Achimota School Alumnus Becomes First ever Ghanaian Representaive for a World Trade Organization Program

Achimota School Alumnus Becomes First ever Ghanaian Representaive for a World Trade Organization Program

  • One of the World Trade Organization's representative for their Young Professional Program has taken to LinkedIn to share her good news
  • Matilda Setutsi Frimpong announced that she was selected among 12 representatives who were shortlisted out of over 7,000 people who applied
  • The young lady also revealed that the feat makes her the first ever Ghanaian and one of the youngest people to make it to the program

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An overjoyed Ghanaian lady by the name of Matilda Setutsi Frimpong has taken to social media to share an exciting news.

In her post on social media, Matilda shared that she was selected out of over 7,000 people from across the world for the World Trade Organization's Youth Professional Program.

Lady becomes first Ghanaian to be selected for the World Trade Organization Young Professionals Program
Matilda with her colleagues Photo credit: Matilda Setutsi Frimpong/LinkedIn
Source: UGC

She announced that the feat makes her the very first Ghanaian and one of the youngest ever representatives for the program.

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According to Matilda, the program will allow her to understand how the multilateral trading system works and provide a hands-on experience on World Trade Organization.

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"This year's program welcomed 12 young professionals into the WTO from over 7000 applications, allowing us to advance our understanding of how the multilateral trading system works and providing us with a hands-on experience of the WTO's daily operations."

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Dr Banson's achievement has earned her accolades on social media, with Ben Dotsei Malor, Chief Editor - Dailies, UN News at United Nations, highlighting her trailblazing feat on his Facebook account.

In the post seen by YEN.com.gh, Ben Dotsei Malor writes:

''FIRST FEMALE NEUROSURGEON TRAINED IN GHANA: Many congratulations, Dr Mabel Banson. NO LIMITS. ''Salute to all the Holy Child students, staff, and alumni,'' he said.

Source: YEN.com.gh

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