Meet the WomanRising 100 Most Outstanding Women Entrepreneurs in Ghana

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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 products and services and creating wealth.

In Sub-Saharan Africa and particularly in Ghana, statistically, there are more women entrepreneurs and women-run businesses than their male counterparts. Despite the diverse responsibilities and challenges women face, their tenacity, resilience, commitment, passion, ingenuity, vision and exploits are worth recognizing and celebrating.

In line with that, WomanRising, a subsidiary of The African Network of Entrepreneurs (TANOE) launched the search for the 100 Most Outstanding Women Entrepreneurs in Ghana (100MOWE) to honour, celebrate and generate public recognition of the achievements and contributions of 100 of the most inspiring and influential women in business in Ghana. The 100MOWE list captures women entrepreneurs from various sectors including Technology, Education, Food processing, Health, Real Estate, Media, Fashion, Beauty & Cosmetics, Consulting, Social Enterprise and so on.

In a conversation with Ekow Mensah, the founder of WomanRising and CEO of TANOE, he iterated the importance of Women Entrepreneurs and the significant role they play in the development of economies and solving socio-economic issues. He said that the introduction of the WomanRising 100 Most Outstanding Women Entrepreneurs list is aimed at encouraging and supporting women entrepreneurs in their pursuit of building globally competitive businesses, growing the private sector and the economy of Ghana. He congratulated all the women entrepreneurs that made it on the 1st Edition of the WomanRising 100MOWE List.

Below is the List of WomanRising 100 Most Outstanding Women Entrepreneurs in Ghana arranged in alphabetical order.

