The much-awaited maiden edition of the Ghana Outstanding Women’s Award (GOWA) successfully took place on November 30, 2018, at the Alisa Hotel in Accra.

The event was to honour Ghanaian women who have impacted the growth of the country in areas such as politics, health, education, sports and showbiz.

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Afua Asantewaa Aduonum, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of GOWA, at the event stated how important it was to award women who have played vital roles in the development of Ghana need to be recognized and acknowledged.

“Awards are a way to encourage good works and inculcate competitive spirit. It is the reason this scheme has been established to annually reward and to encourage our women. These awardees have impacted society with their respective projects and documentaries which we are about to witness will bear me out.”

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In all, there were 23 categories for various awards on the night.

Check the full list below;

Ghana Outstanding woman of the year: Afua Pokua (Vim Lady)

Woman Entrepreneur: Mimi Andani Michaels

Woman in Music: Stephanie Benson

Woman TV Host: Wendy Laryee (TV3)

Woman Model: Prisca Abbah

Woman Beauty Queen: Abigail Baciara Bentie

Woman DJ: Ohemaa Woyeje (Adom FM)

Woman Beauty Pageant: Ghana’s Most Beautiful

Young Woman Entrepreneur: Fella Makafui

Young Woman TV Host: Cynthia Tima Yeboah (Tima Kumkum)

Young Woman Actress: Afima Kpodo

Woman in Agriculture: Nana Adwoa Sifa

Woman Social Community: Tell It Moms

Woman Radio Presenter: Afua Pokua (Adom FM)

Women International Donor: Indian Women Association

Woman In Sports: Mercy Tagoe Quarcoo

Woman Sports Journalist: Rosemond Amoh

Woman In Politics: Zenator

Women Empowerment TV Show: The Stand Point

Woman Film Producer: Shirley Frimpong Manso

Woman In Health: Baaba Botchway

Woman Actress: Emelia Brobbey

Woman Brand Image Personality –Nana Ama McBrown

Honorary Awards:

Oheneyere Gifty Anti

Nana Hemaa Adwoa Awindor

Rev. Dr Francisca Duncan Williams

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