A big congrats to Akumaa Mama Zimbi who has just bagged two prestigious awards – national and international. The multiple international award-winner and cultural icon, also known in private life as Dr. Joyce Akumaa Dongotey-Padi, won the International Humanitarian of the Year 2016 Award organized by the UK based international organization ‘Women4Africa’.
She has also won the individual with the Best YouTube Channel in Ghana at the 2016 edition of the Ghana Blogging & Social Media Awards, having over 13,000 subscribers on her Youtube channel. The following channels contended with her at the social media awards; Delay TV, Miss Bee Writes, Tigo Ghana, and Vodafone Ghana.
A great achievement for Ghana’s Mama Zimbi as she took the crown home after having contended with four Nigerian internationals, one Kenyan and a Burundian, at the Women4Africa awards. The media mogul had earlier this year received the ‘Twitter With A Purpose Award’ by Pisen Ghana Twitter Awards for this year.
Women’s rights leader Mama Zimbi is an admired icon as far as showbiz is concerned. She has contributed tremendously to the life of Ghanaians in so many ways. Among other amazing things, she is known as a relationship expert and marriage counselor, as well as a sex educator and philanthropist. Akumaa is the host of Ghana’s number one and most consistent radio and television talk show on marriage, love and sex called ‘Odo Ahomaso’ on Adom 106.3 FM and AdomTV.
Need I say more? Mama Zimbi is the Founder and Executive Director of Mama Zimbi Foundation (MZF), a non-governmental organisation which seeks to empower and support widows through its Widows Alliance Network (WANE) project. Her NGO as known by Ghanaians have touched the lives of so many women going through difficult times. Keep soaring high! Mama Zimbi.