On June 15, Face2Face Africa , a premier media and events company that supports and highlights leaders of African descent in the Diaspora, will host its annual F.A.C.E. List Awards, honoring women and men of color who have shown excellence in their industries. The event will take place at The Times Center in the heart of New York City.

Sponsored by State Farm and Arik Airlines, and hosted by Eric J. Henderson of the Huffington Post, the night will also include music performances and surprise guests.

Pan-African leaders will receive awards including Carlos Lopes, Ph.D., executive secretary of the Economic Commission for Africa; Peace Anyiam-Osigwe, CEO and founder of the African Movie Academy Awards (AMAA); George Ntim, founder and president of the African Development Foundation; Korto Momolu, Bravo TV’s Project Runway contestant and award-winning designer; Aziz G. Adetimirin, founder of The Network Journal; and award-winning actress Jackie Appiah.

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As an organization devoted to being “The Voice” of the emergent generation of African descendants, Face2face Africa established The F.A.C.E. List Awards in 2011 as a platform to acknowledge, celebrate, and honor the outstanding achievements of Africans and friends of Africa who are contributing toward a more dynamic and advanced global community.

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