Chair & CEO
Queen Amina, is a multi-award-winning international event planner and online talk show host. Holding a degree in public relations has enabled her to work as an event planner and sales rep. On several events, over the years i.e Black history month “AS I AM”, The Annual Vigor Unsung Heroes Awards International ceremony just to name a few. As president and founder of the Vigor Unsung Heroes Awards International, a non-profit organization, she strives to empower, encourage and celebrate people who are making a difference around the world through their various volunteer and humanitarian works. Queen is without a doubt a humanitarian worker and a Philanthropist.
Coming from very humble beginnings, Queen Amina believes strongly in giving back and getting involved in her community. Following a personal incident in her life, Queen has been working hard to find a way to recognize and encourage people whose voices may never be heard but are doing amazing works in our society. She has been working closely with different organizations worldwide, leaders in the cities of Canada where she has resided, as well as with leaders in Africa to help promote Volunteering/Humanitarian works and to eradicate hunger by raising funds for Charities through the Vigor Awards Platform of the years. A yearly celebration of the unsung heroes in our society attracts dignitaries from all over the world.
Since portraying a young abused woman in the award-winning film, XYZA, Queen has utilized her celebrity platform to travel throughout the United States, Canada and Africa for public speaking engagements and educating University and High School students on the importance of the inner strength that lies within each person to do and become that which they desire to do or become.
She has teamed up with several community leaders and activists to raise awareness in promoting self-esteem, especially among women by volunteering at education centres as well as working with several non-profit organizations tackling different issues around the globe. Queen also believes that no family should go hungry. This prompted her to start a not-for-profit food bank in her home country to feed the poor.
She has also worked tirelessly empowering young adult women and girls, helping to raise money for families in need.
Queen has received several movie nominations and rave reviews worldwide. The international award-winning actress has also been featured in several films and TV series such as “Till you’re Sixteen”, and movies such as Treacherous Heart, Entrapped, Lost in an Island, Professor Dicks, The Web and Xyza to name a few. A rising actress and a beacon of light in the fast-growing Nigeria Canadian film industry.
Queen Amina is an acclaimed winner of many awards including:
● THE 2012 BEST MOVIE ACTRESS NOLLYWOOD CANADA,awarded by AE AWARDS
● THE 2014 NOLLYWOOD WHO IS WHO ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
● THE 2015 WMIFF WASHINGTON HUMANITARIAN AWARD
● 2015 African Oscar PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARD FOR FAVORITE ACTRESS
● THE 2016 BENUE STATE GOVERNMENT AWARD OF EXCELLENCE
● CANADA 150 ‘IGNITE THE FUTURE” ART AWARDS OF EXCELLENCE
● 2018 AFRIFAMU AFRICAN COMMUNITY ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
● TINFF HUMANITARIAN AWARD OF EXCELLENCE
Also, Queen Amina’s outstanding talent has been recognized by the LOS ANGELES NOLLYWOOD films, garnering several achievement awards. Queen brings regal and dramatic portrayal of roles to the screen while blending modern times with the richness of traditional values and culture.