To Elevate The Image Of All Her Brands And Be Recognized As The Leading Providers Of Creative And
Philanthropic Solutions, The Best In The Eyes Of Its Stakeholders And Beneficiaries Worldwide.
“It’s been a year of delivering my purpose through “Impact Your World” I have only been able to carry out this “CALLING” through my guests. Our collective efforts and thoughts have impacted many LIVES.”
Debra-Jane, Is A Woman Of Faith, Creative And Social Impact Entrepreneur.
She Put Ghanaian Event Management On The Global Market With A Huge Presence. She Owns And Manages One Of Ghana’s Leading Events Production Companies: Think Mahogany Events. Debra’s Amazing Talent To Build A Brand Is Unparalleled. She Has Made A Remarkable Impact In The Ghana Events Industry: From Pace Setting, To Creating An Attraction From Other Countries On The Continent, To Introducing High Standards, To Implementing Processes Recognized And Applied By Many In The Events Space As Well As Trained Over
400 Personnel In The Last Decade To Run Their Own Event Companies, Or To Deliver Professional Services As Part Of An Organization.
She Takes Pride In Providing Employment Opportunities For Many Individuals, Both Skilled And Unskilled, Contributing To Closing The Country’s Unemployment Gap. Inspired By A Passion For Perfection, She Drives Think Mahogany Events To Build Unique Portfolios Of Products And Services, To Exceed Their Customers’ And Audiences’ Expectation With Integrity, Delivering On Quality, Value And Experience, Operating In A Culture Of Honesty. Striving To Live A Life Of Purpose. A Life That Is Exciting And Productive.
Think Mahogany Events Was Established In 2010. An Awards Winning Company Who Produces Corporate, Social And Wedding Events. Pioneers Of Event Coordination As A Stand Alone Service In The Ghana Events Industry. Current Services Rendered Are Events Planning, Design/Decor, Coordination, Training Programmed And Publicity And Has Produced Over 600 Portfolios Of Events Since Inception In 2010. She Has Produced Events And Collaborated With Other Event Companies In Togo, Nigeria, Zambia, UK And US.
Delivering Training Through The Events Masterclass Ghana Training Program As Well As Directly Under Think Mahogany Events, She Has Impacted The Lives Of Trainees From Other Countries, Including Trainees From Netherlands, Uk, Zambia, Guinea, Uganda, Benin And Togo.
Particularly Known For Her Flawless Event Planning And Coordination Skills With Terrific Attention To Detail And Precision, Delivering Events With Memorable Experiences And Character. With Style, Event Design Is Certainly One Of Her Numerous Forte. Think Mahogany Events Produces Marriage Ceremonies And Receptions, Private Events, Corporate Events, Charity Fundraisers And Community Outreaches In And Outside Of Ghana. Her Abilities Have Contributed Greatly To The Ghana Events Industry, And Without A Doubt, Her Brand Is Mentioned Every Time There Is A Listing Of The Top Event Companies In The Country. She Admits That Her Achievements In The Events Industry Have Opened Other Doors For Her, Especially Strong Networks To Fulfil Her Philanthropic Duties, To Impact Lives Nationally And Internationally.
Debra-Jane Is Also The Founder Of Zero Hunger Ghana, Which Is A Non-Partisan; Non-Profit Civil Empowered Organization Geared Towards Contributing To The Wellbeing Of The Vulnerable In Society By Giving Them Access To Safe, Healthy And Nutritious Food By Reducing Hunger Using A Proven Human Centered Model Under The SDG 2 – “A Zero Hunger World By 2030”, Implementing Sustainable Self-Dependent Projects For Its Beneficiaries Driving The “Good Food For All” Agenda And Empowering Individuals To Be Part Of Impactful Community Development, “Ending Poverty”. Zero Hunger Ghana Was Formed In October 2018. She Is One Of The Curators Of Jollof Rave, Which Started In 2017. A Highly Anticipated Yearly Open-Air Social Event For The Purpose Of Bringing Together A Vast Number Of People To A Mouth-Watering Variety Of Jollof Rice, One Of Ghana’s Bragging Rights, And Other Foods By Local Food Caterers, Restaurants And Beverage Vendors Whilst Celebrating Music And Culture.
