A Female Engineer with Ghana Grid Company (GRIDCo) Ing. Abigail Acheampomaa Opoku been elected as the Financial Leader for the Youth in Engineering (YiE) of the Ghana Institution of Engineering (GhIE).
She is also a member of the Professional Practice and Ethics Committee of the Ghana Institution of Engineering.
Ing. Abigail Opoku started her career in GRIDCo’s Power System Planning Section of the Engineering Department in June 2022. She has a strong background in Project Management, and has worked on some high profile projects, such as the Kasoa Bulk Supply Point, which has contributed to the improvement of power supply in Ghana.
As Finance Leader for the Youth in Energy Branch of the GhiE, she will work with industry to secure funding for youth engineering activities, and work with corporates to secure investment support for youth engineering events. Ing. Opoku is passionate about mentorship and youth development. She strongly believes in the power of education, and regularly volunteers her time to mentor and coach young people in her community. She is particularly interested in encouraging more young women to pursue careers in STEM fields.
Abigail is a true asset to GRIDCo, and an inspiration to young people in her community. She holds a Bachelor in Electrical and Electronics Engineering and a Master’s degree in Engineering Management (both), from the University of Mines and Technology (UMaT).