NOMINATIONS OPENED

2018 OFFICIAL RANKING

  1. Daniel Amoateng (Power of worship International)
  2. Bernard Elbernard Nelson-Eshun (Spiritlife Revival Ministries)
  3. Joe Mettle (Musician)
  4. Kojo Oppong Nkrumah (Minister of Information)
  5. Isaac Dogbe (Boxer)
  6. Thomas Partey (Atlético de Madrid)
  7. Dr Michael Adusei-Nsowah (Primary Health Vision Care)
  8. Serwaa Amihere (GhOne TV)
  9. Stonebwoy (Musician)
  10. Twins Dont Beg (Photographers)
  11. Shatta Wale (Musician)
  12. Robert Akoto Amoafo (Amnesty International)
  13. Caroline Esinam Adzogble (Caroline Excellence Awards)
  14. Saddick Adams (Atinka TV)
  15. Kwabena Boateng (Plantation Resources Ltd)
  16. Afia Pokua (Adom FM)
  17. Derick Omari (Tech Era)
  18. Sampson Adotey Junior (Next Einsten Forum)
  19. Jorge Appiah (Kumasi Hive)
  20. Eric Edem Agbana (National Democratic Congress)
  21. Richard Adjei (Kasapreko Ltd)
  22. Isaac Sesi (Sesi Technologies)
  23. Natalie Fort (TV3)
  24. Kwame Amfo Akonnor (Chef)
  25. Kwabena Oppong-Nkrumah (Betway Ghana)
  26. Shadrack Frimpong (Cocoa360)
  27. Makafui Awuku (McKintorch Creatives)
  28. Wilhelmina Abu-Andani Michaels (I Mentor U)
  29. Victoria Michaels (Model)
  30. Kenneth Gyamerah (Volo SHS)
  31. Rita Kusi (KUSI Consulting)
  32. Salifu Abdul Hafiz (Video Director)
  33. Ato Ulzen-Appiah (Ghanathink Foundation)
  34. Henry Nana Boakye (New Patriotic Party)
  35. Afi Antonio (Afi Antonio Foundation)
  36. Kwadwo Asamoah (Inter Milan)
  37. Jemila Abdulai (Blogger)
  38. Kwame Ob Nartey (Vision1 FM)
  39. Ernest De-Graft Egyir (Chief Executives Network)
  40. Sena Koby Nyame (Old Mutual Pensions Trust)
  41. Larisa Akrofie (Levers in Heel)
  42. Nana Osei Nkwantabisa(Nkwantabisa Foundation)
  43. Philip Gyamfi (GIMUN)
  44. Eugene Arhin (Presidency)
  45. Elsie Appau-Klu (Acreaty Management Plc)
  46. Julius Karl Fieve (Assembly Man)
  47. Daniel Amartey (Leicester City)
  48. Emmanuel Boateng (Levante)
  49. Fella Makafui (Actress)
  50. DKB (Comedian)

CATEGORIES RANKING

BUSINESS

  1. Kwabena Boateng (Plantation Resources Ltd)
  2. Richard Adjei (Kasapreko Ltd)
  3. Kwabena Oppong-Nkrumah (Betway Ghana)
  4. Ernest De-Graft Egyir (Chief Executives Network)
  5. Sena Koby Nyame (Old Mutual Pensions Trust)

ENTERTAINMENT

  1. Joe Mettle (Musician)
  2. Stonebwoy (Musician)
  3. Shatta Wale (Musician)
  4. Fella Makafui (Actress)
  5. DKB (Comedian)

SOCIAL ENTREPRISE & PHILANTHROPY

  1. Dr Michael Adusei-Nsowah (Primary Health Vision Care)
  2. Shadrack Frimpong (Cocoa360)
  3. Makafui Awuku (McKintorch Creatives)
  4. Ato Ulzen-Appiah (Ghanathink Foundation)
  5. Afi Antonio (Afi Antonio Foundation)

SPORTS

  1. Isaac Dogbe (Boxer)
  2. Thomas Partey (Atlético de Madrid)
  3. Kwadwo Asamoah (Inter Milan)
  4. Daniel Amartey (Leicester City)
  5. Emmanuel Boateng (Levante)

LAW & GOVERNANCE

  1. Kojo Oppong Nkrumah (Minister of Information)
  2. Eric Edem Agbana (National Democratic Congress)
  3. Henry Nana Boakye (New Patriotic Party)
  4. Eugene Arhin (Presidency)
  5. Julius Karl Fieve (Assembly Man)

MEDIA

  1. Serwaa Amihere (GhOne TV)
  2. Saddick Adams (Atinka TV)
  3. Afia Pokua (Adom FM)
  4. Natalie Fort (TV3)
  5. Kwame Ob Nartey (Vision1 FM)

LIFESTYLE

  1. Twins Dont Beg (Photographers)
  2. Kwame Amfo Akonnor (Chef)
  3. Victoria Michaels (Model)
  4. Salifu Abdul Hafiz (Video Director)
  5. Jemila Abdulai (Blogger)

SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY

  1. Derick Omari (Tech Era)
  2. Sampson Adotey Junior (Next Einsten Forum)
  3. Jorge Appiah (Kumasi Hive)
  4. Isaac Sesi (Sesi Technologies)
  5. Larisa Akrofie (Levers in Heel)

LEADERSHIP & CIVIL SOCIETY

  1. Daniel Amoateng (Power of worship International)
  2. Bernard Elbernard Nelson-Eshun (Spiritlife Revival Ministries)
  3. Robert Akoto Amoafo (Amnesty International)
  4. Nana Osei Nkwantabisa (Nkwantabisa Foundation)
  5. Elsie Appau-Klu (Acreaty Management Plc)

PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT & ACADEMIA

  1. Caroline Esinam Adzogble (Caroline Excellence Awards)
  2. Wilhelmina Abu-Andani Michaels (I Mentor U)
  3. Kenneth Gyamerah (Volo SHS)
  4. Rita Kusi (KUSI Consulting)
  5. Philip Gyamfi (GIMUN)

50 MOST INFLUENTIAL YOUNG GHANAIANS

VISION.

Become the Leading and Most Credible program to Rank and Honour Young Ghanaians.

CRITERIA.

A Nominee must be:

  1. A Ghanaian.
  2. 15 or below 40 years.
  3. In 2 years of Active Service in a Category.
  4. Outstanding with Public Evidence of Impact
  5. Motivating to be able to inspire other young people with his/her work

MISSION.

  • Rank and Honour the Most Influential Young Ghanaians Annually.
  • Uphold Public discretion of the Most Influential Young Ghanaians.
  • Evangel the Inspiring Stories, Works and Impacts of Young Ghanaians across the World.
  • Change the Negative Perceptions of the Potentials of Young People.
  • Fuel Patriotism among Young Ghanaians.
  • Create Value for the Works of Young Ghanaians Globally.

CATEGORIES.

  • Business
  • Entertainment
  • Law & Governance
  • Leadership & Civil Society
  • Lifestyle
  • Media
  • Personal Development & Academia
  • Social Entreprise & Philanthropy
  • Sports
  • Science & Technology

ABOUT US

The Most Influential Young Ghanaians initiative is an annual awards and ranking scheme for young Ghanaian Achievers between 15-40 years, spearheaded by Avance Media a social enterprise in partnership with various Organisations.

The initiative is intended to disclose the true and genuine potentials of young people who are earnest to turn around the fortunes of Ghana’s economy and whose works are at par with their impacts. It is also expected to serve as a source of encouragement to these young individuals whose commitment towards stimulating growth is undoubted.

CREDIBILITY
100%
PUBLIC CHOICE
100%
GHANAIAN
100%

CATEGORIES

BUSINESS

This category is dedicated to Individuals who run successful enterprises in Ghana, which are adding valuable social, economic and cultural remittances to lives and contributing towards shaping the image of the African continent.

ENTERTAINMENT

This category is exclusive to a diverse group of individuals involved in entertainment relating to Music, Comdey & Film. They must be national icons that command a high level of influence not just popularity through the positive impact of their works.

SOCIAL ENTREPRISE & PHILANTHROPY

This category is meant for young individuals leading social entrepreneurship and philanthropy activities impacting lives across Ghana and their respective regions. The public on the reach of their impacts must phenomenally endorse their works and achievements.

SPORTS

This category throws a spotlight on diverse sports personalities who in diverse ways are contributing to the development of various sporting activities. These can be athletes, coaches or individuals directly involved in the sporting industry

LAW & GOVERNANCE

This category compiles distinguished young Ghanaians who display continental influence based on their roles in public office, politics, Law and governance. Their work should have yielded significant commendation from their benefactors.

MEDIA

This category is targeted at journalists and media personalities who have defied odds to propel stories of Ghana across the Globe. Their work should carry a national focused vision on leading Ghanaians to tell their own stories whether good or bad.

LIFESTYLE

This category is focused on young people who are leading the creative & lifestyle community in Ghana. They are passionately setting the pace in Fashion & Arts which have become common among the populace.  These personalities must be leading initiatives and organisations, which are addressing problems in their communities and have potentials for global expansion, adoption and recognition.

SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY

This category is focused on young Ghanaians who are leading the innovation revolution across the country. Their products and services must be dedicated to solving either local or global problems from the Ghanaian soil. They must be potential competitors in the global science, technology, and innovation space.

LEADERSHIP & CIVIL SOCIETY

This category involves highly recommended young individuals who are championing various activities in the country related to advocacy, religion, civil organizations etc. They need to possess the qualities of a leader and must have achieved significant feats in their works across the country and beyond.

PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT & ACADEMIA

This category is exclusive to individuals who have excelled in various academic assignments and young Ghanaians who have dedicated their career in training the next generation of African Leaders.

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