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Wyclef Jean, Rosa Whitaker, Marcus Samuelsson and More To Be Honored At The 5th Annual F.A.C.E. List Awards

From July 7th-10th 2016, Pan-African media company, Face2Face Africa will honor pan-African achievement at the 5th year anniversary of Pan-African Weekend. Themed The Year of Gold, this year’s festivities will include a private VIP reception,

From July 7th-10th 2016, Pan-African media company, Face2Face Africa will honor pan-African achievement at the 5th year anniversary of Pan-African Weekend. Themed The Year of Gold, this year’s festivities will include a private VIP reception, a networking mixer, the F.A.C.E. List Awards, and a closing jazz brunch.

 

The F.A.C.E. List Awards celebrates the icons of today who have paved the way for generations to follow, and have positively impacted the discussion on pan-Africa’s image, potential, and future.

 

As the acme affair of Pan-African Weekend, the awards gala brings the inspired attendees together for an unforgettable celebration of the success stories emerging from the pan-African community each year. Since its launch in 2011, Face2Face Africa has honored pioneers such as:

 

Grammy award winning musician, Angelique Kidjoe

Billionaire financier, Dr. Mo Ibrahim of the Mo Ibrahim Foundation

President and General Manager of the Toronto Raptors, Masai Ujiri

Chief Information Officer of Walmart Asia, Fumbi Chima

Fashion icon, Alek Wek

Managing Director of NBA Africa, Amadou Gallo Fall

Afrobeat Maestro, Femi Kuti

Leading Orthopedic Surgeon, Dr. Oheneba Boachie Adjei

Founder of Mara Group, Ashish J. Thakkar

Actors and Humanitarians, Boris Kodjoe and Nicole Ari Parker, and many more.

 

This year’s honorees are a selection of inspirational champions with uniquely captivating stories to tell. They have made tremendous impacts in their respective fields, and have left legacies that will forever influence the pan-African community.

 

The F.A.C.E. List Awards dinner and gala will be held on Saturday, July 9th, at ESPACE Ballroom in New York. During the event guests will enjoy a mouthwatering full-course dinner, an evening filled with entertainment and stimulation, as well as the opportunity to meet and network with the creators, celebrities, and power players of pan-African affairs.

 

To purchase tickets to this memorable event this weekend, click here!

For more information, visit panafricanweekend.com or contact the organization via email at info@f2fafrica.com.

 

Nkem Chukwumerije

New York, NY – Nkem is an inquisitive and enthusiastic believer who’s always looking for inspiration. She thrives in discomfort and believes the journey is worth the destination. Follow her on Instagram @nkemster & Twitter @nkemistry

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