The 12th edition of The Future Awards 2017 held on December 9th, 2017 and it witnessed 10 wins from women out of 21 categories.
With the mandate to celebrate and accelerate innovation among young Nigerians aged 18 – 31, TFAA acknowledges inspiring young people making a difference through social enterprise, social good, and creativity.
Below are the women who won at the event.
29-year old Ayobami Adebayo is a Nigerian writer. Her debut novel, ‘Stay With Me,’ was published this year. She won the award for ART & CULTURE
30-year old Yagazie Eguare is the owner and head photographer at Gazmadu Studios, a photography company that specializes in documentary wedding and portrait photography. She won the award for PHOTOGRAPHY
27-year old Ayodeji Osowobi is the founder of Stand to End Rape, an NGO advocating against sexual violence and providing support for survivors. She won the award for ADVOCACY.
31-years old Adetola Adeleke is the founder of Green Fairy Farm, a business she founded in response to the dearth of technologically savvy farming practices and profitable agriculture in the Epe region. She won the award for AGRICULTURE
26-year old Anita ‘Brows’ Adetoye is a makeup artiste popular amongst Nigerian celebrities. Whe won the award for BEAUTY.
25-years old Nancy Isime is a media personality and she won the award for ON AIR PERSONALITY (VISUAL)
31-years old Bisola Borha is an event planner and founder of Trendy Bee events, a business she founded in 2012. She won the award for BUSINESS
25-years old Bisola ‘Ladybiba’ Adeniyi is a fashion designer, who started her career as a fashion writer. She won the award for FASHION AND DESIGN
29-year old Olamide Bada is the Managing Director for Jumia Food Nigeria. She won the award for PROFESSIONAL SERVICE
29-years old Dada Olabisi Mary is a nurse at the St. Dominic Catholic Hospital Chapter of Catholic Charitas Foundation of Nigeria. She works with HIV patients. She won the award for PUBLIC SERVICE