The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of SES HD PLUS Ghana Limited, Adelaide
Abbiw-Williams, has been recognised for her outstanding contributions to the technology sector with the prestigious Technology Leadership honour at the 5th edition of the National Communication Awards.
The award acknowledges her consistent dedication to innovation, leadership, and empowerment of women and young persons in Ghana’s media and technology landscape.
A citation accompanying her award said, “As the first female CEO of a multinational satellite platform that is innovating the free-to-air satellite TV broadcasting industry in Ghana, she has emerged as a role model for many women.”
It said she was particularly excited about young people and women working towards an all-inclusive future in an ever-increasing digital world.
“She believes it is imperative that the potential of young people is developed and harnessed to bring about sustainable development. This is demonstrated through the HD+ digital satellite installation trainings where the skills of over 10,000 technicians have been updated. Additionally, a special training programme for Ghanaian female prison officers in satellite installation was launched in October 2023,” it stated.
The citation said Mrs Adelaide Abbiw-Williams was an ardent promoter for women in leadership and knowledge-sharing.
Receiving the award, Adelaide Abbiw-Williams said, “I am grateful to receive the Technology Leadership Award of the Year’ at the National Communications Awards 2023, and proud that SES HD PLUS GH also earned ‘Innovation in Digital Solutions of the Year.’ Kudos to Team HD+ and our Partners for making it happen.”
“This win is for all of us! Looking forward to collaborating with more stakeholders so we can push boundaries and inspire change in the world of satellite TV technology,” she said.
BY KINGSLEY ASARE