“Jollof Rave Has Been Ghana’s Biggest Annual Celebration Of Jollof Rice, Music And Arts”. Nick Named Mama Jollof, Named After The Official Mascot Who Gives Out Free Jollof Rice To The Vulnerable In The Community Under The Jollof Rave And Zero Hunger Collaborative Project. After All Of The Above Came Covid 19. Impact Your World With Debra-Jane” Is A Non-Partisan, Free Instagram Live (Ig Live ) Show Hosted At 3 Pm Gmt Every Monday On @Impactwithdj With Different Guests Discussing Various Topics With Focus On “Impact. First Aired On Monday 20th April 2020 In The Heat Of The Covid-19 Pandemic And Segmented Into 4 Seasons Per Year And 10 Episodes Per Season. Each Season Has A Theme. The Purpose Is To Educate, Support And Create An Impact. The Impact We Make, Takes A Collective Effort. It Is Important To Avail Ourselves To Make An Impact And Important Difference In The Lives Of Those Whom God Puts In Our Realm Of Influence. Each Episode Has A Live Audience Of Between 500 And 6000 Viewers. And A Popular Post View. To Date, She Has Hosted 51 Episodes, Interviewed 59 Guests And Impacted 100s Of Lives Of The Viewers.
The Post View Recording Of Seasons 1 To 4 (40 Episodes) Can Be Found On @Thinkmahogany And The Post View
Recording Of Seasons 5 To Present Can Be Found On Instagram: @Impactwithdj Prior To Zero Hunger Ghana, Jollof Rave, Mama Jollof And Impact Your World With Debra-Jane, She Signed Up To Creating Social Impact And Change Through Other Charitable Projects. In 2018 She Founded Sickle Cell Disease Awareness Ghana After Two Years Of Supporting Sickle Cells Projects Initiated By Other Individuals And Organisations.
Her Interest In Support This Cause Was Mainly Because Of Two Very Good Childhood Friends Who Lived With Sickle Cell. Joanne And Yasmine. May Their Souls Rest In Peace. She Uses Her Platform To Educate The Public About Sickle Cell Disease. Five Years Ago, She Became A Member Of Autism Ambassadors Of Ghana To Support Autism Advocacy, Especially To Help Improve The Lives Of Children Living With Autism, And Create Awareness For People Who Have Children Living With Autism To Access The Right Support For Their Child’s Development. In 2012, She Met A Native Venezuelan Called Milagros Mensah, Who Is The Founding Member Of Rfca Ghana. She
Moved To Ghana In 2011 With Her Ghanaian Husband And Three Children. A Mutual Friend Introduced Debra-Jane To Milagros To Support Run For A Cure Ghana (Rfca Ghana) Which Is A Powerful Non-profit Organization For The Eradication Of Breast Cancer In Africa. An Organisation Comprised Of Individuals Directly Or Indirectly Affected By Breast Cancer Who Want To Lessen The Impact Of This Disease On The Less Privileged Women Of Our Community.
Debra-Jane Is One Of The Indirectly Affected Who Has Since Committed To The Cause. It Has Been 9 Years Of Consistent Support.
In 2007, Debra-Jane Co-Founded Stass with her friend Tina Latifa Jones, An Hiv, Hepatitis And Mental Health Advocacy Not-For-Profit Organization. Debra-Jane Has Been Actively And Unfailingly Involved In Charitable Causes For Fourteen Year With No Foreseeable Will To Stop Anytime Soon. See Current Philanthropic and Entrepreneurial Projects Listed For More Information.
Current Philanthropic Duties
- Host Impact Your World With Debra-Jane – 2021 To Present
- Co Curator Of Mama Jollof – 2019 To Present
- Founded Zero Hunger Ghana – 2018 To Present
- Founded Sickle Cell Disease Awareness Ghana – 2018 To Present
- Member Of Autism Ambassadors Of Ghana (Autism Advocacy) – 2018 To Present
- Supports Run For A Cure Ghana (Breast Cancer Advocacy) – 2012 To Present
- Co-Founded Stass (HIV, Hepatitis And Mental Health Advocacy) – 2007 To Present
Current Entrepreneurial Duties
- Co Curator Of Jollof Rave – 2018 To Present
- Training Manager At Events Master Class Ghana – 2016 To Present
- Stylist At Blush Lace Bridal – 2015 To Present
- Events Consultant At Think Mahogany Events – 2010 To Present
- Consultant At Charis Jadlen Consultancy – 2006 To Present