Chief Executive Officer of Paridox Cosmetics, a subsidiary of Tiwajo Industries, has been honoured as one of Ghana’s most inspiring women.
Mrs Ivy Appiah was adjudged Ghana’s most Inspiring Woman in Beauty and Cosmetology at the maiden edition of the Ghana Most Inspiring Women’s award held over the weekend in Accra.
She was awarded for her passion for entrepreneurship and love for innovation, resulting in job opportunities for many youths.
The maiden edition of the Ghana Most Inspiring Women’s award was held under the auspices of AfricMedia Galaxy and in partnership with Women In Aviation–Ghana Chapter.
The award honoured women who have distinguished themselves in their various fields of endeavour.
They were drawn from fields of politics, trade, health, aviation, media, beauty and cosmetology, food and nutrition, social enterprise and charity in the country.
“Giving birth to Paridox Cosmetics has opened job opportunities for the teeming youth who would have found themselves on the streets of Ghana and a chunk of them in Accra” the citation accompanying the award read.
Speaking in an interview with the media after receiving the award, Mrs Ivy Appiah thanked the organizers for acknowledging hard work in all sectors of the economy and expressed optimism such honour will motivate more individuals to work hard to spur development in the country.
She assured to eschew complacency but work hard together with the management of Paridox Cosmetics to continue to bring unique and relevant cosmetic products unto the Ghanaian market.
Tiwajo industries is into the production of natural products and processing them into products of international standards. The company processes raw shea butter into creams, lotions and natural oils for the hair and skin.