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Female Role Models: Joyce Ati’isetue Aziabah

Joyce Ati’isetue Aziabah popularly known as Jay is a 29 year old corporate executive and a budding entrepreneur. She is the founder and co-founder of Batakari and Notti Shito respectively. She is a native of Kandiga, a village in the Kasena/Nankana West District of the Upper East region. Jay, the last of five children, is […]

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Female Role Models: Essoyomèwè Adamagnon

Essoyomèwè ADAMAGNON is youth motivator, moral and civic trainer. She has over 4 years of experience in social leadership. She is committed to quality and accessible education in Togo. She volunteered within the past two years in social and community development to help her community out of its societal issues. Essoyomèwè holds a Bachelor Degree […]

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Male Role Models: Abdul Sorie Koroma

Abdul Sorie Koroma is a social worker working with local and international Non-Governmental Organizations dealing with vulnerable women and youths across communities in Sierra Leone. Currently, Abdul is the Market Enterprise Development Officer at Concern Worldwide Sierra Leone, where he is responsible for supporting and leading all field activities relating to market enterprise development, conducting […]

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Female Role Models: Ewurama Attoh

Ewurama Attoh is a radio presenter in the northern part of Ghana (Tamale). She has been active on radio since April 2013 with one of the best stations in the region: Kesmi Fm. She is the People’s Celebrity, Female Radio Presenter of the year 2017. Ewuraa hosts the Drive (#DriveKesmiHome) on Kesmi 107.1MHz on Mondays […]

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Female Role Models: Dorithy D. Gwee

Dorithy D. Gwee is a young and potential leader who hails from one of the most prestigious counties (Bong) located in the North-Central portion of Liberia. She began her leadership journey from her high school days where she became the first female Council President for the E. J .Yancy High School in Totota Bong County. […]

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Female Role Models: Maame Akua Awereba

Maame Akua Awereba, a Ghanaian and a journalist by profession, is a former broadcaster at First Digital Television, and Joy News. She is also a former Producer of Joy News’ flagship business personality show The Executive Lounge and the current Chief Operating Officer of 360 Lifestyle Network. Maame is also the Executive Producer and presenter […]

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Male Role Models: Ralford Rollings-Bull

He is a certified young IT Professional (software/hardware/networking/website/video/audio engineer) in Freetown, He is a youth activist and educator on youth issues. He is also a former President of a registered youth organization with the National Youth Commission of Sierra Leone (Our Year Our Voice Committee Sierra Leone) where he met The President of The Republic […]

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Female Role Models: Ama Opoku Agyeman

Ama is a pharmacist by training, teacher by calling and a researcher by choice. She graduated with a B. Pharm (Pharmacy) and M. Phil (Pharmacology) from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science & Technology and a PhD (Pharmacology) from the University of Cambridge, UK. She is currently with the School of Pharmacy, University of Ghana-Legon, […]

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Male Role Models: Yahya Sowe

Yahya Sowe, from the Gambia, is an Islamic student graduate from Muslim Senior Secondary School in 2011. He had his degree at the Islamic Republic of Mauritania in 2014. Yahya is a 25 year old youth activist, freelance journalist and a volunteer with more than ten years experience in youth leadership, serving communities to better […]

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Female Role Models: Caroline Oye Otuei

Caroline Oye Otuei is a teacher at Crown Prince Academy. She holds an MPhil degree in Guidance and Counselling. She has the passion for offering counselling services to young people. She believes that when people are given the right guidance in life, they can make informed decisions and become responsible for their choices. Caroline has […]

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Female Role Models: Louisa Laryea

Louisa Laryea is A Chartered Certified Accountant and a member of ACCA-UK. A Banker as well with demonstrable record in identifying Risk Exposures in Banking and Mitigating same. An astute professional with Eighteen (18) years of experience in Finance and Banking. She courts biases for numbers, analysis and people. Louisa is a stickler for excellence, […]

