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%

2016 OFFICIAL RANKING

  1. Anas Aremeyaw Anas (Investigative Journalist)
  2. Ameyaw Debrah (Blogger)
  3. Dede Ayew (Footballer)
  4. Daniel Kwame Bediako (Valley View University)
  5. Sammy Awuku (Politician)
  6. Byrite Asamoah (Vodafone Healthline)
  7. Sarkodie (Musician)
  8. Nana Opoku Prempeh-Agyeman (Asoriba)
  9. Zanetor Rawlings (Politician)
  10. Nana Aba Anamoah (GhOne TV)
  11. Abraham Attah (Actor)
  12. Bernard Avle (Citi FM)
  13. Asamoah Gyan (Footballer)
  14. Irbard Ibrahim (Security Consultant)
  15. Mike Nyinaku (Beige Group)
  16. Tonyi Senayah (Horseman Shoes)
  17. Ernest Bediako (Words on the Street Global)
  18. Randy Osae Bediako (Kharis Group)
  19. William Okyere-Frempong (The HuD Group)
  20. Beryl Agyekum (Echohouse Ghana Limited)
  21. Berla Mundi (GhOne TV)
  22. Kwadwo Nkansah (Actor)
  23. Albert Kusi (LEC Foundation)
  24. Farida Bedwei (Logiciel)
  25. Shatta Wale (Musician)
  26. Ato Ulzen Appiah (GhanaThink Foundation)
  27. Bright Simons (mPedigree)
  28. Francis-Xavier Sosu (Lawyer)
  29. Jessica Opare Saforo (Citi FM)
  30. Kwamena Hazel jnr. (Photographer)
  31. Jeremiah Buabeng (Buabeng Communications)
  32. Regina Agyare (Soronko Foundation)
  33. Claudia Lumor (Glitz Africa)
  34. William Senyo (Impact Hub Accra)
  35. Derrydean Dadzie (DreamOval)
  36. Baba Rahman (Footballer)
  37. Gary Al-Smith (Multimedia Group)
  38. Isaac Dogboe (Boxer)
  39. Jerry Adjorlolo (MC)
  40. Alloysius Attah (Farmerline)
  41. Kow Essuman (Lawyer)
  42. Scofray Nana Yaw Yeboah (Zoweh Global Consult)
  43. Kwabena Danso (Booomers International)
  44. Kobby Blay (Blogger)
  45. Nana Akwasi Awuah (Occupy Ghana)
  46. Yvonne Nelson (Actress)
  47. John Armah (Orios Group)
  48. Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa (Politician)
  49. Jeffrey Schllup (Footballer)
  50. Yawa Hansen Quao (Leading Ladies Network)

CATEGORIES RANKING

BUSINESS

1. Mike Nyinaku
2. Tonyi Senayah
3. Randy Osae Bediako
4. Beryl Agyekum
5. John Armah

ENTERTAINMENT

1. Sarkodie
2. Abraham Attah
3. Kwadwo Nkansah
4. Shatta Wale
5. Yvonne Nelson

SOCIAL ENTREPRISE & PHILANTHROPY

1. Dr. Byrite Asamoah
2. Ato Ulzen Appiah
3. Regina Agyare
4. William Senyo
5. Kwabena Danso

SPORTS

1. Dede Ayew
2. Asamoah Gyan
3. Baba Rahman
4. Isaac Dogboe
5. Jeffrey Schlupp

LAW & GOVERNANCE

1. Sammy Awuku
2. Hon. Zanetor Rawlings
3. Francis-Xavier Sosu
4. Kow Essuman
5. Hon Samuel Ablakwa

MEDIA

1. Nana Aba Anamoah
2. Bernard Avle
3. Berla Mundi
4. Jessica Opare Saforo
5. Gary Al-Smith

LIFESTYLE

1. Ameyaw Debrah
2. Kwamena Hazel jnr.
3. Claudia Lumor
4. Jerry Adjorlolo
5. Kobby Blay

SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY

1. Nana Opoku Prempeh-Agyeman
2. Farida Bedwei
3. Bright Simons
4. Derrydean Dadzie
5. Alloysius Attah

LEADERSHIP & CIVIL SOCIETY

1. Anas Aremeyaw Anas
2. Irbard Ibrahim
3. Ernest Bediako
4. Nana Akwasi Awuah
5. Yawa Hansen-Quao

PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT & ACADEMIA

1. Prof. Daniel Kwame Bediako
2. Dr. William Okyere-Frempong
3. Albert Kusi
4. Jeremiah Buabeng
5. Scofray Nana Yeboah

Some Fun Facts

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Million Young People
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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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