#ZIWA2018: The Nominees are Here!

#ZIWA2018: The Nominees are Here!
Published: 16 August 2018 (1136 Views)
The shortlisted nominees for the highly anticipated 5th Zimbabwe International Women's Awards, more popularly known as 'The ZIWAs', have been announced.

The ZIWAs were founded in 2013 to celebrate and recognise the unsung heroines in the Zimbabwean community not only in Zimbabwe but also across the globe. Winners at #ZIWA2016 included Sinikiwe Kademaunga, a young woman redefining what it means to be disabled in Zimbabwe (Courage Award), New York-based fashion designer Evelyn Lambert whose work has been featured in Vogue magazine, Dorcas Gwata the award-winning public health specialist known for her work with gangs in London (Humanitarian Award) and Melissa Mushaka, the US-based blogger and media personality (Blogger of the Year).

This year's event will now be held on 3 November 2018 in the UK and to celebrate 5 years of ZIWA excellence and collaboration, the night will follow the theme 'ZIWA: Our Legacy'.

ZIWA Founder Juliana Jonathan says 'When you look at the achievements, both personal and professional, of some of the past winners and nominees, you can see that what everyone is doing is about building something for generations to come. Look at Langa Lloyd. She was our first Entrepreneur of the Year and now 4 years later, has a make-up line that is making waves. Sakhile Khanye was nominated in the Blogger of the Year category in 2015 and now has her own magazine, Classique QnA published by another young trailblazer, Rudo Muchoko of R_m Publishers. Tanya Muzinda, the motocross racer and 2015 Sportswoman of the Year is now inspiring other girls to go into the sport. I could go on and on, but it's clear that the ZIWA community is about building legacies and collaboration, so we thought we should celebrate that this year.'


To recognise the calibre of nominees this year and in honour of the excellence of past nominees and winners, the names of the awards have also been changed.

'When we saw the kind of women that were nominated this year, we realised that the award names did not do them justice,' says Rhoda Molife, Panel Coordinator and Communications Lead. 'A name says a lot! So, we took things up a notch to match the excellence that was coming in. Even though we had to rest some categories this year it was really tough for the panel to make their final selections. And by the way, we are really honoured to have a first-class panel this year. In the end, they did it and we hope that the public are as inspired and amazed as we are by these incredible human beings.'

Here are the nominees for #ZIWA2018: Our Legacy
🔸Leading Artist
Fungai Marima - UK
Janet Siringwani Nyabeze -ZIM
Mavis Tauzeni - ZIM
Tatenda Magaisa - ZIM
Helen Teede - ZIM

🔸Best Author
Novuyo Tshuma - US House of Stone
Tabi Mahlangu - UK Fun, Friendly Family Meals
Yvonne Mtengwa - US Reinvented: Challenging insecurity to live authentically through faith
Panashe Chigumidza - SA These Bones Will Rise Again

🔸Best Blogger
Ameera Murad Ameer – ZIM Kicking It With Mimi
Mutsa Mwale - ZIM Strictly Chic Me
Princess Tafadzwa - BER
Abigal Munodawafa – ZIM That Zimbo Mom
Fitness Bae International – ZIM

🔸Community Champion Award
Rumbi Mukoyi - UK
Nathalie Minya - US
Tariro Chideya - ZIM
Agatha Chiseya - ZIM
Doreen Khumalo & Hlengiwe Lindani Sibanda - US

🔸The Entrepreneur's Award
Jessca Mukora-Tembo - US
Cynthia Sithole-Bizure - ZIM
Danayi Madondo - ZIM
Delight Mapasure - UK
Rufaro Govera - UK
Julie Makombe - UK

🔸The Future of Fashion Award
Yvonne Ndava - UK Yvonne Yvette
Sandra Chinogurei - UK Sandylou Bridal
Rose Collins - UK - Rose Collins Millinery
Joyce Chimanye – ZIM Zuvva
Mercy Nyamangwanda & Matipa Mutsemi – US EnnYe

🔸Most Inspirational Woman
Dr Faith Nyamukapa - ZIM
Dr Moleen Madziva - US
Zodwa Mkandla - ZIM
Margaret Mutizwa - US
Julie Condliffe - UK
 
🔸Woman in Media Award
Kim Jade Robinson - SA
Thembiso Mawema - US
Rudo Gunduza - ZIM
Christine Mwaturura - US
Grace Mutandwa - ZIM

🔸Notable Musician
Tamy Moyo - UK
Jackie Queens - SA
Janet Manyowa - ZIM
Tina Masawi - SPA
Shungudzo Kuyimba - US

🔸People's Choice Award
DJ Ru - UK
MC Biggaz and MC Smallers - UK
Ndeipi Mudiaspora - US
LexyRue - UK
Madam Boss - ZIM

🔸Rising Star Award
Samantha Kafesu - UK
Amanda Nkomo - UK
Abbianca Makoni - UK
Pelagia Nyamayaro - UK
Tanaka Dube - UK

🔸Outstanding Sportswoman
Leigh Anne Young - ZIM
Grace Chirumanzu - UK
Chipo Spiwe Mugeri - ZIM
Margaret Bangajena - ZIM
Emily Jones - ZIM

🔸Women's Collective
Rise N Shine Trust - UK
Qoki Zindlovukazi - UK
Women Empowerment Foundation Southern Africa - ZIM
Women Filmmakers of Zimbabwe - ZIM
Proweb Forum - ZIM

The categories are now open for the public vote which continues through to September 2018. Winners will be announced at the awards ceremony in November 2018 alongside winners in the following categories, selected by the panel and ZIWA committee:
Courage Award
Founder's Award
Life-time Achievement Award
Panel Choice Award

To vote, please go to: https://www.ziwaawards.co.uk/voting  

For more information on ZIWA go to:
www.ziwaawards.co.uk
IG: https://www.instagram.com/ziwaawards/?hl=en ziwaawards
Twitter: https://twitter.com/ZiwaAwards?lang=en-gb @ZiwaAwards
FaceBook: ZIWA Awards






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