"An Igbo woman's strength and courage lies in her heritage." - Nena Ubani (Founder)

About IWA 2016

Igbo Women Award was established with the aim of recognising and also appreciating Igbo women accross the globe for their great achievement and work.Igbo women are known for their strength and resilience. They have continued to excel in all areas of life. Focus, drive, determination, ambition, passion, talent are just some of the characterictics that are embedded in this women we have choosen to honour in a celebratory way. This is the maiden edition.

Who Is An Igbo Woman?

She is a woman of igbo descent. Igbo is one of the largest ethnic groups in Africa, a West African tribe of people predominantly found in the south eastern region of Nigeria. An Igbo woman roots can be traced to the south eastern part of Nigeria. She is strong, courageous and industrious

Who Can Be Nominated

Any woman of Igbo descent with both or either parents from Abia, Anambra, Imo, Enugu, Ebonyi or Igbo speaking parts of Delta and Rivers States. The categories have been carefully picked so as to cover women in their many different roles. Nominate a deserving woman by filling the nomination form below

Award Categories

  • Best Actress

  • Best Artist

  • Best Gospel Artist

  • Best Sports Personality

  • Best Presenter

  • Young Achiever

  • Best in Media/Entertainment

  • Best Humanitarian

  • Best Writer

  • Best Promoter/PR

  • Inspirational Women

  • Women in Politics

  • Women in Education

  • Business Woman

  • Community activist

  • Mother of the Year

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