Ghana Women of the Year Honors 2017: See How It Went Down; with All the Glammy Photos

The Ghana Women of the Year Honours organized by publishers of Glitz Magazine was held on May 13, 2017, at the State Bouquet Hall in Accra. The second edition of the socialite honors saw Ghana’s finest and influential women in attendance.

Ghana Women of the year honors seeks to celebrate outstanding women who in their own ways and expertise contribute positively to make a difference in the society. The scheme also supports maternal health in Ghana by creating awareness.

The main event was preceded by two other events which sought to empower women. It began with The “She Summit” which was held on the 11th and 12th of May at the Swiss Spread, Alisa Hotel, North Ridge at 9 am each day.

See: The 15 Most Influential and Powerful Women in Ghana

Speakers at the summit included Madam Charlotte Osei, Chairperson, Electoral Commission, Madam Esther Cobbah of Strat Communications, Comfort A. Sakoma, a Business Development Strategist from Nigeria, Shirley Frimpong- Manso of Sparrow Productions and many other distinguished ladies.

The main event on May 13, saw women of great influence grace the occasion in their exquisite outfits which created a sophisticated scenery. Honorees in the likes of Film Producer and Director, Shirley Frimpong-Manso, Designer and Fashion School owner, Joyce Ababio among others, were recognized for their talent and contribution.

Big names like popular actresses Joselyn Dumas, Yvonne Okoro, Joy FM’s Doreen Andoh and Kojo Yankson, Live FM’s Berla Mundi, model Victoria Michaels, Nikki Samonas, among others, were all present at the event.

See full list of award-winners

Prof Dr Afua A. J. Hesse               – Excellence in Health

Dr Theresa Oppong-Beeko          – Excellence in Business

Dzifa Bampoh                                 – Excellence in Media

Eugenia Tachie-Menson               – Activist

Shirley Frimpong-Manso              – Excellence in Arts and Entertainment

Joyce Ababio                                    – Fashion Force

Wiyaala                                              – Young and Gifted

Hon. Francisca Oteng-Mensah     – Trailblazer

See some photos from the event: 

Ace TV host and Actress, Joselyn Dumas has been trending for styling her self to occasion. She looks great. Doesn’t she?

Producer/Director Shirley Frimpong-Manso, Honouree Excellence in Arts

Host Doreen Andoh
The glamorous Okoro sisters…

Karen Kane

Honoree Fashion Force Designer Joyce Ababio

…And Former First Lady Nana Konadu was there too!