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5th Edition of Young African Women Congress (YAWC) Postponed Again

ExLA Group Gender Programme has announced the postponement of the 5th edition of the Young African Women Congress (YAWC) to July 2021. The annual convocation, which was scheduled for July 2020 in Accra, Ghana was first postponed to December 2020 due to the outbreak of the COVID-19 which had hit the world including Ghana. The…

Use Your Positions to Ascertain the Real Issues Confronting Women: Carol Annang Tells New YAWC Network Leaders.

Board Member of ExLA Group and Managing Director for Secure Pensions Trust Ltd in Ghana, Madam. Carol Annang has charged newly elected and appointed leaders of the restructured Young African Women Congress (YAWC) Network to use their positions to ascertain the real issues confronting women on the ground and mobilise the needed support beyond perceived…

Prof. Akosua K. Darkwah, Ph.D. – Associate Professor, University of Ghana

Prof. Akosua K. Darkwah is an Associate Professor of Sociology at the University of Ghana and a former Director of the Center for Gender Studies and Advocacy (CEGENSA) at the University of Ghana. She holds a B.A in Psychology and Sociology and a doctorate degree in sociology. She has been a lecturer in the Sociology…

Prof. Akosua Adomako Ampofo – Professor of African and Gender studies – Ghana

Akosua Adomako Ampofo is a Professor of African and Gender Studies at the Institute of African Studies, University of Ghana, where she was the Director from 2001-2015. In 2015 she was a Visiting Senior Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence, a position she held at Concordia University, Irvine, California until May 2016. She has previously been a Junior Fulbright…

Hon. Akosua Frema Osei-Opare – Chief of Staff, Republic of Ghana

Akosua Frema Osei-Opare is the Chief of Staff of the Republic of Ghana and the first woman to be appointed to that position. She has been a Member of Parliament for the Ayawaso West Wuogon constituency in Ghana from 2005 to 2012. She served as Deputy Minister of Manpower, Youth and Employment from 2005 to…

Esther Armah – Global Ghanaian International Journalist formerly of BBC

Esther Armah is an Accra based, Global Ghanaian international award winning journalist. She works across print, radio and television. She is Director of EAA Media Productions. Esther has worked in the media across Africa, North America and Europe. She has travelled and worked in Accra, Nigeria, South Africa, Kenya, Lesotho; New York, Washington DC, Chicago,…

Carol Annang – Managing Director, New Times Corporation, Ghana

Madam Carol Annang is the Managing Director for New Times Corporations, the publishers of Ghanaian Times and Spectator news papers. Prior to her appointment as Managing Director of New Times Corporation in January 2015, she worked for 17 years as an Investment Adviser with NewWorld Securities Limited, a local brokerage and investment banking firm. During…

Angela Dwamena-Aboagye. Ph.D – Executive Director, Ark Foundation Ghana

Dr. Angela Dwamena-Aboagye is a Lawyer and the Executive Director of The Ark Foundation Ghana, a Women’s Human Rights NGO that established the first Shelter for battered women in Ghana in 1999 and also set up a Crisis Centre, a Legal Centre and a Counselling Centre for rendering sexual and gender based violence and child…

Agnes Emefa Esaah – Marketing Consultant

Agnes Emefa Essah is a multiple award-winning marketing expert with over 27 years experience garnered in the telecommunications and beverage industries including blue chip companies such as Millicom International Cellular (Tigo Ghana), Guinness Ghana Breweries Ltd. (Diageo Ghana) and most recently Vodafone Ghana Ltd. Her expertise in marketing focuses on keeping the consumer at the…

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