General News of Friday, 5 October 2018
Source: Dennis Adjei Opare
Women leaders from academia, corporate Ghana, government agencies and the general public will be meeting on October 12, 2018 at the Labadi Beach Hotel, Accra for the second Executive Women Network Annual Conference.
The conference, to be chaired by Founder and CEO of StratComm Africa, Esther Cobbah will be held under the theme Implementing Brand Ghana – the Role of Women Leaders.
It is expected to lead a call to action and champion the implementation of a bold Brand Ghana agenda that positions the country as the preferred destination for business, investment and tourism.
The conference will have four panel discussions and a fireside chat featuring distinguished Ghanaians from the business community.
Meet the panelists for the different panels:
Panel 1 will examine leveraging technology to drive inclusive growth and scalable businesses.
Panel 2 will discuss bridging the education and industry divide: The practical approach
The panelists are Yolanda Cuba – CEO, Vodafone Ghana, Ing Ebenezer McHammah- CEO of McHammah Engineering Company Ltd and Prof. Ama De-Graft Aikens – Dean, International Programmes, University of Ghana.
The panel will be moderated by Stella Agyenim–Boateng-Group HR Director/Consultant, GLICO Group.
Panel 3 will discuss building a competitive entrepreneurship ecosystem, a home grown Ghanaian approach with panelists Juliet Asante- Founder, Black Star International Film Festival, Dr Elikem Tamaklo — Managing Director, Nyaho Medical Center and Constance Elizabeth Swaniker – CEO of Accents & Arts Ltd. Moderating this amazing discussion is Hillary Sarah Andoh-CEO of HSA PR.
Panel 4 will deliberate on corporate citizenship as a transformative force for growth and inclusion.
Panelists are Sam Koranteng — Corporate Services Executive, MTN Ghana, Abena Kesewaa Brown — CEO, National Banking College, Ama Sarpong Bawuah — Corporate Communications & Public Affairs Manager, Nestle Ghana. Naana Winful Fynn- Director, Sagevest Holdings will be the moderator.
There will be a Fire Side Chat with Bernard Avle, Co-Host of Citi Breakfast Show and General Manager of Citi FM as Moderator, Awura Abena Agyeman, Creative Director, Wear Ghana, Victoria Quaye, CEO, NaaviQ Company Ltd, Ebenezer Amankwah-Minkah, Organisational Development Consultant as panelists to give the young people a say in the discussion of implementing a brand Ghana agenda.
The Executive Women Network is a non-profit organisation of women in senior management and executive positions in private organisations and women entrepreneurs of well established businesses in Ghana.