The sterling efforts of young South Africans who are contributing to positive change in the country, and making a tangible difference to the lives of those around them, is to be formally recognised at a handover ceremony at the Protea Hotel in Kempton Park tomorrow, Friday 26 July.
The Chairperson of the National Youth Development Agency (NYDA), Sifiso
Mtsweni, and Managing Director of Inside Education, Matuma Letsoalo, will
be handing over Certificates of Recognition to 100 South African Shining Stars, as we call these outstanding achievers who have gone beyond the call of duty in creating opportunities and a better life for themselves and their communities.
These 100 remarkable individuals have excelled in the fields of Arts, Culture, Media and Entertainment; Business & Entrepreneurship; Civil Society & Youth Activism; Education; Health; Justice & Law; Philanthropy, Politics & Governance; and Science & Technology.
We at Inside Education, supported by the NYDA, have sifted through the sands and unearthed these bright game changers who are shaping the future of South Africa by doing extraordinary things with unwavering commitment and service to their respective communities against seemingly insurmountable odds.
Deputy Minister of Finance, David Masondo, will be among the dignitaries
attending the handing-over ceremony recognizing and applauding their outstanding contributions which impact on young people across South Africa and beyond.