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Business News of Thursday, 11 October 2018

Source: Dennis Adjei Opare

Lucy Quist to give keynote address at Executive Women Network annual conference

Lucy Quist CEO of Quist Blue Diamond, Lucy Quist-

International Business Leader and CEO of Quist Blue Diamond, Lucy Quist will deliver the keynote address at the 2nd annual Executive Women Network (EWN) Conference slated for Friday 12th October 2018 at the Labadi Beach Hotel, Accra.

Under the theme: Implementing Brand Ghana – the role of women leaders, participants are expected to walk away from the conference with practical and actionable recommendations on implementing a bold Brand Ghana agenda that drives business growth and fosters economic development.

The annual conference, now in its second year, is the single-biggest gathering of women leaders committed to shaping the business and investment landscape of Ghana.

Delegates to the conference will lead a call to action and champion the implementation of a bold Brand Ghana agenda that positions the country as the preferred destination for business, investment and tourism.

Mrs. Quist is expected to set the tone, inspire and challenge participants to take practical actions in their respective fields to drive collective growth and development.

Panel discussions on leveraging technology to drive inclusive growth, bridging the education and industry divide, creating an environment and ecosystem that supports entrepreneurship and the role businesses can play in driving inclusive growth through their CSR initiatives will follow her keynote address.

The conference will also host a fireside chat compered by Citi FM’s Bernard Avle that will pick the thoughts and aspirations of young Ghanaian entrepreneurs who have built ultra successful businesses in Ghana and across the continent.

Notable conference speakers and panellists for the conference include Vodafone Ghana’s CEO - Yolanda Cuba, Abena Kessewaa Brown - Principal, National Banking College, Dr. Elikem Tamaklo — Managing Director, Nyaho Medical Center, Stella Agyenim-Boateng-Group HR Director/Consultant, GLICO Group, Derrydean Dadzie- Technology Entrepreneur, Juliet Asante- Founder, Black Star International Film Festival, Ing. Ebenezer Hammah- CEO, McHammah Engineering Company Ltd, Ama Sarpong Bawuah- Senior Direct, Government Realtions, Newmount Africa, Sam Koranteng- Corporate Services Executive, MTN Ghana among others.

The Executive Women Network is a non-profit organization of women in senior management and executive positions in private organisations and women entrepreneurs of well established businesses in Ghana.