OUR TEAM

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''A new world is on the horizon. My vision is to economically empower young Black women for the subsequent reinvestment into the socio-economic improvement of communities. As a result of improving the overall economic productivity of Black women we can produce political freedom for women, improve the development outcomes for the next generation of women and make institutions and policies more representative.''

Diana Wilson, Founder and CEO 

Akwaaba (Welcome)!

I am very proud to be the Founder & CEO of Yielding Accomplished African Women (Yaa.W). Yaa.W is named after and in the spirit of Yaa Asantewaa, a Ghanaian feminist heroine, Queen mother and warrior. We are a globally recognized nonprofit. Our work has been featured by MTV, Google, The Malala Fund, Face2Face Africa, Blavity, The Late Afternoon Show with Berla Mundi and many more.

The Our Girl, Our Future Finance and Technology Accelerator is a unique opportunity for second and third year female college students to build a solid foundation in the wide world of professional services. Upon completion, all participants are guaranteed a first-round interview with one of our  sponsoring companies such as Bank of America, PwC, Microsoft, Makedu Consult and many more. I believe this vision is necessary, significant and has the potential to revolutionize the face of technology and finance in Africa.

The YAA.W Mission

We hope to provide transformative career opportunities to young college women in Africa by providing them with skills in finance or technology, mentorship, and leadership development that will lead them to land internships at top firms in Africa.

Our Team

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Diana Wilson

Founder and Lead Servant

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Doris Gyamfi

Financial Officer

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Social Outreach Chair

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Esther Boachie

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Obenewa Ofori

Co-Director of Development

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Emmanuel Egyam

(Ghana) Business Education Lead

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Esinam Deku

(GH) Program Coordinator

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Lisa Antwi

Director of STEM Sorority
Chapters

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Esinam Wetsi

Co-Director of
Strategic Initiatives

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Victoria Mutai

(Kenya) Chief Technology Officer

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Deborah Bempong

Human Resources Director

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Our Advisors

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Einstein Ntim

CEO of Global Startup

Ecosystem

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Anne Ikiara

Executive Director at Living Development Concepts 

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Gerti Wilson

Fulbright U.S. Researcher

to Kenya

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Georgina Class Peters

Campus Recruitment Coordinator

at J.P. Morgan

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