4th Women in PR annual summit goes virtual on July 24

Faith Senam Ocloo

Women in PR Ghana, a professional networking summit that empowers women to reach their full potential, will hold its 4th annual summit on Friday, July 24 from 10am – 3pm.

The summit will be streamed live on Facebook and updated across various Women in PR Ghana social media pages such as Instagram and Twitter, and encourages professionals and students – mostly women in the Public Relations and communication sectors – to join in.

Recognised as the leading event for women in the communications industry of Ghana, the summit allows professionals to share their career journey and experiences and discuss how to leverage their knowledge and skills to drive impact and develop professionally.

This year’s summit will have three main speakers: Nana Efua Rockson, Group Head, Corporate Affairs & Digital Marketing – GLICO Group; Georgina Asare Fiagbenu, Senior Manager, Corporate Communications – MTN Ghana; and Funmilayo Marian Onuma, Country Manager -Silverbird Cinemas Ghana, on the topics Self-branding as part of the new normal; The CEO – PR relationship as a Strategic Business Asset; and Driving impact: Your way to the boardroom respectively.

Speaking on the summit, its founder Faith Senam Ocloo said: “Women need to be heard and seen as having an authentic voice that reflects who they are and what they stand for. Through this summit, we hope to lead conversations that will encourage women to build strategic relationships and networks for their personal and professional development”.

Ohenewaa Brown and Stephanie Adenyo are hosts for the event, and Newmont Ghana Communications Officer, Abigail Naa Karley Clegg, will moderate the panel discussion on the topic ‘Women on the web: Leveraging social media in shaping today’s PR leaders’ with three other panellists.

Panel members for the discussion include Whitney Boakye-Mensah, Managing Partner & Creative Director-Innorvations EventsWBM; Awoyaa Mensah, Director of Marketing & Corporate Partnerships-Webster University Ghana Campus; and Stephen N. Boadi, Marketing & Communications Professional-Enable Growth Consult.

This year’s edition will run on the theme ‘Finding and owning your voice in the New Normal’ – aiming to inspire women to find and use their voice to drive impact in their personal development and organisations. The official hashtag for the summit is #wiprsummit2020 #womeninprghana and will be streamed on Women in PR Ghana Facebook page.

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