WomanRising Announces 2017 100 Most Outstanding Women Entrepreneurs List

The African Network of Entrepreneurs (TANOE), through its flagship network, WomanRising has announced its 2017 WomanRising 100 Most Outstanding Women Entrepreneurs (100 MOWE) List.

The list which features Ghanaian women entrepreneurs was compiled by TANOE Research and follows TANOE and WomanRising’s work in promoting achievements and exceptional milestones by women in Ghana and Africa. The list, launched in 2016, was established to inspire and empower more women to aspire and pursue entrepreneurship aimed at reducing unemployment and contributing to the immense growth of the economy.

The 100 MOWE list captures women entrepreneurs from various sectors including but not limited to Technology, Education, Food Processing, Health, Real Estate, Media, Fashion, Beauty & Cosmetics, Construction, Agriculture & Agribusiness and Consulting.

Out of the 100 honourees; Dr. Mrs. Ellen Hagan; CEO of L’aine Services and Mrs. Abena B. Bridigi; CEO of Nimed Capital have also been announced as 2017 WomanRising Woman Entrepreneur of the Year and Emerging Woman Entrepreneur of the year respectively.

According to Ekow Mensah, CEO of TANOE and founder of WomanRising, the list was established to honour, celebrate and generate public recognition of achievements and contributions of the most inspiring and influential Ghanaian women in business.

Below are the 2017 WomanRising 100 Most Outstanding Women Entrepreneurs in Ghana and their companies arranged alphabetically:

