Brigitte Dzogbenuku

Brigitte Dzogbenuku is the Founder/Executive Director of Mentoring Women Ghana (MWG), an organisation borne from her belief that women in leadership makes economic and developmental sense.  Mentoring Women is the Ghanaian Flagbearer for Vital Voice’s annual Global Mentoring Walk – an annual program that establishes strong bonds and mentoring relationships between emerging young ladies and accomplished experienced women. She won the Fortune/Goldman Sachs Women’s Leadership Award in 2008.
Her belief in the positive impact of local women’s enterprise led her to establish Ve Flavour Industries, an edible palm-oil production and packaging social enterprise that works with women in the Afadjato South district of Ghana, thus contributing to their socioeconomic empowerment as she puts their superior brand on  the shelves locally and internationally.
For 12 years, she was the first General Manager of Aviation Social Centre, a fitness and recreational centre in Accra, where she introduced various innovative programs and events into the Fitness industry in Ghana.  
Previously, she worked with Ashanti Goldfields as Liaison Officer in Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania and prior to that, a Brands Manager with SC Johnson. (Johnson Wax).
She is a  certified Empowerment Trainer. She served on the University of Ghana’s School of Languages Management Committee for two years and was also a Coach for the Ghanaian Women’s Social Leadership Program – a Mujeres Por Africa (Women for Africa) program run through the New York University’s Wagner Institute.  
Brigitte is a Fellow of the Vital Voices Leadership Network, and has participated in various Vital Voices Leadership training programs including the Fortune/US State Department Global Women’s Mentoring. 
Brigitte run for political office as the Vice  President of the Progressive Peoples’ Party,  in 2016 and subsequently as Flag bearer in  2020.
She has been a sports woman all her life, a track and field athlete and basketball player in her high school and university years and currently loves and plays tennis.  She was Miss Ghana in 1991. 
Brigitte is driven by the strong will of the Ghanaian woman to succeed no matter the odds and has a dream of seeing women in key leadership roles  in Ghana.
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