Three Ghanaian actresses have been named in the list of Top 250 Most Powerful Women compiled by RichTopia.
The three are Yvonne Nelson (often referred to as the Yaa Asantewaa of our time, a name conferred on her by many for leading a demonstration against Dumsor (incessant power outages) in Ghana), Joselyn Dumas and Yvonne Okoro.
The three join renowned leaders and personalities from all over the world including Oprah Winfrey, Melinda Gates, Michelle Obama, Christiane Amanpour, Susan Rice and many others described as “powerful women at being pro-active”.
The three Ghanaian actresses Yvonne Nelson, Joselyn Dumas and Yvonne Okoro placed 133, 150 and 197 respectively.
The first and second spots were occupied by Hillary Clinton and Oprah Winfrey respectively.
The list, according to the site was based on an automatic algorithm based on social media influence, Klout scores and a secret recipe. They also took into account various metrics from Twitter, Facebook, Wikipedia, Youtube, LinkedIn and Instagram.
The list was released on Tuesday, May 17 2016 with score period ranging from 10th May – 17th May 2016.
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