About African Diaspora Awards
African Diaspora Awards, ADA African Diaspora Awards Over the past ten years, Applause Africa has committed time, energy and resources to identify and celebrate Africans in the Diaspora who have made a significant difference in African communities and sectors around the world. Applause Africa’s success and committed track record is a testament of our quest to highlight the efforts of deserving role models in the African community and serves as the passion behind the birth of the African Diaspora Awards. The African Diaspora Awards joins the list of projects and programs created by Applause Africa which seek to empower Africans in the Diaspora and render positive messages that empowers them and their community. The African Diaspora Award will prove to be as competitive as the Applause Africa Magazine which is reputed as Africa’s most respected leadership platform.The African Diaspora Awards is a special initiative that aims to celebrate exemplary individuals who have made a significant difference in the African community in the United States. The African Diaspora Awards aims to identify and celebrate notable Africans that have genuinely excelled in various spheres of life, as well as individuals in society who have contributed to the advancement of Africans in the Diaspora and Africa as a whole. As a new breed of African leaders now seek closer ties with the Diaspora, fully aware of the need to build lasting partnerships between the African Diaspora and the African continent through sustained dialogue and resilient collaboration with the governments and peoples of different regions of the world, home to the African Diaspora; Applause Africa is strategically positioned to empower the Diaspora to effectively engage in the conversation. //////////////////////////// Nominations for the African Diaspora Awards. JUDGING CRITERIA 1. The applicant demonstrates that s/he has directly and individually fueled the success of his/her work. African Diaspora Award winners are program founders and/or leading activist/advocates. Their involvement and leadership are integral to the success of their program or cause.2. The applicant has created great awareness about his/her brand. S/he exhibit excellent communication and creative skills, which they use to motivate and mobilize community members, promote their brand, and develop relationships with media, government, other not-for-profits, individuals, and funders.3. The applicant is confident and enthusiastic about being a leader. African Diaspora Award winners aren't reluctant heroes. They are confident, honest, and passionate leaders who take on challenges for the greater good.
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