ABOUT THE AWARDS

MEET THE DIRECTORS

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Charlotte du Plessis

CEO

“Surround yourself with people who take you higher.” 

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Hazel Bango-Moyo

Financial Director

“If you can dream it, you can do it.” – Walt Disney

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Tandi Potgieter

Communications Director

“Don’t let fear of failure or self-doubt hold you back. Embrace every opportunity and say yes to life. You never know on which path an opportunity may lead you.”

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Thandi Mabena

Programme Director

 “Success is a journey, not a destination. The doing is often more important than the outcome.” – Arthur Ashe

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Charlotte du Plessis

CEO

“Surround yourself with people who take you higher.” 

BIO:

Welcome to the inspiring world of Charlotte du Plessis, a renowned visionary, philanthropist, entrepreneur, and mentor.

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Hazel Bango-Moyo

Financial Director

“If you can dream it, you can do it.” – Walt Disney

BIO:

Hazel is a qualified Chartered Accountant with over 19 years of practical, local and international executive
working experience.

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Tandi Potgieter

Communications Director

“Don’t let fear of failure or self-doubt hold you back. Embrace every opportunity and say yes to life. You never know on which path an opportunity may lead you.”

BIO:

Tandi Potgieter is the CEO of Icarus Media (Pty) Ltd which recently won Most Innovative Social Media.

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Angelique Smith

Events Director

“Maintain focus when things are going well – Stay resilient when they are not!”

BIO:

Angelique Smith is an exceptionally creative businesswoman with boundless passion and energy for her work.

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Thandi Mabena

Programme Director

 “Success is a journey, not a destination. The doing is often more important than the outcome.” – Arthur Ashe

BIO:

Thandi J Mabena is an innovative business and human capital strategist who works and coaches Leaders, Teams Entrepreneurs and individuals to empower them.

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SOUTH AFRICAN AWARDS

The Woman of Stature Awards South Africa has established itself as a beacon of empowerment and recognition since its inception in 2013. As a cornerstone fundraising event, it plays a pivotal role in generating the necessary funds to support the foundation's diverse range of programs. Through the enthusiastic participation of both nominees and sponsors, the awards have managed to create a sustainable avenue for fostering positive change and growth.

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WOMEN EMPOWERMENT

In the ever-evolving landscape of women's empowerment, the Woman of Stature Awards South Africa has emerged as a catalyst for change, a platform that propels women into the international spotlight. The recognition garnered through these awards isn't confined to a singular moment; rather, it serves as a springboard for these women to elevate their personal brands on a global scale. The impact resonates far beyond the awards ceremony, empowering women to chart new territories and broaden their horizons.

At the heart of these awards lies a powerful vision: to kindle a sense of aspiration among women, urging them to transcend traditional boundaries and make a lasting impact on the lives of those around them. Beyond merely acknowledging achievement, the Woman of Stature Awards seeks to ignite a deeper, more profound sense of purpose within women, pushing them to reach new heights in their personal and professional pursuits.

Each year, these awards shine a spotlight on remarkable women who have triumphed within their respective industries. The premise is simple yet profound – to celebrate excellence and inspire others by showcasing tangible examples of success. The recognition bestowed upon these accomplished individuals goes beyond the glittering accolades; it serves as a testament to their dedication, hard work, and exceptional accomplishments.

Past winners of the Woman of Stature Awards attest to the profound transformation this experience has triggered in their lives. The testimonials reflect a common thread of newfound confidence, fearlessness, and an elevated sense of self-worth. These women stand as living proof that the awards not only honour their achievements but also empower them to embrace a higher level of respect from their families, colleagues, and communities.

ACCOLADES

The accolades earned through these awards act as more than mere trophies; they are keys to unlocking unforeseen doors of opportunity. The ripple effect is felt across various facets of their lives, prompting personal and professional growth that extends far beyond initial expectations. The Woman of Stature Awards South Africa has evolved into a conduit for transformation, catalysing positive change and fostering a network of influential women who are committed to lifting each other to greater heights.

The credibility and integrity of the awards are upheld through a rigorous selection process. A stringent set of criteria guides the evaluation process, ensuring that only the most deserving individuals receive recognition. This is further fortified by an independent panel of esteemed global business leaders who meticulously adjudicate the nominees. Additionally, the awards are subjected to thorough audits, underscoring their commitment to transparency and accountability.

AWARD CATEGORIES

The 10th Woman of Stature Awards South Africa will be hosted on 12 April 2025.

  • The Categories are:
    CEO of the Year
  • Entrepreneur of the Year
  • Woman in Arts and Culture
  • Woman in Beauty and Fashion
  • Woman in Coaching and Mentoring
  • Woman in Community
  • Woman in Education and Training
  • Woman in Engineering and Mining
  • Woman in Financial Services
  • Woman in Health and Wellness
  • Woman in Media and Journalism
  • Woman in Sport
  • Woman in Technology
  • Woman in MICE, Tourism and Hospitality

WOS AWARDS SOUTH AFRICA

We are committed to empowering women in business globally.