Mobile Telecommunications Network (MTN) Ghana has marked the 2021 edition of the International Women’s Day (IWD), with a virtual activity geared towards promoting Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) at the Workplace.
According to a News Release issued in Accra on March 16, 2021, the interactive forum, driven by the global IWD campaign #ChooseToChallenge, saw over three hundred (300) staff participating.
The occasion, the Release said, was also used to launch an inclusion-focused podcast dubbed the “Happiness Place Live Podcast” with Mr Selorm Adadevoh, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of MTN Ghana, performing the official launch.
Leading the conversation for the virtual activity, the Release said, Mrs. Amma Benneh-Amponsah, Chief Human Resource Officer, MTN Ghana, highlighted the progress of the 2020 Diversity and Inclusion commitments made to employees as well as the Diversity and Inclusion priorities for 2021.
Mrs Benneh-Amponsah, according to the Release, said the business had and continued to put together interventions that ensured that women lived their full potentials as employees of the company.
She commended all women at MTN for their contribution to the success of the organization, the Release said.
A four-member panel, comprising two MTN Staff, Maame Acheampong and Peter Anani and two external guests, Dr. Derek Oppong, a Clinical Psychologist and Kokui Selormey a renowned Media Personality and Advocate, discussed the topic “Being 10% happier during a pandemic”, while Nana Amegashie, Senior Manager, Consumer Marketing and a ‘Women in Technology’ graduate at MTN moderated the discussion, the Release indicated.
According to the Release, the interactive podcast session will be hosted every last Thursday in a month and will be discussing interesting topics that will impact employee wellbeing.
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