and Pacific Forex Bureau Limited

57. Houadjeto, Marilyn || Image Consortium

58. Jumu, Cynthia Quarcoo || Africa 1 Media

59. Kane, Karen || K.A.S.H

60. Krobo-Edusei, Catherine || Eden Tree Ltd

61. Kugblenu, Korkor || The Body Butter Company

62. Kumahor, Enyo || Cobalt Partners

63. Kyeremeh, Christiana || Principal Capital Microfinance Limited

64. Lindsay-Gamrat, Maud || Atlantic Catering and Logistics Limited

65. Lugu, Zuri Adowarim || Wazuri Entreprise

66. Lumor, Claudia || Glitz Africa

67. Mansu, Kafui Israella || Mansuki Ghana Limited

68. Mensah, Penelope-Jones || Jones-Mensah & Co

69. Mensah-Doku, Naa Ashorkor || April Communications

70. Nelson, Yvonne || Yvonne Nelson Productions

71. Obenewaa, Akua || Decokraft

72. Obeng, A. Grace || FC Group

73. Ocran, Comfort || Legacy & Legacy

74. Ofei, Beatrice Bridget || Aspire Plus

75. Ogbugo, Eunice Ijeoma Aku || Eugo Terrano

76. Okata, Mabel || Okata Farms

77. Okyere, Joyce Boadi || Posky Plus Stationery And Supplies

78. Opoku, Francesca Brenda || Solution Oasis Ltd

79. Oppong-Attah, Akua Boatemaa || Akiboat Impressions

80. Oppong-Beeko, Theresa || Manet Group of Companies

81. Osafo-Addo, Leticia || Samba Foods

82. Osei, Afua || She Leads Africa

83. Otibu, A. Freda || Pheb Collections

84. Owusu, Afua Boahemaa || Assure Advisors

85. Patty, Inna Maryam || Exclusive Events Company Limited

86. Poku-Diaby, Patricia || Plot Enterprise Ghana

87. Quartey-Papafio, Kate || Reroy Cables Limited

88. Ricketts, Ewurama || Egudzi

89. Sakyi Addo, Georgette || Georgette Barnes Limited

90. Sanusi, Ruka || Alldens Lane

91. Sarpong, Ayisa Akua || Unique Floral Centre

92. Simpson, Mabel || Msimps

93. Swaniker, Constance || Accents & Arts

94. Takyiwaa-Mensah, Nadia || Sixth Sense Manifesto

95. Twumasi, Felicia || Homefoods

96. Villars, Elizabeth Joyce || Camelot Ghana Limited

97. Whitaker, Duncan-Williams Rosa || The Whitaker Group

98. Yakubu, Marie Noelle || Marie Noelle Spa

99. Yankah, Nana Ama || Naya Naturals

100. Yomekpe, Mawuenana Ami || AfroModTrends

Other annual initiatives run by WomanRising include; WomanRising Conference on Global Business Leadership, Women CEOs Summit, WR Clique, 100 Most Influential Ghanaian Women, I Am a WomanRising Conference, International Women’s Day Conference, and Top 60 Corporate Women Leaders in Ghana.