Runcie Chidebe Awarded IGCS 2020 Distinguished Advocacy Award

Runcie Chidebe has been named recipient of the 2020 Distinguished Advocacy Award by the International Gynecologic Cancer Society (IGCS) during its annual global award on cancer and gynecology.

Others include:

  • Lifetime achievement awardees – Monica Bacon (Canada) and Dr. Nicoletta Colombo (Italy)
  • Excellence in Teaching awardee – Dr. Rahel Ghebre (USA)
  • Distinguished advocacy awardee – Dr. Nathalie Dauphin McKenzie (USA/Haiti)
  • 2020 IJGC award recipients – Dr. Gloria Salvo (Most Downloaded Paper Award) and Dr. David Cibula (Editor’s Choice Award) will receive the journal awards.

These award recipients will be recognized at the upcoming xDigital Annual Global Meeting of the International Gynecologic Cancer Society, which will be held in a fully digital setting this September 10-13, 2020.

The Awards Ceremony will take place during the Opening Ceremony on September 10th at 2:00 p.m. UCT.

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Nnaemeka Ikegwuonu Wins 2020 Waislitz Global Citizen Award

Nnaemeka Ikegwuonu is one of the four winners of the 2020 Waislitz Global Citizen Award in the “water and sanitation” category for his innovation ‘ColdHubs’.

The Waislitz Global Citizen Award is an annual competition that rewards outstanding individuals who strive to reduce global poverty.

ColdHubs is a modular refrigeration chamber powered by solar energy.

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Baby Grubz Nigeria Wins 2020 SUN Pitch Competition For The Most Innovative Solution For Improved Nutrition

Oluwaseun Sangoleye, the founder of Baby Grubz Nigeria, has been crowned the winner and champion of the 2020 SUN Pitch Competition for the most innovative solution for improved nutrition.

Baby Grubz is a social enterprise in the nutrition space, processing all-natural cereals for children under five (5) years to tackle malnutrition, with a special focus on authentic African tastes made from locally sourced ingredients.

Oluwaseun Sangoleye wins a cash prize of $20,000 and a mentorship prize from BoP to digitalise her business.

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