100 Most Influential Ghanaian Women

2016 WomanRising 100 Most Infleuntial Ghana Women

As part of their mission is to equip 100,000 Women in Ghana & Africa to be globally minded, have globally competitive brands, businesses & careers, influence the society positively & leave a lasting legacy; WomanRising; a flagship project of The African Network of Entrepreneurs (TANOE) has released a comprehensive list which features 100 of the Most Influential Women in Ghana, achieving great strides, making tremendous impact and breaking the glass ceilings in their respective fields of endeavour.

Commenting on the list, Ekow Mensah, the founder of WomanRising said that women form 51% of Ghana’s population and as the majority, their impact and influence on Ghana’s economy, commerce and people cannot be over emphasized. “The 100 Most Influential Ghanaian Women list cuts across various sectors and disciplines and adequately represents the tenacity of women in their quest to leave lasting legacies and to influence society positively. We are excited to bring you this list and I hope it inspires and motivates you to greater heights”, he added.

The List has women from various sectors including but not limited to Media, Politics, Business, Religion, Academia, Showbiz, Fashion and Leadership. Below is the list of the 100 Most Influential Ghanaian Women arranged in ALPHABETICAL ORDER:

1. Aisha Ayensu (Fashion)

2. Akorfa Edjeani Asiedu (Film)

3. Akua Donkor (Politics)

4. Ama Ata Aidoo (Hon) (Academia)

5. Ama K Abrebrese (Film)

6. Amma Lartey (Social Entreprise)

7. Anita De Sosoo (Politics)

8. Anita Erskine-Amaizo (Media)

9. Ayesha Bedwei (Business)

10. Belinda Baidoo (Fashion)

11. Berla Mundi (Media)

12. Beryl Agyekum (Business)

13. Bridget Otoo (Media)

14. Bridgette Dzorgbenuku (Politics)

15. Caroline Sampson (Media)

16. Cecilia Johnson (Politics)

17. Charlotte Osei (Leadership)

18. Claudia Lumor (Business)

19. Comfort Ocran (Business)

20. Constance Ama Emefa Edjeani-Afenu (Brigadier General)

21. Deloris Frimpong Manso (Media)

22. Dentaa Amoateng (Business)

23. Dorothy Danso (Dr.) (Religion)

24. Dzibordi Dosoo (Business)

25. Dzifa Gomashie (Hon) (Politics)

26. Edith Dankwa (Media)

27. Ellen Hagan (Business)

28. Esi Ansah (Dr.) (Academia)

29. Esinam Seade (Academia)

30. Estelle Akofio-Sowah (Business)

31. Esther Cobbah (Business)

32. Farida Bedwei (Business)

33. Freda Duplan (Business)

34. Georgina Theodora Wood (Her Ladyship)

35. Gifty Affenyi-Dadzie (Religion)

36. Gifty Anti (Oheneyeri) (Media)

37. Gifty Kleenam (Hon) (Politics)

38. Gifty Osei (Music)

39. Gloria Buckman Yankson (Business)

40. Grace Amey Obeng (Business)

41. Hannah Tetteh (Hon) (Politics)

42. Helen Adwoa Ntoso (Hon) (Politics)

43. Inna Maryam Patty (Business)

44. Jackie Appiah (Film)

45. Jane Awindor (Efya) (Music)

46. Jane Nana Opoku Agyemang (Prof) (Politics)

47. Jeremie Van Garshong (Media)

48. Jessice Opare Saforo (Media)

49. Joselyn Dumas (Film)

50. Joyce Ababio (Academia)

51. Joyce Akumaa Dongotey-Padi (Akumaa Zimbi) (Media)

52. Joyce Aryee (Dr) (Religion)

53. Joyce Bawah Mogtari (Hon) (Politics)

54. Juliet Ibrahim (Film)

55. Kafui Danku (Film)

56. Kalsoume Sinare (Film)

57. Kate Quartey-Papafio (Business)

58. Kokui Selormey (Media)

59. Lordina Mahama (H.E.) – First Lady

60. Lucy Quist (Business)

61. Lydia Forson (Film

62. Maidie Arkutu (Business)

63. Marrietta Brew Appiah- Oppong (Hon) (Politics)

64. Matilda Amissah Arthur (H.E.) – Second Lady

65. Mavis Ama Frimpong (Hon) (Politics)

66. Mawuena Trebah (Business)

67. Naa Ashorkor Mensah-Doku (Media)

68. Nana Akua Asanteba-Mensah (Media)

69. Nana Ama McBrown (Film)

70. Nana Konadu Agyeman Rawlings (H.E.) (Politics)

71. Nana Oye Lithur (Hon) (Politics)

72. Naomi Adjepong (Dr.) (Academia)

73. Ohemaa Mercy (Music)

74. Otiko Afisa Djaba (politics)

75. Patience Akyianu (Business)

76. Patricia Poku-Diaby (Business)

77. Peace Hyde (Media)

78. Petra Aba Asamoah (Media)

79. Rebecca Akosua Acheampong (Becca) (Music)

80. Rebecca Akufo Adoo (Politics)

81. Regina Agyare-Honu (Social Entreprise)

82. Rose Mensah – Kyeiwaa (Film)

83. Samia Nkrumah (Politics)

84. Samira Bawumia (Politics)

85. Sandra Ankobiah (Media)

86. Selina Boateng (Music)

87. Sherifa Gunu (Music)

88. Shirley Frimpong Manso (Film)

89. Sophia Akuffo (Leadership)

90. Stacey Amoateng (Media)

91. Theresa Ayoade (Business)

92. Theresa Oppong-Beeko (Business)

93. Ursula Ekuful (Hon)(Politics)

94. Vera Hamenoo-Kpeda (MzVee) (Music)

95. Victoria Kwakwa (Business)

96. Victoria Michaels (Fashion)

97. Wiyaala Noella (Music)

98. Yawa Hansen Quao (Social Enterprise)

99. Yvonne Nelson (Film)

100. Zenator Rawlings (Dr) (Politics)

WomanRising is passionate about equipping women to succeed particularly in business and generally in life through the provision of relevant information, capacity building through training and coaching, branding and productive networking support and entrepreneurship development. For Inquiries email womanrising@tanoe.org or visit www.womanrising.org