- Rosemary Owusu Asantewaa is a Ghanaian woman who works as a Bolt driver
- The single mother of four kids makes ends meet as a Bolt driver to fend for her kids
- Rosemary is also shattering limits and shaping the narrative about women in the profession
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While driving a taxi as a profession is a field with active male influence, Rosemary Owusu Asantewaa is breaking limits as she makes ends meet to provide for her family.
Briefly.co.za learnt that in spite of her detractors who continue to posit the medieval narrative that driving a taxi is an area for men, Rosemary remains focused in her chosen profession.
The single mother of four children was first working as a retailer of second-hand goods at Michelle Camp, near Afienya in the Greater Accra Region.
She now works as a Bolt driver and she said her decision to venture into the male-dominated profession was largely due to financial difficulties.
Rosemary sat for an interview with Owners of Tomorrow and revealed that there are days when business is good and days when business becomes slow. But says she is grateful as she is able to make ends meet to provide for her family.
Just like most women, Rosemary never imagined that driving a taxi will become her source of livelihood. She never dreamt of making it her profession.
However, not only is she making a living from working as a Bolt driver, but she is also shattering barriers and shaping the narrative about women in the male-dominated field.
Rosemary sat for an interview and talked about her decision to become a taxi driver.
The single mother also highlights her challenges and how she combines her work with raising her four children.
In another story, Ghanaian female engineer, Yasmin Fuseini Cudjoe, has joined the ranks of women chalking great strides across the world. Cudjoe, 28, is worth highlighting because her achiever story continues to inspire women especially younger girls who aspire to attain similar or greater feats.
Ghanaweb reports that she granted an interview during the Engineers’ Week in South California, where she worked as a high profiled engineer with Toole Design Group.
Cudjoe credited her father as her greatest motivation. She reveals that her father is a civil engineer and he owns a transportation engineering company in Ghana. According to Cudjoe, she has always been influenced by her father’s work.
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