by GIFT NDOLWANE
JOHANNESBURG – MTN South Africa has announced the shortlisted candidates for the prestigious Women in Information and Communications Technology (ICT) – Partnership for Change Awards.
Some 24 nominees will vie for eight awards.
Among the major categories are the Lifetime Achiever Recognition Award (Women Pioneer), which recognises a woman who has longstanding success in the ICT industry, has demonstrated a remarkable entrepreneurial spirit, and has continually stayed ahead of the curve.
Santie Botha, Laren Braithwaite-Kabosa and Joan Joffe are nominated.
Christi Maherry, Pamela Mkhize and Mariana Kruger are nominated for the Leadership Recognition Award, which recognises senior female executives in the ICT sector whose proven depth of experience in leading change, influencing business outcomes and leading teams has impacted positively on the organisations they lead.
MTN officials, Mapula Bodibe, Mariana Kruger and Nomaciko Ngoasheng, are nominated for the Chief Executive Officer’s Award.
Minister of Communications, Nomvula Mokonyane, will grace the event to announce the winners on August 30 in Johannesburg.
“We are pleased with quality of entries received and grateful for the
sterling work done by our adjudicators,” said Jacqui O’Sullivan, Executive Corporate Affairs at MTN SA.
– CAJ News