London – TROPICS INTERNATIONAL INC. is proud to announce that TROPICS MAGAZINE’s Publisher and Editor-in-Chief, Ms. Venicia Guinot, has been nominated and managed to crack the shortlist for this year’s landmark 5th DIVAS OF COLOUR AWARDS 2018.
Vénicia Guinot is certainly one of the most inspiring young Media personalities from Africa who started their companies with next to nothing. Starting from scratch at the age of 23 with a single wish, to keep her late parents’ legacies alive (Mr. Marcel Bavouéza-Guinot, her Father ad top Congolese Venture Capitalist of his generation; and Mrs. Julienne Mankassa, her Mother, UNESCO/UNICEF cadre and one of the Most Influential Philanthropist from Brazzaville). And she has, since 2009, worked hard to be recognized as a
Multimedia Journalist holding the titles of Publisher, Media Entrepreneur, Executive Producer, Radio Host and Business Influencer. This 4-time Awarded Media Entrepreneur in London and Johannesburg curates, since October 2017, the TROPICS BUSINESS SUMMIT, the first-of-its-kind multi-platforms and multilingual business summit to ever be hosted in South Africa with the goal of helping young entrepreneurs with startups scale their businesses and arming private investors with the best insights available to make better informed investment decisions by providing cutting edge insight into the African and the Caribbean’s investment landscape. Guinot boasts a formidable 8-year career as a Business Leader which has earned her accolades, trophies and international recognition.
DIVAS OF COLOUR AWARDS is the leading forum for Women of Colour of diverse career and disposition is proud to announce the finalists for the 5th annual International Women’s Awards and Conference to be held in London on 25th March, 2018.
After a rigorous evaluation of hundreds of nominations received this year, DIVAS OF COLOUR AWARDS is proud to present the following women as the Awards Finalists who have made the prestigious list.
1.Women of Honour
Helen Bamidele Samson.
2. Inspirational Woman
Kanza Sana Umer
Elizabeth Kwarteng – Amaning
3. Leading Woman of the Year
Thirupura Sundari Sevvel
Elizabeth Kwarteng Amaning
4. Creative of the year
Lady Marga MC
5. Influencer of the year
Princess Ifem Enwerem
6. Entrepreneur of the year.
Anna Cole Ojukwu
7. Young Achiever of the year
8. Author of the year
Wayne Diana McDonald
9. Outstanding Woman of the year
10. Media Personality of the year
Princess Ife Enwerem
11. International Woman of the Year
DIVAS OF COLOUR AWARDS now in it’s 5th years has continued to be the most prestigious and sought after forum celebrating the diverse contributions of women of colour around the world. DIVAS OF COLOUR continues to highlight the efforts of women who continue to give their all in upholding the dignity of womanhood regardless of what is thrown at them. Faustina Anyanwu, founder of DIVAS OF COLOUR said,
“Women who bring so much value within and around their communities through their careers, business, talent and selfless dedication are our priority at DIVAS OF COLOUR. All our effort is to make such that their voice is heard loud and clear.”
This year, the 5th annual DIVAS OF COLOUR is sponsored by WorldRemit, LycaMobile and C. Hub Magazine. For the first time, the event will run for two days, raising awareness on Mental Health and well being, tagged #MindYourMind .
Day one which entails Fashion Show and Trade Show and performances will be held at the Queen Elizabeth II Centre, Westminster. While day two, the awards and conference dinner will be held at Grange Hotel Tower Bridge London. The executive team congratulates all the finalists.