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Female Role Models: Ms. Naeema Ahmed

Ms. Naeema Ahmed is an alternative energy advocate with MBA in Business Administration specialising in Oil and Gas Management from Coventry University. She holds Galileo Masters Certificate in Renewable Energy Management and Finance from the European Energy Centre. Naeema Ahmed is the founder of Africa’s Alternative Energy Initiatives (AAEI)- a renewable energy think tank that […]

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Female Role Models: Angeline E. Chie

Angeline E. Chie is a young female leader who hails from the South Region of Liberia. She has been playing a very important role in her country and other neighboring countries over the past 4years. As a agent of positive change, she demonstrates a leadership skills as a young entrepreneur. She is the Founder and […]

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Male Role Models: Bakary S. Sonko

Bakary S. Sonko known as Da-Prince is one of the youngest and most prolific filmmakers from the Gambia. The young thespian has more than ten years experience in the field of acting. He started directing films at the tender age of 18. Sonko is a seasonal script writer, poet and a youth activist. Most importantly, […]

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Male Role Models: Ejike Caius Agu

Ejike Caius Agu is a young Nigerian passionate about making impact in his community and other communities. He is a Development Knowledge Facilitator of the Global Goals and a Pan-Africanist committed to the realization of ‘The Africa We Want’ project. He equally advocates for child rights and the Youth, creating his platforms through local organizations […]

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Male Role Models: Ekene Odigwe

Ekene Odigwe is a cross functional broadcast Journalist and campaign development manager. More important than his qualification is the passion at producing content that fosters engagement, strong networking and drive capital investment among people. At the moment, he produces and anchors programs that channels positive reinforcement of people’s involvement in Governance, Advocacy, Awareness, Networking and […]

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Female Role Models: Tim Lynn Linsell

Tim Lynn Linsell is a young leader who hails from the North West Region of Cameroon. She has actively contributed to the development of her community for five years. She has demonstrated leadership skills as an entrepreneur. Passionate about helping the youth become effective leaders, she organises training sessions with students where they are trained […]

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Male Role Models: Dwamena Akenteng

Dwamena Akenten has four years experience in civic engagement mainly in the nonprofit sector. He is currently the Programmes Manager at Africa Online Volunteering Service, where he is spearheading various projects aimed at improving access to ICT among underprivileged African Youth and providing alternative ways of using ICT positively. He is also a member and […]

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Male Role Models: Dartey Benjamin

Dartey Benjamin is a graduate from Accra Technical University. He did his service at the Amansie West District Assembly. He is the CEO of Yummy Food Producers of Yummy Plantain Chips which are crunchy Ghanaian snacks made with either ripe or unripe plantains. Yummy Plantain Chips are always crunchy when and healthy because to Dartey, […]

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Male Role Models: Kingsley Odion

Kingsley Odion is a Human Right Advocate, with dedicated focus on Rural Community Development. In the past four years, Kingsley has successfully carried out various campaigns against neglection of Rural Communities in the South Region of Nigeria while compelling Local and State governments to make policies that will enhance the standard of living of Rural […]

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Female Role Models: Hannah Awadzi

Hannah Awadzi (Mrs) is a Ghanaian communications Specialist and Founder of The Special Mothers Project, an advocacy and awareness creation programme on cerebral palsy.She holds a degree in psychology with linguistics from the University of Ghana and a Diploma in Communications skills from the Ghana Institute of Journalism.She has worked as a journalist for over […]

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Female Role Models: Maureen Amma Owoo

Maureen Amma Owoo is a Ghanaian who is creative, she likes nature and the arts, she also likes to impact on people. She is a marketeer, who has worked in retail and corporate affairs. Brands and its impact are important to her, she has worked with Boots the Chemist UK, Ederick the Country Representative of […]

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Female Role Models: Shika Nornoo

