On this special edition of the International Women’s Day (IWD), Old Mutual Ghana, a leader in Insurance and a celebrated employer of choice, honours its top 10 award winning female employees in line with the IWD theme.
Despite the many biases’ women face, these outstanding Mutualites have shown resilience in challenging situations, defied all odds and done great things to help Old Mutual achieve its business objectives. Their stellar performance earned them awards at the just ended Stars of Africa and Sales Gala recognition programmes (2021) of Old Mutual Ghana.
We say ayekoooo! Keep doing great things to #BreakTheBias.
Old Mutual Ghana empowers and challenges me to break the bias!
Brief: I am Isabella Mensah, a Telesales Financial Advisor and the winner of the Top Risk Sales Issued award.
As a woman what do you love most about working with Old Mutual?
At Old Mutual, there is no gender discrimination as everyone is treated equally. Old Mutual affords individuals the scope to explore endless possibilities and our supportive managers help to create an enabling management at Old Mutual Ghana.
Your IWD message to all: I want to tell all women out there to consistently work hard and persevere.
Persevere to achieve greatness!
Jane Esi Dadson
Brief: I am Jane Esi Dadson, a Retail Affluent Financial Advisor and the Most Promising Advisor.
As a woman what do you love most about working with Old Mutual? Working with Old Mutual has built my confidence level and that has further made me exceptional in my field of sales. I have the exposure to opportunities that I never imagined, and I now appreciate the concept of insurance and its benefits to humanity.
Your IWD message to all: Women should be determined and yearn for success and always bear in mind to believe in themselves because it all starts with ‘you’. This I believe will always help us make it to the top.
Believe in yourself!
Barbara Aframah Eshun
Brief: I am Barbara Aframah Eshun, A Sales Manager and award winner of the Best Sales Manager.
As a woman what do you love most about working with Old Mutual? Being with Old Mutual has helped me throughout my educational and professional journeys. The company makes it easy for me to exhibit my competencies.
Your IWD message to all: I wish all women a Happy IWD! Let us continue to aspire to higher heights and make adequate use of opportunities to grow and develop ourselves. To all women, #BreakTheBias!
Be independent, it makes breaking the bias easier!!!
Brief: I am Sarah Dwommoh, a Corporate Relationship Manager, and the winner of the Best Corporate Relationship Manager (CRM).
As a woman what do you love most about working with Old Mutual? I love working at Old Mutual because the company is not gender biased. Every staff member is given equal opportunity to reach their highest potential and attain high positions irrespective of their gender. I take a lot of inspiration from the fact that a lot of women occupy top managerial positions in Old Mutual.
Your IWD message to all: To all women and girls: love yourself, be confident! Above all, remember that the opportunities out there are unlimited so make hay while the sun shines!
Women should support each other and work together! You deserve every position and opportunity!
Helen Lyn Mogyabie
Brief: I am Helen Lyn Mogyabie, a Corporate Relationship Manager and winner of Best Corporate Relationship Manager (Bancassurance).
As a woman what do you love most about working with Old Mutual? I love working at Old Mutual because it offers women the opportunity to learn and excel. One of the best things about Old Mutual is the opportunity to prove your competence without any hindrances.
Your IWD message to all: To all women, you can be the best in everything you decide to do! With hard work, patience and consistency you will see yourself wherever you dream to be.
Love yourself and be confident!!!
Beatrice Serwaa Boahen
Brief: I am Beatrice Serwaa Boahen, a Bancassurance Financial Advisor and the winner of the Best Bancassurance Sales Person (1st Runner up).
As a woman what do you love most about working with Old Mutual?
Old Mutual is a company that creates opportunities for employees across board irrespective of their gender and I love working here because it creates that enabling environment to ensure growth of employees especially women like myself. A company that makes everyone feel equally involved regardless of their position in the business is a company worth working for every day.
Your IWD message to all: As women let your dreams inspire you, know that once there is life, achieving any dream is possible.
Treat everyone equally regardless of gender
Victoria Naana Nyame
Brief: I am Victoria Naana Nyame a Financial Advisor and I emerged the Best Financial Advisor (Runner up).
As a woman what do you love most about working with Old Mutual? I love working at Old Mutual because it has presented me the opportunity to discover my potential and become the best version of myself. Old Mutual has impacted my life in so many ways that I stand out everywhere I go.
Your IWD message to all: Women are compassionate and understanding so my message to all women is that with such an endowment, let us concentrate more on trying not only to understand our clients, but also provide them the needed support when necessary!
Be a go-getter and an adventurous woman!!!
Doreen Boafo Ayaw
Brief: I am Doreen Boafo Ayaw, Client Service Consultant and the winner of the Service Excellence Awards (Runner up).
As a woman what do you love most about working with Old Mutual? As a woman working with Old Mutual, I am inspired by the number of women occupying top level positions. With more than 50% of our leadership being women, I know that my current position is not my limit, I have more room to excel.
Your IWD message to all: To all women out there, be bold, be courageous, and go for greater heights! There is no position designed for males or females, you deserve every position and opportunity that comes your way. Happy IWD!
Let us keep breaking the bias and aspire to higher heights!
Sandra Akyaa Amoako
Brief: I am Sandra Akyaa Amoako, a Customer Experience Manager at Old Mutual Ghana and the Most Inspirational Person (Runner up).
As a woman what do you love most about working with Old Mutual? I appreciate working with Old Mutual because it creates the opportunity to work in a diverse environment where colleagues are allowed to bring onboard different expertise, experience and skills from which others can learn. There is also a fair representation of women at the management level and that makes me love Old Mutual the more.
Your IWD message to all: As we celebrate IWD, I would urge all women to celebrate, encourage and build one another up. We are a powerful force; let’s use the power we have to positively impact the world around us. Let us all keep doing great things.
Be a resolute competitor!!!
Helen Dzifa Afortror
Brief: I am Helen Dzifa Afortror, a Financial Advisor and winner of the Budget-beater award.
As a woman what do you love most about working with Old Mutual? I love working with Old Mutual because of its nature of acceptance. Old Mutual provides a platform for everybody to succeed. I am an introvert but thanks to Old Mutual I have taken on many roles that helps me express myself more and work with a large crowd to sell our products.
Your IWD message to all: On this day I urge all women to continue the good work. Let us continue to work hard to support the families. Take up roles in your society with pride and enthusiasm and make a difference.
Keep doing great things!