International jazz superstar Stephanie Benson has been crowned the “Best Outstanding Woman in Music” at the maiden edition of Ghana Most Outstanding Women Awards, which took place at the Alisa Hotel on Friday, 30 November 2018.
The One More hitmaker was nominated alongside her sister Akosua Adjapong, Wiyaala, MzVee, Philipa Baafi, Joyce Blessing and Ethel Esi Ehsun.
The renowned vocalist stirred feelings of admiration in the auditorium when she walked up on stage with her sister Akosua Adjapong to pick up her award.
In her thanksgiving speech, the award-winning singer recounted her three-year battle with breast cancer and how she survived it.
She stated that everything she does is to empower women and plant the seed of thought in their minds that anything they put their mind to can be achieved.
GOWA is an award scheme initiated to honor women who are involved in social change and are contributing their quota to the development of Ghana.
Below is full list of other winners:
Woman Entrepreneur – Mimi Andani Micheals
Woman in Music – Stephanie Benson
Woman TV Host – Wendy Laryea (TV3)
Woman Model – Prisca Abbah
Woman Beauty Queen – Abigail Baciara Bentie
Woman DJ – Ohemaa Woyeje (Adom FM)
Woman Beauty Pageant – Ghana’s Most Beautiful (TV3)
Young Woman Entrepreneur – Fella Makafui
Young Woman TV Host – Cynthia Tima Yeboah (Adom TV)
Young Woman Actress – Afima Kpodo
Woman Radio Presenter – Afia Pokua (Adom FM)
Women International Donor – Indian Women Association
Woman in Sports – Coach Mercy Tagoe Quarcoo (Black Queens)
Woman Sports Journalist – Rosalind Amoh
Woman in Politics – Zanetor Agyeman-Rawlings
Women Empowerment TV Show – The StandPoint (GTV)
Woman Film Producer – Shirly Frimpong Manso
Woman in Health – Baaba Botway
Woman Actress – Emelia Brobbey
Woman Brand Image Personality – Nana Ama McBrown
Woman in Agriculture – Nana Adwoa Sifa
Women Social Community – Tell It Moms
Oheneyere Gifty Anti
Nana Hemaa Adwoa Awindor
Rev. Dr Fransisca Duncan Williams