Woman Crush Wednesday (WCW): Lucy Quist

by Duke Magazine

The world is continuously revolving round top notch technology unfolding, with women gearing towards staying afloat in its global recognition. Gone are the days when Black women just sit back to celebrate the wins of the male folks.

However, the narrative has really changed with a steady paradigm shift towards celebrating a vivid black excellence in African women.

Lucy Quicy is a Ghanaian business executive with majors in technology, transformation and thought leadership for positive business returns. She currently sits as a Managing Director at Morgan Stanley with the responsibility of championing change in technology. Having worked in different telecommunication companies, Lucy’s career has spanned through many countries in Africa and Europe. 

Born in 1974, the delectable quintessence of black girl magic holds a First Class Honors degree in electrical and electronic engineering from the University of East London and is a member of the Institute of Engineering and Technology (UK).

Excellently, Lucy is the first Ghanaian woman to head a multinational telecommunications company as the former CEO of Airtel Ghana. Also, she is a co-founder of the Executive Women Network and also a passionate advocate who believes in harnessing STEM to advance development across the globe by ensuring greater participation by young people.

In recognition of her outstanding strategic insights, delivery of transformative business results and dedication to growing people within her organizations, she has been a recipient of several awards and honors. In 2016 she was featured on the BBC’s Power Women series as one of the top business women driving transformational change in Africa.

She authored the book “The Bold New Normal: Creating The Africa Where Everyone Prospers” (2019)

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