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Douglas Israel Boateng

Douglas Israel Boateng

Head of Operations at Women's Haven Africa
Kumasi, Ghana

Mentorship Connection

This connection is free for all venture stages.

Regular 1-on-1 calls per agreement with mentor

Unlimited chat, email, or text within boundaries.


I am Douglas Israel Boateng, a dynamic professional with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Marketing option, and a Diploma in Project Management. Currently, I serve as the head of operations at Women’s Haven Africa, a Tech and Innovation Hub dedicated to fostering women’s empowerment and inclusion in leadership, technology, and entrepreneurship.

My journey has a solid foundation in Credit Management, Marketing, and Sales. I’ve cultivated a passion for Digital Marketing, actively assisting early-stage startups in leveraging digital tools to enhance their business promotion strategies. In my earlier career, I played a pivotal role in developing new products and services for organizations such as MGI Microfinance and FNET.

I also served as the Manager of HapaSpace, the central hub for various initiatives in Kumasi. Through this position, I’ve engaged in projects with esteemed international organizations like GIZ, SNV, and the British Council, collaborating with governmental institutions such as NBSSI, NEIP, and YEA.

I am a Google Ads Certified Technician and hold a certification as a Social Enterprise (SE) Ghana Advocacy Trainer. My commitment to continuous learning is evident through my participation in numerous entrepreneurship conferences and workshops, both domestically and internationally.

As a co-founder of Demdtel, a family business, and Blissful Farms, I exemplify my dedication to addressing societal challenges through innovative solutions. Beyond my professional pursuits, I remain an active trainer, business coach, and mentor, leveraging these roles as avenues to make a positive impact on the world around me.

My interests span Modern Agriculture, technology, and social innovation. I firmly believe that a fulfilling life is one spent in service to others, and my multifaceted career reflects this principle.

Spoken languages

English Twi

Mentorship motivation

  • I like to learn about industries and new businesses
  • I want to give back to the startup ecosystem and entrepreneurs coming up
  • I want to scout for new opportunities in engaging as an advisor or for a board seat

I mentor because I believe in the transformative power of sharing experiences and knowledge. With a background in business administration, marketing, and operations, I am driven to guide and uplift aspiring professionals and entrepreneurs. My commitment to women’s empowerment and inclusion in leadership, coupled with a passion for digital marketing and innovation, motivates me to contribute actively to the growth and success of others. As a co-founder of Demdtel and Blissful Farms, I understand the challenges of entrepreneurship, and mentoring allows me to share insights and foster positive change. Through mentorship, I aim to make a meaningful impact on individuals’ professional journeys, emphasizing the importance of continuous learning and service to others.