Last Saturday saw a glorious night of celebration of women of colour and their achievements. Divas of colour in association with Lebara Mobile and Dr Kem, is special day to celebrate, reward and recognise the contributions of women of colour from around the globe. This year, now on it’s second edition saw hundreds of prominent women, celebrities and high profile men and women grace the occasion. 17 women were awarded for their contributions to upholding the dignity of women of colour through their excellence in various careers and walks of life. The event which was held in support of Depression Alliance was a night to remember .
The Full list of awardees for Divas of colour 2015 are :
Lifetime Achiever recipient – Prof Elizabeth Anionwu
Lifetime Achiever recipient – Sherry Ann Dixon
Women of Honour Award – Cllr Ann Mbachu (Also the keynote speaker)
Women of Honour Award – Cllr Kate Anolue
Women of Honour Award – Rep. Dee Dawkins-Haigler (USA state of Georgia Representative.
Diva Ambassador Award – Sandra Nelson – Founder Lift Effects
Inspirational Diva Award – Parmi Dheensa (Founder Include me too , Charity for the disabled.)
Entrepreneur Diva – Vanessa Oluwole – Founder IWOP (International Women of power )
Outstanding Diva Award – HRH Queen Theodora Ibekwe Oyebade
Diva Artist Award – Roucheon Iloyi
Diva Makeup artist – Joy Adenuga
Diva Presenter – Marjorie Fielder
Diva Author – Ibitola Ojoye
Diva Designer – Rose Perkins of Fashionsistas label.
Diva Face Vashtina Johnson
Diva Brand of the year – Afrodeity – makers of Joliette luxury beauty brand.
Facebook Diva Face – Aisha Sagnia