9 Ghanaians who popped up on the Most Influential African Women 2020 list

9 Ghanaians who popped up on the Most Influential African Women 2020 list

The 2020 edition of the 100 Most Influential African Women has been released.

Our Manifesto: This is what YEN.com.gh believes in

The list compiled by Avance Media is made up of some of the most powerful African women from 34 countries.

These strong African women work in various industries including diplomacy, politics, activism, entrepreneurship, business leadership, and entertainment.

8 Ghanaians who popped up on the Most Influential African Women 2020 list

100 Most Influential African Women 2020 list. Source: africa.businessinsider.com
Source: UGC

READ ALSO: COVID-19: Ghana’s death toll is now 270; active cases at 1,604

Of the 34 countries, Nigeria produced the most women, followed by South Africa and then Ghana.

YEN.com.gh takes a look at the Ghanaian women who made the list of the 100 Most Influential African Women.

In no particular order, the Ghanaian women on the list are;

1. Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey || Minister, Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration

2. Patricia Obo-Nai || CEO, Vodafone Ghana

3. Nana Asantewa Afadzinu || Executive Director, WASCI

4. Mansa Nettey || CEO, StanChart Ghana

5. Lucy Quist || Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer, Morgan Stanley

6. Jane Naana Opoku-Agyemang (Prof) || Chancellor, Women's University in Africa

7. Anita Erskine || Founder, Anita Erskine Media

8. Angela Kyerematen-Jimoh || Regional Head, IBM Africa

9.Esther Cobbah || CEO, Stratcomm Ghana

The Managing Director of Avance Media, Prince Akpah, said the list is focused on women who are leaders in various sectors on the continent. These women can also inspire the younger generation

READ ALSO: John Dumelo to give out 4000 laptops to tertiary students in September

The criteria for selection included: excellence in leadership and performance, personal accomplishments, commitment to sharing knowledge, breaking the status quo, and being an accomplished African woman.

Check out the full list of Avance Media’s 2020 100 Most Influential African Women arranged in alphabetical order here.

YEN.com.gh earlier reported that it has sighted a rather interesting video of some students being handed out their free meals as promised and encouraged to say the new mantra.

In the video, the children who were spotted in a queue as they awaited their turn, each had to say 4 more for Nana after receiving their meal.

Even though it is funny and not right at the same time, the video has received a lot of reactions as people do not agree with what was being done.

What should the NPP consider in their 2020 manifesto? | #Yencomgh

Subscribe to watch new videos

READ ALSO: Ghanaian lady trends on Twitter for saying guys must contribute GHc15 each day for their girl's birthday; top reactions

Source: Yen

Online view pixel