Betty Enyonam Kumahor is the Regional Director of Africa for Thoughtworks, a global IT consulting firm. Enyo joins Thoughtworks from Ernst & Young where she led the IT and Program Advisory Services practices for Ernst & Young in Ghana, Sierra Leone and Liberia, expanding their practice into a multi-million dollar practice providing program advisory, IT audit, IT risk management, IT transformation and outsourcing advisory services to clients spanning multiple industries including telecommunications, financial services, as well as government and public sector.
Prior to that Enyo led Ernst & Young’s Service Delivery Technology function for their Global Advisory practice deploying technology solutions across the 140+ countries where Ernst & Young operates. Enyo received several Excellence and High Impact Awards for her efforts and developed a Global Implementation Program still in use today.
Enyo has spoken on technology and telecommunications in Africa in several venues including the Commonwealth Telecommunications Organization (CTO) Connecting Rural Communities (CRC), Chatham House, ISACA, Outsourcing Summits, Ernst & Young Global NextGen Kickoff program, Zonta Women’s Career Advice Fair for 400+ young secondary school girls, Woman 2.1 Summit and the WOWe Conference in Lagos in June 2013.
Enyo chairs the Woman 2.1 Summit Advisory Board and the Ghana Women in IT organizations. She has been profiled on Ghana Broadcasting Corporation’s UniqFM StandOut program, and in Ernst & Young’s next generation leadership program (Global NextGen), and in a book titled Upcoming Women Leaders in Ghana (to be published).
Most Recently, Enyo was chosen to give the commencement address at the University of Ghana March 2013 Graduation ceremony. In her Commencement Address to the University of Ghana Congregation, Enyo entreated the new graduates to have audacious dreams and not to be daunted by the unemployment situation in the country but rather work hard to become relevant.