HURRAY – Nana Adwoa Awindor Of ‘Greetings From Abroad’ Fame Receives Honorary Award At Ghana Outstanding Women Awards (GOWA)

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Nana Adwoa Awindor, fondly remembered for her late 90s and 2000s popular TV show ‘Greetings From Abroad’ has been give an Honorary Award at the maiden edition of Ghana Outstanding Women Awards (GOWA).

Afua Asantewaa Aduonum (2nd left) being supported by Nana Adjoa Awindor, Oheneyere Gifty Anti and Akosua Adjapong to cut the maiden edition cake at the awards gala

Massive crowd and pure funfair characterised the maiden edition of Ghana Outstanding Women Awards (GOWA) at the Alisa Hotel on Friday evening.

The CEO of GOWA, Afua Asantewaa Aduonum, in her address said, “This programme is arranged to recognise hardworking women who have made an immense contribution to society in various fields. Indeed, these brilliant awardees have impacted society with their respective projects and their documentaries which we are about to witness will bear me out.

Now known as Obaapa Nana Awindor, has been on a project for taking Teenage Mothers Back to School. Several girls have benefited from the initiative with a recent one going to the succor of beneficiaries from Ashanti and Volta Regions in Ghana – supported by her OBAAPA Development Foundation, which participated in this year’s African Girls Summit in Accra.

High-profile personalities from the diplomatic corps, politics, arts and entertainment and media graced the event.

Goodwill Sports Ambassador and the Ghana’s Consul General to Haiti urged all the winners not to relent but strive harder in their pursuit for success.

Bellow is full list of other winners:


Oheneyere Gifty Anti

Nana Hemaa Adwoa Awindor

Rev. Dr. Francisca Duncan Williams

Woman Entrepreneur – Mimi Andani Michaels

Woman in Music – Stephanie Benson

Woman TV Host – Wendy Laryea (TV 3)

Woman Model – Prisca Abbah

Woman Beauty Queen – Abigail Baciara Bentie

Woman DJ – Ohemaa Woyeje (Adom FM)

Woman Beauty Pageant – Ghana’s Most Beautiful (TV3)

Young Woman Entrepreneur – Fella Makafui

Young Woman TV Host – Cynthia Tima Yeboah (Adom TV)

Young Woman Actress – Afima Kpodo

Woman Radio Presenter – Afia Pokua (Adom FM)

Women International Donor – Indian Women Association

Woman in Sports – Coach Mercy Tagoe Quarcoo (Black Queens)

Woman Sports Journalist – Rosalind Amoh

Woman in Politics – Zanetor Agyeman Rawlings

Women Empowerment TV Show – The Stand Point (GTV)

Woman Film Producer – Shirley Frimpong Manso

Woman in Health – Baaba Botway

Woman Actress – Emelia Brobbey

Woman Brand Image Personality – Nana Ama McBrown

Woman in Agriculture – Nana Adwoa Sifa

Women Social Community – Tell It Moms