Shika Nornoo is a 23 year old Supply Chain Management and Procurement graduate who after being awarded the Best Graduating Female Student for her year group, is currently doing her National Service at MASLOC(Microfinance and small loans centre) HEAD OFFICE. Shika has in her an entrepreneurial spirit which was birthed whilst being a SAGE(Students for […]

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Female Role Models: Stella Allou

Stella Allou with pen name Ella Rhymz started the game of poetry at a tender age. Her love for short stories and poetry was developed by her late father. She’s a product of St Monica Senior High School where she was an active member of the Read Wide and Debators’ Clubs. She had her tertiary […]

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Female Role Models: Anganga Blessing Ejanka

Anganga Blessing Ejanka hails from Cameroon precisely from the North west Region. She is a nurse midwife by profession, a clinical and psychosocial counsellor by training, a writer and motivational speaker/Inspirer by her passion. She is the author of “The Modesty Drive Your Dressing Speaks; God’s Perspective of Your Yress Code” a book aimed at […]

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Female Role Models: Salamatu Musah Salifu

Salamatu Musah Salifu completed University for Development Studies (UDS) with a degree in Development Communication. She completed last year and had her internship with Ghanaian Times where she served as a reporter and reported on many stories. She is now with USAID Innovation as a Service Personnel where and serves as a field worker for […]

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Female Role Models: Angela Azima Seidu

Angela Azimah Seidu is a National Service Personnel at the Catholic Relief Services. She completed her Bachelors Degree in Family and Consumer Sciences at the University for Development Studies. As a Family and Consumer Science student, she was trained to perform in diverse fields such as food and nutrition, clothing and textiles, child care, home […]

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FEMALE ROLE MODELS: GRACE AFIA LARBI

MRS. GRACE AFIA LARBI is an HR professional. She has worked in various capacities and in diverse roles, both the public and private sectors. Her career started from GIMPA-AVU as Senior Administrative Assistant, while pursuing her professional HR course alongside. She joined the Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development in Sunyani for a brief […]

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Female Role Models: Shittu Basirat

Shittu Basirat is a Nigerian Public Health pharmacist with over 6 years experience in delivering healthcare services. She is very passionate about everything that concerns the maternal and child health.. Her zeal for this had channelled her work towards advocating for girl child education, child abuse and maternal health in the little way she can. […]

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Female Role Models: Isatu M. Bokum

Isatu M. Bokum is a goal getter, ambitious and talented young girl born on February 11th 1997. The daughter of Mohamed Bokum and Fatmata Trawally Bokum, she is from a family of six and she is the fourth born. She attended primary school at New Covenant School and attended middle school at SOS Junior School […]

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Female Role Models: Sadiq Maryjane Oiza

Sadiq Maryjane Oiza, a Nigerian, is a tech enthusiast, a digital marketer and trainer. She is also a public speaker whose prowess in the art of speaking is beyond excellent. Mary was once the Google Student Ambassador of Ekiti State University where she fell deeply in love with Education, impactation and thought leadership. She is […]

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Female Role Models: Oluwarotimi Akingbehin

Oluwarotimi Akingbehin currently works in Finance and Strategy at Thrive Agric (A technology-driven agriculture company that works with smallholder farmers to provide them with finance, technology-driven advisory and access to premium market). She also works in Communications and Technology at La Miam Caterers (An e-Restaurant that serves working-class professionals in urban cities) She previously worked […]

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Female Role Models: Juliet Nwafor

Juliet Nwafor is a young Nigerian academician with over two years of experience in academic and research work in the field of sociology. Having graduated with a first class degree in sociology, she currently works as a teaching assistant in the department of Sociology at the University of Ibadan, Nigeria, where she focuses on research […]

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Female Role Models: Issah Fawziyya Suglo Kartu

Issah Fawziyya Suglo Kartu is a young lady with a passion for public speaking. She is currently at the National Communications Authority as a Service Personnel. Miss Issah, on the side, is a member of the GhanaThink Foundation as Barcamp Tamale Marketing lead. Under GhanaThink, she is currently part of the organizing team of the […]

