Speak up!

“Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about the things that matter.” Martin Luther King Jr The 6-months Women Entrepreneur Transformation Programme (WETP) at the Ghana Climate Innovation Centre (GCIC), run by leadership coach and facilitator Rachel Allan, covered the following topics centered around leadership and focused on the unique experience of female leaders: accessing inner leadership, …

Building Resilience through Emotional Intelligence?

“Emotional Intelligence is a way of recognising, understanding, and choosing how we think, feel, and act. It shapes our interactions with others and our understanding of ourselves. It defines how and what we learn; it allows us to set priorities; it determines the majority of our daily actions. Research suggests it is responsible for as much as 80% of the …

The need to make mistakes: overcoming challenge and failure

“Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.” -Confucius. We need to fail and learn how to recover from failure, to progress. The topic of “overcoming challenge and failure” was one of the areas explored during the Women Entrepreneurs Transformation Programme (WETP), a programme of the Ghana Climate Innovation Centre designed to support …

A journey towards finding your inner leader: a recap

Eight inspiring women – all leading and or working within a pioneering green business and being incubated by the  the Ghana Climate Innovation Centre (GCIC)– are part of GCIC’s Women Entrepreneurs Transformation Programme (WETP), an initiative of GCIC with the objective of supporting women entrepreneurs within the incubator to elevate their entrepreneurial adventure and become extraordinary. When they signed up …

“Just like me”: The power of exploring different perspectives

“Whether you believe you can, or you can’t – you are right.” Henry Ford. Mindset is a key cornerstone of leadership. “Mindset and Perspectives” was therefore one of the topics that the participants of the Women Entrepreneur Transformation Programme (WETP) explored. The programme kicked off in February and is run by the Ghana Climate Innovation Centre (GCIC) at Ashesi University …