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Ahafo Unleash Technology, A digital skill training workshop for the youth in Ahafo Region slated for January 3, 2022

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Ahafo  Unleash Technology’s program is scheduled to come off in Ahafo Mim on January 3, 2022, with the aim of providing young people with the knowledge, skills, and motivation to encourage Technology and entrepreneurship in Ahafo and also to identify the many I.T professionals who can contribute to Ahafo communities. The theme for this program is Digital technology as a tool for economic development



This program is organized by Y&S professional Institute in collaboration with Baobab Entrepreneur and many I.T professionals in and outside Ghana.

To impact Technology and entrepreneurship  in Ahafo, Y&S professional Institute invites many companies or organizations and  individuals to come and sponsor or partner with them concerning it’s upcoming program.

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Y&S institute aims at creating people’s awareness in technology, digital skills and entrepreneurship.

In addition, the upcoming event seeks to provide young people with the knowledge, skills, and motivation to encourage technology and entrepreneurial success in a variety of settings. And also To encourage people to take up Technology and entrepreneurship as a solution to unemployment.

Currently in the world we live in,most organizations now know that the majority of their customers are on the internet. This is why there is an increase in the demand for websites, digital marketing skills, mobile apps, contents etc. Having one or more of these skills sets you apart from other candidates in the labor market. Even if you have a job, you are more useful to the organization than your colleagues due to your versatility.Also, organizations are downsizing staff due to automation.

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People no longer need to go to banks to make a deposit, transfer money, open accounts etc. So in the near future, the ones who will be left with jobs are the ones who take advantage of the digital transformation.

Many experts in the field of business will grace the program with more of a business impact.

These include; Janat Issifu, CEO of Wan-Hive Ghana, Richard Frimpong Boakye, Senior Technical support specialist Microsoft Volume lincencing Service, Joshua Opoku Aygemang, President of Ghana Stem Networks and IoT Networks Hub Africa, Yah Sakodie, Founder of Boabab Entrepreneur, Digital Manager, Web Developer & Investor, Spensor T. Korankye, Lead consultant & Digital Strategic at Mpact Lane Consult, Prince Adu – Gyamfi, Application Security Specialist, Felix Safo Yeboah, Co – Founder Y&S Professional Institute Public Servant & Entrepreneur, Francis Osei Owusu, Senior Software Engineer.

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The event follow on the basis of,

Career in Information Communication Technology (ICT), Digital Marketing

Software Development,Internet of things (IOT),Cloud Architecture – Azure – M365,

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Securing yourself on the internet (Cybersecurity essentials),Building a solid future for Ahafo development through digital technology.

The need for Entrepreneurship, Opportunities in the digital world, Preparing yourself for the IT Job Market

One of the biggest advantages of digital marketing is the democratization of information which is personalized, targeted and quickly accessible on a scale that was unprecedented before. With digital marketing, you can interact with your audience directly. But with so many digital marketing tools to choose from, the challenge is to identify the suitable ones for your University. This often confuses marketing professionals. However, with the help of an ed-tech company, customized digital marketing solutions can be crafted to suit your academic needs

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2023 Top 100 Ghana’s Women Board Directors announced by Avance Media

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Africa’s foremost PR and ratings firm, Avance Media, has announced the inaugural Top 100 Ghana’s Women Board Directors list for 2023.

This groundbreaking initiative aims to highlight the exceptional contributions of women who have demonstrated exemplary leadership, innovation, and impact within their respective industries.

The selection process for the Top 100 Ghana’s Women Board Directors was rigorous, considering a comprehensive range of criteria such as experience, education, board tenure, industry expertise, leadership capabilities, notable impact, awards and recognition, as well as public presence.

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The research revealed that women hold 28% of board positions in Ghana, compared to the global average of 20% as indicated by The Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance. The report further showed that within the 52 Ghanaian companies listed, only 10 have women serving as their board chairs. Notably, 42% of the women on the list hold positions on bank boards.

