Nigeria’s finest fashion personalities, Toke Makinwa, Denola Grey, Mimi Onalaja, and Ini Dima-Okojie, will today join the frenzy leading up to the 13th edition of Africa’s biggest youth awards, The Future Awards Africa, as they host an Instagram live Style Guide session at 6pm on the @TFAAfrica official handle.
With the style theme ‘Glam with a Touch of Culture’, the fashion influencers will discuss inspired fashion illustrations, outfit ideas, and everything to look out for at the awards event scheduled to take place on 16 December, 2018 at The Balmoral, Federal Palace Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos.
The Future Awards Africa celebrates innovation among Nigerians between the ages of 18 and 31 and acknowledges inspiring young people making a difference through social enterprise, social good, and creativity.
Official hashtags for this edition are #TFAA2018 and #NigeriasNewTribe.
About The Future Awards Africa
The Future Awards Africa has been called the ‘Nobel Prize for Young Africans’, and the ‘most important youth awards’ by Forbes. It is a set of prizes given annually to celebrate and accelerate innovation, creativity and enterprise amongst young Africans aged 18 – 31. It has produced over 150 winners and over 1550 nominees since its first edition in 2006.
It is presented in conjunction with The Future Project, which has a mandate to build empowered citizens across Africa, through (inclusive) enterprise and (active) citizenship. This focus on Human Capital Development is informed by our value proposition: Africa’s growth needs a generation of young people who are gainfully employed and able to demand and secure better leadership.
Our projects include Aiki.ng, an employability portal presented with Microsoft; the Nigeria Symposium for Young & Emerging Leaders, #StartupsAfrica, Intern4Jobs, YMonitor.org presented with National Endowment for Democracy (NED), The Future Enterprise Support Scheme and The Future Awards Africa, described as ‘The Nobel Prize for Young Africans’