Tanzania Women of Achievement Awards 2015 Launched

DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania – Tanzania Women of Achievement has today launched the 2015 Tanzania Women of Achievement Awards (TWAA) (www.twa.or.tz) scheduled to take place on the 7th of March 2015 where now on its 4 season provide a wonderful opportunity to recognize and applaud women who are helping to reshape Tanzania for the better. Tanzania Women of Achievement President Ms. Irene Kiwia said “TWAA aim to celebrate the women’s achievements and beneficial impact on societies around them. We want to showcase those women who have made a real difference in key area of focus across Tanzania.  The judging criteria will therefore take into account the entrant’s journey overcoming adversity, inspiring others, making a difference to their community, social impact and national reach.”

Ms. Kiwia further said that “This time around we will merge the awards ceremony with the TWAA mentorship program that will take place 6 weeks prior to the awards culmination, where young emerging women leaders aged between 18 -27 years from all regions in the country will be identified, and paired with a successful woman in business, public and private sector for six weeks of formal mentorship and training. Upon completion of the program the mentees are expected to spearhead change in their regions and mentor other young girls.”


The Categories for this year’s awards are Arts and Culture, Business Entrepreneur, Information and Communication, Sports, Professional, Education, Health, Social Welfare, Science and Technology, Public Sector, Young Achiever, Agriculture, Lifetime Achievement and the overall Woman of the Year.

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