As part of the celebration of the social, economic and political achievements of women globally, Airtel Ghana commemorates international women’s celebration with inspiring thought provoking talk series dubbed “Airtel Talk Series” throughout the month of March.
The month long campaign themed ”Winning with Women” seeks to encourage effective action for advancing, encouraging and recognizing women in their various fields of endeavour. It is also to recognise the enormous contributions women make as equal contributing partners in the socio-economic development of Ghana, Africa and in the World.
As part of the month long celebrations, highly accomplished and iconic women are invited to share their life and professional experience with Airtel women and staff.
Hannah Agbozo, Legal and Corporate Affairs Director in her address remarked, “Women in Airtel continue to shatter many glass ceilings and advance across new frontiers in their careers and personal lives.
She continued “We will continue to work towards measurable and impactful actions that resonates with this year’s global theme “Planet 50-50: Step It Up for Gender Equality”. Today I am happy and proud to say we have an almost equal balance of male to female representation in senior leadership within Airtel Ghana and we will continue to ensure, pave the way and set good examples so other women can emulate”.
Ms. Efua Addotey, Acting Board Chair of Women in Law and Development (WILDAF) and the Vice President of FIDA Ghana, spoke about legislations on matrimonial property rights and the distribution of property in Ghana.
She advised women to take up the responsibility and challenge themselves to strive for excellence and parity in their homes, workplaces and the society as a whole.
International Women’s celebration for Airtel Ghana is a time to reflect on progress made, to call for change and to celebrate acts of courage and determination by ordinary women who have played an extraordinary role in their countries and communities.Airtel believes in the power of potential – that every individual has an inherent capacity to succeed in whatever they put their minds to.
Airtel is Ghana’s fastest growing network that offers unparalleled communication, connectivity and collaborative solutions to all customers.
The company has won several CSR awards and recently awarded as the Best organisation for Learning and Development practices at the HR Focus Awards.
About Bharti Airtel
Bharti Airtel Limited is a leading global telecommunications company with operations in 20 countries across Asia and Africa. Headquartered in New Delhi, India, the company ranks amongst the top 3 mobile service providers globally in terms of subscribers. In India, the company's product offerings include 2G, 3G and 4G wireless services, mobile commerce, fixed line services, high speed DSL broadband, IPTV, DTH, enterprise services including national & international long distance services to carriers. In the rest of the geographies, it offers 2G, 3G and 4G wireless services and mobile commerce. Bharti Airtel had over 335 million customers across its operations at the end of August 2015. To know more please visit, www.airtel.com