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Global Leaders to Receive Presidential Awards During 2022 African and Caribbean International Leadership Conference
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Tuesday, September 20, 2022

2022 Global Humanitarian & Leadership Honorees

Washington, D.C  (September 17, 2022) - The Caribbean and African Faith Based Leadership Conference (CAFBLC) will honor national and international leaders for their exceptional service to the global African diaspora at the 2022 African and Caribbean International Leadership Conference and Awards Gala onThursday, September 29th. This significant event, held in collaboration with the United States 51st Congressional Black Caucus Annual Legislative Conference, will take place at the National Press Club. This year's theme is: "United in Faith for Social Change".

The award recipients will receive awards, including the Presidential Lifetime Achievement Award, signed by U.S. President Joe Biden. The honorees consist of renowned global leaders, volunteers, leaders in community development, diplomats, elected officials, and corporate and spiritual leaders who, operating primarily from a faith perspective, have made an immensely positive impact on major issues such as religious liberty, civil rights, humanitarian concerns, social justice, economic development and mission partnerships. 

Dr. Agorom Dike, President and CEO of the Caribbean and African Faith Based Leadership Conference, stated that "the agenda of the conference is to promote transformational leadership and economic development through faith-based partnerships". He describes the awards gala as a way to champion the extraordinary work and volunteerism of the recipients by honoring them and allowing them to speak on panels. Additionally, the event fosters learning, networking, partnerships, and serves as a gateway for people who desire to connect with the African and Caribbean communities.

"We issue the Global Humanitarian Leadership Award and certify the U.S. President's Lifetime Achievement Award for members, among others of our community, and those who positively impact our constituency – the diaspora," said Dr. Dike. "This year, we have a prestigious roster of recipients who will receive their awards signed by Joseph R. Biden, Jr., President of the United States of America" 

Among the top honorees are: His Royal Majesty Okatekyie Asafo Boakye III, King of the Sanzule Kingdom - in Western Ghana; Dr. Wayne A.I. Frederick, President of Howard University; Cardinal Modiri Patrick Shole, President & Founder of Saucic - South Africa; Pastor Frances Mambu, General Overseer of Faith Healing Bible Church in Sierra Leone; Congresswoman Karen Bass, United States House of Representatives - California; Ambassador Sonia Johnny, Senior Legal Advisor for Organization of American States – St. Lucian; Ghanian Prophet Dr. Kofi Danso, General Overseer of Miracle Arena for All Nations – Toronto, Canada; Nigerian-American leader Dr. Manny Ohonme, President & CEO Samaritan's Feet International; Rev. Dr. Jonathan L. Weaver, President & CEO PanAfrican Collective –USA; Ambassador Dr. Erieka Bennett, Convening Founder & Head of Mission Diaspora African Forum-USA; Ambassador Curtis Ward, former Jamaican Ambassador to the United Nations and the President of the Caribbean Research and Policy Center; Angeles Echols-Brown, Founder of Educating Young Minds, curriculum and e-learning developer, and author – California; Rev. Dr. Frederick D. Haynes III, social activist and Senior Pastor of Friendship-West Baptist Church – Dallas, TX.; and Ron Busby Sr., President and CEO of U.S. Black Chamber, Inc. Other Presidential Lifetime Honorees will be listed in our website at cafblc.com

        Other distinguished honorees include:

  • Evangelist Steven Sebyala, Founder and President Church of Christ, Uganda
  • Hazel Trice Edney, President and CEO of Trice Edney Communications, USA
  • Sierra Leonean, Rev. Dr. David Vandy, International Multimedia Broadcaster for Voice of America.
  • Reverend Steve Mensah, Charismatic Evangelical Ministry CMA, Accra, Ghana.
  • Bishop Dr. Never Muparutsa Chairman of Christian Denominations of Zimbabwe
  • Bob Marshall Sr., Vice President of Wells Fargo
  • Dr. Ambassador Hugues Sanon, Corp Special Envoy, Global Relations to the UN, Global Ambassador for FDFW
  • Honorable Ali Gedikoglu, Founder and Chairman of COJEP International Conseil Pour La Justice L'Egalite' et la Paix France
  • Pastor Paul Nya, General Overseer for Praise Chapel in Togo, West Africa

Dr. Felicia Bassey-Akamune, Conference Co-chair and CEO of Milestone Medical Outreach urges people to join the conference in making a difference.

"Together we can strategize, bring hope, and change lives through access to quality healthcare, awareness and education to underserved residents throughout the United States, Africa and other places around the world," she said.

The schedule for September 29th Includes:

8:00 AM to 3:00 PM International Leadership Conference

5:15 PM to 6:00 PM Press Conference

6:00 PM to 700: PM - Red-Carpet VIP Networking Reception

7:15 PM to 11:45 PM International Leadership Awards Gala

On Saturday, October 1st  – 7:30 AM -10:00 AM, delegates are invited to join at the CBC Prayer Breakfast and Day of Healing.

Click here for more information and to register for the conference.  For more information on the African & Caribbean International Leadership Conference, visit www.cafblc.com. To schedule an interview with Dr. Agorom Dike, founder of the CAFBLC, contact Ivan Thomas at  ivan@intriguemediagroup.com or 202.904.4790.







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