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African Diaspora Awards: 10th Year Anniversary Celebration. Shared Journey

December 3, 2022 @ 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM

The African Diaspora Awards team works closely with sponsors, both new and returning, to create a customized program based on each partner’s objectives. In addition to online and marketing benefits and onsite exposure, each sponsorship package includes tickets for entertaining at the Awards and associated events.

Under the theme, “ Shared Journey: Progress and Prosperity” the 2022 ADAs will inspire our fellow diaspora leaders, innovators and influencers to make their way to Africa.

More than 500 attendees will join SAiD as we celebrate and honor or champions. Past special guests and honorees have included Leymah Gbowee – Nobel Peace Prize Winner, Chinedu Echeruo – Founder of HopStop.com, Angelique Kidjo – Grammy Award Winning Singer & Activist, Lola Ogunnaike, TV Personality and entertainment journalist and Gbenga Akinnagbe – Actor, Saran Diakitè Kaba – Clean water advocate, YaYa DaCosta – Actress, Mpule Kwelagobe The first African woman to be crowned Miss Universe, Les Nubians – Grammy-nominated French duo Kemi Adetiba – Film director, Atti Worku- Education and community advocate, Chid Liberty – Entrepreneur, Nicole Amarteifio – Film director, Flaviana Matata – fashion model . Jessica Matthews, Entrepreneur of the Year; Ato Essandoh, Artist of the Year; Luvvie Ajayi, Person of the Year; Georgie Badiel, Face of Change; Mamadou Samba; Public Service of the Year; UNFPA, Humanitarian of the Year; Joseph Mizzi & Nchimunya Wulf of 14+ Foundation, Community Service of the Year Award; Loza Maleombho, Designer of the Year Award; and Babatunde Osotimehin, Life time achievement Awards. The evening was hosted by noted comedian Dulo and with music performances by Ghanaian hip hop artist Sarkodie, winner of the 2012 BET Award for Best International Act. Ayo, Nigerian-German singer-songwriter and actress among many others.


French Institute Alliance Française
22 East 60th Street
New York, 10022 United States
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