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Award Categories

GUBA Awards > Award Categories

VOTING CATEGORIES

Sectors and Industries we Award

Influential Artist Award

This award honors artists in Ghana whose work has significantly impacted the African narrative. The recipient’s work is important in highlighting the African story and shaping the continent’s persona

Creative Influencer

This award celebrates outstanding individuals in the creative industry. These individuals are leaders behind successful brands and also work tirelessly behind the scenes on major creative projects in fashion and arts.

Ghanaian Association of the Year Award

This award celebrates organizations that support Ghanaians in the USA and Ghana. These organizations show evidence of contribution to Ghana as a charity and raises the positive profile of Ghana in the USA.

Charity of the Year Award

This award honors charitable organizations based or registered in the United States that are actively working to improve the livelihoods of the underprivileged. These charities make an outstanding contribution to social welfare in the community, and clearly demonstrate sustainable impact in Africa, specifically Ghana.

Innovation in Science & Technology Award

This award showcases individuals of Ghanaian heritage based in the United States with outstanding entrepreneurial activity in a science and technology-related business/field. Inventions, findings, and concepts from this individual is a breakthrough in the given industry.

BLACK STAR AWARD CATEGORIES

Sectors and Industries we Award

Exceptional Contribution To Medicine

This award recognizes an eminent Ghanaian/African who upholds the virtues of integrity and ethics in the field of medicine. An individual who has shown leadership received special recognition in his/her specialty, and actively participates in activities that seek to puts the medical needs of Africa first.

Technological Achievement Award

This award recognises an innovator and trailblazer within the field of Technology. Demonstrating long term significance in the industry, this individual has brought about breakthrough technological concepts and findings. The award also celebrates an individual whose work has gained international recognition and impacts the African continent.

Exemplary Achievement in Education Award

This award recognizes individuals who exemplify the ideal of service to Ghana and Africa for outstanding world-class contribution to education. The award celebrates an individual whose work has revolutionized the education system in Ghana

Young Woman in Science Award

This award recognizes a young individual of Ghanaian/African descent making significant strides in medicine. An individual who has received special recognition in her specialty and actively participates in activities that put Ghana/Africa on the world map.

GUBA Public Service Award

This award recognizes a philanthropic individual actively working to bring about change in their chosen initiative. The award celebrates consistency in work to bring about progress in Africa.

GUBA Young and Talented Award

This award recognizes young individuals who are at the forefront of creating new ideas or products that benefit their society. The award seeks to celebrate forward-thinking by young minds who are determined to see progress within their communities.

Excellence in Africa Advancement Award

This award recognizes an eminent African who has demonstrated a longstanding contribution to policies and programs that has brought about necessary advancement on the continent. The award celebrates an individual who has shown leadership and drives in negotiating and ensuring the best deals for the progression of Africa.

GUBA Student Excellence Award

This award recognizes an individual of Ghanaian Heritage based in the United States, consistently breaking barriers within their field of study. A good role model amongst their peers, this individual has achieved exemplary grades at various academic levels and portrays strong leadership characteristics.

Industrious African Woman Award

This award recognizes a diligent entrepreneur making outstanding strides within their field. Excelling in industry, this individual’s work plays a key role in the development of Africa. Exhibiting integrity and grit, this individual’s work has been internationally recognized and has positively impacted the community.

Editorial Excellence Award

This award recognizes an individual at the forefront of creating and sharing new ideas and narratives that benefit their African heritage. This award celebrates forward-thinking minds determined to see progress within his/her communities.

African Innovator of the Year Award

This award celebrates an innovative African whose work has broken grounds. This individual’s persistence and drive within the industry positively impacts the community and portrays a positive image of Ghana.