The USA edition of the Zimbabwe Achievers Awards has returned for it’s third year,with organisers announcing that nominations are now open.
Nominations opened across all 14 categories on 21 May and the public will have until the end of July to put forward any individuals and organisations they feel have distinguished themselves in their respective industries in the past year.
“This process continues to amaze us every year,” said ZAA USA director, Faith Zihove Banda.
“The Zimbabwe Achievers Awards has become a global platform that has recognised so many deserving Zimbabweans who are flying the flag high and inspiring us daily.
l would like to encourage everyone to nominate and share the great things Zimbabweans are going in the US,” she added.
Ploughing back into Zimbabwe
Zim Achievers USA is following on from the recently held South African and UK editions that focused this year on ploughing back into Zimbabwe and investing in its growth.
ZAA Chairman, Conrad Mwanza said that it is an opportune time for the diaspora to play a huge role in rebuilding Zimbabwe.
“We have a nation that is overflowing with talent.
As l have watched Zim Achievers grow, l have witnessed the unmatched skills and talent of Zimbabweans and believe that in uniting together to invest in Zimbabwe, our country has the potential to be the breadbasket it once was,” he said.
WorldRemit – Global sponsor
Meanwhile, London Fintech Company, WorldRemit were announced as the global sponsor for all four editions earlier in the year.
Founded in 2010, WorldRemit offers a money-transfer remittance service designed to help people send money to families back home. The company has continued to expand their services and have recently entered into a commercial partnership with top-tier English football side Arsenal, becoming the first official online money transfer partner of the Premier League club.
Since it’s inception in 2010, the high profile event has become the pinnacle of celebration for professional and artistic achievements by Zimbabweans around the world. With a strong presence in the UK,South Africa, USA and Australia,there are plans for Canada to join the growing portfolio soon.
To find out more about the process and how to nominate, visit www.zimachievers.com/usa