London. (News Of The South) – Divas of Colour 2017 finalist have finally been announced. Divas of Colour is the largest gathering of world’s most influential women from around the globe. A special day to recognise, reward and discover the best of women’s contributions.

The 4th annual event, to be held on 18th March 2017 at Kia Oval is set to be the largest ever, tagged ‘Slay in Health’ in honour of one of the biggest supporters and original partner, Dr Nkem Ezeilo, who passed away recently from breast cancer. This year, the event’s focus is on educating and raising awareness on gynaecological cancers with the chosen charity, Cysters – advocates on the issues of gynaecological wellbeing and women’s health in general.

Lifetime Achiever Recognition Recipients.
Baroness Floella Benjamin.
Baroness Rosalind Howells

Women of Honour Recognition Recipients
Hon Cecilia Ogwal
Olutayo Arikawe.

Young Achiever Recognition Recipient.
Zuriel Oduwole

Awards Categories

Diva Influencer
Yasmin Ali
Anne-Marie Imafidon MBE
Toyin Moore
Gina Miller

Inspirational Diva
Nimco Ali
Dr. Shruti Kapoor
Dionne Wright
Caroline Odogwu

Leadership Diva
Dionne Gravesande
Olutayo Arikawe
Joy Zenz
KM Johnson Davis

Entrepreneur Diva
Morenike Ajayi
Omoyemi Akerele
Jo Nganda
Victoria Smart London

International Diva
Thandie Newton
Kanya King MBE
Jo Nganda
Yemi Alade

Diva Presenter
Leah Charles-King
Charley Jai
Tomi Badejoko
Deborah Jay Kelly

Diva Artiste
Yolanda Brown
Nyarai Bassy
Natasha Odita
Adaeze Etoniru

Diva Makeup Artist
Emma McRae
Trish Rawlins
Amrit Kaur
Rita Soni

Outstanding Diva
Debra J Kelly
Nkiru Ojimadu
Zoe Bennett
Sally Penni

Sports Diva
Nicola Adams MBE
Liz Ellen
Dame Jessica Ennis-Hill
Lesley Owusu

Rising Diva
Georgia Fihosy
Victoria Akuagwu
Sandra Dodds
Chanise Thompson.

Categories Based on entry and voting on the day

Diva Model
All models on catwalk. Winner to be decided by audience by voting on event day.

Diva Brand : All exhibiting brands – Winner decided by vote

Diva Designer : – All showcasing designers. Winner decided by vote on

Tickets are now on sale via the website and Eventbrite –




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