AgroBiz is set to hold the African Top Ten Powerful Partnership Award Gala during the 63rd session of The Commission on the Status of Women (CSW63) in New York March 2019. The event will be held on Saturday, March 16, 2019 at the iconic Millennium Hilton New York One UN Plaza Hotel, New York, NY 10017; beginning promptly at 12:30pm and concluding at 3:00 pm.
AgroBiz will be recognizing CHANGE CHAMPIONS OF CHANGE involved with CSW63’s priority theme of Social protection systems, access to public services and sustainable infrastructure for gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls. The event’s keynote speaker is the African Union Ambassador to the U.S. Dr. Chihombori – Quao who is fully committed to reinforcing the longstanding and deep historic, cultural and economic relations between Africa and the U.S.
The theme of the upcoming event is Powerful Partnerships, with the panel’s discussion on: “Sustainable Agricultural Infrastructure for Empowerment of Women & Girls”. AgroBiz will honor and recognize individuals or entities making significant contributions to the Priority Theme.
AgroBiz will be honoring the following Top Ten Winners:
UP-AND-COMING – Ifedayo Dursinmi-Etti, Parliamo Bambini – Nigeria
BREAKTHROUGH – Lady Ndidi Mazue, Commissioner for Social Welfare, Children & Women Affairs – Nigeria
WORDS OF WISDOM – Franco Bonghan, Bright Light Projects – Cameroon, Guinea, Liberia & Sierra Leone
RED-TAPE BUSTER – Marie-Rose Sirikari, African Women Council – USA/Democratic Republic of Congo
GIVING SPIRIT – London Bell, JD, LLM, Bell Global Justice Institute – USA, International Human Rights & Criminal Justice
SDG’s CHAMPION – Elizabeth Soto, United African Congress – USA, Cote d’Ivorie & Sierra Leone
CHANGE MAKER – Dr. Rhoda Alale, Center Environmental Health Worldwide – USA, Ghana & Nigeria
WARRIOR – Princess Gaboilelwe Moroka-Motshabi, Princess Gabo Foundation, South Africa
GLOBAL BUSINESS – Sindy Zemura Bernard, Southern Africa Embrace Foundation, Canada, USA, South Africa
PINNACLE – Clarisse Mefotso Fall, African Hope Committee, USA, Senegal, DRC, & Cameroon