  1. Ababio, Joyce || Joyce Ababio College of Creative Design
  2. Adjahoe-Jennings, Comfort Aku || Ele Agbe Co Ltd
  3. Adjei, Awuradwoa || Mashke Express
  4. Adjepong, Florence || Alpha Beta Educational Centre
  5. Adom, Siba || Chic By Siba
  6. Adzah, Kafui || Cookhouse
  7. Agyare-Honu, Regina || Soronko Solutions
  8. Agyekum, Beryl || Echo House Ghana
  9. Ahu, Bella || Trafix Catering Services
  10. Ahwireng, Adelaide || Fio Enterprise Ltd
  11. Amoah, Abena || Baobab Advisors
  12. Amoateng, Dentaa || Ghana UK Based Awards
  13. Amoro, Afi || Jandel Event Planners and Florist
  14. Annan, Roberta || Roberta Annan Consulting
  15. Anne, Marie Adoley Addo || Jil Boutique
  16. Anti, Gifty || GDA Concepts
  17. Appenteng, Stella || Apstar Tours
  18. Appiah, Ivy || Tiwajo Industry Limited
  19. Arkutu, Senanu || DAAR Living
  20. Asante, Efua Krobea || Azmera Restaurant
  21. Asante, Juliet || Blackstar International Film Festival
  22. Asare, Evita Joseph || Evita Joseph Beauty
  23. Ashigbui, Roseline Delali || Delchris Ventures
  24. Attise, Harmony || Commec Ghana
  25. Ayensu, Aisha || Christie Brown
  26. Ayoade, Theresa || Charterhouse
  27. Baatuolkuu, Yaganoma || Wanjo Foods
  28. Baeta, Barbara || Flair Catering Services
  29. Bebaako-Mensah, Selina || Selina Beb
  30. Bedwei, Farida || Logiciel Ltd
  31. Birmeh, Nana Akua Oppong || Arch-Xenus Company
  32. Boa-Amponsem, Nikki || 2nd Image Hair and Beauty Therapy Academy
  33. Boateng, Q. Renée || ReneeQ
  34. Boyd, Mona || Land Tours
  35. Brigidi, B. Abena || Nimed Capital
  36. Buckman-Yankson, Gloria || Planit Ghana
  37. Cobbah, Esther || Stratcomm Africa
  38. Coffie, Catherine N.E.A || Anowah Group
  39. Cofie, Ethel || Edel Technology Consult
  40. Daapah, Bernice || Ghana Bamboo Bikes
  41. Danku, Kafui || ABC Pictures
  42. Dankwa, Edith || Business & Financial Times Ltd
  43. Da-Woode, Amarh Aba || Miss Dee Clothing
  44. Donkor, Rebecca || Makeup Ghana
  45. Dosoo, Dzibordi || Allure Africa
  46. Dr Arkutu, Norvishie || Platinum-Dental services
  47. Abaidoo, Geraldine Gina || Rogee Catering Specialties
  48. Danso, Dorothy || Sinapi Aba Savings and Loans
  49. Heymann-Adu, Diana || Meridian FM
  50. Erskine, Anita || Anita Erskine Media
  51. Forson, Josephine || Tekura
  52. Frimpong-Manso Shirley || Sparrow Productions
  53. Frimpong-Manso, Deloris || Excellencia Ghana Limited
  54. Hagan, Ellen || L’aine Services
  55. Harlley, Abigail || AI Energy
  56. Hon Afenyi-Dadzie, Gifty || Atlantic and Pacific Forex Bureau Limited
  57. Houadjeto, Marilyn || Image Consortium
  58. Jumu, Cynthia Quarcoo || Africa 1 Media
  59. Kane, Karen || A.S.H
  60. Krobo-Edusei, Catherine || Eden Tree Ltd
  61. Kugblenu, Korkor || The Body Butter Company
  62. Kumahor, Enyo || Cobalt Partners
  63. Kyeremeh, Christiana || Principal Capital Microfinance Limited
  64. Lindsay-Gamrat, Maud || Atlantic Catering and Logistics Limited
  65. Lugu, Zuri Adowarim || Wazuri Entreprise
  66. Lumor, Claudia || Glitz Africa
  67. Mansu, Kafui Israella || Mansuki Ghana Limited
  68. Mensah, Penelope-Jones || Jones-Mensah & Co
  69. Mensah-Doku, Naa Ashorkor || April Communications
  70. Nelson, Yvonne || Yvonne Nelson Productions
  71. Obenewaa, Akua || Decokraft
  72. Obeng, A. Grace || FC Group
  73. Ocran, Comfort || Legacy & Legacy
  74. Ofei, Beatrice Bridget || Aspire Plus
  75. Ogbugo, Eunice Ijeoma Aku || Eugo Terrano
  76. Okata, Mabel || Okata Farms
  77. Okyere, Joyce Boadi || Posky Plus Stationery And Supplies
  78. Opoku, Francesca Brenda || Solution Oasis Ltd
  79. Oppong-Attah, Akua Boatemaa || Akiboat Impressions
  80. Oppong-Beeko, Theresa || Manet Group of Companies
  81. Osafo-Addo, Leticia || Samba Foods
  82. Osei, Afua || She Leads Africa
  83. Otibu, A. Freda || Pheb Collections
  84. Owusu, Afua Boahemaa || Assure Advisors
  85. Patty, Inna Maryam || Exclusive Events Company Limited
  86. Poku-Diaby, Patricia || Plot Enterprise Ghana
  87. Quartey-Papafio, Kate || Reroy Cables Limited
  88. Ricketts, Ewurama || Egudzi
  89. Sakyi Addo, Georgette || Georgette Barnes Limited
  90. Sanusi, Ruka || Alldens Lane
  91. Sarpong, Ayisa Akua || Unique Floral Centre
  92. Simpson, Mabel || Msimps
  93. Swaniker, Constance || Accents & Arts
  94. Takyiwaa-Mensah, Nadia || Sixth Sense Manifesto
  95. Twumasi, Felicia || Homefoods
  96. Villars, Elizabeth Joyce || Camelot Ghana Limited
  97. Whitaker, Duncan-Williams Rosa || The Whitaker Group
  98. Yakubu, Marie Noelle || Marie Noelle Spa
  99. Yankah, Nana Ama || Naya Naturals
  100. Yomekpe, Mawuenana Ami || AfroModTrends

Other annual initiatives run by WomanRising include; WomanRising Conference on Global Business Leadership, Women CEOs Summit, WR Clique, 100 Most Influential Ghanaian Women, I Am a WomanRising Conference, International Women’s Day Conference, and Top 60 Corporate Women Leaders in Ghana.

For Inquiries: email womanrising@tanoe.org call 0203033733 or visit www.womanrising.org

Source: Prince Akpah

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