GCIC holds first ever GCIC-Ashesi Open House

On the Thursday 15th November 2018, for the first time since the Ghana Climate Innovation Centre (GCIC) was launched in 2016, the GCIC held an open house at its offices located at Ashesi University. The Open House  was aimed at creating awareness about GCIC among members of the Ashesi Community, and saw in attendance Ashesi students and staff. Ashesi University …

Maximise your self-care to maximise your impact as a leader

“We create our own experience of the world and we get to influence them. It starts with our relationship with ourselves,” says global coach and leadership transformation facilitator Rachel Allan, who is running the Women Entrepreneur Transformation Programme (WETP) at the Ghana Climate Innovation Centre (GCIC) at Ashesi University. The leadership programme is an integral part of GCIC’s agenda to …

When A Woman Means Business: The Remarkable Sefa Gohoho Boatin, Director, Arela Chemicals

Meet Sefa Gohoho Boatin, an alumnus of The London School of Economics and one of the Ghana Climate Innovation Centre’s female entrepreneurs. Her company, Arela chemicals, which is cofounded with Charles Boatin and Dewey Mair  innovates on waste-to-chemicals by converting agricultural residue into food grade carbon dioxide for carbonated beverages and compressed natural gas for the energy production. The main …

Finding your inner leader to increase your impact as a female entrepreneur

How will finding my inner leader help my business? That was one of the first questions participants raised during the opening day-retreat of the Women Entrepreneur Transformation Programme (WETP) run by leadership transformation facilitator and coach Rachel Allan at the Ghana Climate Innovation Centre (GCIC) at Ashesi University in February. Eight inspiring women – all leading organisations working on environmental …