Ms. Aisha Zanna, a graduate of Mass Communication, at Skyline University, has not ceased to receive rave awards from the international sphere since her graduation in 2022. She recently bagged the United Nations International Women’s Day Award in the category of Grassroots and Civil Society alongside other women at the just concluded United Nations high-level International Women’s Day Award Gala 2023.
The Gala night which was organized in celebration of the exceptionality of women who are champions in promoting women’s leadership and gender equality in Nigeria was hosted by the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). This year’s Gala night took place on the 18th of February, 2023, at the residence of the United States Consul General in Ikoyi, Lagos.
Originally from Borno State, Ms. Zanna has made notable contributions as an ardent supporter of women’s leadership and empowerment made her secure a partnership deal with Skyline University Nigeria as a Brand Ambassador. In 2020, she made a giant stride in uplifting internally displaced persons in her hometown and she participated as a speaker at the International Forum 2020 in Montréal, at Centre Mont-Royal. Aisha Zanna also made an impeccable presence at the 3rd Annual Knowledge for Prevention Symposium K4P Symposium, in Rwanda in November 2021 and wrapped up 2022 with unmatched excellence when she participated as a Panel Speaker at the 25th Anniversary of the Children and Armed Conflict Mandate 2022.
The International Women’s Day Awards is organized in partnership with the Diplomatic missions and Delegations of Australia, the Democratic Republic of Congo, the European Union, France, Germany, the UK, and the US. The Gala event will specifically aid in boosting the visibility of outstanding women by, recognizing the notable achievements of Nigerian Women.