3rd Women In Entrepreneurship Awards scheduled for November 4
The third edition of Women In Entrepreneurship Awards (WIEA), an initiative of the Women In Entrepreneurship Ghana (WIEG), is set to take place on Saturday, November 4, 2023 at the Estees Bees Event Centre, East Legon Underbridge.
The awards, which is under the auspices of Corporate Synergy is on the theme: “Digitization: Scaling up business in economic crises”, and it recognizes the strong impactful effort by some women in the business industry and contributing to Ghana’s economic growth.
A statement issued in Accra on Thursday by Miss Sylvia Tweneboah-Koduah, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of WIEA, said this year, the award scheme sought to encourage young women to embrace entrepreneurship with much emphasis on digitization.
It said the use of modern technological tools to strengthen business integrity and increase revenue generation, had a crucial role to play so far as business growth was concern.
WIEA 2023 registered tough competition in 25 categories, including Woman Entrepreneur of the Year; Fashion Entrepreneur of the Year; Beauty Entrepreneur of the Year; Beverage Brand of the Year; Most Promising Entrepreneur of the Year; Family Business of the Year, Made in Ghana Product of the Year; Social Entrepreneur of the Year, Food Entrepreneur of the Year.
Others are ‘Persons with Disability (PWD) Entrepreneur of the Year, Most Inspiring Woman Entrepreneur of the Year; Financial Service Provider of the Year; Health and Well-Being Entrepreneur of the Year; Micro/Small Business Entrepreneur of the Year; and Social Entrepreneur of the Year.
The statement further stated that WIEA would also celebrate ‘100 Most Successful Women Entrepreneurs’ in Ghana, and as well recognise and honour Ghanaians under the age of 25 who are making exploits in various fields, dubbed the “Exceptional Under 25 Awards”.
Among dignitaries expected to grace the occasion include Gifty Anti, Sally Akua Amoakowaa, Lydia Forson, Claudia Lumor, Nana Yaa Konadu, and Deloris Frimpong Manso.