These outstanding women and girls with disabilities are nominated for awards in the following categories:

Visibility in Politics

This award recognizes the women with disabilities who have braved all odds to participate in the ableist and male dominated political landscape


Woman with Disability in Leadership

The Award Aims to recognize prominent Women with disabilities that have demonstrated effective leadership in their areas of endeavour


Excellence in Sports

This award honours a woman with a disability who has excelled in sports in Nigeria and has motivated other persons with disabilities through her success in her chosen sport


Outstanding Young Leader

The nominees for this award are exceptional young women who have undertaken to transform their lives and the lives of those around them.


Champion in Rights Activism/Advocacy

This Award honours women with disabilities who stand in the frontlines to actively promote and protect the human rights of all persons, especially those with disabilities


Leadership in Community Mobilization

The Award acknowledges Women with Disabilities that have played a vital role at cluster / grassroot level.


Excellence in Media and Entertainment

This award recognizes the woman with disability who through the arts and entertainment etc promotes disability inclusion and the visibility of women and girls with disabilities, while making outstanding contributions to the field


Woman with Disability of the Year

Cited as the flagship award of the BBSJA, the recipient of this award stands out as an icon in the disability movement, recognizable for her achievements and works towards ensuring disability inclusion and championing the rights of women and girls with disabilities


Achievement in International Development

This award will recognize those who have carved a niche for themselves and have represented the community of WWD at regional and global Level. They are a motivation to all Women and Girls with Disabilities


Outstanding Professional

This Award recognizes the quintessential Women with Disabilities that stand out in their respective field of endeavours


Excellence in Person-Centred Service Provision

Very often, the individuals who support persons with disabilities thus ensuring their participation, go unrecognized and unappreciated. This award recognizes this unique set of female service providers and thanks them for their service