The Leadership Africa Summit Awards recognizes change - makers who inspire and contribute to improving the personal and professional lives of African and African – descents. We are proud, excited and humbled to honor wonderful people who also promote diversity and excel personally. Their work stimulates others and drives a great deal of progress for us all.
Leadership Africa Summit Awards + Gala Ceremony
Dress Code: Black Tie/ Cocktail & African Traditional
Saturday, April 13, 2019
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Hilton Downtown Omaha
1001 Cass Street
Omaha, NE 68102

Dulo Folarin Harris (I Am Dulo)

Comedian, Gala & Awards Host

Because so many give so much to others, the Leadership Africa Summit is pleased to announce the opening of nominations for the 2019 Leadership Africa Summit. We are honoring six awardees in three different categories:
1Entrepreneur Award
The Entrepreneur Award is designed for African and African –descendent business leaders who demonstrate the best traits of entrepreneurship through business creativity, willingness to take risks, and both the drive and perseverance to succeed. This award will highlight an entrepreneur/ business owner who boosts Africans through his/her business ventures.
2Team Leadership Award
The Team Leadership Award is formed for an African or African –descendent who portrays strong leadership characteristics through initiative and guiding an effective team to measurable results. He or she will also be recognized for inspiring others in collaborative teamwork, an all-important part of any progress.
3Community Involvement Award
The Community Involvement Award will recognize an African or African – descendent role model. This leader is actively involved in the betterment of his/her community or has helped create a positive situation for African and African- descents.

Nominate a change - maker

Nominations are closed.

2018 Leadership Africa Summit Awardees


Youth for Greater Good






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Global Partners in Hope