THE VOICE OF THE GHANAIAN DIASPORA

#GhanaMades50: Ama k Abebrese

Ama K. Abebrese is an award-winning actress, TV Presenter and Producer. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Media Arts and Drama from St Mary’s University, Twickenham. In 2011, she won ‘Best Actress in a Lead Role’ at the ‘Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAA)’ for her stellar performance in ‘Sinking Sands.   Her film credits include …

#GhanaMades50: Ashley Owusu

Born in 2001, Ashley is already making headlines as a Ghanaian-American college women’s basketball player. She plays for the Maryland Terrapins of The Big Ten Conference, the oldest Division I collegiate athletic conference in the USA. She plays as a shooting guard. Ashley is currently a University of Maryland student majoring in Letters and Sciences. …

#GhanaMades50: Nana Agyemang

Nana Agyemang is a multimedia journalist, creative strategist and digital marketer based in New York. She graduated with an MA from Columbia University in multimedia storytelling specializing in fashion and diversity.  Her modus operandi is centred on building long-lasting brands through inspiring content. She is able to do this because of her in-depth knowledge of …

#GhanaMades50: Tamyra Mensah-Stock

Tamyra Mensah-Stock is a professional wrestler currently representing the United States competing for gold in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. Tamyra holds the world title in the women’s 68kg class which came after 3 successive gold medals in the 2019 World Wrestling Championships.  The Chicago-born olympian is an extraordinary athlete and arguably the biggest star in …

#GhanaMades50: Adwoa A. Amoako Adjei

Adwoa Agyeiwa Amoako Adjei is a lawyer, an entrepreneur, a motivational speaker and an author.  After high school, Adwoa went to GIMPA to pursue her Bachelor’s Degree in Law. She then applied to the Ghana School of Law and was initially turned down, however she did not let this dampen her spirits. She went on …

#GhanaMades50: Maame Adjei

Born in Ghana, Maame Adjei is a multi-talented artist known best for her success as an actress and producer. The actress played Zeinab in the acclaimed ‘African City’, a show she also co-produced. She has furthermore held major roles in the movies ‘Before The Vows’ and ‘A Sweet Song’.  Having moved back to Ghana from …

#GhanaMades50: Whitney boateng

Whitney Boateng, previously a Junior Promoter at Live Nation, started her career in music as an intern for Renowned Group doing music management. Her time there saw her work with the likes of George the Poet, Jacob Banks and Wretch 32; where she learnt the intricacies of the music business before recognising that management did …

#GhanaMades50: Sherlina Nym

Social media influencer and digital creator Sherlina Nym of Ghanaian and Turkish descent is a streetwear fashion vet with an incredible eye for style and fashion. Nym came from humble beginnings and always had to apply herself, relying on faith, hard work and consistency to achieve her goals.  She says she always had the passion …

#GhanaMades50: Audrey Esi Swatson

Not as old as the norm within her profession, Audrey is making headlines as Ghana’s youngest female commercial pilot. At the tender age of 18, despite resistance and setbacks, she managed to report for training at South Africa’s Mach1 Aviation Academy. Within a year, she acquired the necessary ability to complete her first solo flight. …

#GhanaMades50: Sylvia Arthur

Sylvia Arthur is an accomplished British-Ghanaian non-fiction writer whose primary topics of written discussion are identity, politics, diaspora and place. She holds an MA in Narrative Nonfiction Writing and, for four years, was a consultant to the European Commission on communicating Freedom of Movement. Her work has been published in The Guardian, the BBC, and …

#GhanaMades50: Evelyn Abena Akuaba Appiah

Evelyn Abena Akuaba Appiah is a Ghanian-American model, singer, and philanthropist.  Crowned Miss Grand International when representing the USA in 2020, she is an inspiration to the next generation of black beauty queens. She competed in Miss Talent Ghana in 2012, Top Model Ghana in 2013, and as Ghana’s representative at Miss Universe in 2014 …

#GhanaMades50: Angela Kyerematen-Jimoh

Angela Kyerematen-Jimoh is a Ghanaian business leader and the Regional General Manager for IBM Africa in charge of North, East and West Africa where she pioneers some of the largest business deals in the region, – the first African woman to ever hold this mantle. She graduated from Harvard Business School in Leadership Development, and …