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Ms Doe nominated for student Entrepreneur Awards
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Business News of Saturday, 12 October 2013

Source: GNA

Ms Doe nominated for student Entrepreneur Awards

Founder of Dynera Beads and Brooches, Ms Miriam Doe has been nominated to represent Ghana at this year’s Global Student Entrepreneur Awards (GSEA) in Washington DC in November.

Ms Doe, an MBA Student at the Swiss Management Center University, founded Dynera in April 2013.

Ms Doe told the Ghana News Agency in Accra that she had passion for entrepreneurship since helping her mother with her fashion business at home.

She said she started from a very humble beginning by putting used fabrics, beads and buttons together. Adding that the competition was an amazing opportunity to network with like-minded students and seasoned business veterans that would help grow and develop as an entrepreneur.

Mr Maxwell Dela Gakpo, Country Manager of GSEA programme, speaking on the benefits of the the awards, reiterated that the award offered an opportunity for new business leaders who want to push their development and take their business to the next level.

“The National Competition brought four finalists across Ghana where they presented their current businesses and future projections as well as their personal passion for entrepreneurship.”

The 1st runner up, Akua Sakyiwaa Yeboah, is a third year Bsc. Marketing Student at GIMPA, Second runner up, Samuel Baiden, is a 4th year Bsc. Accounting Student at Central University College. The 3rd runner up, Benjamin Sarquah, is a graduate of UCOMS, Kumasi Campus.

Mr Gakpo said Ms Doe would now move on to the Global Finals to compete for $250,000 in cash and network for business opportunities to fuel the next phase of her company’s growth.

He described the nominee as an agribusiness consultant and business development strategist who designs and makes necklaces, earrings, bangles and brooches from local fabrics, beads and buttons.

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