Nominations for 2019 Ghana Outstanding Women Awards (GOWA), has opened with thriving women, set to be honoured in their respective field of endeavour under the year of review.

The second edition of the award under the theme, ”Impacting Lives Through Giving” would witness women honoured in 20 categories including Outstanding Woman of the Year, SHERO of the Year, Outstanding Woman Africa, Outstanding Woman DJ, Outstanding in Health among others.

Speaking at the launch in Accra, Tuesday, Chief Executive Officer of GOWA, Mrs Afua Asantewaa Aduonum, was delighted with the strides made by the awards scheme in recognising the efforts of women who are giving their best to society.

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”We are looking forward to taking the awards to greater heights by recognising efforts by women not only in Ghana but around the World,” she said, having announced the introduction of the African Outstanding Women’s Awards (AOWA) to be held in 2020.

”There has been an upgrade in this year’s categories as we seek to identify and honour women involved in social change,” she added.

Applicants can fill their nomination on the having met the necessary requirements of the awards scheme.

At last year’s event, renowned journalist Afia Pokua was adjudged the Outstanding Woman of the Year.

The awards night ceremony slated for November is sponsored by Nasco Electronics, Rush Energy, Planet, Verna Mineral Water, Tasty Tom among many other media partners.