The second annual Her Network Woman of the Year Awards, which took place on Sunday 2nd December at Landmark Towers saw the gathering of industrious women from diverse backgrounds, who came together to celebrate outstanding women of impact in 2018.

The guests stayed true to the theme of the night – ‘Majestic’ and stunned in different regal looks. The prestigious event was hosted by Beauty Queen, artist, media personality Munachi Abii and Actress, TV Producer, Simi Drey.

The keynote speech titled “Measurable Impact” was delivered by 2017 Her Network Technology Woman of the Year and First CNN Heroes nominee from Nigeria and the only African this year, Ms Abisoye Ajayi Akinfolari,  who also presented the 2018 HNWOTY Technology Woman of the Year Award to Oreoluwa Somolu Lesi, founder of Women’s Technology Empowerment Center – W.Tec .

Other winners include Chinwe Egwin (Career), Anokwuru Chinyere (Community Service), Kafayat Oluwatoyin Shafau-Ameh (Entertainment), Inyang Otu (Philanthropy), Ola Brown (Entrepreneur), Dr Maymunaii Yusuf Kadiri (Healthcare), Temie Giwa-Tubosun (Start-Up), Folawe Omikunle (Education), Mirabele Morah (Woman of the Future) and Thembelihle Khumalo from Zimbabwe (Social Media)

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Dancer and Instructor Ukalina Celine Opuwari serenaded the audience with a performance to legendary poet Maya Angelou ‘s “Still I Rise” during the event and The final award of the night was given to Osayi Alile, who was announced as the Her Network Woman of the Year 2018 (Overall Achiever). Osayi is the founding curator, Global Shapers Forum Nigeria and is passionate about the social sector and believes that impact must be made rapidly and consistently to foster development.


About Her Network

Her Network is a global networking platform which originated in 2016 as a key driver to connecting a community of women in Nigeria and the diaspora to create mutually beneficial relationships and provide inspiration to live wholly successful lives, especially in the spheres of career and family, by showcasing women as living testimonials in their various industries of expertise.

Her Network Woman of the Year Awards 2018 is currently being supported by Guardian Woman, Pulse NG, BellaNaija, Olorisupergal, YNaija, Aforevo TV and Kaftan TV

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