  1. Abena Amoah || Baobab Advisors
  2. Abena B. Brigidi || Nimed Capital
  3. Adelaide Ahwireng || Fio Enterprise Ltd
  4. Adowarim Lugu Zuri || Wazuri Entreprise
  5. Afi Amoro || JANDEL Event Planners and Florist
  6. Aisha Ayensu || Christie Brown
  7. Akua Asanteba Mensah || Sirmax Restaurant
  8. Akua Boatemaa Oppong-Attah || Akiboat Impressions
  9. Akua Sarpong Ayisa || Unique Floral Centre
  10. Ama Duncan || Fabulous Woman Network
  11. Anastasia Afiyo Atiglo || Afiyo Creations
  12. Angela Dwamena-Aboagye || Ark Foundation
  13. Anita Erskine || BrandWoman Africa
  14. Anita Wiafe-Asinor || OML Africa
  15. Anne Amuzu || Nandi Mobile
  16. Anne Marie Adoley Addo || Jil Boutique
  17. Annette Akye || Beautique GH
  18. Asabea Agbenu || Windrow Consult
  19. Berlinda Baidoo || B2 Models
  20. Bernice Daapah || Ghana Bamboo Bikes
  21. Beryl Agyekum || Echo House Ghana
  22. Catherine Krobo-Edusei || Eden Tree Ltd
  23. Catherine N.E.A Coffie || Anowah Group
  24. Christiana Kyeremeh || Principal Capital Microfinance Limited
  25. Claudia Lumor || Glitz Africa
  26. Comfort Aku Adjahoe-Jennings || Ele Agbe Co Ltd
  27. Comfort Ocran || Legacy & Legacy
  28. Constance Swaniker || Accents & Arts
  29. Deborah Ahenkorah || Golden Baobab
  30. Deloris Frimpong Manso || Excellencia Ghana Limited
  31. Dentaa Amoateng || Ghana Uk Based Awards
  32. Dzibordi Dosoo || Allure Africa
  33. Dzifa Dey || The Rheumatology Initiative
  34. Edem Adzaho || Spec Consult
  35. Edith Dankwa || Business & Financial Times Ltd
  36. Elizabeth Patterson || Girls Education Initiative Ghana
  37. Ellen Hagan || L’aine Services
  38. Enyo Kumahor || Cobalt Partners
  39. Esi E Ansah || Axis Human Capital
  40. Esther Cobbah || Stratcomm Africa
  41. Ethel Adjorlolo Marfo || Tod-Teen Republic
  42. Ethel Cofie || Edel Technology Consult
  43. Eugenia Mawuena Adjoa || Young Educators Foundation
  44. Eunice Ijeoma Aku Ogbugo || Eugo Terrano
  45. Farida Bedwei || Logiciel Ltd
  46. Florence Adjepong || Alpha Beta Educational Centre
  47. Georgette Sakyi Addo || Georgette Barnes Limited
  48. Gifty Anti || GDA Concepts
  49. Gifty Lamptey || Sidalco Ghana
  50. Gladys Amorkor Commey || All Pure Nature
  51. Gloria Buckman Yankson || Plantit Ghana
  52. Grace Amey Obeng || FC Group
  53. Gwen Gyimah || Hair Senta
  54. Hannah Acquah || The Knowledge Channel Africa
  55. Inna Maryam Patty || Exclusive Events Company Limited
  56. Israella Kafui Mansu || Mansuki Ghana Limited
  57. Ivy Appiah || Tiwajo Industry Limited
  58. Jay Abrefi Gyebi || Mukase Chic
  59. Josephine Forson || Tekura
  60. Joyce Ababio || Joyce Ababio College of Creative Design
  61. Joyce Akumaa Dongotey-Padi || Mama Zimbi Foundation
  62. Joyce Boadi Okyere || Posky Plus Stationery And Supplies
  63. Juliet Asante || Eagle Production Ltd
  64. Juliet Ibrahim || Juliet Ibrahim Foundation
  65. Kafui Adzah || Cookhouse
  66. Kafui Danku || ABC Pictures
  67. Kate Quartey-Papafio || Reroy Cables Limited
  68. Leila Djansi || Turning Point Pictures
  69. Lily Agbodo || Amazing Love Schools
  70. Mabel Simpson || Msimps
  71. Marie Noelle Yakubu || Marie Noalle’s Spa
  72. Maud Lindsay Gamrat || Atlantic Catering and Logistics Limited
  73. Nana Adwoa Awindor || Obaapa Development Foundation
  74. Nikki Boa-Amponsem || 2nd Image Hair and Beauty Therapy Academy
  75. Patricia Poku-Diaby || Plot Enterprise Ghana
  76. Peace Hyde || Aim Higher Africa
  77. Pearl Esua-Mensah || Feniks Limited
  78. Perfectual Linnan Labik || Roots By Linnan
  79. Rasheeda Mandeeya Yehuza || Nasara Tech
  80. Regina Agyare-Honu || Soronko Solutions
  81. Renée Q. Boateng || ReneeQ 
  82. Rita Kusi || Kusi Consulting
  83. Roberta Annan || Roberta Annan Consulting
  84. Rosalin Abigail Kyere-Nartey || Rosak Consult
  85. Ruka Yaro || Jamilullah Farm Enterprise
  86. Ruth-Maria Assandoh || AKILA GH
  87. Salma Salifu || Dignity DTRT Apparel
  88. Sarah Christian || Sarah Christian
  89. Selina Bebaako-Mensah || Selina Beb
  90. Sheila Azuntaba || Innovative Microfinance Ltd
  91. Sheila Bartels Sam || InCharge Global
  92. Shirley Frimpong Manso || Sparrow Productions
  93. Theresa Ayoade || Charterhouse
  94. Theresa Oppong-Beeko || Manet Group of Companies
  95. Vida Asamoah-Gyekye || Hillview Montessori School
  96. Yaganoma Baatuolkuu || Wanjo Foods
  97. Yawa Hansen Quao || Leading Ladies Network
  98. Yvonne Ndoum || Groupe Ndoum
  99. Yvonne Nelson || Yvonne Nelson Productions
  100. Yvonne Okoro || Desamour Company Ltd

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 visitwww.womanrising.org

Source: Prince Akpah

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