Gomoa Central

IGNOPHIA APPIAH

Gomoa Central ppp ignophia appiah

NAME                                                         :                          Grace Ignophia Appiah

DATE OF BIRTH                                        :                          October 16, 1955

PLACE OF BIRTH                                       :                          Takoradi, Western Region

NATIONALITY                                           :                          Ghanaian

MARITAL STATUS                                    :                          Married

SEX                                                              :                          Female

LANGUAGES                                             :                          English, Twi, Fante, Nzema

ADDRESS                                                   :                          P.O Box 6035 Accra-North, Ghana

E-MAIL                                                       :                          ignophia@yahoo.com

 

PRIVATE SECTOR

CONFERENCES, WORKSHOPS, AND SEMINARS ATTENDED

  • National Council on Women & Development

(NCWD) on Violence against Women – Accra                                                             1996 -2010

  • The Impact of globalization on women as a challenge

in achieving quality, development and peace – NCWD

  • West Africa Women Network – Burkina Faso                  1998
  • Energy Foundation – Accra                                                                         1998
  • National Progress Report/Implementation of the Platform for

Action – Accra                                                                                                                                1998

  • International Women’s Day – Kumasi                                                              1998
  • African & American Women Workshop – Accra                                        May            1999
  • Women in Power & Decision Making – Accra International

Conference Center                                                                                     Nov.10th – 11th        1999

  • Focus on Women Issue Conferences – Digital Women
  • Department of Women ( DOW) – Ministry of Women & Children’s

Affairs (MOWAC): Theme- Women in Development & Research

Center                                                                                                                                   Dec. 2005

  • Leadership Skills Training for Selective Female Members of

Political Parties – Political Leadership Capacity (Women)

“Strengthening Leadership Capacity of Women in Politics”        Dec. 2005 – Jul. 2006

  • Institute of Economics Affairs (IEA) – A Public Policy Institute

-Theme: The Challenges of women’s Office Leaders in Political

Parties – Effective Women Wings for Effective Political Parties;

Can strong Women’s Wings make a difference in Party

Organization                                                                                              15th -17th Dec.   2006

 

POLITICAL AMBITION

  1. Chairperson for Gomoa-East Constituency   2008-2012
  2. PPP Central Region Executive Member                                                   2004-2013
  3. Central Region CPP Treasurer                                                   2004-2008
  4. Contested as a Woman Parliamentarian Candidate (PC)

for Gomoa-East constituency on the ticket of CPP                                                 2004

  1. Women Parliamentarian Candidate for Gomoa-Central Constituency

With PPP                                                                                                                       2012

  1. Aspiring Gomoa-Central candidate                                                              2016

EDUCATION

  • Accra School of Economics & Political Science (Kwame Nkrumah

Memorial University, Accra) Diploma in Business Management &

Administration                                                                                                  Jun. 15th      1998

  • Word Mission Agency International, Ghana

(Word of Faith Bible Institute Certificate of Leadership)                        Apr.-Jun    1997

  • Takoradi Secondary School (Tadisco)                                          1973-1975
  • Half Assini Secondary School                                           1973-1978
  • Casely Hayford Primary and Middle School Education, Takoradi                   1969-1973

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

  • President (Women in Development & Research Center) 15th 1996 – Present
  • Promoter of Women Advancement on Food & Fruits – Multi-

Purpose Cooperative Society – Ajumako District, C/R

  • Instructor – Lizzy Hair Dressing Institute, Jos Plateau, Nigeria             1982 – 1988
  • Secretary at Dr. Cudjoe’s Clinic-kokomlemle, Accra             May       1980 – 1981
  • Patron-Star School Complex
  • Director –Etsi-Sunkwa Cooperative Palm oil Growers Society Ltd.

Central Region

  • NGO – National Women Forum Executive Member & Organizing

Secretary. Donated school items and provision to the Stars

School complex At Gomoa Achiase in the Gomoa Central

Constituency

  • Proprietress-Grace International School-Gomoa-Buduburam 2008 – 2012
  • Rights of the Women Activist after the Beijing Conference                                       1997

ADDITIONAL COURSES                                                                                               DATE COMPLETED

  • Winners Chapel Ghana- Ushering Training Program-How to

seat people, to maintain order, to prepare to usher,

to assist pastor, to receive offerings, to respond to pressure, to

meet and greet people.                                                                                              17th Sept 2011

  • Princess Nikky Breast Cancer Foundation                                                25th-27th July 2010

AREA OF SPECIALIZATION (DIPLOMA IN)

  • Business Management & Administration, Oral English
  • Public Relations, Advertising & Marketing, Political Science
  • Bible Knowledge & Social Studies Biology and Educationist

HOBBIES

Reading, watching television, Sports (Football, Athletes, Hockey)