Prof Jane Opoku Agyemang, Anita Erskine and Lucy Quist are among women who made the 2020 100 Most Influential African Women 2020

Nine Ghanaian women have been selected as part of the 100 Most Influential African Women for the year 2020.

The notable personalities from Ghana featured in this year’s list are spread across all sector of life including Business Leadership, Philanthropy, Education, Entrepreneurship, Governance and Media.

These persons are:

Executive Director of the West Africa Civil Society Institute (WASCI) – Nana Asantewa Afadzinu

Nana Asantewa Afadzinu 100 Most Influential African Women

Regional Head of the IBM West, East & North Africa – Angela Kyerematen-Jimoh

Angela Kyerematen-Jimoh  100 Most Influential African Women 2020

Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer of Morgan Stanley – Lucy Quist

Lucy Quist 100 Most Influential African Women 2020

CEO of StanChart Ghana – Mansa Nettey

Mansa Nettey 100 Most Influential African Women 2020

CEO of Vodafone Ghana – Patricia Obo-Nai.

Patricia Obo Nai 100 Most Influential African Women 2020

Chancellor of the Women’s University in Africa – Professor Jane Naana Opoku-Agyemang. The academic is also the running mate of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) flagbearer John Mahama.

Professor Jane Naana Opoku-Agyemang 100 Most Influential African Women 2020

Also on the list is the Chief Executive Officer of the Stratcomm Africa, Esther Cobbah.

Esther Cobbah  100 Most Influential African Women 2020

Minister for Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration – Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey

 100 Most Influential African Women 2020

Founder of Anita Erskine Media, Anita Erskine

Anita Erskine 100 Most Influential African Women 2020

The list compiled by PR & Rating firm, Avance Media is an annual publication aimed at highlighting and celebrating the astounding accomplishments of 100 women from Africa.

This follows their quest to inspire the next generation of women in Africa who are passionate about leading change and challenging the status quo.

Nigeria recorded the highest number of women on the list with 20 people, followed by South Africa and Ghana.