Santam Woman of the Future, Rising Star, & Social Entrepreneur

  • R100 000 in cash to the Woman of the Future
  • R60 000 in cash each to the Rising Star and the Social Entrepreneur
  • A full-page advertisement in FAIRLADY or TRUELOVE to promote the Business, Social Enterprise or NPO
  • An hour’s invaluable mentorship with one of our judges
  • A one-year supply of African Extracts Rooibos skincare products, worth R3 500
  • A Digital Transformation Strategy online short course from the University of Cape Town Graduate School of Business, in collaboration with GetSmarter, a 2U, Inc. brand., valued at R11 900
  • Leather accessories, worth R5 000, from Zemp
  • Business printing, worth R5 000, from Lithotech
  • A women’s branded watch, worth R6 599, from American Swiss Fine Jewellers
  • A Samsonite Prodigy Spinner Expandable 55 cm carry-on, worth R5 000

With the power of antioxidants, natural plant extracts and vitamins, African Extracts Rooibos provides effective, affordable skin-care solutions for all skin types.  Made by South Africans with our climate and local skin concerns in mind, this best-selling brand is endorsed by Beauty Without Cruelty.

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About us and our purpose

2U partners with the world’s leading universities to transform the lives of thousands of students across the globe through online education. As part of 2U, GetSmarter offers premium short courses with a data-driven focus on skills gain. GetSmarter provides professionals with a better learning experience and equips them to thrive in the future of work.

About the Digital Transformation course

You’ll gain an understanding of the benefits of a people-centric approach to digital transformation and learn how to develop a strategic road map applicable to broad business contexts. This course offers you the chance to network with like-minded peers, while benefiting from a strong focus on leadership, agility, and resilience in the digital age. Additionally, you’ll be given the opportunity to validate your strategy development skills with a GSB certificate of completion.

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ZEMP LEATHERS, driven by innovation, quality and creativity. At ZEMP LEATHERS, we strive to offer beautiful yet functional fashion accessories that provide long-lasting pleasure and joy for its owners while constantly working towards, improving our practices and sustainable development goals.

ZEMP has been the first company in South Africa and one of the first globally to use compostable courier satchels, underlining its leadership in sustainability. All products are made in environmentally friendly facilities with safe and socially responsible workplaces. Natural dyes are used for our turquoise, certified organic cotton lining and, all our leathers are vegetable-tanned without any harmful substances

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Lithotech is South Africa’s leading specialist in printing, supply management, marketing material, office supplies and labels. With an experienced salesforce that offers customised solutions, comprehensive manufacturing facilities and a national warehouse infrastructure, Lithotech truly offers print and so much more.

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American Swiss brings effortless style to the lives of those seeking fine jewellery that’s out of the ordinary. Since 1896, we’ve created jewellery that is inspired by life with quality at the heart of everything we do. Every detail of our fine jewellery is carefully considered and you’ll find the ultimate piece to celebrate any occasion. Live. Love. Celebrate

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“The Samsonite Prodigy is a dedicated cabin collection that allows you to breeze through security checks in one go with your laptop, travel documents and other business essentials within easy reach thanks to the recessed front pocket. The Prodigy comes with a fully featured front pocket; internal organisation pockets, padded tablet and laptop compartments, an accessory pouch and a removable wet pocket on all items. A separate main compartment with large mesh pocket in the top and cross ribbons in the bottom. An integrated TSA Lock allowing to close off both compartments separately. Smooth rolling double wheels and nicely integrated dual tube wheel handle & carry handles. The Prodigy collection is designed for the modern business man/woman and offers an expandable main compartment on the Spinner 55cm for extra capacity when you need it.

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Readers’ Choice Award Prize: Golden Circle Mentorship program from Over The Rainbow, worth R5000

Over the Rainbow is a social enterprise that has been set up to offer entrepreneurs the guidance, support and connections they need to build successful and sustainable businesses and create wealth in the global economy.

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