A brand created out of the necessity to bring Africans together by celebrating our people, culture, and experiences from across the globe!
Through one voice and a singular vision, GhanaMade has been instilled in the hearts of many. It is one of our core pillars to ensure the upliftment of everything African to our global Diasporan audience. With our global team, spanning three continents, we understand how important it is to build community.
From concerts to panels to festivals and even one-on-one interviews, we always aim to capture the Culture for the every day African. We want you to be able to experience and learn what Africans are doing around the world, and how you can get involved.
Based: London. Hometown: Adansi Fomena. Cathryn is GhanaMade's European based director. She is an entreprenuer with two businesses (CPristineTouch and Naana's Kitchen). She contributes her leadership and project management skills to further GhanaMade's innovative initiatives. In addition, she is a socialite - there is no one she doesn't know especially in Ghana! She loves her country and how welcoming our people are to share its culture to the world. When she looks at our people, she sees hope - "it takes a village to raise a child." She graduated with a BA (Hons.) in education studies from Canterbury Christ Church University.
Based: Accra. Hometown: Cape Coast. Adrian is our Ghanaian based director. He is a wireless engineer by day and an award winning DJ at night. He has performed for crowds large and small, and for audiences that even include the President of Ghana. Such experiences has helped him develop a deep understanding of the Ghanaian music and entertainment industry. He graduated with a bachelors in physics from Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology.
Based: New York City Metro. Hometown: Osu. Freddy is the founder of GhanaMade, establishing the brand in December of 2016. He currently is based in the States with frequent travels to Ghana throughout any given year. He is a technology consultant by profession and leverages the skills and experiences of design thinking, ideating, and teaming to uplift the brand. Having a passion for the Continent and Ghana, he is driven to create impact in various spaces to enhance the image of Ghana on the global stage (whether that be through music, event experiences, publications, fashion, tourism, or merchant & brand development). He graduated with an engineering masters in technical entrepreneurship from Lehigh University.
Based: New England. Hometown: Takoradi. Daniella is one of our American based directors. Her extensive knowledge of the new class of Ghanaian artistes has made her a leader in music curation. She loves how rich Ghanaian culture is and the global influence Ghana has had on the world. Her experiences working with various underground artistes has fueled her passion to push these new class of Ghanaian musicians to the international stage. She is graduated with a Bachelors in political science and sociology from Rhode Island College.
Based: New York City Metro. Hometown: Cape Coast. Habecca is our in-house lead creative who brings a wealth of experience in experimental design, fashion, and unique perspectives. She has both industry and entrepreneurial experience in pushing the envelope with new styles and looks. She has built a network of tailors and photographers from the States to Ghana to fuel her passion projects! She graduated with a bachelors in accounting from Howard University.
5 Minutes With Ghana Made
"One thing Ghana Made wants to achieve as a brand is to make people feel something different when they view Ghana. After interacting with the platform digitally or through a curated experience, their GhanaMade family (as they like to call it) should be able to say they felt a bit closer to their Ghanaian roots."Moziak Magazine, South Africa
The 15 Platforms of Diaspora You Must Follow
"For Black History Month we have handpicked 15 platforms that have been making prominent moves within the community."GUAP Magazine, United Kingdom
GhanaMade Celebrating Our People Our Places Our Events
"An exclusive interview with Freddy Coleman as he talks about his ever growing platform that is transcending and conveying the rich African culture to the world."Chale Magazine, United States