Princess Naa Asie Ocansey is the Founder/President of the Channels of Blessings Global Ministry, Royal GoldTech Consultancy with offices in the USA and Ghana, Co-Founder/President of the NekoTech Center of Excellence in Ada with Mr. Isaac Hayes, and founder of the Save a Million Lives HIV/AIDS program now in Ghana, UK and the USA.
Princess was born in Ghana to the late Nene Kubi III of Ada and Mrs. Millicent Ocansey. She attended Wesley Girls’ High School in Cape Coast, and the Rutgers University College of Engineering where she received a Bachelor of Science degree in Ceramic Engineering, and a Graduate Certificate in Packaging Science and Engineering/specializing in Plastics Engineering, as well as attaining a graduate certificate in International Trade and Finance from NYU, New York. She is also a quality school graduate trained by the US Quality Control guru, the late Mr. Ed Deming.
She has held professional positions in engineering with USA Fortune 500 companies, PepsiCo, Avon products and Johnson & Johnson products.
As an entrepreneur, she launched the first African centered boutique in a major USA mall, Dayton Hudson’s, and later the first and longest running African TV shopping program on QVC TV in the USA, called “Destination Africa” creating several jobs for hundreds of artisans in Ghana with sales of over $4 millions of African products over two years. This facilitated a multi-million-dollar Afrocentric industry in Ghana leading to other major US stores like JCPenney and pier one buying products from Ghana.
She has held consulting positions with the Ghana investment promotion center, Ghana export promotion council, UNDP and Ortho McNeil Pharmaceutical, USA. She was recently selected by the secretary general of the un to a 12-member expert task force under the UNEP – ICT/RE division for rural development.
She has won awards including the prestigious USA Ron Brown Award for International Trade and Good Ethics, the GPA awards, UK, the Ma Africa Awards in South Africa, for her humanitarian work in HIV/AIDS. She has been successful in mobilizing USA celebrities like Isaac Hayes, Denzel Washington, Steven Seagal and American medical doctors and students in the war against HIV/AIDS in Ghana annually.
She initiated the development of a model international workers program for Ghanaian workers to work legally in the USA. After running successfully for three years the model is currently being rolled out internationally to Canada, UK and Australia under the channels of blessings global ministry in partnership with top international recruitment and placement agencies, such as manpower, worldwide and the good labor company, UK.
She has appeared on several TV and radio programs, including CNN, NBC, FOX TV and BBC, UK, GTV, TV3 and Metro TV for her humanitarian work against hid/aids. Her passion is to fight for the faceless and voiceless orphans, the HIV/AIDS babies dying silently in Africa. She is a devout Christian and mother of one child, Funmi Serwa, and 752 orphans she has adopted in Ada.