Meet Abigail Okyere, from Microsoft intern to Chief of Staff

Congratulations to Madam Abigial Amoakoa Okyere. The University of Ghana alum has just been hired as Microsoft’s Chief of Staff. Okyere becomes the first Ghanaian woman to fill the tech giant’s role. Abigail started her Microsoft journey as a Customer Success Account Manager (CSAM) intern at Microsoft-Canada in May 2021. And now after a year, Abigail is now Microsoft’s new Chief of Staff.

Abigial shared the amazing news of her appointment via LinkedIn.

“I am beyond thrilled to be joining Microsoft to help drive change, implement strategies and above all, contribute to empowering individuals and organisations as a member of the Cloud Security Engineering Division.”

Since then, Abigail Okyere has received congratulatory reception across social media from peers and her alma mater.

Including the current Vice-Chancellor of the University of Ghana.

Abigail studied Bachelor of Science in Administration and Accounting at the University of Ghana. As a recipient of the Mastercard Foundation Scholarship Program, Abigail Okyere furthered with a Master’s Degree at the University of British Columbia in Business Administration.

Congrats, Madam Okyere. We look forward to the great things you’ll bring to Microsoft.





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