Monday, 21 December 2015

Prof. Alele Williams, Bukky George, Iquo Ukoh, others win the W Awards



The Access Conference 2015 which held at the Eko Hotel was followed by
the presentation of the W Awards winners. The W Awards is positioned to recognise and celebrate Nigerian women who defy all odds to stand out successfully; highlighting the important contribution that women are making in the Nigerian emerging economy. We are looking for women across four categories who, through their achievements and contribution, have had an impact within their relevant category.
Full list of winners:
The W Entrepreneur of the year (W in Business).This Award recognises an entrepreneur who has built a successful business. She must be fully engaged and active in the day-to-day running and decision-making in the business.
1.    Mrs Nkechi Obi
2.    Mrs.Lola Amao
3.    Mrs. Bukky George - winner

The W Young Professional of the Year
This award recognizes young women who are making significant contributions
in their chosen professions (legal, medicine, architecture, accounting,
surveying, education, and so on in an organization and have a drive to reach
the top of their careers.
1.    Ebi Atawodi
2.    Arese Ugwu
3.    Rashidat Adebisi - winner
W Seasoned Professional of the Year
This award recognises women who have made a significant and direct contribution to the growth and advancement of their chosen professions
(legal, medicine, architecture, accounting, surveying, education and so on)
in any organisation and can be described as being at the top of their career
climb.
1.    Amina Oyagbola
2.    Adepeju Adebajo
3.    Iquo Ukoh - Winner
W Amazon of the Year (W and Family)
The W Amazon of the year award recognises family women who have impacted
societal growth and development. The Awardee will be one who has shown
herself to be selfless in her approach to work and family life and has
achieved exemplary success by promoting, inspiring and contributing
outstanding achievement while leading a balanced lifestyle.
1.    Mrs. Folake Solanke
2.    Professor Bolanle Awe
3.    Professor Alele Williams
All the nominees for W Amazon of the year category were all announced
winners.
The W Awards is positioned to recognizs and celebrate Nigerian women who
defy all odds to stand out successfully; highlighting the important
contribution that women are making in the Nigerian emerging economy. We
are looking for women across four categories who, through their
achievements and contribution, have had an impact within their relevant
category. The awards have been designed around the three major
categories of women represented by the W Initiative, such that it
incorporates and celebrates the many different roles that women play in
our society.

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