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Face2face Africa to celebrate, honor black excellence at the FACE List awards gala this Saturday, July 20th in NYC

July 16, 2019 at 01:10 pm | Uncategorized

Francis Akhalbey

Francis Akhalbey | Staff Writer

July 16, 2019 at 01:10 pm | Uncategorized

On Saturday, July 20th, Face2face Africa will will be hosting the much anticipated FACE List Awards gala, as part of the Pan-African Weekend festivities.

In its 8th annual edition, the FACE List Awards gala is a prestigious celebration of pan-African achievement that honors the black diaspora’s most influential pioneers and trailblazers, while providing an opportunity for the business community to connect and celebrate black excellence.

This year the company will be honoring another extraordinary group of visionaries, including one of Africa’s most vibrant entrepreneurs Kevin Okyere of Springfield Energy, Managing Director at Morgan Stanley Peter Akwaboah, Fashion & Social Impact Entrepreneur Abrima Erwiah, Haitian actor and humanitarian Jimmy Jean Louis, founder and CEO of tech company AppsTech Rebecca Enonchong, and two rising star honorees tech genius Iddris Sandu and youngest trader on wall street Lauren Simmons.

The extravagant black-tie affair, which will kick off at 6:30pm at Edison Ballroom in NYC, will include a pre-cocktail reception, live performances, full-course dinner, award presentations, and more. Guests will also have the opportunity to network and dance the night away at the Afrobeat after-party right after the gala at the same venue. 

This year’s awards is benefiting the Tarkwah Breman School, an all girls school in Ghana that is working to close the gender gap in education.

Tickets are $300 per person. For tables and group registration, contact paw@f2fafrica.com.

Other events taking place during the Pan-African Weekend include the women’s forum on Thursday, July 18th, the IAAPA Networking Mixer on Friday, July 19th, and the closing event, Ankara Jazz Brunch on Sunday, July 21st. Lean more about the Pan-African Weekend and register for any of the events here.


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