Speakers for YAWC, 2016.

This congress will feature various resource persons and over 450 participants across the continent. The Speakers include :

Mahawa Kaba Wheeler
Mahawa Kaba WheelerDirector for Women, Gender and Development, African Union Commission- Guinean.
Comfort Lamptey
Comfort LampteyRegional Advisor on Governance, Peace and Security for West and Central Africa Regional Office (WCARO) , UN Women - Ghanaian
H.E. Gifti Abasiya Ababulgu,
H.E. Gifti Abasiya Ababulgu,Ethiopian Ambassador to Ghana- Ethiopian
H.E. Claudia Turbay Quintero
H.E. Claudia Turbay QuinteroColombian Ambassador to Ghana – Colombian
H.E. Maria de Los Angeles Arriola Aguirre
H.E. Maria de Los Angeles Arriola AguirreMexican Ambassador to Ghana- Mexican
H.E Nana Konadu Agyeman-Rawlings
H.E Nana Konadu Agyeman-Rawlings Former First Lady – Ghana
Hon. Dzifa Abla Gomashie-Ahiaglo
Hon. Dzifa Abla Gomashie-Ahiaglo Deputy Minister of State, Tourism, Culture and Creative Arts; CEO, Values For Life – Ghanaian
Sen. Abiodun Christine Olujimi
Sen. Abiodun Christine Olujimi Senator of the Federal Republic of Nigeria and Deputy Minority Whip of the Senate – Nigerian
H.E. Erieka Benette
H.E. Erieka BenetteHead of Missions Diaspora African Forum- African American
Anna Bossman
Anna Bossman director for Integrity and Anti-Corruption Department of the African Development Bank - Ghanaian
Hon. Akosua Frema Osei-Opare
Hon. Akosua Frema Osei-OpareFormer Member of Parliament, FAO – Ghanaian
Leymah Roberta Gbowee
Leymah Roberta GboweeActivist and Nobel Peace Laureate – Liberian
Ms. Dinah Musindarwezo
Ms. Dinah MusindarwezoExecutive Director FEMNET Africa- Rwandan
Hon. Samia Yaba Christina Nkrumah
Hon. Samia Yaba Christina NkrumahGhanaian Politician, Fmr. Chairperson of the CPP, Former Member of Parliament and Daughter of the First President of Ghana) – Ghanaian
Prof. Akosua Adomako Ampofo
Prof. Akosua Adomako AmpofoProfessor of African and Gender studies - Ghanaian
Wangui Wa Goro Ph.D.
Wangui Wa Goro Ph.D.Writer, Public Intellectual, Editor, Academic and Translator – African Development Bank, AfDB – Kenyan
Agnes Emefa Esaah
Agnes Emefa EsaahMarketing Director, Vodafone Ghana. (Ghanaian)
Angela Dwamena-Aboagye
Angela Dwamena-AboagyeExecutive Director, Ark Foundation Ghana and Lecturer, University of Ghana Law School – Ghanaian
Clare Akamanzi
Clare AkamanziHead, Strategy & Policy Unit, Office of the President, Rwanda) – Rwandan
Dr. Bettina Ama Boohene-Andah
Dr. Bettina Ama Boohene-AndahMedical Director, Brainwave Consult Ltd and Presidential Physician for H. E. John A. Kuffuor, (2004 – 2008) - Ghanaian
Akosua K. Darkwah, Ph.D.
Akosua K. Darkwah, Ph.D.Lecturer and Gender Activist, Director of the Center for Gender Studies and Advocacy (CEGENSA) at the University of Ghana- Ghanaian
Farida Nana Efua Bedwei
Farida Nana Efua BedweiAward Winning Software Engineer) - Ghanaian
Nancy Gitonga
Nancy GitongaChief Executive Officer, African Women’s Entrepreneurship Program’s (AWEP) Kenya chapter- Kenyan
Esther Armah
Esther ArmahAce Broadcast Journalist, BBC – Ghanaian
Charity Binka
Charity BinkaExecutive Director; Women, Media and Change (WOMEC)
Akosua Ago Aboagye
Akosua Ago AboagyeGender Activist & Renowned Broadcaster- Ghanaian
Asantewaa Prempeh
Asantewaa PrempehGhanaian/American filmmaker in USA- Ghanaian
ASP Afia Tenge
ASP Afia TengePublic Relations Officer, Ghana Police Service – Ghanaian
Dr. Ayongo Annan
Dr. Ayongo AnnanFamily Physician Specialist with special interest in Women's Health - Ghanaian
Dr. Juliette Tuakli
Dr. Juliette TuakliPublic Health Specialist and Clinical Paediatrician- African American
Charity Kuwornu
Charity KuwornuPrincipal Nursing Officer - Ghanaian
Dr. Ameera Zakari
Dr. Ameera ZakariCEO and Founder of Better Vision Consultancy Group - American
Mrs. Jane Mensah
Mrs. Jane MensahPresident of Women Ministries, Charismatic Evangelistic Ministries - Ghanaian
Ms. Jane Cole
Ms. Jane ColeInternational Civil Servant - Ghanaian