Ghanaian lady selected as 1st black female executive of International Chamber of Commerce

Ghanaian lady selected as 1st black female executive of International Chamber of Commerce

- A Ghanaian technology executive, Valentina Mintah, has become the first black female executive member of the International Chamber of Commerce

- Since its establishment 100 years ago, the ICC has never had a black lady serve in that capacity

- Mintah is serving along with six colleagues who hail from Qatar, Italy, Japan, China, Indonesia, and Spain

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Valentina Mintah, a Ghanaian technology executive, has been elected as an executive member of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC).

A report sighted by YEN.com.gh on Graphic.com.gh confirms this is the first time a black female is taking the highly-coveted role since its inception 100 years ago.

The seven-member Executive Board was announced at the 2020 meeting of the ICC World Council and is the most diverse board in its history.

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Ghanaian lady selected as 1st black female executive of International Chamber of Commerce

Source: UGC
Source: UGC

Valentina Mintah, a highly accomplished Ghanaian lady, is the only African on the team. She is serving along with six colleagues who hail from Qatar, Italy, Japan, China, Indonesia, and Spain.

Mrs Valentina Mintah will be responsible for developing and implementing ICC’s strategy, policy, and programme of action, as well as overseeing the financial affairs of the organisation.

She is the founder and former chief executive of West Blue Consulting, an ICT organisation, and was a senior solutions specialist at Crown Agents in the UK.

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Valentina Mintah is also a founding member of the African Performance Institute, an organisation that promotes the advancement of e-commerce and e-government in Africa.

YEN.com.gh also shared another interesting report that popular Ghanaian comedian, Clemento Suarez, has released another breathtaking, interesting, and totally hilarious side of his numerous talents as he spoke exactly like Ghana's former president, Jerry John Rawlings.

Suarez unveiled this amazing skill in a radio interview at OkayFM with popular Ghanaian media personality, Abeiku Santana.

The Ghanaian comedian did well responding to very sensitive questions that Abeiku Santana asked him as though he were the former president.

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