#theFutureofWomen Award is about inspiring, engaging, and recognizing rising women leaders across the continent of Africa. Nominate a rising woman leader doing incredible work in Africa.
Application Deadline: 15th September 2017
Eligible Countries: African countries
To Be Taken At (Country): New York, USA
About the Award: The 2017 award will recognize three rising African women leaders in the areas of Tech, Social Impact and Creative Entrepreneurship. Award winners will be announced via Facebook Live from the The Future of Women event in New York on 21 September 2017 in front of a live audience of African First Ladies and Women Leaders.
Eligibility: The 2017 #TheFutureOfWomen Award is open to rising African women leaders of all ages, working in technology, social impact, or creative entrepreneurship; doing impactful work in Africa, primarily based on the continent.
Selection Criteria: Award selection will be based upon the following criteria:
- Long term impact of the work on the future of women
- Public support on Instagram + Facebook via likes, shares, and comments
- How this award could benefit the work of the nominee
Nominations will be judged by a committee of four, comprised of one representative from Global First Ladies Alliance, Facebook, MAC AIDS Fund and OkayAfrica.
Number of Awards: 3
Value of Award:
How to Apply: Nominate yourself or someone else in two simple steps:
1. Post your nomination on Instagram or Facebook:
2. Fill out the nomination form online
Award Providers: The award is supported by Global First Ladies Alliance, Facebook, MAC AIDS Fund, and OkayAfrica.