The Chief Executive Officer of Strategic Communications Africa Limited (Stratcomm Africa), Ms. Esther A.N. Cobbah, has been recognized in the second annual list of Top Women in PR by PRnews, a US-based communications organization. The Awards Luncheon was held at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in New York City on the 26th of January 2016.

According to PR News, the Top Women in PR list is comprised of “The most influential women, driving the agenda for the industry and in their companies.” Judy Robinett, the author of “How to Be a Power Connector: the 5+50+150 Rule” was the keynote speaker at the event. In her remarks, she emphasized the importance of strategic networking to professional and personal success.

The C.E.O of Stratcomm Africa comments on her award, “Africa’s prospects represent some of the great and exciting opportunities for the Communication industry. Whether it is about positioning investors, promoting products and ideas, as well as technological innovations for accelerated development or establishing national harmony and international understanding, the communication profession has much to offer and we must rise to the challenge in the different countries of Africa. This is what I have been privileged to lead Stratcomm Africa to undertake in the past 21 years plus. I am grateful for the recognition and give God all the glory.

Among others honored were communications professionals from companies such as Time Warner Cable, Ford Asia Pacific, Air China Limited, Tourism New Zealand, PwC, Microsoft, T-Mobile, ESPN, Hill+ Knowlton, Porter Novelli, Bank of America, Burson-Marsteller , Hilton Worldwide and others.