Ambassadors

We Are The Women, We Have Been Waiting For!

Melene Rossouw

Founder Women Lead Movement | Human Rights Lawyer

Melene is an internationally recognised gender and human rights activist, global public speaker, moderator, facilitator, strategist and changer driver. Some of her accolades include being selected by the prestigious Obama Foundation as an Obama Leader in Africa.

Ntsiki Mazwai

Writer | Poet | Artist | Musician

A multi faceted spirit on a mission to change the world. I live from my heART. I use words and the stage to heal. My truth is brutal. I see me in every woman.

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Grizelda Grootboom

Activist

Grizelda is a survivor-turned-activist committed to supporting survivors of the sex trade who seek to exit and rehabilitate themselves. She is currently working to spread awareness of sexual violence and human trafficking across the country.

Amelia Beattie

CEO Liberty Two Degrees

Wife of an active sports lover, mom of 3 girls, loves running and is passionate about making a difference to the retail shopping centre industry in SA.

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Veronique Jephtas

Actress| Poet | Activist

The 23-year old Veronique Jephtas, born in Paarl, just finished her honours degree in Drama and Theatre studies, specializing in Creative writing. She an actress, poet, writer, director and activist for Gender-based violence. Veronique works with various NPO’s to bring awareness around womxn’s issues. Her goal is always to grow and selflessly motivate, activate and inspire womxn in society. She’s a rebel and an apple who doesn’t fall anywhere close to the tree.

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LeAnne Dlamini

Singer | Entrepreneur | Influencer | Mother

“I was born to inspire others to dream. I believe we are all worthy of our wildest dreams.” LeAnne, Founder of Life Designed By Her & End Girl Hate

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Hasina Kathrada

TV Journalist | Runner | Mother

“I support the Women for Change movement because together, our voices can never be silenced. Make your voice heard against Gender Based Violence.”

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Jenna Clifford

World-renowned Jewellery Designer

Jenna is a world-renowned jewellery designer, known for her unique customised creations. In particular, Jenna is outspoken on the issue of women’s rights and received the honour of torchbearer to the United Nations Millennium Development Goals 3 project, highlighting the importance of gender equality and women empowerment.

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Ashleigh v. d. Hoven

Actress

Ashleigh’s purpose in life is to awaken reverence in others and help people heal through story-telling. She is passionate about Women’s Rights because she believes the world has forgotten the sacredness of the feminine and that if this is restored to equality, the world would be a better place for everyone – women, children and men alike.

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Sipho Marima

Runner | Father | Husband
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Amy Tjasink

Singer

Amy is a young singer song-writer from Cape Town. The country-pop sensation is best known for her sweet and unique vocals placing 7th on The Voice SA S3, as well as representing South Africa at the High Coast Songwriting Camp in Sweden in 2019. She currently has 2 chart topping singles “Spiderman Kiss” and “Game Over feat. Jimmy Nevis” which have been heard on radio nation-wide. Most recently, she is using her talent to raise awareness against Gender Based Violence.

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Enolicia Strever

Mrs South Africa 1st Princess 2019 | Mother | IT Specialist

“My passion for running started at a very young age, as it allowed me to escape from all the negativity and abuse at home.” It’s in my heart to serve and to encourage others to focus on the positive aspects of life to achieve success.

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Fatima Said

Producer & Host Voice of the Cape

Fatima is a Mom, Sports Producer and Host of a Mainstream Sportshow called Sportshub at Voice of The Cape Radio and she also works for Western Province Rugby Football Union . Fatima aspire to inspires change for young women in sport and create awareness against GBV.

Mojabeng Senekal-Ndebele

Model | Fitness Enthusiast | Influencer | Actress

Mojabeng is currently a student in Masters in Public Health, a member of the Young African Leaders Initiative and ACTIVATE Change Drivers programs.

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Mara Glennie

Founder TEARS Foundation

Being a successful business woman after going through a personal trauma, Mara Founded a Non-Profit Organisation named TEARS Foundation.

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Zaylia Vivienne

Student

Zaylia is studying theology, psychology and Women & Gender studies. She is very passionate about aiding women in knowing their worth and knowing that how valued we truly are to be a woman.

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Mishka Loesch

TV Presenter | Radio News Presenter Goodhope FM

Mishka Loesch is one of Miss South Africa Top 12 Finalist, a TV Presenter, Radio News and Traffic Presenter on Goodhope FM, Qualified Life Coach and Motivational Speaker, Founder of The Mishka Loesch Success Classes. Mishka’s outlook on her success journey: “I aspire to inspire young girls to be the best version of themselves.”

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Marlene du Pisani

COO Jenna Clifford | Mother
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Mia Du Toit

Student

Mia is 22 years old and currently finishing her Accounting degree at Stellenbosch University. She also blogs for an international online community called Girls Globe about gender equality and women’s rights specifically in South Africa.

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Candice Turner

Award-Winning Investigative Journalist | Writer | Poet

Candice has worked both locally and internationally in the communications fields. She founded The Median on her return to SA where she focuses on building brands for young female entrepreneurs and conducts a series of workshops.

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Kovini Moodley

Founder of Boss Babes South Africa

As an influencer based in Sandton, Kovini is very passionate about uplifting and empowering women. She is the founder of Boss Babes South Africa.

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Nolene Conrad

SA Middle Distance Athlete

As an athlete I have found aside from hard work , the greatest tools for success are passion and desire.

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Sheena D

Actress | Producer | Blogger
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Leilani Kuter

Owner of Date Night SA

To mark her rape ordeal of 27 years ago, Leilani Kuter, 45, has started her 27km a day 27-day walk from Pretoria through 27 suburbs started on the 16th September 2019.

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Yolanda Petersen

Director Women Lead Movement | Founder YP.com

Yolanda is a seasoned Marketing and Communications specialist having worked for renowned Advertising Agencies and the Director and Founding member of YP.com. A company geared towards skills development, mentoring and facilitating projects in and amongst the Youth of South Africa, with a special focus on women.

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Philippa Dods

Marketing Strategy Advisor Future Females | Runner

Philippa manages the Marketing operations for the African region of global media intelligence company, Meltwater. She is also the Marketing Strategy Advisor and a shareholder of Future Females and a member of the Global Shapers Community, an initiative of the World Economic Forum. Philippa recently completed the Ironman 70.3 and the New York City Marathon – using both races to raise funds for local social justice non-profit organisations.

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Hafsa B Devangree

Attorney | Advisor Women For Change

Hafsa B Devangree is an Independent Attorney in international liability and contract law with a main focus on international litigation and class action law suits. Hafsa lived and worked many years in Switzerland. She loves running, art, photography and writes poetry.

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