Senyuidzorm Awusi Adadevoh, a Ghanaian sports photographer and photojournalist, has been applauded by Ghanaians on social media for breaking stereotypes about working mothers in media and other professions.
Senyuidzorm was captured in a photo with her baby on her back, while she was performing her photography duties at the launch of a report by the Alliance for Women in Media Africa (AWMA) on the status of women in the Ghanaian media, on August 26, 2020.
This image has been described by some Ghanaians as a depiction of the true state of women in media and other professions in the country.
She has been applauded on social media for breaking the stereotype about the roles of working mothers in the media and other professions in Ghana and Africa as a whole.
However, this is not the first time that Senyuidzorm has been captured on camera with her baby strapped to her back during events.
Here’s a photo of Senyuidzorm and her baby, while on assignment at a football game.
Senyuidzorm Adadevoh’s career as a photographer began in 1999. She later transitioned into sports photography in the mid-2000s and in 2008, she began working with the Black Stars, the senior national football team of Ghana.
She is the founder of the photography bank Solvers Ghana, the photography and photojournalism companies Sports Unlimited and Society Unlimited.
She has shot at some of the world’s major sporting events, including two Olympic Games, two FIFA World Cups (South Africa 2010 and Brazil 2014 respectively) and six African Nations Cups between 2008-2017.
Senyuidzorm has also shot a number of well-known figures in sports, such as Floyd Mayweather Jr. and his father Floyd Sr., and also covering the Mayweather vs. McGregor fight in August 2017.
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