Final Nominees 2017

LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

 

Muzvare Betty Makoni
 
 
 
 

Muzvare Betty Makoni

 

 

 

 

Zimbabwe

 

 

 

 

 

 

2017 Confirmed Recognition Award Recipients

 

WOMEN4AFRICA RECOGNITION AWARD

 

Elsie Owusu OBE
Ruth Oshikanlu
Heather Melville

 

Mrs Rashida Bello

Elsie Owusu OBE

Ruth Oshikanlu

Heather Melville

  Nigeria

  Ghana

  Nigeria

  Jamaica

 

 

Mrs Mboweni
Debbie Ariyo OBE
Mrs Rachael Umahi

 

Mrs Nolwandle N Mboweni

Debbie Ariyo OBE

Her Excellency Chief
Mrs Rachel Umahi

South Africa

Nigeria

Nigeria

 

 

 

Below are the Finalists for 2017 shortlisted by our Independent Selection Panel

 

BUSINESS WOMAN OF THE YEAR

 

Ann Wilson
Caroline Newman
Mavis Amankwah
Placida Acheru
Gracia Justice
Rumbi S Fowler

 

Ann Wilson

Caroline Newman

Mavis Amankwah

Placida Acheru

Gracia Justice

Rumbi S Fowler

South Africa

Jamaica

Ghana

Nigeria

DR of Congo

Zimbabwe

 

 

 

CAREER WOMAN OF THE YEAR

 

Olutayo Arikawe
Chikondi Mpokosa
Shola Mos-Shogbamimu
Kerrine Bryan

Olutayo Arikawe

Chikondi L. Mpokosa

Dr Shola Mos-Shogbamimu

Kerrine Bryan

Nigeria

Malawi

Nigeria

Jamaica

 

 
 

Ibironke Adeagbo
Jenny Garrett
morenike ajayi
Bukola Adisa

Ibironke Adeagbo

Jenny Garrett

Morenike Ajayi

Bukola Adisa

Nigeria

West Indies

Nigeria

Nigeria

 

 

 

MOTHER OF THE YEAR

 

Esther Owuta Onolememen
Moonga Amasiatu
Toniaamaka Chrisokere
Chenny Nkemaka

Esther Owuta Onolememen

Moonga Amasiatu

Toniaamaka Chrisokere

Chenny Nkemaka

Nigeria

Zambia

Nigeria

Nigeria

 

 

Winnie Kitaka
Amara Kanu
Lady Vivian Sonny
 

Winnie Kitaka

Amara Kanu

Lady Vivian Sonny Nsirim

 

Uganda

Nigeria

Nigeria

 

 

 

 

WOMAN IN TECHNOLOGY OF THE YEAR

 

June Angelides
Kerrine-Bryan
Marcia Boakye
Rashada Harry
 

June Angelides

Kerrine Bryan

Marcia Boakye

Rashada Harry

 

Nigeria

Jamaica

Ghana

Guyana

 

 

 

 

HAIRDRESSER OF THE YEAR

 

Anaya Kamara
Rachel Adepoju
Teresa Daley
Susan Olaniyi David
 

Anaya Kamara

Rachel Adepoju

Teresa Daley

Susan Olaniyi David

 

Sierra Leone

Nigeria

Jamaica

Nigeria

 

 

 

 

FASHION DESIGNER OF THE YEAR

 

Anita Quansah
Mo Ada Bello
Nana Akua
Tapiwa Dingwizi
Tina Ugo
Tsitsi Fred

 

Anita Quansah

Mo Ada Bello

Nana Akua Bediako

Tapiwa Dingwiza

Tina Ndidi Ugo

Tsitsi Fred

Ghana/Nigeria

Nigeria

Ghana

Zimbabwe

Nigeria

Zimbabwe

 

 

 

EVENTS ORGANISER OF THE YEAR

 

sandra nelson
Claire Namukolo
Jessica Laditan
Mirabell Mayack
NEA UK

Sandra Nelson

Claire Namukolo

Jessica Laditan

Mirabell Mayack

NEA UK

Nigeria

Zambia

Nigeria

Cameroon

Nigeria

 

 

 

AUTHOR OF THE YEAR

 

