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Recognition for African women

The Kensington Town Hall will welcome the second edition of the awards Women4Africa on the 18th of May. The gala will be led by HRH Deun Adedoyin-Solarin .

 

Un reconocimiento 04The contest was born 20 years ago with the purpose of honouring women with talent, passion, humility, dedication and creativity, and as a token of appreciation to all those females, unique and different, living in one of the 53 independent Member States that make up the African continent.

The event is also a way to recognise the work of all women, regardless of social class, who are  facing the daily challenges posed by today’s society. For this reason, the awards are divided into different categories.

The evening will be held in the Kensington Town Hall and will be led by Her Royal Highness Duen Adedoyin-Solarin, granddaughter of his royal highness William Christopher Adedoyin Oba ‘Anoko’ ll, The Akarigbo of Sagamu, Remo Kingdom, Ogun State Nigeria.

Deun has over 35 years experience on television, with the Nigerian Television Authority, (NTA), where she began at only 17-years-old. In addition, she is a devoted mother who works for the development of the community and the construction of a nation.

Un reconocimiento 02She was also the creator and presenter of the show “Princess of Arize!” on the BEN TV Channel (Sky  Channel 182)  In the voluntary sector, she is a member of the Council Board of Global Women Inventors & Innovators Network (GWIIN) and president and world spokesperson  for Girl Child Network worldwide.

The ceremony will also be attended by Paul Judge, member of the Togolese President’s International Investment Council and of the Council of the  Agents of the Crown; Eric Chinje, official of the Cameroon Order of Merit and the Dutch Order of Orange Nassau; Dr. Joe Okei-Odumakin, winner of the International Award for Women with Courage in Washington DC from the American Secretary of State, John Kerry and the first lady Michelle Obama; and Alice M. Bouman-Dentener, president of Women for Water Partnership.

Princess-Deun
Princess-Deun

The second edition of the awards will also be attended by the presence of Her Majesty, Naa Tsotsoo Soyoo, Queen of the Ga tribe in Accra (Ghana). Her Majesty is board president of the United Kingdom of Homowo Organising Committee, member of the Council of the Ghana Union, and director of Lexidon Facilities Group.

The ceremony will take place on May 18th from 6pm onwards in The Great Hall of the Kensington Town Hall, Hornton Street, W8 7NX.

For more information visit the website.

 

(Translated by David Coldwell – Email: davidpc@hotmail.co.uk)

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