Biography

Yawa Hansen-Quao

Yawa Hansen-Quao is a corporate executive, business leader, international speaker and social entrepreneur. In 2010, Yawa established the Leading Ladies’ Network to expand women’s professional capacity and fill Africa’s future leadership pipeline. Yawa has served as a leadership consultant to UN Women helping to develop leadership curricula to enhance the capacity of women leaders in East and Southern Africa. Yawa is a member of the African Leadership Network, served on the World Economic Forum’s Global Shapers Foundation Board and the Board of Directors for Ashesi University College.