Women urged to utilize digital innovations to transform businesses
The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for Global Ovations, organisers of the recently held 2022 Women’s Choice Awards Africa, Mr Gideon Raji has tasked women to employ digital innovations to transform their businesses to compete with the global world.
Mr Raji said the role of women in transforming Ghana’s economy cannot be overemphasised but they could do more if they utilise tools within the digital space to support their businesses.
“We need to acknowledge the immense contributions of women in the socio-economic development country. However, they must also be innovative enough to contribute more to the growth of the continent and the world at large,” he stated.
“Hence the theme for this year’s event; “Digitalization— the New Phase of Women Empowerment; the Unstoppable Woman, Breaking the Bias to Advance Inclusive Leadership and Elevation,” he added.
The event he said was aimed at inspiring the next generation of women who would be a force of positive change and excellence in the world.
“Our commitment is to continue the cause of empowering women in every good way possible that would lead to economic growth,”Mr Raji said.
At the event,several female personalities and brands in the areas of marketing, finance, community advocacy, entertainment, fashion, and food were presented with awards for their contributions to the growth of their businesses.
They include, Board Chair for Zenith Bank, Mrs Fred Yahan Duplan who was honoured for the astounding leadership in banking and finance sector over the years.
The Chief Finance Officer(CFO) for MTN Antoinette Kwofie, Actress Jackie Appiah, General Manager -Zenith Bank Maebelle Denya Nortey,Marketing Director,Uniliver Nana Yaa Owusu Ansah ,media mogul and community advocate Oheneryere Gifty Anti, Penelope M. Jones Mensah, Founder 40 Roses Foundation were also awarded.
Brands like, Unilever, Komos Innovation center, Access Bank were also acknowledged for their contributions in the development of Ghanaian women.
In all, a total of 64 awardees were honoured at the event.
BY MICHAEL D. ABAYATEYE