Month: May 2021

FROM AGONA SWEDRU TO THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS: THE STORY OF SENIOR MASTER SGT. EVA APPIAH

Ghanaian-born Senior Master Sgt. Eva Appiah has been selected as the Air Force Reserve Command’s Enlisted Legislative Fellow, a representative in Congress for 2021. Eva was born and raised by a single mother in Agona Swedru, a town in the Central Region of Ghana. She is a product of Swedru International School (SWIS), a boarding school …

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MEET WENDY OKOLO, THE FIRST BLACK FEMALE PhD HOLDER IN AEROSPACE ENGINEERING

Women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics are shaking up the world in major ways. Wendy A. Okolo is one of such women, an aerospace research engineer in the Intelligent Systems Division at NASA Ames Research Center. Born and raised in Nigeria, she is an alumnus of Queen’s College, an all-girls secondary school in Lagos, Nigeria. After graduating from …

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AMAARAE SET TO MAKE GOVERNORS BALL DEBUT

Ghanaian singer / songwriter / producer Amaarae has been listed as one of the acts performing at the 2021 New York City’s Governor’s Ball. The Governor’s Ball, a summer music festival held annually on New York’s Randalls Island is a multi-day music festival launched in 2011. It features an array of genres and styles of music, including rock, electronic, hip-hop, indie, Americana, pop, folk, …

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SANDRA LETTU SNAGS 4 ACADEMIC AWARDS FROM UG BUSINESS SCHOOL

Sandra Lettu, a Teaching and Research Assistant at the University of Ghana Business school has made history by sweeping four prestigious awards. Sandra studied BSc Administration and graduated with a grade point average of 3.96, the highest so far in her department making her valedictorian of the 2020 graduating batch. She won the KPMG prize …

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ESTHER GADAGBUI: FROM BEAUTY QUEEN TO BANK MANAGER

Beauty pageants have always been breeding grounds for all sorts of talents. The natural career progression from pageantry arguably, is towards the arts and entertainment. But there are a few deviations, like Esther Gadagbui. Esther Gadagbui is a product of St Theresa’s School where she completed her junior high school education. She attended Accra Girls …

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MAYA ALEXUS: THE FIRST BLACK WOMAN WITH A CLOUD TECHNOLOGY YOUTUBE CHANNEL, AND THE FIRST SOFTWARE ENGINEER IN HER FAMILY

In a world moved and shaped by Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, it has become necessary to train and educate people to better equip them to contribute to society. More and more women are gradually taking their place in this movement and one of such is Maya Alexus. View this post on Instagram A post …

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