AWARDS

  • Black Achievement Award 2021

       Category Science and Education. For academic contributions to   inclusive artificial intelligence and for his social

       engagement  with diaspora  communities.
 

  • Computable 2021 Nomination

       Category CxO. For establishing and directing  a scientific lab aimed at addressing social injustice, inequality and exclusion

       with help of technology

  • UNESCO Global Top 10 Nomination

       For AI projects advancing the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, in particular reducing inequality

  • Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences, Science Communication Recognize Award

       For informing, engaging and involving the general public in fair and inclusive algorithmization of society 

  • Top 200 most influential person in the Netherlands 2020

        For academic contributions to inclusive artificial intelligence and for social engagement with diaspora communities.

  • University of Amsterdam Person of the Year 2019 Runner up

       For academic contributions to inclusive artificial intelligence and for interdisciplinary and socially engaged education

  • United Nations Academic Impact Initiative

       For changing the negative narratives surrounding refugees and migrants through the Right2Education foundation,

       established together with students

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Sennay Ghebreab received the Black Achievement Award  2021 in the Category Science and Education.  The award was given Gala in the DeLaMar Theater in Amsterdam on Monday 1st November by Jennifer DeWitt Walsh, the Consul General of the United States Embassy.

Awards in teh other categories: Art and Culture: Emmanuel Adjei People and Society: Chantelle Rodgers Entrepreneurship: Manuela Goncalves Tavares Sports: Siffan Hassan Science: Sennay Ghebreab Oeuvre/lifetime achievement Award: Gerda Havertong