The Fifty Most Influential Sierra Leonean Women Award has announced that the Public Voting for the 100 nominees for this year will commence on the 20th February and end on the 20th March 2022.
On the 10th February 2022, the Fifty Most Influential Sierra Leonean Women Award at Radisson Blu, Mammy Yoko Hotel, announced list of the 100 shortlisted women for public voting.
According to the Fifty Most Influential Sierra Leonean Women Award committee, this year they received one thousand and Eleven nominations from the public but giving the high quality of nominations, they shortlisted one hundred women with exceptional quality for public voting.
All shortlisted nominees were announced at the launching of the public voting process by Miss Sierra Leone., Enid Jones- Boston and it was broadcasted live on AYV Television.
According to the organisers, Individuals can vote online and offline for the person they wish to vote for and members of the general public or diasporia can also vote online with Visa/Master Card and that Scratch card are also available for public voting.
Members of the Public can vote as many times as possible for their preferred candidates.
For more enquiries contact them at [email protected] or call +23279787464/+23231028665\+23276198804\232080527002
Below are names of the Shortlisted nominees.
1 Mariatu G Kanu C E O, SHECure, Kailahun District
2 Anita Koroma(Madam) Executive Director, Girl Child Network. Bombali District
3 Ariana Oluwole (Mrs) Motivational Speaker
4 Bilikisu Jalloh (Miss) Vice Chair, East End Zonal Youth Council
5 Basita Michael (Mrs) CEO Sierra Eye Magazine
6 Adama Sillah CEO Diamond Ltd and S U President FBC
7 Bernadette Lahai (Dr) President Women’s Shadow Parliament.
8 Isata Moses Deputy Chairperson, Kambia District Youth Council
9 Elaine Thomas-Archibald (Mrs) Master and registrar, High Court of Sierra Leone
10 Elenorah jokomie Metzger (Mrs) Head Woman Regent Village
11 Mrs Ellen Keister CEO Reems Entertainment
12 Emma Kowa Jalloh (Hon)Minister of Fisheries and Marine Resources
13 Elizabeth Turay (DIG) Deputy Inspector General of Police
14 Eunice Naffie Mustapha (Miss) Writer, CEO Naffisa Magazine
15 Fatima Bio (Her Excellency, Mrs) First Lady of the Republic of Sierra Leone
16 Fatmata Clara Carlton Hancils (Mrs)
Executive Director Legal Aid Board
17 Umu Thoronka Reporter SLBC Makeni/ V P UNIMAK SRC
18 Adama Finda Borway Gender Activist Kono
19 Dr. Fatou Taqi Gender Activist/Lecturer FBC
20 Femi Jarret- Coker Publisher, Women’s Voice Newspaper.
21 Fatmata B Jalloh Gender Activist
22 Finda Diana Konomanyi Eastern Regional Chairperson, All People’s Congress
23 Zainab Tunkara Clarkson Gender Activist
24 Fatu Yumkella (Haja) C E O Dalan Consultancy
25. Juliana Konteh (Mrs) C E O Women in Crisis
26 Leah Fatmata Suma President Sierra Leone Renewable Energy
27 Femi C Cole Chairperson, Unity Party
28 Fantacee Wizz Kamara (Miss) Artist/ Gender Activist
29 Hawanatu Konneh Fofanah Social Media Blogger/Influencer
30 Sally Adams President Women’s Forum
31 Hawa Sally Samai (Miss) Executive Secretary Independent Commission for National Cohesion
32 Hannah Sao Kapto Max-Kyne (Dr) Commissioner, National Commission for Social Action
33 Justice Emmanuella Harding Justice, High Court of Sierra Leone
34 Haja Isata Abudulai Kamara (Hon) Deputy Minister of Trade
35 Justina Zainab Conteh. CEO St. George Foundation
36 Isata Mahoi Peace Activist/Lecturer
37 Isatu Wurie (Dr) Managing Director Ramsy Medical Laboratory
