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Gloria Naa Yarborley Abbey – WomanRising Discovery of the Week

Gloria Naa Yarborley Abbey is a calm, collected with a seemingly shy disposition, a sugar craft specialist, a philanthropist, an entrepreneur (CEO of YARBS CAKES)and also the founder of Women of Virtue Empowerment Foundation. Grew up in Accra, through Association International School and then to Accra High School and completed Zenith University College as a Tourism Student. Gloria who has the passion of helping women who are abused, raped and…

Renny's Glitters

Doreen Aidoo-Bervell (Mrs) – WomanRising Discovery of the Week

Renny’s Glitters is a Ghanaian source for all kinds of African Classy, trendy, quality and unique beads. We also design Hats and Fascinators for all occasions. Renny’s Glitters came into existence on 1st December 2013 by Doreen Aidoo-Bervell (Mrs) at Adenta, Accra-Ghana. The desire to satisfy our customers is our major priority so we design to suit your specification. As a young graduate of African University College of Communications her…

Philomena Antonio

Philomena Afi Antonio – WomanRising Discovery of the Week

Top Model turned Entrepreneur, Philomena is a young woman whose inspiration is an awe. As a Model she has been on the Cover of Classic Magazine with joint Photo shoots with Stephen Appiah and Wanluv Kubolor. As the Sparklez Agency CEO, she produces her own TV show called Celebrity Delivery TVShow, which airs every Saturdays on Viasat1 TV. She has started a project called #Solar4Girls which is a project with…

Anita Yaa Boakye

Anita Yaa Boakye – WomanRising Discovery of the Week

Anita Yaa Boakye is the Creative Director at Ann Millinery, a wholly Ghanaian owned start up that crowns fashionable women with exquisite hats and fascinators to complete their wardrobe for that special occasion. She is a trained Human Resource Professional (Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA) and a Journalist (African Institute of Journalism and Communications (AIJC)) now African University College of Communication (AUCC). She left her position with…

Adowarim Lugu Zuri

Adowarim Lugu Zuri

Adowarim Lugu Zuri  was recently named one of Ghana’s Most Outstanding Women Entrepreneurs. Adowarim leads a young energetic team at Wazuri Enterprise, makers of Zuri Coconut products a lucrative coconut plantation and distribution business she started before age 20. Adowarim, who is still a Student at the University of Ghana, has also received many accolades from notable personalities such as President Mahama as she runs the biggest coconut distribution company in Ghana.

Adelaide Ahwireng

Adelaide Ahwireng

Adelaide Ahwireng was recently named one of Ghana’s Most Outstanding Women Entrepreneurs. Awarded with the 2013 Woman Entrepreneur of the Year awards at by the Ghana Entrepreneurs Awards, Mrs Adelaide leads one of the most prestigious Food & Beverage Companies in Ghana with strong alliance with Nestle Ghana. Also in 2013 she was adjudged the CIMG- Marketing women of 2013 and serves as a board member on Enablis Ghana. Fio Entreprise Ltd is also…

Abena B. Brigidi

Abena B. Brigidi

Abena B. Brigidi was recently named one of Ghana’s Most Outstanding Women Entrepreneurs. As a financial analyst and banker by profession, she is an ambitious woman with a flair for the financial sector, who joined Zenith Bank as advisor customer service and was made the customer service head during which she was taken to form new recruit and develop the customer service of new branches. She also moved to the management of relations…

Abena Amoah

Abena Amoah

Abena Amoah was recently named one of Ghana’s Most Outstanding Women Entrepreneurs. Prior to joining the Renaissance Group as the CEO of NewWorld Renaissance Securities and Head of Investment Banking and Finance of Renaissance Capital Ghana, Abena was Executive Director at Strategic African Securities. Abena noted to be one of Ghana’s leading investment bankers and financial advisors is currently the Founder and CEO of Baobab Advisors a financial services firm which raises capital…

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Nomination Open for WomanRising 100 Most Influential Women In Ghana

Women make great music, some talk business, others are found in the law courts whiles some will be caught in front of a camera; but all them with a focus of making a difference. WomanRising as an organisation seeks to celebrate and acknowledge women who are breaking grounds, blazing trails, shattering ceilings of glass and even taking on tougher assignments for all to get to the top and make things…

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WomanRising 100 Most Outstanding Women Entrepreneurs in Ghana Released

Globally, women have been and continue to be innovative, enterprising and industrious across various sectors in business. The influence and impact of women entrepreneurs in the transformation of economies of both developed and developing countries cannot be over emphasized. From startups to small and medium sized businesses to large corporations, women have played and continue to play significant roles in creating jobs, introducing innovative solutions to critical challenges, producing relevant…