Curator's Corner

Shapers Profile:

Shaper: 

Ama Frimpomaa Adjei Ayim

Title: 
Founder
Organization: 
Heels & Boots International
Contact:
About me:

Ama Frimpomaa Adjei Ayim is a Management Consultant and a Social Entrepreneur with years of experience working in E-commerce Technologies, Engineering and Project Management fields doubling as Project Manager for an Engineering Consultancy Firm with focus on providing cutting-edge solutions to Infrastructural Development issues in Ghana.

Currently, the Curator for Global Shapers Ho Hub, winners of the $10,000 Coca-Cola Shaping a Better Future Grant 2016, Ama is the Founder of Heels & Boots International, a social enterprise empowering under-privileged young women from rural communities using agribusiness and entrepreneurship initiatives. A registered member of the North American Womens' Association Ghana (NAWAGhana), a volunteer organization dedicated to promoting friendship and cultural activities among women of all nationalities residing, and supporting charitable projects in Ghana, Ama is a Champion for Change Leader in Agriculture, an award presented by AfricaLead/USAID and she holds a BSc. Information Technology & Project Management .

She was awarded a scholarship to participate in the Advanced Information Communication Technology Training (AICTT) in the Gambia, an opportunity to advance her theoretical and practical knowledge in ICT. The aim of the Camp was to bridge the digital divide through capacity building in the ECOWAS Sub-Region. Having been selected to participate in the Adansonia Entrepreneurship program 2017 at Bocconi University, Italy, a program which trains African Entrepreneurs and offers investor pitching opportunities, Ama has a passion for mentoring young women and finding sustainable solutions to socio-economic problems adversely affecting peri-urban communities.

Expertise: 
Business and Innovation | Entrepreneurship | Social Enterprise | Politics and Public Policy | Education | Finance and Economy | Arts and Culture | Media | Science and Technology | Sustainability and Environment | Human Rights | Law | Health and Medicine | Fashion