Episode Twenty-Five

Having an Identity Beyond and Within Marriage for the Women of Ghana with Abenaa Akuamoa-Boateng

“Women are more than just having husbands.” - Abenaa

Abenaa Akuamoa-Boateng joins Judithe Registre in this special episode to discuss her passion for supporting the women of Ghana to grow and advance as full human beings. She works to improve women’s health and wealth through change, awareness of cultural norms, and attitudes and that impact every aspect of women’s lives.

"Being weak is when you want privileges without responsibilities"- ABENAA

Born in Kumasi and raised in Accra, Ghana, Abenaa is the Founder and Executive Director of Women’s Health to Wealth. She is a courageous advocate and leader for the health and development of the Ghanaian people, especially women and girls. Abenaa grew up in a household of discipline, determination, and love. Sending their children to the best private schools they could afford, her parents strongly emphasized the importance of education, dedication, and hard work. In this episode, Abenaa reveals what continues to inspire her in her work, and ways other people can help from wherever they are in the world.

“I saw myself in these women and their troubles... That is why my mission since that time has been how to make women take control of their own destiny.” - Abenaa