Award Nomination Terms and Conditions

This applies to all nominees, finalists and winners.


    ‘Award nominee’ means anyone who has been nominated by someone else or has nominated themselves for an award and includes the finalist and winner of the award.

    ‘Amina of Zaria’ or ‘Us’ means the conference organiser, owner and right holder of #ColourFULL.

    ‘The event’ means the awards event called #ColourFULL and vice versa.


    Amina of Zaria (the conference organiser) strongly believes in sharing content as widely as possible so as to advance women of colour in leadership, entrepreneurship, and life for equality. Therefore, whole or parts of the event will be photographed, filmed, live streamed, recorded, uploaded and or made publicly available on platforms such as Youtube, Facebook, Instagram. All content (whole or in part) will be housed privately for members only and purchasers of digital tickets on

    The award nominee gives Amina of Zaria the right to film, photograph, live stream, record the event and related content (Records). The award nominee gives Amina of Zaria the right to (i) distribute, broadcast, display, edit, translate or otherwise disseminate the Records, in whole or in part, without any further approval from award nominee, throughout the world, in perpetuity, in any and all media now known or hereafter developed, (ii) license sponsors and partners of #ColourFULL to do the same and (iii) use the Records for educational purposes, publicity and promotion of #ColourFULL and Amina of Zaria. The grant to Amina of Zaria includes, but is not limited to, the right to use the Records either alone or together with supporting information, such as award nominees name, voice, photograph, likeness, and biographical data.

    Further, the award nominee grants Amina of Zaria and it’s sponsors and partners, the non-exclusive right, without limitation as to time, to use and display her name, biography, portrait, picture, voice, likeness and any records in whole or in part, thereof for the purposes of education, advocacy, advertising, publicizing, and promoting of #ColourFULL and Amina of Zaria, and in connection with Amina of Zaria institutional advertising.

    The award nominee agrees to release Amina of Zaria, and its sponsors and partners, from any and all claims the award nominee may have arising out of the participation in #ColourFULL and all uses of the Records for the above purposes.


    The Award Nominee agrees and accepts that Amina of Zaria is not legally responsible for any loss or damage she might suffer related to her use of the website ( and participation at #ColourFULL. It shall be the Award Nominees own responsibility to ensure that participating at #ColourFULL meets her specific, personal requirements.

    The Award Nominee knowingly and voluntarily agrees to assume all reasonable risks and responsibilities for any liabilities, injury or accident, which might occur at #ColourFULL except for those resulting from negligence or willful misconduct on the part of Amina of Zaria.


    Amina of Zaria respects your privacy. We are committed to protecting the privacy and security of personal information collected from you as stipulated in the Privacy Act 1988. We pledge that all personal information of the Award Nominees is kept safely and securely and will not be sold nor will be provided or shared with any third party, except with the Award Nominee’s Prior written consent. You have the right to access and correct your personal information and privacy preferences at any time.

    By participating in the event you consent to our use of your personal information to administer the event, send you marketing and other information relating to the event or invite you to be part of our initiatives including case studies, research, evaluation, future awards and events.


    All intellectual property rights related to the event, including the information and data we collect, belong to us. Any intellectual property rights you already owned prior to entering the awards belongs to you. You also assign to us, including by way of a present assignment, and assignment of all rights that may arise in the future, all intellectual property rights related to any and all materials that arise in relation to your participation in the event.


    The Award Nominee agrees to attend the awards event in person and to interact with attendees as required.

    The Award Nominee agrees to be culturally and psychologically senstive in her award speech content and delivery if she wins her ir category and hereby releases Amina of Zaria from any liabilities that may be a result of the speech.

    The Award Nominee agrees to abide by the code of conduct at all times.

    The Award Nominee agrees to promote #ColourFULL actively on all social media leading up to the event, and to her own networks on a weekly basis using the content provided to her by the event organisers at #ColourFULL/Amina of Zaria.

    The Award Nominee agrees to acknowledge first nations people in her award speech if she wins an award at #ColourFull chosen category.

    The Award Nominee agrees with the values of #ColourFULL (elevate, educate, empower) and provide details of how she can be contacted by attendees through the followup event communique. The Award Nominee also agrees to engage in the mentoring/coaching/sponsorship hub at the event and also for at least 1 hour online via (after the event) to share her work, experience and to elevate women of colour to advance. The Award Nominee agrees that there are no fees provided for this and is to be done in-kind in line with living the values of the event.

    By submitting the award nomination form, The Award Nominee agrees to the terms and conditions stipulated in this web page that has been accessed via .

    A finalist will be asked to send a detailed profile and body of proof of her work. A finalist will also be asked to expand on why she deserves to win the category she has been nominated and how she will use the award and her achievements to empower, educate and elevate women of colour. The finalist consents to do this within the allocated time frame.

    All finalists will need to obtain an event ticket to attend the awards night. This will be at a discounted rate. An email with a discount code will be emailed to all finalists by the event team. This discount code can be used for family/friends/colleagues to attend the awards night to show their support. This must be purchased through the award finalist. The Award Nominee consents to do this as a requirement to be considered for an award regardless if she wins in her chosen category or not.

    The Award Nominee agrees that whether they participate in #ColourFULL or not, that they agree to be contacted in the future and added to the Amina of Zaria database where they will be sent/notified in the future regarding information, promotions, communication, campaigns, marketing and content pertaining to #ColourFULL and or Amina of Zaria. The Award Nominee acknowledges that they can unsubscribe at anytime and we promise not to spam.

    The winners for each category may be profiled on various media channels. The Award Nominee consents to this in accordance with the terms and conditions stated here within.


    Amina of Zaria reserves the right to change, modify, add or remove portions of these terms at any time. Please check these terms regularly, available publicly on our website to ensure you are aware of any changes. We will endeavor to highlight any significant or substantive changes to you where possible. If you choose to submit a award nomination form via the Amina of Zaria website then we will regard that use as conclusive evidence of your agreement and acceptance that these terms and any amendments made herein govern your and Amina of Zaria's rights and obligations to each other.

Thank you and be blest.

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