EbonyLife TV Sisterhood Awards 2016 Announced
Upcoming awards ceremony will recognize accomplished women in Nigeria
EbonyLife TV is proud to announce this year’s EbonyLife TV Sisterhood Awards, which will be hosted in special partnership with the Women in Management, Business and Public Service (WIMBIZ).
“This year’s Sisterhood Awards are truly a cause for excitement!” said Mo Abudu, CEO and Chairwoman of EbonyLife TV, “As we empower women to work together and accomplish great things, we celebrate those women who have excelled in their fields. If you know a sister—young, old, Christian or Muslim—from any part of Nigeria, who is making a difference in our society, please visit our website and nominate them now. We want to recognize them as our way of showing thanks for all they do for us.”
The first EbonyLife TV Sisterhood Awards took place in 2014 as part of the 50th birthday celebration for Media entrepreneur Mo Abudu. The inaugural event set the precedent for an awards ceremony that continues to honor women who have accomplished achievements in their areas of expertise and have yet to receive recognition for their excellence.
The ten award categories include Film and TV Director of The Year, Fashion Designer of the Year, Philanthropist of the Year, TV Personality of the Year, and more. The recipients of the 2014 awards were Mosunmola Umoru, Entrepreneur of the Year; Chioma Omeruah (Chigul), Comedienne of the Year; Aisha Augie–?Auta, Photographer of the Year; Crystal Chigbu, Philanthropist of the Year; Ema Edosio, Film & TV Director of the Year; Ifeyinwa Ojekwe, Made in Nigeria Product of The Year; Mai Atafo – Man of the Year; Bisola Adeniyi, Fashion Designer of the Year; and Chief Nike Okundaye Davies, Lifetime Achievement Award.
According to EbonyLife TV, the criteria for Award recipients are based solely on excellence, dedication, innovation, impact, and integrity.
EbonyLife TV is proud to partner with WIMBIZ for the 2016 awards. WIMBIZ seeks to inspire and empower women excel in leadership positions in business, management, and public service. “At WIMBIZ, our focus continues to be on female empowerment and encouraging women to thrive in spite of the obstacles we may face. In light of this and in celebration of our 15th anniversary, it is with much delight and anticipation that we welcome this year’s Sisterhood Awards; we honor women who have made a mark in their respective sectors, women who stand tall as positive role models for girls everywhere today. As we continue to push boundaries and break glass ceilings at national and international levels, these awards serve to remind women in management, business and public service that their efforts do not go unnoticed,” said Aishah Ahmad, CFA, Chairperson, Executive Council, WIMBIZ.
The EbonyLife TV Sisterhood Awards will be held at the grand Eko Hotels and Suites in Lagos, Nigeria, on November 4, 2016. Nominations are currently being accepted and will be closed on Saturday, October 1, 2016. More information can be found at http://www.ebonylifetv.com/.
About EbonyLife TV
EbonyLife TV is Africa’s first global black entertainment and lifestyle network, offering more than 1000
Hours of premium, authentic Anglo–?African entertainment programming each year.