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New Online Platform To Empower Women of African Descent

Written by Featured Organization on 14 May 2012.

awag_internationalBeverly Hills, CA -- River Naija Productions, a division of the Nigerian Chamber of Commerce-USA, has launched African Women Are Gorgeous International (AWAG) - an online lifestyle and entertainment platform that empowers everyday women of African descent to celebrate and share their inner and aesthetic beauty with the world.

 

The web site underscores newsworthy people and events, lending insight into the plight of the African woman and her desire to be recognized as beautiful, strong, self-reliant and integral to the sociological underpinnings of our world. It also features sections on Health, Education, Beauty, Relationships, Fashion, Faith, Africa's Finest and the AWAG International competition; which is an interactive virtual beauty contest specifically designed to uplift African Women.

The AWAG International competition is the most popular feature of the site, enabling users to nominate their friends, colleagues and/or loved ones into a global voting pool for a chance to win luxurious products and services furnished in part by Burke Williams Spa, Villa Blanca Beverly Hills and Sprinkles gourmet cupcakes.

ll are encouraged to visit www.AfricanWomenAreGorgeous.com and cast their votes for their favorite nominees. All are also invited to follow them on Twitter #AfricanWomen1 or "Like" them on Facebook.


About River Naija Productions
River Naija Productions is an entertainment conglomerate dedicated to producing events that combine the robust music, art, and culture of Africa with contemporary ideas to create an ultra-modern social experience. From concerts to African Red Carpet Movie Premieres, RNP is the premier choice in quality event production. For more details, visitwww.rivernaijaproductions.com

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