THE VOICE OF THE GHANAIAN DIASPORA

#GhanaMades50: Nana Addison

Nana Addison is the strategist behind some of your favourite brand activations, director of exciting experience events and live music formats as well as rising a tech & beauty entrepreneur. Nana Addison is a real modern day renaissance woman. Her love for tech, culture, music and startup entrepreneurship has fueled Nana to embark on an …

#GhanaMades50: Nana Agyemang

Nana Agyemang is a social media editor at the Cut, with a focus on the brand’s work on Instagram. She has previously worked with ELLE Magazine, The New York Times and BBC News as a social media story teller, strategist, video host and writer. In 2016 she created, EveryStylishGirl, a media startup which helps to …

#GhanaMades50: Mylah Shyv

Mylah Shyvonne Maame Yaa Agyiwah Gyimah. A name that shows the mercy of God and traces her back to her family in Ghana, West Africa. In our culture they say that one of the most powerful things you can give a child is their name. A name can project a child’s entire future while at …

#GhanaMades50: Monica Owusu-Breen

Monica Owusu-Breen is an American television producer and screenwriter. Owusu-Breen has described herself as a “half-Spanish, half Ghanaian” woman.  She was born in England and lived in Spain as a child where she learned to speak English from watching television. She moved to Brooklyn with her family at the age of 8.  Monica graduated from Brown University then attended a PhD program …

#GhanaMades50: Dr. Michelle

Dr. Michelle (PhD) is an educational psychologist with a goal to educate women in accessing their true power. Hey YouTube channel has a focus on self- confidence, femininity, relationship guidance, mental health, spiritual connection and living a “purpose driven” lifestyle. Her hope is that every viewer feels safe and welcome and learns how to create …

#GhanaMades50: Nikki Okrah

Growing up with a mom with high blood pressure and a dad with diabetes, finding great tasting snacks that have low sodium and no added sugars was very difficult, and still is today. Over 100 million Americans suffer from the same illness as her parents. The alternative and healthy snack food market is growing at …

#GhanaMades50: Nana Odum

Nana Odum is a Professional Fashion stylist best known as Trendy Rail. The name Trendy Rail came about as she came to the realisation that in the world of fashion, all trendy prices need a Rail.  She always has an interest in fashion, however being a visual merchandiser for five years is what propelled  her …

#GhanaMades50: Michaela Coel

Michaela Coel is a British-Ghanaian actress, performing artist, and poet most popularly known for her television series Chewing Gum which she created and starred in. As a music artist she released a number of albums and an EP, the latter being “22 May”. Her strong talents for the arts led her to enroll and graduate …

#GhanaMades50: Marlyn Addo

Marylyn Martina Addo was born in Bonn, Germany to a Ghanaian father and a German mother. Marylyn is a German virologist who is a Professor and the German Center for Infection Research (DZIF) Head of Infectious Disease at the University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf. Marylyn has developed and tested vaccinations that protect people from Ebola virus disease and the MERS coronavirus EMC/2012. She …

#GhanaMades50: Mame Adjei

Mame Adjei is a Ghanaian-American international model, actress, activist and DJ. She is the Co-founder of Nuit Noire, an LA based female collective with international ties which aims to highlight and showcase female artistry; featuring an immersive musical and visual arts experience that showcases the beauty, complexity, and talents of all the different experiences within …

#GhanaMades50: Lorraine Wright

British born Ghanaian and University of Oxford Exec. MBA graduate, Lorraine Wright describes herself as a C-suite executive, that is a “Chief Side Hustler”. For the past 10 years she has held down a full time job as  Digital Project Manager across consulting and financial services whilst pursuing her goals as an entrepreneur.  She is …

#GhanaMades50: Lillian Ahenkan

Lilian Ahenkren who also goes by the name of Flex Mami is a Ghanaian-Australian and she is no stranger to Media and entertainment. She has pretty much challenged herself to do it all as she is known for being a DJ, TV Presenter/Host, MC, author and Beauty influencer . In her own words she describes …