- The photo of a driven lady said to be one of the first female bus drivers to start a career behind the steer in Accra has surfaced
- Charlotte has overcome challenges to establish herself in Ghana's transportation industry dominated by men
- Scania East Africa, a company that deals in premium buses, shared her snap on Twitter to celebrate her achievement
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Even though women in male-dominated professions face mountains of hurdles, some have gone on to defeat the odds to establish careers in their desired industry, becoming an inspiration.
One of such women is Charlotte - a lady said to be one of the first female bus drivers in Ghana's capital Accra. She is living her childhood dream in the transportation industry.
As the world marked International Women's Day (IWD) on Tuesday, March 8, 2022, her photos reappeared online.
Scania East Africa, a company that deals in premium buses, cast the spotlight on the driven lady to celebrate her achievement on Twitter years ago. The photo reemerged on International Women's Day.
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''Bus driver Charlotte is one of the first female bus drivers in Accra in Ghana. She is fulfilling a childhood dream by being behind the steering wheel. Read more about her story,'' the post read.
Charlotte was photographed behind the steer as she beamed with smiles. She was spotted in a casual outfit in the photo making the rounds on social media.
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