Eva Naa Mereley Lokko
First female to be appointed GBC Director
Ghanaian engineer and politician Eva Naa Merely Lokko was the first female engineer to be employed at the Ghana Broadcasting Cooperation (GBC) in 1972.
She had her secondary education at the Wesley Girls High School in Cape Coast and was appointed in 2002 as the Director-General of GBC making her the first female to serve in that capacity.
Eva has worked in more than forty countries worldwide and served as the regional programme coordinator of the United Nations Development Programme Initiative for Internet development in Africa.
She was among the engineering team that installed the county's first colour television in 1985.