Recognitions & Awards
Distinguished Partners for Women, Peace & Security
July 31, 2020
Mobilizing Partners for WPS and Strategy for Humanity have recognized EEPDAfrica with the Distinguished Partners for Women, Peace and Security Certificate.
"In recognition of your outstanding work to analyze policies, create awareness, advocate for change, and provide services and protection for people with disabilities in Africa, including women and girls in situations of conflict and displacement. The only volunteer organization of its kind in Africa, Enlightening and Empowering People with Disabilities in Africa ensures that people with disabilities are treated with dignity and respect, participate fully in political and economic lives of their countries, and enjoy the rights enshrined in the UN Convention on the Rights of People with Disabilities, thus helping to build peaceful, prosperous, and just societies."
Defining Excellence Award
May 2, 2019
Sefakor Komabu-Pomeyie, EEPDAfrica founder, was the recipient of The University of Vermont's Sarah and Brenna Nelinson Defining Excellence Award in recognition of her outstanding scholarship, service, and leadership is Student Access Services and the University community. Sefakor was nominated by supervisor Dr. Katherine Shepherd and Dr. Mercedes Avila. Sefakor extends her deepest gratitude to these women and mentors.
OUTSTANDING GRADUATE STUDENT AWARD
April 26, 2019
Sefakor Komabu-Pomeyie was awarded the Outstanding Graduate Student Award from the University of Vermont's Mosaic Center for Students of Color.
EEPD Africa Founder Recognized by US Network for Centers on Disability and University of Vermont
September 11, 2018
Sefakor Komabu-Pomeyie was awarded the International Service Award from AUCD for her international work including founding "Enlightening and Empowering People with Disabilities (eepdAfrica) to analyze policies, create awareness, advocate for change, and influence policies that affect people with disabilities in Africa." She is a Ph.D. candidate in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies at UVM in the College of Education and Social Services. Sefakor was also acknowledged with UVM's Student Accessibility Service's Defining Excellence award and the Oustanding Graduate Student Award.