AgroBiz.org, the organizers of the award event designed majorly for humanitarian activities across all sectors both local and international, have released nominations categories for the 2021 edition of the awards. Tagged: TOP TEN AFRICAN AWARDS 202I (The Virtual Edition), the event will be recognizing CHANGE CHAMPIONS OF CHANGE involved with the sustainable infrastructure for gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls on Sunday, June 6, 2021.
According to Lady Tee Thompson, the convener and CEO of AgroBiz who spoke with Adewale Adenrele of African Development Magazine (ADM) stressed that the event which has always scheduled to hold during the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women Session was canceled last year due to the deadly coronavirus, and this prompted us to have a virtual edition of the event.
“2020 event was canceled in New York City due to pandemic. We went virtual due to overwhelming requests to hold the event despite pandemic.” She noted.
The virtual event will be headed by a Keynote address by, Dr. Muhammad Pate of the World Bank while Mr. Eddie Ndupo (an advocate of United Nations (UN) Sustainable Development Goals and who reports directly to the Secretary-General of UN will provide opening remarks.
Hence, according to the new plan for the virtual event, the award starts at 1 p.m- 2:30 p.m.
BREAKTHROUGH, CHANGEMAKER, GIVING SPIRIT, GLOBAL BUSINESS, PINNACLE, RED-TAPE BUSTER, SDG'S CHAMPION, UP-AND-COMING, WARRIOR, & WORDS OF WISDOM
The event will be recognizing CHANGE CHAMPIONS OF CHANGE involved with the sustainable infrastructure for gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls on Sunday, June 6, 2021.
CRITERIA AND CATEGORIES:
UP-AND-COMING – An emerging and promising female business owner who has owned her business for 5 years or less and supports other women enterprises.
BREAKTHROUGH – A business owner, organization, or high-level executive who has overcome obstacles or removed obstacles for women and/or girls
WORDS OF WISDOM – A person who has been instrumental in educating and mentoring individuals toward achieving women’s empowerment with collaborations.
RED-TAPE – A person, organization, or high-level executive involved in government that has consistently demonstrated commitment to helping small businesses.
GIVING SPIRIT – A business owner, organization, or high-level executive who has demonstrated commitment to community development through volunteerism and/or philanthropy.
SDG’s CHAMPION – An entity, high-level executive, or government official that hat has promoted and facilitated some or all Sustainable Development Goals.
CHANGEMAKER – An entity or individual who has facilitated significant social protection systems, or provided access to public services, or create a sustainable infrastructure for gender equality and/or empowerment of women and girls
WARRIOR – A small business owner or organization who has preserved through challenges that impact women and girls.
GLOBAL BUSINESS AWARD – A business owner or organization who has been transacting business across borders.
PINNACLE – An entity, individual, or high-level executive that has been created partnerships for gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls for 20 years or more.