GPNA was founded by Davidson Kwame Zigah after years of life experiences in Ghana and in the United States of America. When he arrived in the U.S in 2007, he started discussing GPNA’s vision with like-minded Professionals where most of them embraced. With the support of likeminded Professionals, and the counseling of those who have tried but failed, GPNA was founded in March 2015 as a solutions-oriented nonprofit organization to provide a platform to promote professionalism in the Ghanaian and African community across North America. Under the core values of Unity, Support, and Success we seek to provide mentorship, education, networking, and investment opportunities for Ghanaian professionals, investors, and students in North America, Africa, and Ghana. We also believe in giving back to our immediate environment to honor the towns and cities across North America that have embraced us. Therefore, in keeping with GPNA’s core values of Unity, Support, and Success let us unite as a community to support each other to guarantee our success. Success is measured by the impact we make on others, not only on our academic and professional accomplishments. Wealth cannot only be measured by the level of our bank accounts but how we positively impact others.
By the help and support of Nelson Hodogbey, Bernice Ameyedowo, Felicia Apprey, Akua Agyeman, Prince Alormele, Victoria Timpo, Juby Fiadzigbe, Michael Awere and Evelyn Avudzivi GPNA' S first networking barbecue was organized on June 7, 2015. This successful networking event which brought together over 200 Professionals took place at Jackson Park in Chicago IL.
In addition to many successful charitable and professional development programs and networking working events over the past few years( please refer to past events), GPNA was officially launched with a first-class Gala Award event on October 20th, 2018 at Marriott Hotel in Chicago IL by the hardworking and dedicated Mentors and Leadership team ( Prince Alormele, Nancy Ochre, Abla Commissaire, Richard Sowah, Akua Agyeman, Victoria Timpo, Nanaya Ledzi Ampofo Anthony Amposah, Abena Ampofo, Musah Trawill, Sera Aboagyey, Felicia Apprey, Ebenezer Yeboah, Davidson K. Zigah and Mirable) Therefore, join us and let us unite to service our community and give strength to our organization GPNA. So, be the one to lend a helping hand. Be the solution GPNA was set up to be. Be that Agent of Change.