A highlight of the event was the announcement of the maiden Ghana Board Diversity Awards. Media General was recognized as the Best Gender-Inclusive Board (private), while Exim Bank Ghana and the Ghana Revenue Authority clinched the title of Best Gender-Inclusive Board (public). These awards underscore the efforts of Ghanaian companies in championing gender diversity within their leadership structures.

The unveiling, which took place at the SB Incubator in Accraon August 14th, 2023 in Accra also featured an engaging panel discussion hosted by Prince Akpah on the pivotal role of women in board leadership. Esteemed panellists included Board Chair of Old Mutual Ghana, Hellen Amarquaye; President / Council Chair of the Institute of Directors-Ghan, Rev. (Mrs.) Angela Carmen Appiah (FIoD); and CEO of Acreaty Ghana, Elsie Appau-Klu. Their insights illuminated the significance of women’s contributions to effective corporate governance.

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On the sidelines of the event, Prince Akpah, Founder of Avance Media, remarked, “The Top 100 Ghana’s Women Board Directors list is a testament to the remarkable achievements of women leaders who continue to pave the way for others. Their dedication, expertise, and impact are instrumental in shaping the future of corporate leadership in Ghana. We believe that celebrating their accomplishments will inspire more gender-inclusive boardrooms and contribute to a diverse and prosperous business landscape.”

The initiative is a creation of PR and rating firm, Avance Media with partnerships from Acreaty Ghana, Institute of Directors-Ghana (IoD-Gh), Business and Financial Times (BFT), EdwardsAsare.com, and Words Magazine.

Profiles of the women are published on www.avancemedia.org/gwbd

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Below is the full list of Avance Media’s Top 100 Ghana’s Women Board Directors for 2023

