Nyame- Nhyiraba Awura Abena Agyeman is a fashion entrepreneur. Prior to becoming an entrepreneur, she worked in the banking industry for 4 years. Her work involved managing the bank’s relationship with its small and medium sized enterprises. She was responsible for managing enterprises in agriculture, trade and light manufacturing.
She is currently focused on building WEAR Ghana – the company she co-founded at 26 – into a profitable and sustainable business. She has 6 years’ experience leading the team as C.E.O. Awura Abena believes that Africans are capable of greatness and is passionate about growing WEAR Ghana to become a global leader in African-themed fashion.
She has a strong interest in investing in young people, especially women and is using WEAR Ghana as a tool for creating stable jobs for them. She dedicates her time towards coaching and inspiring entrepreneurs because she is keen on contributing towards the creation of a generation of African entrepreneurs who transform the continent.
She holds a BSc in Agricultural Economics from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology.
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