A short-list of prominent Ghanaian women has been unveiled by Askof Productions, organisers for the Ghana Outstanding Women Awards (GOWA).
These women are going to be honoured for their impeccable contributions to the Nations progress in areas such showbiz, education, entrepreneurship, health, politics, among other.
The second edition of the awards ceremony has been slated for November 8, at the National Theatre, Accra.
Nana Ama Mcbrown, Berla Mundi, Anne Kusi- Gyamfi, Regina Van-Helvet, Baciara Bentie Abigail and Martha Ankomah have all received nominations for the Brand Influencer of the Year category.
The likes of Afia Amankwaa Tamakloe, Velma Owusu- Bempah, Sally Akua Amoakowaa Mensah, Melissa Adarkwah and Tracy Boakye have also been nominated for the Outstanding Woman of the Year category.
The Woman in Film award category would see the likes of Yvonne Nelson, Shirley Frimpong Manso, Selassie Ibrahim, Benedicta Gafah, Rabby Bray and Tracy Boakye all vying for the accolade.
Mrs. Afua Asantewaa Aduonum, Chief Executive Officer of Askof Productions, revealed that nominees were selected by the public after nomination opened in July while individuals who have embarked on various developmental projects were allowed to fill nomination forms.
”A careful selection was made based on projects evidence (pictorial and videos) and the team and board of the Askof Production announced persons who made the final shortlist for this year’s awards,” she said.
Sponsors of this year’s award include Verna Mineral Water, Nasco Electronics, Nkulenu Industries, Rush Energy Drink, Tasty Tom, TT Brothers, Joy Industries, Ceejay Multimedia, Es_lily and Breakfast Boutique.