WPN reveals SA Women in Property Awards finalists

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The Women’s Property Network (WPN) has announced the finalists of the South African Women in Property Awards (SAWIPA), marking a celebration of female excellence in the local commercial property sector.

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“The SA Women in Property Awards (SAWIPA), sponsored by Airports Company South Africa (ACSA), is a platform established by the WPN to recognise and celebrate the achievements of women in various segments of the South African property sector,” says Nonhlanhla Mayisela, National Chair of the WPN and CEO of Izandla Property.

This year’s awards categories include four Individual Awards: Young Achiever, Entrepreneur of the Year, Professional of the Year (Private Sector) and Professional of the Year (Public Sector).

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Young Achiever Award

  • Clare Comins – Professional Architect, SNAPP Architects (Western Cape)
  • Palesa Moloi – CEO & Co-founder, ParkUpp (Gauteng)
  • Nompumelelo Xulu – Founder and Managing Director NS Xulu Attorneys Conveyancers (KwaZulu-Natal)

Entrepreneur of the Year Award

  • Jutta Berns-Mumbi – Founder & Managing Director, Ecocentric (Gauteng)
  • Michelle Michael – Director, Dlamini Michael Inc. (KwaZulu-Natal)
  • There were no nominees from the Western Cape in this category

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Professional of the Year Award – Private Sector

  • Susan Turner – Co-founder & Director, Knight Frank South Africa (Western Cape)
  • Tia Kanakakis – Partner, MDS Architecture (Gauteng)
  • Saloshini Gounder – Executive Real Estate, Massdiscounters (KwaZulu-Natal)

Professional of the Year Award – Public Sector

  • Kathy Michell – Associate Professor & Head of Department Construction Economics & Management, University of Cape Town (Western Cape)
  • Lerato Peu – Executive Director, Economic Development Merafong City Local Municipality (Gauteng)
  • Fathima Khan – Senior Manager, eThekwini Real Estate
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