WIAAI 2022: The Nigerian Story 3.0

Activities & Engagements

This year, the Why I Am Alive Initiative Innovators Empowerment Conference and Awards 2022 comprises of 3 Key Impact Activities and Engagements across 60 days. The activities are:

  • “CELEBRATING THE CREATIVE YOU’’ SHORT DOCU-FILM CAMPAIGN: A unique short docu-film multi-media campaign with unique storytelling that showcases Nigerian and African successful role-models and innovators. The campaign will feature interviews with themes such as finding your creative idea to build products and services, overcoming barriers, creating opportunities, and reflecting on what motivated them to pursue their creative passions

  • CREATIVITY AND INNOVATION UIVERSITY OUTREACHES: We will roll-out a series of creativity and innovation outreaches across 10 universities in Nigeria giving them practical training sessions to develop their entrepreneurial skills and creativity.

  • INNOVATORS EMPOWERMENT COMPETITION: This competition is for student-entrepreneurs who have great innovations that need mentoring, training and funding. Cash prizes of NGN 500,000, NGN 250,000 and NGN 150,000 will be awarded upon winning the competition. Winners also get the benefit of improving their skills and future employability, in addition to mentoring from business experts.


Sponsors are an integral part of The Why I Am Alive Innovators Empowerment and Awards. You can play a key role in this event by partnering and supporting this initiative and in turn benefit from the outstanding promotional and commercial opportunities presented to your company.

By becoming a sponsor, you can achieve the following for your company:

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Brand Recognition

Build brand awareness amongst industry leaders as well as millions of young people over the duration of the marketing campaign and conference. Position your brand as a supporter of innovation and entrepreneurial achievements amongst the young Nigerians.
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Build Connections

Build emotional connection of your brand with the next generation of young innovators and entrepreneurs. Be a part of mentorship opportunity to attract high level talent to your company as well as innovation partnerships

Exclusive Opportunities

Let us create an exclusive opportunity to showcase your brand that aligns to your brand and company values through the several WIAAI projects including the Inspirational Short-Videos influencer campaign, Innovation Challenge, Capacity Building Workshops and the high-profile Conference and Awards Ceremonies
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Networking Opportunities

What better way to extend your network and generate leads than sending your staff to network at events with attendance from high profile individuals across the duration of the project.
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Exhibition and Showcase

Promote your business (services and products) at the Awards Gala by becoming a sponsor.
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Get an opportunity to speak about your initiative and experiences of innovation for the empowerment and development of the Nation.