5 Black women next in line to become the next ‘Mark Zuckerberg’

Farida Dawkins August 02, 2018

Diana Wilson was born in the bustling city of Newark, NJ. Her mother, long ago, came to America with two possessions: twenty dollars and a dream…Steemit

Diana Wilson

Ghanaian-American Diana Wilson is the founder of Yielding Accomplished African Women (Yaa W).

Yaa W is Ghana’s first finance and technology accelerator for women.

The yearlong program enables female college students to complete an intensive educational course in finance/technology, leadership development, branding and professional etiquette. It also provides comprehensive certification courses, extensive online training software, and experience with hands-on social impact projects, constructed to ensure every participant masters the fundamental skills requisite for employment at top financial and technology corporations.

Yaa W stands out amongst the crowd because they focus on 1) college women, 2) socio-economic diversity of participants, 3) finance and technology and 4) utilize an interdisciplinary teaching approach. Their vision is necessary, significant and set for high levels of impact.

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