1. Abena Amoah || Central Securities Depository
2. Abena Osei-Poku || Ghana Stock Exchange (c)
3. Abiola Bawuah || UBA Ghana
4. Adelaide Ahwireng || Ghana Revenue Authority
5. Adwoa Nyantakyiwa Annan || Fidelity Bank Ghana
6. Afua Adubea Koranteng || OmniBSIC Bank Limited
7. Afua Asabea Asare (Dr.) || Exim Bank Ghana
8. Afua Djimi || Consolidated Bank Ghana Ltd.
9. Akua Kuenyehia (Prof) || SC Bank Ghana
10. Akyaa Afreh Arhin Addo-Kufuor || OmniBSIC Bank Limited
11. Ama Boafo-Arthur (Dr.) || Graphic Communications Group
12. Ama Gyamfuah Abrefa || Ghana National Petroleum Corporation
13. Ama Sarpong Bawuah || Access Bank Ghana (c)
14. Ama Serwah Nerquaye Tetteh || Ghana Broadcasting Corporation
15. Angela Forson || GOIL Ghana
16. Angela Kyerematen-Jimoh || Bank of Ghana
17. Angela Lamensdorf Ofori-Atta (Prof) || EnteRprise Group
18. Angela Peasah || Unilever Ghana PLC
19. Augustina Amakye (Dr.) || First Atlantic Bank
20. Beatrice Bridget Ofei || First National Bank Ghana
21. Benonita Bismarck || GCNET
22. Carlien Dorcas Bou-Chedid (Ing.) || Electricity Company of Ghana
23. Catherine Quaidoo || Exim Bank Ghana
24. Christina Sutherland || SIC Insurance Company PLC
25. Comfort Ocran || Bank of Ghana
26. Cynthia Forson (Dr.) || Cal Bank
27. Dela Obeng-Sakyi || Ghana Revenue Authority
28. Edith Dankwa (Dr.) || Unilever Ghana PLC
29. Edith Uyovbukerhi || Old Mutual Ghana
30. Efua Ghartey || Ghana Broadcasting Corporation
31. Efua Preba Arkaah Greenstreet || Prudential Insurance
32. Elaine Sam || Media General
33. Elizabeth Akua Ohene || SSNIT (c)
34. Elsie Addo Awadzi || Bank of Ghana
35. Esi Tawia Addo-Ashong || Stanbic Bank Ghana (c)
36. Estelle Akofio-Sowah || Stanbic Bank Ghana
37. Ethel Cofie || Old Mutual Ghana
38. Eva Mends || Ghana Revenue Authority
39. Evelyn Duku || UMB Bank
40. Florence Larbi || Jospong Group
41. Frances Adu-Mante || Absa Bank Ghana (c)
42. Freda Yahan Duplan || Zenith Bank (c)
43. Gloria Adjoa Owusu || Consolidated Bank Ghana Ltd.
44. Gloria Irene Amaki Payida || SSNIT
45. Grace Amey-Obeng || Media General
46. Hannah Brenda Amoateng || FBNBank Ghana
47. Helen Amarquaye || Old Mutual Ghana (c)
48. Helen Nankani || Cal Bank
49. Irene Baaba Hagan || GT Bank Ghana
50. Ivy Betur Naaso || SSNIT
51. Ivy Ruby Austin || Graphic Communications Group
52. Janet Akosua Gyasiwaa || Volta River Authority
53. Joyce Agyeman Attafuah || BOST
54. Joyce Rosalind Aryee (Dr.) || Volta River Authority
55. Juliana Addo-Yobo || Prudential Bank Limited
56. Juliana Asante || Societe Generale Ghana
57. Juliette Modupe Tuakli (Dr.) || Zenith Bank
58. Karen Akiwumi-Tanoh || Prudential Insurance
59. Laurette Korkor Otchere || Societe Generale Ghana
60. Lisa Afua Serwah Mensah || Fidelity Bank Ghana
61. Lydia Essah || GCB Bank
62. Lynn Allotey Gadzekpo || National Investment Bank Limited
63. Maata Opare || Electricity Company of Ghana
64. Mabel A. Amoatemaa Sarpong || GOIL Ghana
65. Magdalene Harley || Donewell Insurance
66. Maidie Elizabeth Arkutu || GT Bank Ghana
67. Mansa Nettey || Zen Petroleum
68. Margaret Boateng Sekyere || Societe Generale Ghana (c)
69. Margaret Ekua Prah || Ghana Investment Promotion Council
70. Marian Barnor || Multimedia Ghana
71. Mary Boakye || Development Bank Ghana
72. Maureen Abla Amematekpor || Consolidated Bank Ghana Ltd.
73. Muriel Susan Edusei || Prudential Bank Limited (c)
74. Naana Nsafoah Sarpong || Electricity Company of Ghana
75. Nana Adwoa Dokua || COCOBOD
76. Nana Ama Ayensua Saara III || GCB Bank
77. Nana Ama Botchway   || MTN Ghana
78. Nana Ama Tima Boakye || Bui Power Authority
79. Nana Yaa Owusu-Ansah || Unilever Ghana PLC
80. Nora Bannerman Abbott || Ghana Investment Promotion Council
81. Olivia Frimpong Kwapong (Prof) || Graphic Communications Group (c)
82. Pamela Djamson-Tettey || SIC Insurance Company PLC
83. Patience Akyianu || Ecobank Ghana
84. Patience Asante || First Atlantic Bank
85. Pearl Nkrumah || Access Bank Ghana
86. Rebecca Acquaah-Arhin (Dr.) || Bui Power Authority
87. Rebecca Lomo Atswei || Starlife Assurance
88. Regina Ohene-Darko Adutwum (Dr.) || Bank of Ghana
89. Rosalind Nana Emela Kainyah || Cal Bank
90. Rosemary Beryl Archer || Ghana Free Zones Authority
91. Rosemary Yeboah || Ecobank Ghana
92. Rosie Ebe Arthur || MTN Ghana
93. Rosy Fynn || First National Bank Ghana
94. Sarah-Mary Frimpong || Stanbic Bank Ghana
95. Susana Alo (Dr.) || Ghana Free Zones Authority
96. Teresa Effie Cooke || OmniBSIC Bank Limited
97. Thelma Efua Quaye || First Atlantic Bank
98. Theresa Afua Ayoade || Ghana Infrastructure Investment Fund
99. Victoria Barth || Prudential Bank Limited
100. Yvette Adounvo Atekpe || Access Bank Ghana
Source: Avance Media 

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