Meet these Female CEOs and Managing Directors Wesley Girls’ Senior High School Has Produced
Wesley Girls Senior High School has birthed several amazing high achieving ladies over the years. The school has helped trained women and equip them with the right knowledge and values they need to excel wherever they find themselves.
Out of the various high profile positions GeyHey Alumni have occupied over the years, below are a few of them who through their hard work and tenacity have risen to the level of Chief Executive Officers and Managing Directors in their various career fields;
Afua Adwo Jectey Hesse
Afua is known as a former Chief Executive Officer of one of the biggest Hospitals in Ghana, Korle Bu Teaching Hospital. After her secondary education at Wesley Girls Senior High School, she went on to the University of Ghana, Legon where she studied Human Biology. She is currently a Surgeon and a Professor of Surgery at the University of Ghana Medical School.
Having a background in Engineering specifically Satellite Communication, she was the first female engineer to have been employed at the Ghana Broadcasting Corporation (GBC). It was no surprise when she became the first female Managing Director of the Ghana Broadcasting Corporation.
After completing Wesley Girls Senior High School, she went ahead to the Presbyterian Boys Senior High School and the University of East London where she pursued a degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering. She has since worked in Companies such as Ford Motor Company, Royal Bank of Scotland, Millicom International Cellular and she was the first woman to have been appointed as the Chief Executive Officer of one of Ghana’s top multinational telecommunication companies.
Sylvia after completing Gey Hey went ahead to attain a Law degree from the University of Ghana, Legon. After years of hard work and perseverance in the workforce, she became the Chief Executive Officer and the very first woman to have become a Registrar of the West African Examination Council.
After Wesley Girls Senior High School, Akosua proceeded to the University of Ghana, Legon, and pursued a degree in Economics. She worked as a Banker after school and is currently the Deputy Chief Executive Officer of the National Youth Authority of Ghana.