Save the date for Women4Africa 2017, an initiative that recognises African women who are making a difference in the society, their professions and with their businesses. From lawyers, young entrepreneurs, business owners, artists, designers, activists to scientists, here’s what you need to know about this year’s award.
“It primarily exists as a diversity platform to showcase the meaningful contribution of African women to all parts of the society”.
Women4africa® has announced the finalists for its 16 categories along with its Recognition Recipients and the first ever Women4Africa Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient. Nominations were received for this year’s awards from over 25 African Nations with over 300 nominations.
The 6th Annual Awards will occur:
Date: Saturday, 20th May 2017
Venue: Great Hall, Kensington London, United Kingdom.
Women4Africa® provides a platform for the finest and accomplished individuals of African descent to be celebrated for their contributions in their various fields. The award ceremony has become a global icon for culture and diversity celebrating the best of Africa and its women.
Past events have attracted distinguished guests, winners and speakers.This list includes Sir Paul Judge of Abraaj Capital, Dr Joe Okei-Odumakin, a Civil rights activist. Alongside Captain Irene Mutungi, of Kenya Airways, Dr Araba Lanlelee Sam, Robotic surgeon, Fiona Bartels-Ellis OBE Director of the British Council, and Grace Ononiwu OBE, Chief Crown Prosecutor, West Midlands to name but a few.
As Women4Africa clocks its 6th year, it is as of today the largest celebration of African women in Europe. The founders Sam and Tola Onigbanjo have made a huge contribution to the society to bring to light the successes of African women and celebrate women pioneers who are making great impact in their professions and businesses.
To find out the nominees for Women4Africa 2017, visit the link below to check out the list of finalists for 2017 Link: http://women4africa.com/final-
For more Information visit http://www.women4africa.com/
Sponsors of this Women4Africa 2017 include: Great Business Platforms, 805 Restaurants, Alpha Childcare, Obaseki Solicitors, Suppy To My Door, OluOlu Foods, and Lolars Fabrics.
Media Partners include: The Guardian Nigeria, Guardian Woman, Women In Leadership Publication, Nigerian Watch, African Dazzle, FusionPlus TV.