Sally Esinam Torpey has been featured in the African press and is a nationally and internationally recognized supporter of women’s empowerment. In 2010, Sally founded the Sallet Fashion House and the Sallet Foundation, supporting training for a sustainable and industrialized apparel development and production industry in Ghana. Supported by the Ministry of Trade, these organizations work to establish garment training facilities that create jobs for dressmakers and artisans in the region creating folklore apparel. She is working on creating hubs for production.
In 2003, Sally founded Sympathy International; an organization formed to educate teens and young women on the importance of female reproductive hygiene and has been among the youngest teenagers to collaborate with the Ghana Aids Commission to provide education in advocacy, care, and support on the prevention of HIV/AIDS in the entire Central Region of Ghana. Working together, Sally’s organizations and the government are empowering women to build healthy and sustainable livelihoods and a strong nation of independent women entrepreneurs featured in the Afrika post a Washington DC newspaper, Ghana web, Caribbean magazines, The CCWC Creative Magazine Miami FL, and the African Dream LLC Washington DC. She is also a women young entrepreneur case study for Growth Cap UK and others. Also, she speaks on International platforms across Africa and the US, on fashion business, women empowerment and personal development matters she is passionate about.
Sally views her fashion ambassadorship as an opportunity to be an Ambassador for Global Africa, Made in GHANA products and for all women in Africa apparel industry. Sally also was inaugurated as a KYEN Member (Kufuor Young Entrepreneurs).
She knows that her partnership with the Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development to retool Community Development Vocational and Technical Institutes (CDVTIs) and partnership with The John A. Kufuor Foundation to design a Clothing and Accessories line named after the former President J. A Kufuor- “JAK-THE GENTLE GIANT CLOTHING AND ACCESSORIES COLLECTION”