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