VILLA ROSA KEMPINSKI HOSTS THE ZURI AWARDS 2018 GALA DINNER

Published on: Jun 11, 2018


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Established in 2017, Zuri Awards is an annual celebration of women and organizations that are bringing change through their work in their community. The awards are the brainchild of Go Gaga Experiential Ltd in partnership with Barclays Bank of Kenya, Couture Africa Magazine and Sochin Agency. They continue to create a platform that recognizes individuals making an impact in regards to women and girls in their communities.The awards seek to recognize and support remarkable women who are dedicated to creating positive change through work in their communities and those inspiring other women through exceptional displays of leadership. In addition, they will also spotlight women rising against all odds and being courageous in the face of adversity. The awards are open to outstanding individuals, NGO’s and Corporate’s .

The 2018 Zuri Awards will be judged in the following categories:

1. Corporate Award: Open only to organizations that are for profit and that work towards gender parity within their organization or as their CSR agenda

2. NGO Award: Open only to NGO’s that work towards gender parity

3. Leadership Award: Open to individuals

4. Innovation Award: Open to individuals

5. Impact Award: Open to individuals

Zuri Awards attracted some of the most prolific individuals in the society in the previous year. This year, the nominations are largely based on individuals who are running projects that have an impact on women’s livelihoods, taken risks to change existing social and/or cultural norms and those who continue to stand up for what the
individual or organization believes in. The chief guest will be United Nations Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative to Kenya – SIddharth Chatterje and Zebiba Kavuma UN Women Country Director.

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