Ghanaian wins UK Rising Star in Media and Journalism 2018 Awards

UK-based Ghanaian Editor, Sherah Beckley has been announced as winner of ‘WeAreTheCity’ Rising Star Awards in the Media and Journalism category.

The Rising Star Awards were introduced to showcase the UK pipeline of female talent below management and to create 100 female role models across different industries and professions.

Sherah is the Editor of the Thomson Reuters Sustainability site and supports global corporate responsibility and sustainability efforts for the business.

As part of her role, Sherah also leads a network of environmental ambassadors called “Green Teams” across their global office locations.

Sherah Beckley who was born and raised in Accra, is the Sustainability Specialist for Thomson Reuters and part of their global Corporate Responsibility & Inclusion team.

She has a diverse and international background both studying and working in Ghana, Finland, and the UK and has a passion for international development particularly in Africa.

Sherah has previously worked in third sector, NGOs and financial services, and holds a BA Honours degree in Politics & International Relations from the University of Kent.

The awards were entered by 1,250 individuals and were judged by a panel of 54 independent judges. Over 35,000 public votes were received for the 200 shortlisted nominees.

Over 35,000 public votes were received for the 200 shortlisted nominees.

The winners’ celebration event will take place in NewsUK, London Bridge on Thursday 12 July.

By| Ghana

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