From Homeless To CEO – Delay Opens Up About Her Humble Beginning

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Ghanaian businesswoman and TV show host, Deloris Frimpong Manso popularly known as Delay has opened up about her humble beginnings.

According to the successful businesswoman, she moved from being homeless to becoming a CEO.

Delay started her broadcasting career as a Presenter with Life FM in Nkawkaw in the Eastern Region of Ghana at the age of 17 in 1999. Delay later moved to Top Radio in 2005 in the capital, Accra where she worked until 2007.  taking over the mid-morning show on that station. She was later hired by the newly established Oman FM in 2007, she stayed here until 2016.

Whilst she was working with Oman FM, Delay started her own television program, the Delay Show in 2008 on TV3. In 2011, she wrote and produced the household television series, Afia Schwarzenegger.

Her television production company, Maxgringo Productions brought out yet another television series ”Cocoa Brown”, a story loosely based on the true life of herself.

Delay has also been engaged in public speaking, often sharing her life experiences to encourage women and the youth to strive to excel in life. She was in 2018 one of the main speakers at the 2018 International Youth Empowerment Summit (iYES) conference held at the National Theatre.

Since then, Delay has spoken at a number of events, including the 2nd Women’s CEO Summit as the main speaker; the event featured women occupying positions of responsibility sharing their life experiences on one platform to motivate others.

Against all challenges, her narrative serves as a source of motivation for young individuals and entrepreneurs across the nation. She stands as a role model, often referred to as the “Oprah Winfrey” of the Ghanaian broadcast media sector.

Delay also uses her life as an Entrepreneur, owning a company that produces Delay Mackerel and Sardines to motivate the youth and women to believe in themselves and to strive to establish their own businesses.

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