The Managing Partner of ALA, one of Ghana’s leading corporate law firms, and Director of Gab Productions Limited, publishers of the Daily Statesman newspaper, Nana Adjoa Otchere-Darko, has been awarded an Executive MBA Scholarship by the 30% Club.
By this award, Nana Adjoa, who is pursuing an Executive MBA at Imperial College, will represent the school as an Ambassador for Women in Leadership and will support the recruitment of high calibre candidates for future years in different ways, including: attending recruitment events, being featured in promotional materials and contributing to social media activity.
The 30% Club is a global campaign led by Chairs and CEOs of top companies in the world, taking action to increase gender diversity at board and senior management levels to 30% and beyond.
The Executive MBA Scholarship was awarded to Ms Otchere-Darko based on the strength of her application and interview performance.
Executive MBA Programme
Already with a distinction in LLM from University of Dundee in Petroleum Law & Policy, obtained in 2009, her Executive MBA programme, which starts this February, will provide her with a thorough knowledge of all the essential business disciplines, as well as opportunities to specialise in areas that will directly benefit her role as Managing Partner of ALA.
She will play a particular role in initiatives to encourage women’s participation in MBA education and to champion gender parity within Imperial and beyond.
Under the leadership of Global Chair, Ann Cairns, the campaign of the 30% Club continues to expand its international footprint with presence in multiple countries/regions around the world.
Nana Adjoa Otchere-Darko
Nana Adjoa Otchere-Darko is a leading woman entrepreneur in Ghana, and has over the last 18 years established and helped run businesses in real estate and mass media. She co-founded ALA in 2015, and before her current role was the Company Secretary and Head of the Legal Department of United Bank for Africa (Ghana) Limited.
She is a member of the board of Asaase Broadcasting Company Ltd, which owns Asaase Radio in Accra and Kumasi. She is also a director of Gab Productions Limited, which owns the Daily Statesman newspaper. Nana Adjoa served as a director of the eighth board of the Ghana National Petroleum Corporation.