Zuri Awards this year come just in time for International Women’s day


Accomplished female entertainers, icons, musicians, educators, scientists, farmers, manufacturers, boundary-breakers and organisers will win at the Zuri awards set for March 7th at a lavish gala event.

Zuri Awards is an annual prestigious awards event to celebrate phenomenal women in Kenya. The platform has been in existence since 2016 and seeks to recognize and celebrate outstanding women. The theme for this year’s celebration is ‘Balance for Better’ which also happens to be the 2019 theme for the day.

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There will be a gala Dinner hosted at Villa Rosa Kempinski and the CS for Public Service, Youth and Gender Affairs, Prof Margaret Kobia is expected to be an honoured guest.

The aim of Zuri Awards is to recognize and fete exceptional women and organisations doing outstanding work in their communities. The awards were curated by Go Gaga Experiential Ltd and are sponsored by Barclays Bank of Kenya, Safaricom, KCB and Sochin Agency.

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This year’s nomination slots have moved from 4 to 15 to recognise more women playing key roles in changing the society in various capacities and sectors for their work and achievements.

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Speaking about the upcoming awards ceremony, the director at Go Gaga Experiential Muthoni Mumo said, “Due to the consistent growth of Zuri Awards and consultations, we have increased the nomination slots from 4 to 15 showcasing more women making a difference in the various segments of the market.”

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She adds, “This will be a game changer and will inspire other women to work extra hard, be innovative and creative in their respective fields.”

This year’s categories

  • STEM (Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics)
  • Agriculture
  • Health Care
  • Renewable Energy
  • Humanitarian
  • Innovation
  • Young Achiever
  • Sports
  • Public Service
  • Arts and Culture
  • Media
  • Finance
  • Manufacturing
  • Education
  • Business

See the full list of nominees here.


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