Nora Bannerman is an accomplished and internationally acclaimed fashion designer and entrepreneur with over forty (40) years of experience promoting indigenous businesses and successfully managing a number of companies. In 2019, the International Finance Corporation (IFC) of the World Bank Group named her as one of the Top 20 Global Female Business Leaders. Nora served on the Africa Growth Opportunities Act (AGOA) National Implementation Committee to get Ghana the AGOA VISA that enables the export of over 6,000 Ghanaian products duty and quota free access to the USA market. She is credited with promoting Made-In–Ghana Textiles and Clothing in Europe and the US since the 1980’s. Her designs have been showcased on Fashion Runways in Paris, Las Vegas, Dusseldorf, New York, and other fashion cities. Her company, Sleek Garments Export Ltd recently received the ‘Outstanding Textile and Garment company of the Decade’ Award. Sleek Garments has been manufacturing PPE for the Ghana Government to support the fight against COVID-19. Nora was inducted into Corporate Ghana Hall of Fame in February 2021. She received the Woman of Excellence Award in March 2020 for her ‘Outstanding Contribution to the Social and Economic Development of Ghana’. She is listed as one of Africa’s Top 20 Fashion Designers and received a Life Time Achievement Award in 2016 for her work as a Designer, Entrepreneur, Role Model and Mentor.