Glitz Africa has awarded some 11 women and the Ghana Health Service in the 5th edition of it’s Ghana Women Of The Year Honors.
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 honors 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.
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 Honors :
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
This one is for you. May you continue to work towards your dream and achieve success. ❤️
Glitz Woman of the Year -Young Star 2020 🙏🏽
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— B.You by Berla Mundi (@berlamundi) September 27, 2020
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.