Lisa Opoku-Busumbru, Ghana, Chief Operating Officer, Goldman Sachs
US-based Black Enterprise magazine named the Wall Street executive one of its 2012 “40 Rising Stars Under 40″ and one of “75 Most Powerful Women in Business” for 2010. She is the Chief Operating Officer for Goldman Sachs‘securities division for the Asia Pacific region. Opoku Busumbru earned a Bachelor of Arts degree with high honors in Sociology from the University of Minnesota in 1993 and a Juris Doctorate from Harvard Law School in 1996..
Eunice Cofie, Ghana, Founder & Chief Cosmetic Chemist, Nuekie
A former Miss Black Florida USA, Cofie is the President and Chief Cosmetic Chemist of Nuekie – an ethnic dermatology company. She was also featured in Scientific American as “What a Scientist Looks Like.” Cofie was recognized by the Governor of Florida and the Florida Commission on the Status of Women with the prestigious Florida Achievement Award for her commitment to improving the lives of women and families in her community. Cofie was named by the Tallahassee Democrat newspaper as one of the “25 Women You Need to Know in Tallahassee” and a 2012 Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum
**Paulina Opoku-Gyimah says: Wow …these sisters rock!!! I’m beyond inspired. Do visit Forbes’ 20 Youngest Power Women In Africa 2012 to read the complete list via: http://www.forbes.com/sites/mfonobongnsehe/2012/12/06/the-20-youngest-power-women-in-africa-2012/