Tech in Ghana Conference Accra
speaker profile
Adwoa Fosua Owusu Ofori
Adwoa Fosua Owusu Ofori

Adwoa is a dynamic young social entrepreneur committed to creating opportunities and impacting the lives of women and girls in Ghana. She is the founder and CEO of Women’s Haven Africa, a female Tech and innovation hub in Ghana founded to increase the participation of women and girls in entrepreneurship, leadership and technology. She also provides support services, tools and resources to help women in developing a productive environment for their organizational and personal development. Through her work, she has successfully trained and built the capacity of about 1000 women through various programs and projects implemented in partnership with Mest Africa, Ghana Tech Lab, SNV Ghana, British Council, Net Impact and several others.

She has a degree in development management from the University for Development Studies in Ghana, holds an MBA in Project Management from the Accra Business School and a Master’s degree in Strategic management and leadership from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology in Kumasi, Ghana. She worked as the Executive Director of Global Alliance for Development Foundation, a Ghanaian and South African based non-profit youth development organization prior to establishing her organization; Women’s Haven Africa. She’s a member of the Ghana Chamber of coaches and consultants in Ghana and the director for gender Inclusion of the Ghana Hubs Network. She is also a certified trainer for the Sparkassen Stiftung, Training and Coaching Returnee Migrants over the past two years as well as a Consultant on the WIDU Project by GIZ, Coaching and providing business development support for SMEs.

Adwoa received recognition as one of the 20 most outstanding Young Entrepreneurs in Ghana in 2020. She was the 2nd Runner Up for the Women Entrepreneurship and Investment category of the Digital Equality Awards and received an award as the Ghana Ladies in Tech Champion of the year In October 2021. She also received two awards for her Hub (Women's Haven Africa) at the Ghana Startup Awards as the Best Hub and Best Startup Organization of the year.

Current position: Founder/CEO, Women's Haven Africa

www.womenshavenafrica.com

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