We are counting down to the Woman of Stature ‘WOMAN OF THE YEAR 2018′ Awards.  Nominations in the 7 categories have been finalised (see list below) and the tension is rising! Tickets are R750 per person, which includes an elegant 3-course dinner and fabulous entertainment. This prestigious event takes place on Saturday 24 March 2018 at Emperors’ Palace.  Bookings can be made ONLINE via EFT or Payfast, by email to events@womanofstature.co.za, or on Quicket, www.quicket.co.za.


Venue:  Emperors Palace
Date:  Saturday 24 March 2018
Time:  18:00-23:00
Dress Code:  Formal/Black Tie
Ticket Price:  R750 per person (an elegant 3-course dinner included)


Here they are… the 2018 nominees:

CategoryWoman in Community
Lt. Col. Carol Pienaar; Alta McMaster; LeAnne Dlamini; Cindy Ross; Jean Mohlala; Jayshree Padayatchey; Sharron Dingle; Leviena Smit; Nadine Kruger; Creseldah Ndlovu; Anusha Singh
CategoryEntrepreneur of the Year
Unaiza Suliman Moideen; Catherine van Heerden; Shamila Ramjawan;
Donna Rachaelson; Annebel Davids; Pamela Niemand; Shereen Hunter;
Erna Basson; Nkateko Masinga; Di Thompson
CategoryWoman in Education
Dr Rethabile Sonibare; Mapala Makhu; Dr Mmaki Jantjies;
Prof Mamokgethi Phakeng; Dr Senamile Masango; Vangile Msibi; Audrey Khoza; Ann Ligman

CategoryWoman in Healthcare
Nothemba Kula; Dr. Ntanganedzeni Muambadzi; Prof Natalie Schellack;
Dr Judey Pretorius; Dr Sindi van Zyl; Dr Nompumelelo Simelane;
Dr Flavia Senkubuge; Molly Fabe; Kyara Bergstrom; Dr Tlaleng Mofokeng
CategoryWoman in Media
Magdie Raats; Cindy Diamond; Nadine Todd; Cherise Vermeulen;
Bohlokwa Matlosa; Jeanette David; Helen Desbois; Marelise Jacobs
CategoryWoman in Finance
Ayanda Mafuleka; Ramasela Ganda; Silinidile Kubheka; Zama Khanyile
CategoryYouth Ambassador
Zanele Phakathi; Kagiso Legodi; Daksha Ramjawan; Tebogo Mphalele; Ramadimetja Makgeru; Katlego Ncala; Lena Rametse; Trudy Masha;
Koketso Mokhetoa; Tammy Bavaria


The Adjudicating Panel is comprised of:

Joléne Leeuwner Maritz – Leeuwner Maritz Attorneys / Director, No Crime Culture Project
Laurette Pienaar – National Franchise Manager, Nedbank
Lillian Barnard – Director for Public-Sector at Microsoft South Africa
Nadeema Kahan – Director, Kap Consulting
Nicole Capper – Mrs South Africa 2018
Rosa van Niekerk – Rosa van Niekerk Attorneys / Mrs Classic Universe 2018

Results will be audited by AfricaRAS

Woman of the Year 2016/2017

On Saturday 11th March 2017 Woman of Stature hosted the Annual Woman of the Year Awards at Emperors Palace.

Twenty-five extraordinary finalists were honoured in the categories Woman in Community; Woman Entrepreneur; Woman in Health; Woman in Finance; Woman in Media; Woman in Education; Youth Ambassador and Director’s Award. The prestigious event, which was MC’d by Carlo McFarlane with guest speaker Dawn Nathan-Jones, was attended by over 300 people.

The winners in each of these categories received R5000 sponsored by Nedbank. The winner received a set of Bric’s travel bags valued at R20,000. Other amazing prices included a weekend for two at the Askari Game Lodge, sponsored by Guvon Hotels.

The winners of the 2017 awards were:

Woman in Community – Pam Green, #Secondchances
Woman Entrepreneur – Ntsoaki Phali, Beyond Ability Talent Solutions
Woman in Health – Dr Shakira Choonara
Woman in Education – Shafika Isaacs, Digital Learning
Woman in Finance – Lesego Sennelo, AWCA
Woman in Media – Madelain Roscher, PR Worx
Youth Ambassador – Shannon Roscher, DeskBags
Director’s Award – Ronel Harris

On the 29th August 2015 Woman of Stature hosted the first Woman of the Year Awards at Silverstar Casino, Krugersdorp.

It was a prestigious event attended by over 200 guests. The guests were decked out in their finest to match the theme “Reach for the Stars”.

The winners in the five categories were:

Suzette Marais – Woman Entrepreneur, CEO Topmodel SA
Koo Govender – Woman in Business, CEO VWV
Arlene Bock – Youth Ambassador, Sozo Foundation.
Vanessa Carter – Director’s Award
Carolyn Steyn – Woman in Community for her project 67 Blankets for Madiba

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