Anita Beryl, Juliana Nasasira Nominated for Young Achievers Awards 2018

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Nominations for the Young Achievers Awards 2018 were announced on Monday 1st during the Nominee unveiling dinner at the Kampala Serena Hotel with Anita Beryl and Juliana Nasasira being nominated in the Fashion category.

Anita beryl is an award winning Fashion designer; she is leading this year’s race after losing out in the 2017 Edition to Brian Ahumuza commonly known as Abryanz the CEO of Abryanz Collection. Anita is the CEO of Beryl Qouture a luxury fashion Brand.

Anita’s close competitor is Kwesh’s Creative Director Juliana Nasasira who recently dressed Hollywood actress Lupita Nyong’o on her trip to Uganda to shoot the famous film “Queen of Katwe”. She studied fashion design at Istituto Marangoni in Milan, graduating in 2011 with a diploma in Fashion Design.

They will be competing against Kennedy Zziwa, Charles Mulumba and Christabel Haunte.


Below is the complete list of nominees.

Charles Mulumba (Creative Director, Brand MulC Ug)
Anita Beryl (Founder, Beryl Qouture)
Christabel Kente (Founder, Kente Christabel Haute Couture)
Juliana Nasasira (Founder, Kwesh)
Kennedy Zziwa (Founder, Hair by Zziwa)

Outstanding Sports Personality:
David Emong (Uganda’s first Paralympics medalist)
Rugby Cranes (7’s)
Douglas Smith (Founder, Ibanda Young Stars Soccer Academy)
Joshua Kiprui Cheptegei (Athlete)
Ivan Magomu (Rugby player)

Performing Arts:
Eddy Kenzo
Ivan Mulumba
H2C Dance Group
Felix Byaruhanga
Rehema Namakula

Innovation and ICT:
Phyllis Kyomuhendo (Co-Founder, mSCAN)
Andrew Mugerwa (Founder, MyLib App)
Jacqueline Mutumba (CEO & Co Founder, Digi Health Limited)
Julius Naika (CEO & Founder, Naika Group &
Brian Gitta (CEO and Co-Founder of Matibabu)

Social Entrepreneurship:
Richard Kalungi (Founder, Home Doctors Uganda)
Andrew Musoke (Founder, Initiator and CEO of Gifted Hands Network)
Monica Nyiraguhabwa (Executive Director, Girl up Initiative Uganda)
Moses Nkesiga (Director, BrisMos Legal Advocacy)
Stephen Katende (Team Leader, Kisoboka Africa)

Farming & Agro Processing:
Fiona Rukwanzi (Founder, Nyunya)
Bazil Mwotta (Founder, Agro Duuka)
Jean Onyait (Founder & CEO, Akellobanker)
Edward Mukiibi (Founder, Developing Innovations in School Cultivation)
Khamutima Tumwebaze (Founder & Executive Director, Young Farmers’ Champions Network)

Ronald Hakiza (Founder, UgaBus)
Samson Wambuzi (Co-Founder, Yiya Engineering Solutions)
Campus Bee
Muhammed Sekatawa (Responsible Suppliers Uganda Limited)
Natalie Bitature (Co-Founder, Musana)

Media and Journalism:
Allan Darren Kyeyune (Sports journalist)
Peter Malinz Kasadha (Founder, Digest Africa)
Canary Mugume (Journalist, Next Media services)
Abaas Mpindi (The Media Challenge Initiative challenge)
Raymond Mujuni (Journalist, Next Media services)

Film and Photography:
Edgar Kwesiga (Creative Director, Spire brand and Creative Agency)
Richard Mulindwa (Movie Producer, Writer and Director)
Oscar Ntege (Photographer)
Beard Beohrts (A creative photography and cinematography company)
Stuart Tibaweswa (Photographer)

The 2018 Young Achievers Awards is scheduled to hold on 18 August, 2018 at the Kampala Serena Hotel, Uganda.


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