Nollywood star actress Stella damasus has been appointed the Women For Africa Ambassador .
Stella was appointed alongside Uganda’s Jennifer Ogole and Kenya’s Gita Patel.
“Every minute of everyday a woman somewhere is bringing another being into the world. She nurtures, guides, loves and comforts her family. Despite prejudices, she forges ahead, endures hardship drawing on her inner strength. Today she has attained heights that were previously thought to be impossible. I am proud to be an ambassador for ‘WOMEN FOR AFRICA’ and I celebrate the achievements of African Women around the world”.
Women for Africa was birthed from a 20-year desire and passion to see women honoured and appreciated in a celebratory way.
”Everywhere you go in life you see women. Focused, driven, determined, ambitious, resourceful, passionate, talented, inspiring are just some of the characteristics that are embedded in these women”.
The maiden edition of ‘Women for Africa Awards’ will be held in London 0n 19th May 2012.It will see a number of women of African origin from the categories awarded for their hard work, efforts, contributions and achievements.