Every Women’s Month at the Vita Basadi Awards, Speaker of the Gauteng Legislature Lentheng Helen Mekgwe honours women of Gauteng. These are women who make positive impact in their communities without reward.

The time has come once again to honour the world-changing women of Gauteng. Do you know of a remarkable woman (young or mature) in your community who deserves recognition for serving and empowering others selflessly? For more information on the categories visit the link at the bottom of the page. Don’t forget to come back to this page to nominate your community’s outstanding woman.

The Vita Basadi Awards ceremony will be held on Thursday, 29 August 2019, at the Gauteng Legislature in Johannesburg City Hall.

Nomination form

Please provide your details so that we are able to contact you for further details

Please be as detailed as possible and note that your motivation should be 150 – 300 words long.

Want more information on the Vita Basadi Awards categories? Visit the link below to find out what criteria are key in the different categories.

Terms and conditions

Please note that nominations are open to women who are residents of Gauteng, and that all nominees must be over the age of 18, except for the Young Dignitary Award nominees. An independent panel of judges will select a winner and a runner up in each category. Winners and runners up will be announced at the Awards ceremony. Nominations close on Wednesday, 29 July 2019.