BERNICE DAPAAH – FOUNDER AND CEO
Bernice Dapaah is a serial award-winning entrepreneur and a passionate advocate of smart mobility systems. Recognized internationally as a climate trailblazer, she has spent several years in Ghana and across the globe advocating for a regional shift toward eco-mobility and integrated transport in keeping with the ethos of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Her early interest in bamboo led to rigorous experimentation and innovation of a green, functionally robust alternative to conventional bicycles. For her contribution to bamboo industrialization, she was appointed as Bamboo Ambassador by the World Bamboo Organization in 2015 and has since been an active advocate for regional integration of bamboo. She has recently been crowned as one of the Most Influential People of African Descent (MIPAD) and is now an alumnus Young Global Leader of the World Economic Forum.
Bernice is also a Fellow of the Harvard University’s Executive Education and Oxford Transformative Leadership Program. She has been honored with the World Entrepreneurship Forum’s “Entrepreneur for the World Award” for her impact on society and the capacity to change the world. She currently holds a Master’s Degree in Development Management and a BA in Business Administration (Marketing) from the Kwame Nkrumah and Christian Service Universities respectively.
JASONAH ESINU – DIRECTOR OF INNOVATION AND DEVELOPMENT
Jasonah Esinu Adzo Dzomeku is a spirited and vocal young woman who is emerging as an enterprising figure and has carved out her own niche in the Renewable Energy Industry. Her years of experience combined with a unique craftsmanship and aptitude both in academia and industry has won her a reputation as a popular face in the energy and social sector. As a Director of Energy Innovation & Development for Ghana Bamboo Bikes Initiative, she has become a figurehead in our solar/bio-energy projects and private negotiations.
ANOWA AUGUSTINA – LEAD PROGRAMS OFFICER
Anowa Augustina is an enterprising young woman with a strong aptitude for leadership in social development and project management. In her capacity as a front-line team leader, she possesses an arsenal of skills in project planning, evaluation, and cross-cultural communication that enriches her professional portfolio.
She has demonstrated a superb entrepreneurial acumen as co-founder of Better Life Foundation and has led the implementation of several community-level projects for Ghana Bamboo Bikes Initiative, working in tandem with the Director of Innovation & Development. She is appraised as the Lead Program Officer, closely involved with the implementation of all community-based sustainable energy and demand-driven projects. To earn her BA in Social Work at KNUST, Anowa also became proficient in international relations.