THE 2019 YOUNG AFRICAN LEADERS AWARDS
On the 29th September 2019, The African Youth Architects launched the first ever Young African Leaders Awards ceremony in Banjul, The Gambia to honor exceptional young leaders around Africa for their community commitment and leadership role to make their nation and Africa a better place to live and realize their dreams and aspirations. These young leaders, by example, affirm the principles embodied in the AYA mission and provide inspiration and concrete evidence of what young people can achieve when afforded the opportunity and guidance to make positive life choice.
The event was a resounding success with more than 200 delegates, 20 + Speakers, 20 countries, and partners consisting of representatives from government authorities to youth organizations and companies.
Guests were entertained during the evening by Barhama Cham a Gambian musician who gave a beautiful solo performance of the song Africa our homeland, in addition, AYA communication director for Gambia Mr. Swaibou Sey who performed a great poet on good governance in Africa.
After the formalities and photographs had taken place, all guests and our partners were invited to join our event dinner at Sun Bird hotel.
We would like to thank everyone who attended and helped make the Young African Leaders Awards such a success.