Igbo Women Awards was set-up as a platform to recognise and celebrate Igbo women who have continued to achieve and break stereotypes in their different fields of expertise. This first of its kind event is being organised by Cultural Empowerment Support, a company whose main objective is to empower people through culture promotion.
The event is a two-day affair. A Domestic Violence Conference on the 7th of October and 8th of October will be the Awards Gala Dinner and Cultural Night.
About IWA 2016
Igbo Women Award was established with the aim of recognising and also appreciating Igbo women accross the globe for their great achievement and work. Igbo women are known for their strength and resilience. They have continued to excel in all areas of life. Focus, drive, determination, ambition, passion, talent are just some of the characteristics that are embedded in this women we have chosen to honour in a celebratory way. This is the maiden edition.
Who Is An Igbo Woman?
She is a woman of igbo descent. Igbo is one of the largest ethnic groups in Africa, a West African tribe of people predominantly found in the south eastern region of Nigeria. An Igbo woman roots can be traced to the south eastern part of Nigeria. She is strong, courageous and industrious
Who Can Be Nominated
Any woman of Igbo descent with both or either parents from Abia, Anambra, Imo, Enugu, Ebonyi or Igbo speaking parts of Delta and Rivers States. The categories have been carefully picked so as to cover women in their many different roles. Nominate a deserving woman by filling the nomination form below…Please visit www.igbowomenawards.org