Rise Up Awards

LOGO 2019 CIRCLE
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CELEBRATING DIASPORA VOICES
FOR WOMEN EMPOWERMENT

Every year, we celebrate personalities in our communities that have done a tremendous job of promoting women empowerment and the rights of the girl child. Past nominees include founders of non profits, business leaders, community leaders and activists.

Nominate someone today for this prestigious honor!

Past Recipients

2018 Honorees

Sarah Matovu, MD

UNAA Founding Member
Family Practice – Macon, Georgia

Derreck Kayongo

 2011 CNN Hero,
Founder of the Global Soap Project

2017 Honorees

Tausi Suedi
MPH.

Co-founder & CEO, Childbirth Survival International

Maj. Lukiah L. Mulumba
RN, FNP, Dr. (DNP)

Decorated Major in the United States Air Force
Co-founder, Uganda American Sickle Cell Rescue Fund

Who Qualifies
Here's what our role models look like
  • Eligibility
    Must live in North America.
    Must have ongoing or past activities that promote/promoted African girl child or women empowerment.
    Must be either Ugandan or have activities in Ugandan communities.
    Can be any gender.
    Can be any race.
Nomination Form
Tell us about your over-achiever
Your Full Name:
Your Phone No.:
Nominee's Full Name:
Nominee's Organization (Optional):
Nominee's City:
Nominee's State:
Nominee's Phone No. (Optional):
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