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Female Role Models: Sandra T. Adeyeye

SANDRA T. ADEYEYE is a graduate of Theatre Arts and Mass Communication from the University of Benin, Benin City Nigeria. She is professionally certified in Media and Journalism, Storytelling and also Script writing and Film Business. She is a bonafide Alumni of the Young African Leaders Initiative – Yali – an initiative by the former […]

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Female Role Models: Zainab Deen

Zainab Deen, from The Gambia, is a 23year old female student enrolled in a diploma program in Information Technology. Besides the need to achieve professional skills in this field of study, she has developed special interest in development and youth empowerment. Outside school, she enjoys participating in forums that would build her capacity in social […]

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Female Role Models: Olanrewaju Oluwatosin Racheal

Olanrewaju Oluwatosin Racheal is a Nigerian with a strong passion in community development and wellbeing. She has worked with organizations on health care programs, traveling to different states to educate and facilitate governmental and nongovernmental bodies on prevalent health matters as a health administrator. Her activities involve hosting sensitization and educating men and women on […]

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Female Role Models: Adenike Soyombo

Adenike Soyombo has over seven years experience in leadership and humanitarian services. Currently, she is a state coordinator at Mine Teenage Ministry where she focuses on teaching Godly principles, leadership skills, crafts, organising seminars and secondary school outreaches. She is also a sexual purity advocate. Adenike is the founder of Ladies with Radiance (LWR), a […]

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Female Role Models: Esther Moses

Esther Moses, Sierra Leonian is a Community Development worker with over 3 years experience in the not-for-profit sector in Sierra Leone. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Science with a major in Biology from Njala University of Sierra Leone. She currently works as a Youth Health Training Officer. She is responsible for […]

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Women Role Models: Elizabeth Talatu Williams

Elizabeth Talatu Williams is a Nigerian with a big heart. She has worked in the development sector for the last five years with expertise in advocating especially for the sexual reproductive health and rights of girls, building the capacity of adolescents living with HIV on Adherence to medication and livelihood skills, contributing to the development […]

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Female Role Models: Abena Korwaa Agyekum

Abena Korwaa Agyekum, a Ghanaian, is a 5th year medical student at Tambov State University in Russia. She is passionate about all things that concern women and the girl child. She advocates for them using social media. She is looking forward to starting a charity organization for needy girls with a friend this year. She […]

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Female Role Models: Baba Yunus Samiha Simli

Samiha is known for her positive spirit of volunteerism. She started volunteering at age 10. At age 14, she became an active member of Curious Minds Ghana, using radio as a potent tool for positive social and behavior change campaigns in rural communities. Today, at 23, while her peers are worried about jobs and getting […]

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Female Role Models: Abigail Owusuwaa Gyamfi

Abigail Owusuwaa Gyamfi is a Ghanaian entrepreneur & humanitarian committed to education, research, and mentorship. She is the founder and business development lead for OGA Golden Solutions, a social enterprise that provides sustainable livelihood for women and youth by empowering them to make customized and potective apparels and other safety gears. She holds a Bachelor’s […]

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Women Role Models: Yakubu Fatimata

Yakubu Fatimata is professional Nurse at the Savelugu Municipal Hospital in the Northern part of Ghana. She is hardworking, self motivated and a passionate leader who strives to empower young women and also to resolve health related problems in rural communities. She is a young lady who aims to eradicate maternal and child mortality in […]

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Women Models: Habiba Erinfolami

Habiba Erinfolami is a medical student of the University of Ilorin, Kwara State, Nigeria. She is a highly innovative and resourceful humanitarian who quickly identifies and tries to resolve challenging health-related situations in local communities. She is a young lady who is focused on implementing highly effective interventions to promote health. Habiba is currently the […]