WCW- Mabel Suglo

Mabel Suglo is a social entrepreneur and a final year student from the University for Development Studies, Tamale where she currently pursues her Bachelors of Education in Health Science.

A 2015 Anzisha Prize Fellow and member of the Global Shapers of the World Economic Forum, Mabel is an ardent result oriented development professional with a passion for connecting communities with resources to affect change and create opportunities for people with disabilities from deprived communities in Ghana.

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She is the co-founder of the Eco-Shoes www.ecoshoesgh.com a social enterprise that manufactures and sells durable and versatile footwear made from up-cycled tires and fabric waste create which creates jobs which benefit people with disabilities and the communities in which they live whiles inspiring people to get creative about re-using materials, extending their life-cycle and at the same time contributing to waste reduction.

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This great work of hers enabled her to get selected and invited to attend the Global Entrepreneurship Summit 2016 hosted by Barack Obama at the Stanford University in California.

She was also recognized by the Ghana Tertiary Women’s Network under the auspices of Echo of Leadership on the 7th of October, 2016 as the Ghana Tertiary Woman Social Entrepreneur of the year at the Pentecost University College and emerged the winner in her category in which there were three contestants in all.

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The Award package is a citation developed, encourage and recognize Tertiary women who are leading change and development and is greatly impacting lives in their own way and efforts as a way of contributing to national development

She spend much of her free time mentoring and counseling young women through schools.

 

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