Dr. Princess Naana Ocansey

CEO SOS Global Investments


HE REV DR NAANA A. KABUKI OCANSEY IS A GOD LOVING, WORLD RENOWNED PHILANTHROPIST AND FOUNDER OF SOSJOBS4OWOMEN. SHE IS A MULTIPLE AWARD WINNING WOMEN AND YOUTH ECONOMIC EMPOWERMENT ADVOCATE, AN EVANGELIST, AUTHOUR, A SUCCESSFUL BUSINESS WOMAN AND CEO OF SOS GLOBAL INVESTMENTS- A MULTI INDUSTRY HOLDING COMPANY WITH INTERESTS IN TELECOM, MINING, HUMAN CAPITAL DEVELOPMENT AND LEGAL MIGRATION. SHE IS PRESIDENT OF THE NEKOTECH CENTER FOR PEACE AND DEVELOPMENT AND FOUNDER OF THE SAVE A MILLION LIVES HIV/AIDS PROGRAM NOW IN GHANA, UK AND THE USA.

NAANA WAS BORN IN GHANA TO THE LATE NENE KUBI III OF ADA-AKA MR R.R. OCANSEY AND MRS. MILLICENT OCANSEY. SHE ATTENDED WESLEY GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL IN CAPE COAST, AND RUTGERS UNIVERSITY- COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING, NEW JERSEY-USA, WHERE SHE WAS THE FIRST AFRICAN WOMAN TO HAVE RECEIVED A BSC DEGREE IN CERAMIC ENGINEERING. SHE WENT ON TO GRADUATE CERTIFICATE IN PACAKAGING SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING/SPECIALSING IN PLASTICS ENGINEERING, AS WELL AS A GRADUATE CERTIFICATE IN INTERNATIONAL TRADE AND FINANCE FROM NEW YORK UNIVERSITY, NEW YORK. SHE IS ALSO A QUALITY SCHOOL GRADUATE TRAINED BY THE REVERED US PROCESS CONTROL EXPERT, THE LATE MR. ED DEMING. SHE HAS A PHD IN THEOLOGY FROM CICA SEMINARY AND UNIVERSITY IN CANADA. NAANA HAS HELD SEVERAL PROFESSIONAL POSITIONS IN ENGINEERING WITH USA FORTUNE 500 COMPANIES- PEPSICO, AVON PRODUCTS AND JOHNSON & JOHNSON PRODUCTS.

AS AN ENTREPRENEUR, SHE LAUNCHED THE FIRST AFRICAN CENTERED BOUTIQUE IN A MAJOR USA MALL, DAYTON HUDSON’S, AND LATER, THE FIRST AND LONGEST RUNNING AFRICAN TV SHOPPING PROGRAM ON QVC-TV IN THE USA, CALLED “DESTINATION AFRICA” CREATING SEVERAL JOBS FOR THOUSANDS OF ARTISANS IN GHANA WITH SEVERAL MILLIONS OF US DOLLARS OF AFRICAN PRODUCTS SOLD ON THE TOP US TV HOME SHOPPING CHANNEL. THIS FACILITATED A MULTI MILLION DOLLAR AFROCENTRIC INDUSTRY IN GHANA LEADING TO OTHER MAJOR US STORES LIKE, JC PENNEY AND PIER ONE BUYING MILLIONS OF DOLLARS OF PRODUCTS FROM GHANA. SHE IS CEO OF SOS LABOUR, THE NATIONS FIRST LICENSED AND AWARD MULTIPLE AWARD WINNING INTERNATIONAL JOB PLACEMENT AGENCY. SHE NOW OWNS THE NATIONS FIRST INTERNET PROTOCOL OVER TV LICENSE, A FIRST IN THE NEW MOBILE TV INDUSTRY IN GHANA.

SHE HAS HELD HIGH LEVEL CONSULTING POSITIONS WITH THE GHANA INVESTMENT PROMOTION CENTER, GHANA EXPORT PROMOTION COUNCIL- LEADING HIGHLEVEL TRADE AND INVESTMENT MISSIONS, GHANA MINISTRY OF MINES, GHANA MINISTRY OF EMPLOYMENT AND SOCIAL WELFARE, UNDP AND ORTHO MCNEIL PHARMACEUTICALS, USA. SHE WAS A KEY MEMBER OF A 12 MEMBER UN EXPERT TASK FORCE UNDER THE UNEP – ICT/RENEWABLE ENERGY DIVISION FOR RURAL DEVELOPMENT- AND HAS CONDUCTED LECTURES GLOBALLY ON CLIMATE INJUSTICE, INCLUDING ATTHE UNIVERSITY OF ALBERTA, CANADA AND BOW VALLEY COLLEGE IN CALGARY, ALBERTA. SHE RECENTLY SECURED THE SUPPORT OF THE UN SECRETARY GENERAL FOR HER USA NATIONAL PEACE PROGRAM: ‘WE SUPPORT PEACE WITH JUSTICE’.

SHE HAS WON AWARDS INCLUDING THE PRESRIGIOUS USA RON BROWN AWARD FOR INTERNATIONAL TRADE AND GOOD ETHICS FROM THE USA, THE BRIDGE BUILDERS AWARDS FROM THE DIASPORA AFRICAN FORUM-USA, THE CELD AWARD FOR LEGAL MIGRATION AND SECURITY IN THE GULF STATES, THE GPA AWARDS, UK, THE MA AFRICA AWARDS IN SOUTH AFRICA, FOR HER HUMANITARIAN WORK IN HIV/AIDS. SHE WAS VERY SUCCESSFUL IN MOBILIZING USA CELEBRITIES LIKE ISAAC HAYES, DENZEL WASHINGTON AND THE AMERICAN MEDICAL DOCTORS AND STUDENTS IN THE WAR AGAINST HIV/AIDS IN GHANA ANNUALLY FOR 5 YEARS.

SHE HAS APPEARED ON SEVERAL TV AND RADIO PROGRAMS, INCLUDING CNN, NBC, FOX TV AND BBC, UK, GTV AND TV3 FOR HER HUMANTARIAN WORKS. HER PASSION IS TO FIGHT FOR THE FACELESS AND VOICELESS, WHILE EMPOWERING THE URBAN AND RURAL AFRICAN WOMEN AND YOUTH OF AFRICA TOWARDS FINANCIAL FREEDOM . SHE IS A DEVOUT CHRISTIAN, MOTHER OF FUMI-SERWA AND HER SON JOHN SENA, AND SEVERAL ADOPTED SONS AND DAUGHTERS. SHE LIVES BY 1CORINTHIANS 16 V 14: DO EVERYTHING IN LOVE.