Fair representation for women in media is a critical issue in Ghana, but systemic challenges impede some from reaching their full potential in the field.
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Ghanaian women working in journalism and media face challenges - however, some have triumphed to grow and establish themselves.
Besides occupying positions that allow them to sit at the decision-making table, they have become the standard for many young people aiming to build a career in journalism and media.
It matters that these women continue to rise and remain in integral positions in their various organisations to mentor young ones, particularly girls and women.
As the world observed International Women's Day (IWD) on Tuesday, March 8, YEN.com.gh features three women excelling in journalism and media in Ghana.
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1. Beatrice Agyeman Abbey:
She is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and General Manager of Media General, owners of TV3, Onua FM, 3FM, Connect FM, Akoma FM, and MG Digital.
In 2021, Beatrice was named the Outstanding Broadcast Media CEO of the Year in the Ghana Entrepreneur and Corporate Executive Awards.
2. Nana Aba Anamoah:
Nana Aba Anamoah is a renowned media personality. Until she resigned from TV3, she presented the news and hosted top shows including The Divas Show.
She is currently the General Manager of GHOne TV and Starr 103.5 FM.
Nana Aba is a member of the Women's Premier League committee in Ghana. She's also a football fanatic who supports Manchester United and Accra Great Olympics.
3. Stacy Amoateng:
The Ghanaian media personality is a television presenter/producer, media consultant, philanthropist, and actress.
She founded a charitable organisation to support women and children in need and has been recognised for her work through a Ghana Peace Award.
Stacy is currently the Executive Director ( Tv & Radio) at Angel Broadcasting Network in Ghana.
5 Brilliant Ghanaian Women with Careers in STEM
In a similar story, YEN.com.gh previously reported that although STEM jobs are lucrative, most women are systematically tracked away throughout their education, limiting their chances of landing jobs in the fields as adults.
However, some Ghanaian women have carved out a niche in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM).
With determination, they defeated odds and became acclaimed personalities in their fields.
Ghanaian Mom of 3 Graduates with PhD in Molecular and Cell Biology
Meanwhile, YEN.com.gh previously reported that a mother of three from Ghana, Wilhelmina Annie Mensah, has graduated with a doctorate in Molecular and Cell Biology from the University of Ghana.
According to Wilhelmina, the past six years have been a great learning phase for her. And, her years of dedication and commitment to her goal have paid off.
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She achieved her master's in Medical Biochemistry at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) in Ghana before heading to the University of Ghana to pursue her PhD.
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