The 2nd Annual ‘Women4Africa’ Awards will be honouring and recognising outsanding African women for their contributions and achievements across 15 African countries such as Ethiopia, Malawi, Swailand, Senegal, South Africa, Cameroon, Nigeria, Ghana etc. The event will be holding on Saturday, 18th of May 2013 at Great Hall, Hornton Street, Kensington, London W8 7NX
Some of the women to be awarded include Soneni Gwizi (the first female disabled broadcaster in Zimbabwe), Tonia Dabwe (founder of the Mineke Foundation in Liberia), Dr Joe Okei-Odumakin (‘Woman of Courage’ award recipient by US Secretary of State, John Kerry and First Lady, Michelle Obama) and Esther Madudu of Uganda, a midwife and spokesperson for AMREF’s. Many more are expected to be honoured at the awards.
The awards ceremony is expected to have up to 1,000 attendees including a member of dignitaries, MP’s High Commissioners and an array of local and international press including BBC, Huffington Post, The Evening Standard, Nollywood TV, Silverbird TV, amongst others. Founders Sam and Tola Onigbanjo (pictured below) and the entire ‘Women4Africa’ team are set to make the ‘Women4Africa’ awards ceremony the biggest and most successful of its kind.
Speakers on the night include: Sir Paul Judge, Eric Chinje and Dr Joe Odumakin. For more information and to get your standard or VIP tickets, visit here
To see a full line up of all the final nominees visit here
To read about our speakers and entertainment visit here
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