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Ghana Women of the Year Honours 2021 announces honorary recipients



The Ghana Women of the Year Honours platform unveils and celebrates both the Ghanaian indigenous and diaspora women who are making great impact in the society. For the past six years, the platform has showcased the untapped potential of womanhood and the outstanding exhibits of the empowered woman in various fields of endeavour.

The Honourees are selected by an astute board of achievers who use clear and objective criteria in ensuring that the final list comprises the most deserving women in various fields.

The Honourees for the 6th annual Ghana Women of the Year Honours are:

  • Corporate Personality – Abena Osei-Poku (MD, Absa Ghana)
  • Excellence in Business – Ing. Carlien Bou Chedid (Independent Consulting Structural/        Earthquake Engineer)
  • Humanitarian – Angela Dwamena Aboagye (Founder, ARK Foundation)
  • Excellence in Health – Dr. Juliette Tuakli (Founder and Medical Director of CHILDAccra)
  • Excellence in Media – Doreen Andoh (Multimedia Group)
  • Lifetime Achievement – Her Ladyship Georgina T. Wood (former Chief Justice)
  • Excellence in Governance – Hon. Shirley A. Botchwey (Foreign Affairs Minister)
  • Excellence in Music – Becca (Artiste)
  • Excellence in Film – Akofa Edjeani Asiedu (veteran actress)
  • Excellence in Technology – Patricia Obo-Nai (MD, Vodafone Ghana)
  • Excellence in Public Service –   Jean Mensa (Chairperson, Electoral Commission)
  • Excellence in Cultural Arts – Nana Oforiatta Ayim (writer, art historian and filmmaker)
  • Excellence in Sports – Mercy Tagoe Quarcoo (Coach of national women’s team, Black Queens)


The Gala will take place at the Mövenpick Ambassador Hotel Accra on Sunday, 1st of August, 2021 at 5pm. The event will air live on TV3 and stream on Glitz Africa YouTube Channel.


Partner: UNFPA

Supported by: Veuve Cliquot, and Sunlight


Media partners: TV3, Joy FM, Asaase Radio, MX24, B&FT, Daily Graphic, Graphic Showbiz, Graphic News Plus, The Mirror, GhanaWeb, Ameyaw Debrah and Yemmey Baba.



The event promises to be inspirational and glamorous. All COVID-19 protocols will be observed.

Ghana Women of the Year Honours – Women Inspiring Women!

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