Helaria Wemeye Dalu is the External Relations Officer for the ExLA Group Gender Programme (EGGP), one of ExLA Group’s subsidiaries. She handles correspondence between delegates for Young African Women Congress (YAWC) and the organization.
With over five years work experience and a proven track record of impressive performance and execution in the areas of Entrepreneurship, Project Management, Journalism and Social Media Marketing, Ms Dalu is a leader with the capability in leading complex projects and causing change.
Helaria Wemeye Dalu is the CEO of Wemeye Natural Products, an agribusiness which specializes in the collection of shea nuts and the processing of shea butter. In January 2017, she founded the first ever women’s cooperative in her village, Kalvio Women Shea Association where she works with local women to help find market for their produce and consequently improve their living conditions. Her involvement with local women and her area of business won her first place in the Dark & lovely/ She Leads Africa Presence X Poise competition where she had the opportunity to be coached by industry experts and network with other entrepreneurs in Johannesburg, South Africa.
Ms Dalu is a graduate from the University of Ghana with a degree in Psychology and English. Whiles a student, she was very active in campus activities from Emceeing at programs to volunteering for the University’s radio based station, Radio Univers. At Radio Univers she had the opportunity to host one of its flagship programs, Yaa Asantewaa, which allowed her to interview and interact with women leaders and game changers. This sparked her interest in her involvement with women and girls. Shortly after her National Service, Ms Dalu joined the Excellent Leadership Group (ExLA Group) to organize one of its leading programmes, Young African Women Congress (YAWC) which brings together Young African Women to discuss and deliberate on pertinent issues confronting the continent.
Ms. Dalu wants to become a global giant in the shea industry, owning the biggest shea processing center in Africa whiles exporting her products worldwide. Her idea of success is affecting the lives and living conditions of the local women in shea business. She is also very passionate about the education of boys and girls.