38 Madam Hannah Ghelen Western Area Coordinator Women’s Forum
39 Isatu Hyde-Foster (Dr) Medical Practitioner
40 Isha Johansen (Mrs) Former President SLFA
41 Jalikatu Mustapha (Dr) Head of Eye Section, Connaught Hospital
42 Joan Bull Esq Legal Practitioner
43 Jeneba Kpaka Bangura (Mrs) Deputy Commissioner General, NRA
44 Joyce Abu (Madam) Commissioner National Commission for Children
45 Kadie Davies (Hon) Member of Parliament
46 Madam Neneba Jalloh SUN Coordinator, Office of the Vice President
47 Khadija Bangura Journalist/Entrepreneur
48 Lara Taylor Pearce (Mrs) Auditor General
49 Marcella Samba-Sesay (Mrs) Executive Director, Campaign for Good Governance
50 Marian Pleasant Kargbo Founder Pleasant Foundation.
51 Manty Tarawallie (Hon) Minister of Gender and Children’s Affairs.
52 Mariatu Bangura (Mrs) Deputy Chief of Social Services
53 Mamadi Gobeh-Kamara (Hon) Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs
54 Melrose Kargbo (Hon) Deputy Minister of Local Government
55 Miatta Samba- Judge
56 Mary-Ann KaiKai CEO Madam Wokie
57 Kenyeh Barlay Executive, African Development Bank
58 Mariatu Esther Kabba Journalist/Gender Activist
59 Naasu Fofanah (Madam) Gender Activist
60 Olga Maria Moigbeh(Mrs.)Philanthropist
61 Sarah L Solomon (Mrs) Managing Director, Eminence Africa
62 Madam Aminata Kamara Sierra Rutile.
63 Phebian Fengai Abdulai (Miss) C E O Jericho Road Health Center Kono
64 Dr. Williette James President ASA, FBC.
65 Aisha Koroma Social Worker.
66 Suafiatu Tunis Social Worker.
67 Precious Amabel Smith (Mrs) CEO PAL Africa Online TV
68 Phebian Randall (Mrs) Broadcaster
69 Philomena Yumkella (Mrs) C E O LANYI Foundation.
70 SIMIEONETTE Uwanie Pontis CEO Mirror Africa
71 Nellie A A P Grey Social Worker
72 Saibatu Mansaray (Madam) Humanitarian
73 Sinkarie Robbin-Coker (Mrs.) Founder Ma dengn Beach Festival/ Managing Director Mangara Consultancy
74 Simbirie Jalloh (Madam) Coordinator Disease Control (Eastern Region)
75 SunkarieKabba Kamara (Her Worship, Mrs) Mayor Makeni City Council
76 Mrs. Rosamarie Blake, Executive Director, Living Water
77 Tuma Gento Kamara(Mrs) Board Chairman, NRA
78 Trudy Morgan (Eng) Engineer
79 Yabom Sesay (Madam) Chairperson, Tonkolili District Council.
80 Valnora Edwin (Miss) Board member- Independent Commission for Peace and National Cohesion.
81 Gladys Mabel Sesay Director of Finance Lappo.
82 Yakama Manty Jones (Dr) Economist, Lecturer, Entrepreneur, Philanthropist
83 Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr OBE (Her Worship, Mrs) Mayor Freetown City Council
84 Mrs. Yasinnah Sabassco Bah Entrepreneur Portloko District
85 Warah Serry-Kamal (Esq) Legal Practitioner
86 wokie Jojo Massaquoi (PC) Paramount Chief Gallinese Chiefdom- Pujehun District
87 Miss. Zainab sheriff Actress, Artist, Entrepreneur
88 Mrs. Francess P Algali Minister of State V P Office
89 Mrs. Jenifer Renner Thomas Well Woman Clinic
90 H E Mrs. Francess Anderson Sierra Leone High Commissioner to Ghana
91 Michaela Makay (Madam) DSTI
92 Isata K Ndoleh Gender Activist Kailahun District
93 Marie Bangura Chairperson, Western Rural District Youth Council
94 Michaela Eddinia Swallow (Ms) President Sierra Leone Bar Association.
95 Stella Bangura (Miss) Broadcaster
96 Isata Kabia (Hon) Gender Activist/ Entrepreneur
97 Florence Savalie CEO Microfinance.
98 Mrs. Melrose Hawa Mboyawa CEO Mahanaim Orphanage for polio community, Grafton
99 Sarah Kallay Social Media Blogger.
100 Haja Alimatu Yebbi Abdullah President 50/50