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5th Glitz Ghana Women Of The Year Honours awards 2020

Posted On : September 29, 2020

Oscar Alochi

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Glitz Africa has awarded some 11 women and the Ghana Health Service in the 5th edition of it’s Ghana Women Of The Year Honours.

The award recognizes women in various industries who use their position, expertise, and influence to inspire others to make a difference while empowering other women.

Recipients of this year’s honours were selected by a competent board of achievers who used objective criteria to determine the list of deserving women in different fields.

The Gala came off at the Mövenpick Ambassador Hotel in Accra at 7 pm on Saturday, September 25, 2020.

The event which was hosted bilingual broadcaster, Anita Erskine was streamed live on Glitz Africa YouTube channel and on partner media station.

https://www.instagram.com/glitzafrica.hq/?utm_source=ig_embed

Performers who thrilled attendees were at the ceremony were young poet Nakeeyat Sam Dramani, musicians Akwaboah, Efya and MOG.

This year’s event featured a campaign which promotes sexual consent running with the hashtags: #ISaidNo #NoConsentNoSex . This was promoted with influencers to sensitise the public about the effects of rape in the society.

Below are receivers of the 5th annual Ghana Women of the Year Honours :

Frema Osei-Opare –  Governance

Elsie Addo Awadzi – Corporate Personality

Prof. Rita Akosua Dickson – Excellence in Education

Dr. Afua Asabea Asare – Excellence in Public Service

Beatrice Agyemang – Excellence in Media

Rev. Dr. Gifty Akushika Lamptey – Excellence in Business

Ethel Delali Cofie – Excellence in Technology

Nana Ama McBrown – Excellence in Creative Arts

Berla Addardey – Young Star

Judge Prof. Akua Kuenyehia – Lifetime Achievement

Bozoma Saint John – Woman of the Year Diaspora

Ghana Health Service –  Honourary Recognition

Special Guests of Honour at the event were Konadu Agyeman Rawlings and Gender Minister, Cynthia Mamle Morrison and media personality and talent manager Frema Adunyame.

Glitz Africa is a high-end celebrity, lifestyle and fashion brand which puts the spotlight on the life of contemporary Africa in their quarterly magazines.

They are known for organising shows such as Ghana Women of the Year Honours  Glitz Style Awards which celebrates African creativity and style and Glitz Africa Fashion Week to provide a platform for established and upcoming fashion designers to showcase their works to an international audience.

Content courtesy of My Joy Online & Nairobi fashion hub

Oscar Alochi

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