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Princess Gans-Lartey honored for helping to reduce youth unemployment at Spotlight Awards Africa

July 14, 2023
Princess Gans-Lartey honored for helping to reduce youth unemployment at Spotlight Awards Africa
Spotlight Awards

Princess Gans-Lartey, CEO of Juicy's Depot, was honored for her outstanding contributions to combating youth unemployment at the third edition of Spotlight Awards Africa. The event, held at Canwin Hotel in on July 1, 2023, celebrated impactful young entrepreneurs in various business sectors.

The theme for this year's edition was “Youthful and Impactful,” and it emphasized the need to support and empower the youth in Ghana. Rev. Joseph Opoku Adjei, Guest of Honor and Managing Director of Adom Group Of Companies, commended the awards scheme for recognizing business startups that create job opportunities for young people.

“These SMEs will need support to grow and expand their businesses to recruit more unemployed youth to earn a living,” stated Rev. Adjei, emphasizing the importance of fostering creativity, critical thinking, and problem-solving abilities through education.

During the event, Princess Gans-Lartey received a special award for her efforts in curbing youth unemployment through her company, Juicy's Depot. She expressed gratitude to the organizers of Spotlight Awards Africa for the recognition.

The night featured good music, networking opportunities, and elation among the awardees. The winners, including “Her Hair Gh” as the Hair Brand of the Year, were thrilled to receive their awards and acknowledged the positive impact it had on their businesses.

A total of seventeen categories were awarded, showcasing the diverse talents and achievements of young entrepreneurs. The Project Executive of Spotlight Awards Africa, Mimi Owusu Appiah, shared the challenges involved in organizing a passion-driven scheme to honour individuals across various categories.

Appiah appealed to corporate bodies to support or partner with the awards scheme, envisioning a more lucrative platform for the awardees.

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