International Women’s Day: Virtuous Boardroom Celebrates Women
On the occasion of this year’s International Women’s Day celebration, a non-governmental organization based in the Western Region of Ghana, Virtuous Boardroom has sent its best wishes to all women in the Western Region and across the globe.
In an interview, some members of the group told Skyy News that their existence is to ensure women are empowered to attain higher heights.
According to them, women in the Western Region have been assisted in various ways through their organization, adding that they intend to do more.
Nana Adjoa Acquah, a member of the organization, added “we want to grow women to reach their highest potential again we want to sponsor brilliant but needy students through University education and offer them mentorship after school. We are also helping them with public speaking and also help them to acquire hands-on experiences through internships. We also want to direct young women on the right career path,”
On her part, the Financial Controller of the Virtuous Boardroom, Anita Griffith, commenting on the theme for the celebration; We Chose to Challenge, expressed her confidence in the attainment of global gender parity in the shortest possible time considering the great achievements recorded around the world in the drive to create equal opportunities for all. She added that their organization, among other things, seeks to push women to confront the biases in the system.
“As Virtuous board room members, we have chosen to challenge our women in the society, to confront the bias in the system and to bring change”. She indicated.