Join us at the 11th African Diaspora Awards on Saturday, December 2nd, 2023 at the Florence Gould Hall, 55 East 59th Street, New York, NY 10022
African Diaspora Awards
The 2023 ADA Award honors whose efforts focus on driving the revitalization and economic progress around the world, The Awards will push forward the vision of a new Africa narrative, sharing success stories that strengthen and enrich our global community.
established brands, business moguls and entrepreneurs, world-class entertainers, fashion mavens, renowned scholars, politicians, athletes, and philanthropists from the Diaspora gather annually for the ADAs. Messages amplified to nearly 100,000 followers across our social platforms.
The award show engages attendees in a cultural extravaganza of iconic tributes, powerhouse performances, and unforgettable moments. The ADAs was established in 2011 to celebrate the universal connection of all people through their achievements and contributions to the global community. Today, the ADAs continue to highlight the many necessary contributions of Africans globally while celebrating notable Africans and “friends of” Africans that have genuinely excelled in various spheres of life. With a “Africa’s Future is Now” theme for 2023, we aim to recognize those making meaningful contributions towards building a better future for all Africans, regardless of where they may be located.
What makes the 2018 ADA Annual Gathering different?
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Distinguished honorees from previous years have included Leymah Gbowee Nobel Peace Prize Winner; Chinedu Echeruo Founder of HopStop.com; Angelique Kidjo Grammy Award Winning Singer & Activist; Lola Ogunnaike TV Personality and entertainment journalist; Jessica Matthews Venture capitalist and CEO/Co-Founder of Uncharted Power; Luvvie Ajayi New York Times best-selling author, speaker, and digital strategist; Georgie Baddiel Model and activist; Gbenga Akinnagbe Actor; Saran Diakitè Kaba Clean water advocate; YaYa DaCosta Actress; Mpule Kwelagobe First African to be crowned Miss Universe, Les Nubians Grammy-nominated French duo; Kemi Adetiba Film director; Atti Worku Education and community advocate; Chid Liberty Entrepreneur; Nicole Amarteifio Film director; and Flaviana Matata Fashion model.
Saturday, December 2nd 2023
6:00pm - Opening
Press Call Time / Arrives / Security
6:30PM - Set intentions that energize.
Red Carpet and VIP Reception
7:00pm - VIP Registration Open
House Opens / House Band enter stage
7: 30pm - Show Begins
Host jives with audience, gives opening remarks