5 Things You Should Know About Shemechanic Nana Afua Serwaa Adusei: The Trailblazing Female of the Accra to London Road Trip


The remarkable journey of the Wanderlust Ghana team’s 10,000km expedition from Accra to London via the road has garnered attention all over the world.



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Their audacious journey, which commenced in Accra, unfolded across five African countries — Cote d’Ivoire, Mali, Senegal, Mauritania, and Morocco before crossing into Europe by ferry on the Mediterranean to Algeciras in Spain.

At the heart of this pioneering expedition is Nana Afua Serwaa Adusei, the sole female driver, who has captivated hearts and minds with her inspiring presence.

Despite the fact that she ended her monumental journey in Casablanca, she has inspired a new generation of adventurous Ghanaian women and left her own blueprint.

Here are 5 things you should know about her

1. A Visionary Trailblazer


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Nana Afua Serwaa Adusei is no ordinary traveller; she’s a trailblazer in the world of vocational and creative skills education.

As the driving force behind the Shecanic movement, Nana Afua is on a relentless mission to shatter stereotypes and empower young girls to embrace their passion for mechanics and car design.

She’s an expert in auto detailing, car wash and everything vehicle maintenance.

Her vision extends beyond mechanical parts – it’s about dismantling societal norms and encouraging girls to conquer traditionally male-dominated fields, especially in STEM.

2. She’s An Active Biker Who Is Defying Glass Ceilings


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Fueled by the legacies of trailblazers like Patrice Banks and Supercar Blondie, Nana Afua Serwaa Adusei is on a resolute mission to reshape the automotive realm and ignite a new era of empowerment for young women.

Beyond the roar of engines, Nana Afua’s path intertwines with Biker Girls Ghana—a sisterhood of fearless female motorcyclists

Together, they’re dismantling stereotypes, dispelling myths, and reshaping perceptions of motorcycle enthusiasts in Ghana.

In this collective of strength, Nana Afua rides as a symbol of unity, resilience, and the boundless potential of women in uncharted territories.

3. Empowering Through Mentorship


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Nana Afua’s influence is felt through her mentorship initiatives, empowering countless females to embark on their journeys in the auto industry.

Her dedication to mentoring and advocacy has nurtured a community of empowered women, each equipped with the tools and confidence to pave their paths in traditionally male-dominated arenas.

4. An Expert Mechanic with Insights from Varying Conditions


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The beauty of Nana Afua Serwaa Adusei’s daring expedition lies in her ability to experience cars in real-world conditions. From scorching desert sands to winding mountainous roads, she’s witnessed firsthand how vehicles respond to different terrains and climates.

According to the team of men, she offered invaluable insights when it came to fixing their cars during the trip and even got them to receive special treatment from Abedi Peli.

5. A Surprising Musical Talent



When she’s not busy fixing cars or joining expeditions, Nana Afua Serwaa Adusei is leisurely participating in rap challenges by musician Reggie Rockstone, showcasing her versatility to the world.

In the old Instagram post that caught the attention of her followers, Nana Afua Serwaa Adusei confidently took on the challenge set by none other than Reggie Rockstone himself.

With rhythm, flair, and a magnetic stage presence, she flawlessly delivered her lines, revealing an unexpected flair for rap music.


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