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.