Female Role Models: Josephine Afriyie Acheampong

Josephine Afriyie Acheampong is a Ghanaian who has a keen interest in human nutrition, health and general fitness hence her quest to explore workable ways to be of help to the public in the area of health, fitness and wellness. Having overcome a personal unhealthy weight and lifestyle through the help of a trusted friend, she serves as a part-time coach to friends, community groups and family on matters of healthy living.
Through social media, one-on-one interactions and other virtual spaces, she has reached hundreds of people, females and males alike as an influence and a motivation on their own quest to live healthy. She strongly believes that when one puts their mind to the task of living healthy and sustaining same, they can achieve it no matter the challenge. To Josephine, being a female should never limit anyone on the extent they can go to achieve any goal they set in life, especially optimum health and fitness.
Josephine plans on setting up a social enterprise that tackle the fitness needs of all, with special focus on women health and fitness, pre and post-partum.
She is an Alumna of President Obama’s Young African Leaders Initiative who holds a degree in Biochemistry from the University of Ghana and is currently The Senior Food Safety Analyst with Nestle Ghana Limited, Tema Factory. Josephine is a role model worthy of emulation.

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