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Grace Amey-Obeng is managing director of FC Group, which comprises FC Skin and Beauty Klinik, FC Cosmetics Industry, FC Institute of Beauty Therapy, FC Perfumery and Cosmetics, and Beauty Scope Magazine. She is the first Ghanaian beauty specialist to come out with a full range of make-up. She is also the franchise owner of the FC Cal (Bank) Franchise Plan and the initiator of the Free In-Salon Training, which is a move to upgrade the profession and know-how in the beauty industry nationwide. Grace studied beauty therapy initially in the United Kingdom and proceeded thereafter to the US, where she studied paramedical aesthetics at the Aesthetic Research Institute of California. She has pursued several certificate courses. These include a certificate in beauty therapy Level 3 from the Profile Aesthetic Institute, England, and certificates in dermabrasion, electrolysis and lymphatic drainage micro pigmentation, all from Newlands Hospital, England. She has also taken several refresher courses with Alan Roy Aesthetics and Skin Science College in South Africa. Grace serves as a member of the board of trustees to the Millennium Excellence Award Foundation. She also serves as an organizing committee member to Technoserve's Believe Begin Become, National Business Plan Competition by Google Foundation. She is a Fellow of the inaugural class of the Africa Leadership Initiative-West Africa and a member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network.