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3 Ghanaian Women Get Listed in 50 Most Prominent Women In Africa

Three accomplished Ghanaian women have been named among the 50 Most Important Women in Africa by Forbes Afrique, according to a recent article. The list recognizes female leaders who help their organizations expand, inspire young women, and have the economic, political, and cultural clout to have an impact on decisions made throughout the continent and in their home nations.

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The annual 2023 list includes these three outstanding Ghanaian women who have excelled internationally in their respective professions of technology, mining, and banking. These women are Georgette Barnes Sakyi-Addo, CEO of Georgette Barnes Limited (GBL), Dr. Victoria Kwakwa, Regional Vice President for Eastern and Southern Africa at the World Bank, Angela Kyerematen-Jimoh, Manager of Africa Strategic Partnerships at Microsoft, and Dr. Victoria Kwakwa.

Dr. Victoria Kwakwa is the current Regional Vice President for Eastern and Southern Africa (26 countries) at the World Bank, where she is in charge of a sizable program of cutting-edge analytical work, technical assistance, and policy advice. She currently oversees an active portfolio of 313 operations totaling $58 billion. She has worked for the bank in a variety of positions since 1989, serving as the Vice President for East Asia and the Pacific from 2016 to 2021.

Given that she founded Georgette Barnes Limited (GBL) and currently holds the position of President of the Association of Women in Mining Africa, Georgette Barnes Sakyi-Addo is a well-known name in the mining sector. GBL is a well-known provider of mining equipment as well as drilling, exploration, and extraction materials. Georgette was the Accra Mining Network’s president from 2015 to 2020 and is also one of its co-founders. Women in Mining UK named Georgette one of the 100 Most Inspiring Women in Mining in the World. 2018 saw her win the title of Female Entrepreneur of the Year from Invest in Africa (IIA), a nonprofit that assists African-owned Enterprises all throughout the continent.

Angela Kyerematen-Jimoh is a successful entrepreneur who worked for global and African blue-chip companies like UBS Investment Bank, ABN AMRO, GT Bank, UBA, and IBM for ten years of her career. Prior to her departure as the Regional Director for North East and West Africa, where she was in charge of 35 countries, she spent eleven years working for IBM. She became well-known for increasing IBM’s clientele in Africa. She is currently the Strategic Relationship Leader for Africa at Microsoft. After having lived and worked in a number of places, including New York, London, Brussels, Lagos, and Nairobi, Angela is currently based in Casablanca, Morocco. In addition to her professional achievements, Angela is a charitable individual who adopted the town of Siti in the Eastern Region and gave them access to clean water and solar power. She has held positions on numerous boards and is currently a member of the Bank of Ghana, Ghana’s national bank. Angela attended Harvard Business School and graduated.

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While the globe honors women, Ghana is proud of these African women who are making waves on a prominent list. Many young women have found enormous inspiration in their accomplishments, which serve as a constant reminder to them that anything is doable with effort and tenacity. Young females who strive to follow in their footsteps find particular inspiration in their achievements in male-dominated industries like banking, technology, and mining. These ladies serve as excellent role models and are examples of how persistence and commitment can result in incredible accomplishments.



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