CEO of the GUBA Enterprise – Ms Dentaa Amoateng was officially appointed a Member of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (MBE), on Thursday the 27th of October 2016, at the Queens residence – Buckingham Palace in London.
The ceremony was in acknowledgement of her services to UK- African Diaspora Relations, as unveiled in June 2016, as part of the Queen’s Birthday Honours List. Presenting the award was Princess Royal Anne who expressed her love for Ghana.
Expressing her thoughts on the award, Dentaa Amoateng MBE, declares that the appointment serves as a reminder and motivation to continue working towards the advancement of Africans in the UK and internationally.
“This appointment has been humbling and I am grateful to the Queen and all who helped to make this possible. I have always been inspired by the tenacity of Africans in the UK and internationally, and I am more determined to continue working zealously to enhance our community. I urge you all to continue striving for excellence in your various fields, as I believe collective action is the key to our success as a people” she adds.
Dentaa Amoateng MBE is an entrepreneur, actress, TV presenter, producer, manager and philanthropist. She has been a recipient of many prestigious awards including: African Women in Europe Award, Young Social Entrepreneur of the Year (Future 100 Awards), and Events Organiser of the Year (Women4Africa Awards). She is a diligent revolutionary dedicated to enhancing the opportunities of Africans in the UK.
Under her leadership is the GUBA Enterprise, consisting of: GUBA Awards, GUBA Expo, GUBA Foundation and GUBA Careers, collectively working to create platforms for the success of Africans in the UK, Ghana and internationally.
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The GUBA Careers is a platform for Africans in the UK to establish employment connections with international companies outside of the UK. The GUBA Awards recognises and highlights the achievements of Ghanaians/Africans in the UK, and The GUBA Expo is a platform for Small/Medium Businesses to exhibit their products/services, whilst engaging with industry personnel on business growth strategies. The next GUBA Awards is scheduled to take place in June 2017 with the GUBA Careers taking place in the same year.
Dentaa Amoateng MBE continues to express sentiments to the friends of GUBA, adding:
My organisation and I have had tremendous support from the Ghanaian and African community. I am appreciative of it and look forward to meeting more of you at our various events.