Nana Adwoa has over eight years’ experience in microfinance, nonprofit management, and entrepreneurship. Nana has a long-held passion for the economic empowerment of women because she believes women are able to lift their families and communities out of poverty if they are given access to decent economic activities.
She has led The GirlFund Organization, since 2011, to provide skill training workshops, scholarships, and seed funding for about 800 women and teen mothers in rural communities under the organization’s rural empowerment project – The W.i.N.E Project.
She holds an Executive Master of Business Administration Degree from the University of Ghana Business School; Post-graduate Leadership in Business Certificate from the University of Notre Dame. She is also an alumnus of the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Emerging Leaders Program, the African Women Entrepreneurship Cooperative (AWEC), and a mentor at the Cherie Blair Foundation Mentoring Women in Business Programme. She is also a Training Consultant for GIZ’s women in tranport programme.
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