2017 OFFICIAL RANKING

  1. Kow Essuman (Lawyer)
  2. Gideon Danso (Empowerment Worship Center)
  3. Brian Amoateng (Brian Amoateng Outreach Ministries)
  4. Kojo Oppong Nkrumah (MP)
  5. Ameyaw Debrah (Blogger)
  6. Nana Appiah Mensah (Zylofon Media)
  7. Nana Aba Anamoah (GhOne TV)
  8. Godwin Martey (Websoft Solutions)
  9. Stonebwoy (Musician)
  10. Ibrahim Mustapha (Public Speaking Institute)
  11. Asamoah Gyan (Kayserispor FK)
  12. David Asare Asiamah (Agro Mindset Ltd)
  13. Ama Duncan (The Fabulous Woman Network)
  14. Sarkodie (Musician)
  15. Berla Mundi (GhOne TV)
  16. Caritas Aryee (Tatas and Friends Foundation)
  17. Jeff Bassey (Graduate Training Institute)
  18. Dede Ayew (West Ham United)
  19. Nii Kotei Dzani (Council of State)
  20. Sesinam Dagadu (Snoocode)
  21. Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa (MP)
  22. Elijah Amoo Addo (Food For All Africa)
  23. Christian Atsu (Newcastle United)
  24. Albert Kusi (LEC Foundation)
  25. Seth Kwame Boateng (Multimedia Group)
  26. Peace Hyde (Forbes Africa)
  27. Hamamat Montia (Model)
  28. Richmond Kwame Frimpong (Beige Academy)
  29. Senyo Hosi (COBD)
  30. Kwadwo Asamoah (Juventus)
  31. Elorm Beenie (Blogger)
  32. Shatta Wale (Musician)
  33. Lydia Forson (Actress)
  34. Senyuiedzorm Awusi Adadevoh (Photographer)
  35. Alexander Afenyo-Markin (MP)
  36. Regina Agyare (Soronko Foundation)
  37. Laud Anthony Basing (Incas Diagnostic Services Limited)
  38. Akwasi Frimpong (Athlete)
  39. Nicholas Bortey (Liranz)
  40. Philip Mensah (OmniBank Ghana)
  41. Kane Mani (Origgin)
  42. Abigail Ashley (UTV Ghana)
  43. Kosi Yankey (NBSSI)
  44. Roberta Annan (Roberta Annan Consulting)
  45. Wiyaala (Musician)
  46. Francisca Oteng Mensah (MP)
  47. Derrydean Dadzie (DreamOval Ltd)
  48. Ivy Barley (Developers in Vogue)
  49. Ebenezer Nana Yaw Donkor (Blogger)
  50. Peter Akai Anum (HOSA Awards)

CATEGORIES RANKING

BUSINESS

  1. Nana Appiah Mensah (Zylofon Media)
  2. David Asare Asiamah (Agro Mindset Ltd)
  3. Philip Mensah (OmniBank Ghana)
  4. Roberta Annan (Roberta Annan Consulting)
  5. Derrydean Dadzie (DreamOval Ltd)

ENTERTAINMENT

  1. Stonebwoy (Musician)
  2. Sarkodie (Musician)
  3. Shatta Wale (Musician)
  4. Lydia Forson (Actress)
  5. Wiyaala (Musician)

SOCIAL ENTREPRISE & PHILANTHROPY

  1. Ama Duncan (The Fabulous Woman Network)
  2. Caritas Aryee (Tatas and Friends Foundation)
  3. Elijah Amoo Addo (Food For All Africa)
  4. Regina Agyare (Soronko Foundation)
  5. Ivy Barley (Developers in Vogue)

SPORTS

  1. Asamoah Gyan (Kayserispor FK)
  2. Dede Ayew (West Ham United)
  3. Christian Atsu (Newcastle United)
  4. Kwadwo Asamoah (Juventus)
  5. Akwasi Frimpong (Athlete)

LAW & GOVERNANCE

  1. Kow Essuman (Lawyer)
  2. Kojo Oppong Nkrumah (MP)
  3. Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa (MP)
  4. Alexander Afenyo-Markin (MP)
  5. Francisca Oteng Mensah (MP)

MEDIA

  1. Nana Aba Anamoah (EIB Network)
  2. Berla Mundi (EIB Network)
  3. Seth Kwame Boateng (Multimedia Group)
  4. Peace Hyde (Forbes Africa)
  5. Abigail Ashley (UTV Ghana)

LIFESTYLE

  1. Ameyaw Debrah (Blogger)
  2. Hamamat Montia (Model)
  3. Elorm Beenie (Blogger)
  4. Senyuiedzorm Awusi Adadevoh (Photographer)
  5. Ebenezer Nana Yaw Donkor (Blogger)

SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY

  1. Godwin Martey (Websoft Solutions)
  2. Sesinam Dagadu (Snoocode)
  3. Laud Anthony Basing (Incas Diagnostic Services Limited)
  4. Nicholas Bortey (Liranz)
  5. Kane Mani (Origgin)

LEADERSHIP & CIVIL SOCIETY

  1. Gideon Danso (EWC)
  2. Nii Kotei Dzani (Council of State)
  3. Senyo Hosi (COBD)
  4. Kosi Yankey (NBSSI)
  5. Peter Akai Anum (HOSA Awards)

PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT & ACADEMIA

  1. Brian Amoateng (Brian Amoateng Outreach Ministries)
  2. Ibrahim Mustapha (Public Speaking Institute)
  3. Jeff Bassey (Graduate Training Institute)
  4. Albert Kusi (LEC Foundation)
  5. Richmond Kwame Frimpong (Beige Academy)

NOMINATE YOUR 2018 MOST INFLUENTIAL YOUNG GHANAIANS

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
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PUBLIC CHOICE
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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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