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Executive Women Network 3rd Annual Conference Set for October 18, 2019

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The Executive Women Network (EWN), a non-profit organisation of women leaders in senior management and executive positions in private organisations and women entrepreneurs of well-established businesses in Ghana has slated Friday October 18th, 2019 for its third annual conference to be held at the Labadi Beach Hotel, Accra.

The annual conference has been a massive success in its two editions with the third scheduled to be held under the theme: Our Voices In Action: Get On Board.

The annual conference brings together women in business and national leadership to discuss and recommend strategic initiatives to project and promote Ghana as an investment and tourism destination. Last year, the conference under the theme: Implementing Brand Ghana – the role of women leaders, attracted close to 300 participants and outlined practical and actionable recommendations on implementing a bold Brand Ghana agenda that drives business growth and fosters economic development.
In the statement, Pearl Esua- Mensah, Chairperson of Network said, “We are delighted to welcome another annual EWN conference which is scheduled for October 18th 2019 at the Labadi Beach Hotel. The conference to be held under the theme: Our Voices In Action: Get On Board, will host over 300 women leaders to collectively amplify our voices out to support and make massive calls for action in the implementation of plans and policies that support, empower and inspire women and the vulnerable for national development”.
“Last year’s conference was a massive success with participants calling for a collaborative effort in the implementation of a bold brand Ghana agenda that promotes business and investment. This year, we intend to build on the success of last year and go a step further to engage everyone in the society to add their voices and advance the course of developing Ghana for business, investment and tourism leaving no one behind”. She concluded.
The past conference was chaired by the Madam Esther Cobbah, Founder, Strategic Communications Africa with Lucy Quist- Author, The Bold New Normal as the keynote Speaker and eminent panelists including Estelle Akofio Sowah- Country Manager, CSquared; DerryDean Dadzie – Technology Entrepreneur ; Yolanda Cuba- Former CEO, Vodafone Ghana; Ing Ebenezer McHammah- CEO of McHammah Engineering Company Ltd; Juliet Asante- Founder, Black Star International Film Festival, Dr Elikem Tamaklo —Managing Director, Nyaho Medical Center among others.
This year’s conference is expected to attract several distinguished speakers, panelists and participants from business, politics, academia and civil society.

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Executive Women Network Commemorates 3 Years Of Meaningful Impact

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The Executive Women Network (EWN), Ghana’s pre-eminent network for professional women to connect, inspire and support each other on their professional journeys, is commemorating its third anniversary throughout the month of April.

The Network, since its launch three years ago on 19th April 2016, has grown exponentially and chalked significant success as a sustainable support infrastructure for professional women – providing a robust environment for members to be mentored, coached and supported to fully realise their personal and professional ambitions.

EWN continues to extend its reach beyond the network to support women in vulnerable communities to be economically empowered in line with their ambition not to leave any woman behind.

The Network has announced a series of activities to mark the anniversary throughout the month of April including an anniversary health jam at the Burma Camp Sports Complex on April 6, an interactive Round Table Lunch at the Modern City Hotel, Tamale on the topic: Finding Your X-Factor with distinguished speakers including Dr. Geraldine Abaidoo – CEO of Perfocus innovations, Petra Aba Asamoah – Head, Sales & Marketing, Akosombo Industrial Co. Ltd, (Akosombo Textiles), Fathiya Imoro – CEO, Malwin Events Limited and Afi Amoro – CEO, Jandel Limited.

The Network will, as part of its outreach programme, hold an engagement session with students of Tamale Girls Senior High School to inspire and empower the next generation of women leaders as well as pay a working visit to the Song-Ba Empowerment Centre – a training center supported by the Network – that trains women in weaving and other skills to be self-employed.

The celebrations will be climaxed with a Round Table Discussion on 26th April 2019 on the topic: Realizing Balance for Better: Women being denied opportunities or Women not stepping up, at the Golden Tulip Hotel in Accra.

The Network invites the general public to join in these celebrations. Follow the network’s activities on their website www.ewntree.com or via their social media handles with the hashtag #EWN3rdAnniversary.

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Second Annual Executive Women Network Conference Slated For October 12th 2018

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The Executive Women Network, a non-profit organisation of women leaders in senior management and executive positions in private organisations and women entrepreneurs of well established businesses in Ghana has announced October 12th, 2018 as the date for its second annual conference.The second edition of the conference is schedule to be held at the Labadi Beach Hotel in Accra under the theme Implementing Brand Ghana: The role of Women Leaders.

The annual conference brings together women in business and national leadership to discuss and map out strategic initiatives to project and promote Ghana as an investment and tourism destination. The maiden conference held in October 2017, under the theme Rebranding Ghana to drive business growth – the perspective of women leaders, attracted close to 300 participants and outlined practical actions to position Ghana positively for business and investment.

A statement from the Network stated the 2018 conference will build on the success of the maiden edition and call for action to implement the outcomes of the conference.

The statement reads “We are delighted to announce the 2nd annual EWN conference is scheduled for October 12th 2018 at the Labadi Beach Hotel. The conference to be held under the theme: Implementing Brand Ghana – the role of women leaders, will host over 300 women leaders to collectively map out practical strategies to implement brand Ghana and position our country as a true destination for investment, tourism and business”.

“Last year’s conference was a massive success with participants calling for concrete and actionable steps to effectively promote Brand Ghana. We will build on the success of last year and go a step further to craft implementation plans to project and position Ghana for business, investment and tourism”. The statement concluded.

The maiden edition which was chaired by the First Lady, H.E. Rebecca Akufo-Addo  attracted  eminent  panelists including Patrick Awuah, Founder & President of Ashesi University, Patience Akyianu, Group CEO of Hollard Ghana, Lucy Quist, International Business leader & founder of Quist Blue Diamond, Theresa Ayoade, CEO of Charterhouse, Professor Robert Hinson of the University of Ghana Business School among others.

This year’s conference is expected to attract distinguished speakers, panelists and participants from business, politics, academia and civil society.

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EWN ONBOARD 28TH JULY

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WHY EVERY WOMAN LEADER SHOULD ATTEND THIS TRAINING PROGRAMME

This one-day workshop is designed for people considering their first board position or seeking to add a new non-executive role to their portfolio.  It is a fast-paced workshop that will develop your knowledge about directorship and enhance your capability as a candidate, along with providing strategies for including board work in your career. This workshop is not just for beginners, it will provide valuable insights, motivation and inspiration even if you already have board experience.

The training programme is only 5 days away. If you are yet to sign up, here are 3 reasons why you should do so right away:

  • The workshop will enable young women and senior management executives to reach new levels of personal and professional confidence by broadening their impact and transforming their ability to affect organizational and social change.
  • Participants will attain a greater understanding of their personal strengths, have a clearer sense of the skill sets required in the boardroom and be equipped to be better at decision making at senior levels.
  • The rare opportunity to expand your network, meet and connect with senior business leaders whose experiences can transform your career.

 

Contact Wendy on 0561110444 for further details.

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