Ghana’s first trade representative for the World Trade Organization’s Young Professional Program is Matilda Setutsi Frimpong

Congratulations to Matilda Setutsi Frimpong who has just been chosen for the World Trade Organization’s Young Professional Program. She is the first Ghanaian to join the stable of innovative young professionals.

The 2022 program welcomed only 12 candidates from over 7000 applications. The program’s aim? To inform and impact young professionals on the systems and operations of the World Trade Organization (WTO) and how to better innovate solutions for international trade issues.

The great news was shared by Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, the Director General of the WTO, on her Twitter.

An alum of the esteemed Achimota Senior High School, Matilda Frimpong’s portfolio includes education and Public Relations work with Africa Dialogues, the Ghana Investment Promotion Center and also Bloomberg Media Initiative Africa.

With a forte in communications, Madam Frimpong is ready and revved to contribute to the communications efforts of the WTO’s External Relations Division.

We are stoked to witness this new journey Matilda is taking into this sphere of international commerce. A woman about her business, Matilda Setutsi Frimpong has and is making Ghana proud with each pace she is setting.





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