Placida Acheru
Hibo Wardere
Shola Alabi
Ivy Salijeni
Shola Mos-Shogbamimu

Placida Acheru

Hibo Wardere

Shola Alabi

Ivy Salijeni

Dr Shola Mos-Shogbamimu

Nigeria

Somalia

Nigeria

Malawi

Nigeria

 

 

 

UK HUMANITARIAN OF THE YEAR

 

Pastor Akousa Arkhurst
Dupe Makinde
Jo Nganda
Neneh Umusu
Seyi Adesina
Fikelephi Jackson

 

Pastor Akousa Arkhurst

Dupe Makinde

Jo Nganda

Neneh Umusu

Seyi Adesina

Fikelephi Jackson

Ghana

Nigeria

Uganda

Nigeria

Nigeria

Zimbabwe

 

 

 

INSPIRATIONAL WOMAN OF THE YEAR

 

Temi Koleowo
Caroline Makaka
Norva S Abiona
Shola Alabi
Pastor Mercy Chieza

Temi Koleowo

Caroline Makaka

Norva S. Abiona

Shola Alabi

Pastor Mercy Chieza

Nigeria

Zimbabwe

Trinidad/ Nigerian

Nigeria

Zimbabwe

 

 

Caroline Akorita
Zina Arinze
Caroline Newman
Seyi Adesina
Shola V Sajowa

Caroline Akorita

Zina Arinze

Caroline Newman

Seyi Adesina

Shola Victor-Sajowa

Nigeria

Nigeria

Jamaica

Nigeria

Nigeria

 

 

 

ROLE MODEL OF THE YEAR

 

Ann Wilson
Phinnah Ikeji
Agatha Ewruje
Carmel Britto
 

Ann Wilson

Phinnah Ikeji

Agatha Ewruje

Carmel Britto

 

South Africa

Nigeria

Nigeria

Jamaica/Nigeria

 

 

 

Michelle Safo
Niina Kabesa
Salha Kaitesi
Sheila Banda Tobie
 

Michelle Safo

Niina Kabesa

Salha Kaitesi

Sheila Banda Tobie

 

Ghana

DR of Congo

Rwanda

Malawi

 

 

 

 

YOUNG ACHIEVER OF THE YEAR

 

Folashade Oyewole
Gertrude Asumadu
khalia Newell
Jasmine Kasoma
Etieno Christian

 

Folashade Oyewole

Gertrude Asumadu

Khalia Newell

Jasmine Kasoma

Etieno Stephanie Christian

Nigeria

Ghana

Jamaica

Zambia

Nigeria

 

 

 

YOUNG LEADER OF THE YEAR

 

Elizabeth Adeniran
Julia Bwoma
Claire Clottey
Gold Ola
Kim Opszala

Elizabeth Adeniran

Julia Bwoma

Claire Clottey

Gold Ola

Kim Opszala

Nigeria

Kenya

Ghana

Nigeria

Jamaica/Cuba

 

 

INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS WOMAN OF THE YEAR

 

Jane Okafor
Nisha
Zodwa
Thato Mokhothu
 

Jane Okafor De Raeve

Nisha Maharaj

Zodwa Mkandla

Thato Mokhothu

 

Nigeria

South Africa

Zimbabwe

South Africa

 

 

 

 

INTERNATIONAL HUMANITARIAN OF THE YEAR

 

Tola Makinde
Cecilia Eben Bleeker
Consoler Eliya
Rosemary Aluoch
 

 

Tola Makinde

Cecilia Eben Bleeker

Consoler Eliya

Rosemary Aluoch

 

Nigeria

Cameroon

Tanzania

Kenya

 

 

 

 

Keturah Shammah
Sly Abigail Nindi
Abigail Simon-Hart
 
 

 

Keturah Shammah

Sly Abigail Nindi

Abigail Simon-Hart

 

 

Nigeria

South Africa

Nigeria

 

 

 

 

INTERNATIONAL AFRICAN WOMAN OF THE YEAR

 

Funke Akindele
yabome
Zilanie
Olatorera Oniru
 

Funke Akindele

Yabome G Jackson

Zilanie Gondwe

Olatorera Oniru

 

Nigeria

Sierra Leone

Malawi

Nigeria