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ZIMBABWEAN women doing the country proud at home and in the diaspora were honoured for their hard work and achievements at a glamorous awards ceremony held in the UK last weekend.
The inaugural Zimbabwe International Women’s Awards (ZIWA) were held at the prestigious Burlington Hotel in Birmingham last Saturday.
Founded in 2013, the awards are aimed at honouring “modest and hardworking women as well as inspire and provide role models for young Zimbabweans”.
Below is the full list of winners…
BUSINESS WOMEN OF THE YEAR : Pamela Kafesu (UK)
PROFESSIONAL WOMEN OF THE YEAR: Rumbi Bvunzawabaya (LAWYER )
ENTERPRENEUR OF THE YEAR: Langa Sibanda (ZIM)

HUMANITARIAN: Nyaradzayi Gumbonzvada (SWITZERLAND)
MOTIVATIONAL SPEAKER: Stephanie Gillian (UK)
COMMUNITY CHAMPION: Gail Mawocha (ZIM)
INSPIRATIONAL: Tsitsi Masiyiwa (SA)
PEOPLES CHOICE: Chiedza Badze (UK)
YOUNG ACHIEVER: Scola Donda (UK)

FASHION DESIGNER: Pmalema Samasuwo Nyawiri (UK)

WOMENS GROUPS:

BAKING AND COOKING (ZIM)
LADIES OF UK (UK)
PAHUSHAMWARI HWEDU (UK)
DANDARO NEMADZIMAI ANHASI (UK
YEMURAI  MHURIIMWE (ZIM)

MUSICIAN: Pah Chihera (ZIM)

BLOGGER OF THE YEAR: Cynthia Moyo

MEDIA PROFESSIONAL: Makosi MusambasiAdvertisement

SPORTS: Kirsty Coventry
ACTRESS OF THE YEAR: Danai Gurira (USA)
LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT: Dr Eunor Guti (UK)
PANEL CHOICE AWARD: Maud Chifamba
AUTHOR AWARD: Tsitsi Dangarembga
Some pictures from the event …