Gladys Asmah

Gladys Asmah

The Late Gladys Asmah was the Minister of Women and Children Affairs and later Minister of Fisheries.

Early life
16 October 1939

Early life

Mrs. Gladys Asmah was born in Cape Coast, situated in the Central Region. Her early education commenced at Wesley Girls School, and she furthered her studies at Ghana National College, both located in Cape Coast.

Following her secondary education, she briefly worked at the Ghana Railway Corporation before serving as a supervisor for six years at the Laboratory and Quality Control Department of the Pioneer Tobacco Company (PTC).

British Council Journey
18 June 1963

British Council Journey

She received training before working for the British Council as an assistant manager at Portland Palace at London's Overseas Students Center. She made the decision to specialize in dressmaking when she was a student in London, becoming acquainted with the industry's organizations in the process. In Birmingham, Mrs. Asmah assembled a few machines and began producing nightgowns and petticoats.

24 June 1975

As a civil servant

Mrs. Asmah holds positions in a number of commercial and governmental organizations. She is the CEO of the Takoradi Women Training Institute, a board member of the Ahantaman Rural Bank, the second vice president of the Association of Ghana Industries, and the head of the regional implementation committee for the Women in Development initiative.

04 June 1997

As Member of Parliament

Years after becoming a Takoradi member of parliament, she passed away.

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