Category Archives: Awards

Brukty talking at Japan Prize 2014

Bruktawit Returns to Japan Prize as Judge

Japan Prize 2014 Our co-founder, Bruktawit Tigabu, received the honor of serving as a judge at Japan Prize 2014.  Japan Prize has a long history of excellence.  It was chartered “to encourage higher standards in audiovisual content for education, with the objective of aiding the development of educational broadcasting around the world, and of contributing

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Brukty - Co-founder and CEO of Whiz Kids Workshop posing with Tsehai for the Tremplin Prize 2014

Brukty Awarded Tremplin Prize

We are proud to announce that our co-founder and CEO, Bruktawit Tigabu, has been selected as one of two individuals awarded the 2014 Tremplin Prize.  The award is in partnership with UNESCO in recognition of “the promotion of social entrepreneurship of young people and a culture of peace in Africa.”  The award includes a $10,000

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Days for Girls representative, founder of Whiz Kids Workshop, and Youth Champion Tinbit Daniel holding the reusable feminine sanitary products

Congratulations to Youth Champion Tinbit Daniel

  Our very own Tinbit Daniel (pictured on the left) was selected by the Public Health Institute as one of eighteen Youth Champions. The award recognizes young leaders of sexual and reproductive health.  She travels to California in December for a weeklong incubator featuring leadership training, mentorship, and possible project funding.  For more information on

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Japan Prize 2008

International Contest for Educational Media – Preschool Category The Minister of Internal Affairs and Communications Prize “Tsehai Loves Learning” won the top prize in the Preschool category at the Japan Prize 2008 International Contest for Educational Media. The Japan Prize was established in 1965 by the national Japanese broadcaster NHK. The annual festival honors the

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Nominees accepting awards at the 2008 Educating Africa Teach a Man to Fish Award

Pan-African Award for Entrepreneurship

2008 Educating Africa: Teach-A-Man-To-Fish The Pan-African Awards for Entrepreneurship is the award for the most entrepreneurial education programs in Africa. The award is run by UK based education charity Teach-A-Man-To-Fish. The 2008 edition, sponsored by ‘Educating Africa’, sought to identify the very best organizations rising to the challenges of supporting education across Africa, highlight their ways

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Brukty and Shane Accepting Award at Prix Jeunesse International

Whiz Kids Awarded Next Generation Prize

Whiz Kids Workshop Awarded 2008 Children’s Television Festival’s Next Generation Prize The “Next Generation Prize” is awarded to “a production team that is inspirational, innovative and inspired by a great idea that was produced under difficult circumstances.  The intention of the award is to promote talent that—with financial support, mentoring and consultation—promises to come up with great

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