The 2019 GUBA USA Awards took place at The Pierre, A Taj Hotel, New York on 26th September 2019. 



This is the 10th anniversary of GUBA and the first edition in USA.


Dr. Yvette Appiah with Nancy Abu-Bonsrah
Dr. Yvette Appiah with Nancy Abu-Bonsrah


Congratulations to Nancy Abu-bonsrah, the first Black female Neurosurgeon at Johns Hopkins University for winning the Young Woman In Science Award.


Two years ago, Nancy Abu-Bonsrah became the first  black woman to become a neurosurgery resident at Johns Hopkins Hospital



Nancy Abu-Bonsrah Wins Young Woman In Science Award At GUBA USA


Other winners of the night lncludes:

Mary Spio – African Innovator of the Year Award

Dr. Thomas Mensah – GUBA Technological Achievement Award

Kwame Akoto-Bamfo –  Artist of the Year

Dr. Ave Kludze for Innovation in Science & Technology

Daphne Mashile-Nkosi – Industrious African Woman Award
Dr. Oheneba Boachie-Adjei – Exceptional Contribution to Medicine Award
Patrick Gyimah Awuah Jr. – Exemplary Achievement in Education Award

Simon Fuller – Public Service Award

Rosa Whitaker – Excellence in African Socio-Economic Advancement AwardRachel Naa-Du Laryea – Student Excellence Award

Richelieu Dennis – Editorial Excellence Award

Nicholas Jason Osei Buamah – Young and Talented Award

Dr. Yvette Appiah with Nancy Abu-Bonsrah


Photo Credit: GUBA USA/Nancy Abu-Bonsrah/ SwagofAfrica

Great Event brought to you by GUBA AWARDS USA

Inspirational Monday: In Case You Missed It – Meet History Maker Nancy Abu-bonsrah, the first Black female Neurosurgeon at Johns Hopkins University. According to reports, Nancy Abu-bonsrah moved from Ghana to Maryland about 11 year ago….

Nancy Abu-bonsrah posted the message below with the photo below on her Facebook page:

”What a way to begin the Sabbath! I still haven’t processed it yet but this is such an honor and a privilege to join the department at Hopkins to begin this next phase of my career. I’m so fortunate to have the continued support of my husband, family, friends and mentors. Kwabena and I are excited for what’s ahead!…”

Nancy Abu-Bonsrah

Nancy Abu-Bonsrah

Huge congrats! Making Ghana and Africa proud!


Photo credit:  HopkinsMedNews /Nancy Abu-Bonsrah


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