From the Office of the Global Chair, Alex Okoroji, we are happy to announce that the eminent Award-Winning Broadcast Journalist, News Anchor and Television Host, Natalie Fort has been appointed as Ghana Country Chair for G100 Media Arts & Communication.
On a mission to bring together brilliant women from across the world, in a pact of purpose to create equity and empowerment for women and ALL. G100 is an eminent club of top 100 powerful women leaders in the world with a vision to impact the future.
WHO THEY ARE
G100 comprises a league of luminaries of eminence and excellence including Nobel Laureates, former Heads of States, Ministers, Businesswomen, Philanthropists, Investors, Entrepreneurs, Corporate and Community Leaders - a powerful Group of women leaders and achievers from all walks of life who wish to give back and move us all forward as architects of the future.
WHAT THEY DO
G100 is an action think-tank, fostering more women's network with a global, cross-cultural, intersectional and intentional perspective towards peace, parity and prosperity for all. Their core activities involve networking, mentoring, collaborations, upskilling, community building, thought leadership, knowledge sharing, global campaigns, policy recommendations and awards & recognition.
The mandate of G100 is to provide the thought leadership for the coming decade on what needs to be done for inclusivity and economic and social empowerment of women globally. Together they will define, design and determine a new future with equity, equal opportunity, inclusion and economic empowerment of women, and of all, through the inclusive agency of women.
G100 MEDIA ARTS & COMMUNICATION
G-MAC is a multinational sector wing led by the eminent G100 Club, for Women using Media Arts and Communication to impact the world. As Gatekeepers of information, this G-wing is on a mission to create a thriving support network, opportunities and collaborative ecosystem for media arts practitioners in 100 countries. G-MAC connects, recognizes and supports women in creative media, broadcast media, print media, news media, electronic media, digital or interactive media across domains like film, television, radio, publishing, internet and all media arts & communication segments, to expand networks, educate and celebrate their accomplishments.
THE COUNTRY CHAIRS
Country Chairs are powerful media arts and communication professionals leading their Country Club. They further deepen the network and build a robust community of leadership, enterprise, engagement and change in their Chapters across states, cities and districts within the country, taking the mission forward into deeper interiors, and into the hearts and minds of every woman and ALL within their communities.
ABOUT NATALIE FORT
Natalie Fort is a multiple award-winning Broadcast Journalist, News Anchor and Television Host based in Ghana, West Africa.
She serves as Patron of the Ghana Philanthropy Forum, a Board Member supporting Grant & Partnership with the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (Ghana), and Advisory Board Member of the World Sustainability Organisation.
Beginning her career in Broadcasting with TV3 Network of the Media General Group, Natalie quickly grew to become the network’s youngest and most sought after news anchors, presenting its prime-time bulletin - News 360 every weekday.
Natalie’s success in media begun in her work anchoring the weekday news, reinstating the International Desk for the broadcast of headline global political issues, and hosting the ‘Women’s Take’ programme on 3FM (92.7) which sought to explore the impact of women on Governance in Ghana.
This contributed to her participation on a team of lead presenters, covering Ghana’s 2016 general elections under the network’s Election Command Centre. Natalie further furnished the network with a number of leading resource persons and experts in U.S. domestic politics, law and foreign policy for its coverage of the 2020 U.S. Presidential Elections.
Her professionalism and excellence in media, combined with her dedication to the arts, entrepreneurship and philanthropy, has made her a celebrated household name across the country. Highlighted in her receipt of the Excellent Personality Merit Award (2017), the Gold Star Order of Excellence & Distinctive Service to Humanity Medal (2019), Emerging Television Personality of the Year Award (2019), Most Outstanding Female Media Personality of the Year (2020), and member of the Ghana Feminine Hall of Fame (2018).
Currently, Natalie Fort works as Senior Broadcast Journalist and host of the Natalie Fort Show with GHOne Television - a subsidiary of Africa’s fastest-growing media group, EIB Network. She continues to extend her footprint in Media through her work in Media Relations, contributing her intellect and creative ideation as Media Consultant for leading firms, projects and personalities.
Natalie Fort is ultimately passionate about empowering young women to become industry leaders in the media sector. She offers coaching to young African women through the Natalie Fort Coaching & Mentorship Program. She is also the Founder of the Fort Group, a diversified lifestyle, business facilitation, media and humanitarian organization which today consists of the Fort Finishing School, Fort Art Gallery, Fort Media Consultancy and the Fort Foundation. The firm seeks to grow into one of the most sought after lifestyle and media firms in Ghana, West Africa.
Natalie is an MBA candidate in Media Leadership with the University of Cumbria (UK) and Robert Kennedy College (Switzerland); and alumni of Ghana International School, Merton International School, the Accra Film School and the Royal Academy of Music (UK).
We look forward to her Natalie Fort's leadership - working with her to build a collaborative and empowering sector wing for women in Ghana, using Media Arts & Communication to create an impact in the world.