2020 Finalists

We are pleased to announce the finalists for the inaugural FACE Pius Adesanmi Memorial Student Award for Outstanding Pan-Africanism.

Biniyam Lombe

Biniyam Lombe is a 1st Year Electrical and Electronic Engineering Student, University of Bristol. His achievement for the award include:

  • Founded org offering free teaching to students in Adama, Ethiopia
  • Provided them school materials e.g. pens, pencils & exercise books
  • Community service in Fort Portal, Kabarole District, Uganda
  • Researched effect of oil disposed from motorcycles in Nansana, Wakiso District, Uganda
  • Hosted “The Sounds of Africa” music show, UK
Chanelle Smith

Chanelle Smith is a fourth-year medical undergraduate studying at the University of Bristol. Her achievements include:

  • Was VP of ‘Escape’: A community Youth Programme
  • Taught schools in Ghana, procured donated tech supplies for them
  • Implemented a healthcare scheme in Ghana incl. a medical trip
  • Selling ‘Nana dolls’, doll that represent Black girls
  • Raised £8123 through sales and sponsored walk
Michelle Jideofor

Michelle Jideofor is a second year civil engineering undergraduate at the University of Bristol. Her achievements include:  

  • Volunteered at a clinic in Gaborone, Botswana
  • International Student Ambassador, University of Bristol
    • supporting cultural events organised by the Global Lounge team
  • Widening Participation Student Ambassador, UoB
    • helping raise the aspirations of students from groups who are under-represented at university

The winner was announced Friday 26th June during the final webinar of An Online Prelude to FACE 2021.

2020 Winner

3rd Place – Michelle Jideofor

2nd Place – Biniyam Lombe

1st Place – Chanelle Smith

We celebrate all the inaugural finalists for their outstanding achievements. We honour the legacy of Professor Pius Adesanmi.