By Prince Akpah.

Ghana. (News Of The South) – The African Network of Entrepreneurs (TANOE), through its flagship network, WomanRising has announced its 2017 WomanRising 100 Most Outstanding Women Entrepreneurs (100 MOWE) List.
The list which features Ghanaian women entrepreneurs was compiled by TANOE Research and follows TANOE and WomanRising’s work in promoting achievements and exceptional milestones by women in Ghana and Africa. The list, launched in 2016, was established to inspire and empower more women to aspire and pursue entrepreneurship aimed at reducing unemployment and contributing to the immense growth of the economy.

The 100 MOWE list captures women entrepreneurs from various sectors including but not limited to Technology, Education, Food Processing, Health, Real Estate, Media, Fashion, Beauty & Cosmetics, Construction, Agriculture & Agribusiness and Consulting.

Out of the 100 honourees; Dr. Mrs. Ellen Hagan; CEO of L’aine Services and Mrs. Abena B. Bridigi; CEO of Nimed Capital have also been announced as 2017 WomanRising Woman Entrepreneur of the Year and Emerging Woman Entrepreneur of the year respectively.

According to Ekow Mensah, CEO of TANOE and founder of WomanRising, the list was established to honour, celebrate and generate public recognition of achievements and contributions of the most inspiring and influential Ghanaian women in business.
Below are the 2017 WomanRising 100 Most Outstanding Women Entrepreneurs in Ghana and their companies arranged alphabetically:

Ababio, Joyce || Joyce Ababio College of Creative Design
Adjahoe-Jennings, Comfort Aku || Ele Agbe Co Ltd
Adjei, Awuradwoa || Mashke Express
Adjepong, Florence || Alpha Beta Educational Centre
Adom, Siba || Chic By Siba
Adzah, Kafui || Cookhouse
Agyare-Honu, Regina || Soronko Solutions
Agyekum, Beryl || Echo House Ghana
Ahu, Bella || Trafix Catering Services
Ahwireng, Adelaide || Fio Enterprise Ltd
Amoah, Abena || Baobab Advisors
Amoateng, Dentaa || Ghana UK Based Awards
Amoro, Afi || Jandel Event Planners and Florist
Annan, Roberta || Roberta Annan Consulting
Anne, Marie Adoley Addo || Jil Boutique
Anti, Gifty || GDA Concepts
Appenteng, Stella || Apstar Tours
Appiah, Ivy || Tiwajo Industry Limited
Arkutu, Senanu || DAAR Living
Asante, Efua Krobea || Azmera Restaurant
Asante, Juliet || Blackstar International Film Festival
Asare, Evita Joseph || Evita Joseph Beauty
Ashigbui, Roseline Delali || Delchris Ventures
Attise, Harmony || Commec Ghana
Ayensu, Aisha || Christie Brown
Ayoade, Theresa || Charterhouse
Baatuolkuu, Yaganoma || Wanjo Foods
Baeta, Barbara || Flair Catering Services
Bebaako-Mensah, Selina || Selina Beb
Bedwei, Farida || Logiciel Ltd
Birmeh, Nana Akua Oppong || Arch-Xenus Company
Boa-Amponsem, Nikki || 2nd Image Hair and Beauty Therapy Academy
Boateng, Q. Renée || ReneeQ
Boyd, Mona || Land Tours
Brigidi, B. Abena || Nimed Capital
Buckman-Yankson, Gloria || Planit Ghana
Cobbah, Esther || Stratcomm Africa
Coffie, Catherine N.E.A || Anowah Group
Cofie, Ethel || Edel Technology Consult
Daapah, Bernice || Ghana Bamboo Bikes
Danku, Kafui || ABC Pictures
Dankwa, Edith || Business & Financial Times Ltd
Da-Woode, Amarh Aba || Miss Dee Clothing
Donkor, Rebecca || Makeup Ghana
Dosoo, Dzibordi || Allure Africa
Dr Arkutu, Norvishie || Platinum-Dental services
Dr. Abaidoo, Geraldine Gina || Rogee Catering Specialties
Dr. Danso, Dorothy || Sinapi Aba Savings and Loans
Dr. Heymann-Adu, Diana || Meridian FM
Erskine, Anita || Anita Erskine Media
Forson, Josephine || Tekura
Frimpong-Manso Shirley || Sparrow Productions
Frimpong-Manso, Deloris || Excellencia Ghana Limited
Hagan, Ellen || L’aine Services
Harlley, Abigail || AI Energy
Hon Afenyi-Dadzie, Gifty || Atlantic and Pacific Forex Bureau Limited
Houadjeto, Marilyn || Image Consortium
Jumu, Cynthia Quarcoo || Africa 1 Media
Kane, Karen || K.A.S.H
Krobo-Edusei, Catherine || Eden Tree Ltd
Kugblenu, Korkor || The Body Butter Company
Kumahor, Enyo || Cobalt Partners
Kyeremeh, Christiana || Principal Capital Microfinance Limited
Lindsay-Gamrat, Maud || Atlantic Catering and Logistics Limited
Lugu, Zuri Adowarim || Wazuri Entreprise
Lumor, Claudia || Glitz Africa
Mansu, Kafui Israella || Mansuki Ghana Limited
Mensah, Penelope-Jones || Jones-Mensah & Co
Mensah-Doku, Naa Ashorkor || April Communications
Nelson, Yvonne || Yvonne Nelson Productions
Obenewaa, Akua || Decokraft
Obeng, A. Grace || FC Group
Ocran, Comfort || Legacy & Legacy
Ofei, Beatrice Bridget || Aspire Plus
Ogbugo, Eunice Ijeoma Aku || Eugo Terrano
Okata, Mabel || Okata Farms
Okyere, Joyce Boadi || Posky Plus Stationery And Supplies
Opoku, Francesca Brenda || Solution Oasis Ltd
Oppong-Attah, Akua Boatemaa || Akiboat Impressions
Oppong-Beeko, Theresa || Manet Group of Companies
Osafo-Addo, Leticia || Samba Foods
Osei, Afua || She Leads Africa
Otibu, A. Freda || Pheb Collections
Owusu, Afua Boahemaa || Assure Advisors
Patty, Inna Maryam || Exclusive Events Company Limited
Poku-Diaby, Patricia || Plot Enterprise Ghana
Quartey-Papafio, Kate || Reroy Cables Limited
Ricketts, Ewurama || Egudzi
Sakyi Addo, Georgette || Georgette Barnes Limited
Sanusi, Ruka || Alldens Lane
Sarpong, Ayisa Akua || Unique Floral Centre
Simpson, Mabel || Msimps
Swaniker, Constance || Accents & Arts
Takyiwaa-Mensah, Nadia || Sixth Sense Manifesto
Twumasi, Felicia || Homefoods
Villars, Elizabeth Joyce || Camelot Ghana Limited
Whitaker, Duncan-Williams Rosa || The Whitaker Group
Yakubu, Marie Noelle || Marie Noelle Spa
Yankah, Nana Ama || Naya Naturals
Yomekpe, Mawuenana Ami || AfroModTrends

Other annual initiatives run by WomanRising include; WomanRising Conference on Global Business Leadership, Women CEOs Summit, WR Clique, 100 Most Influential Ghanaian Women, I Am a WomanRising Conference, International Women’s Day Conference, and Top 60 Corporate Women Leaders in Ghana.
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