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Movers and shakers in 2018
- Oneida Cooper (2009) was interviewed on CNBC Africa about her non-profit organisation, Making Waves, that teaches children from underprivileged communities to swim.
- Amy Heydenrych (2001) and Nkateko Mnisi (2007) were featured in the Mail and Guardian’s Top 200 Young South Africans list. Amy’s debut thriller, Shame on You, was published in 2018 and is the first in a two-book deal with international publisher Bonnier Zaffre. Medical doctor Nkateko was listed for her role in addressing the issues faced by young doctors as part of the Junior Doctors Association of South Africa’s national council. She has also been involved in a number of projects that seek to improve public healthcare.
- Katharine Kilalea (1999) has received positive acclaim for her debut novel, Ok, Mr Field, published by Faber and Faber.
- Sunday Times featured an article about designer Elli-Nicole Sazeides (2007), written by Abigail Dengler (2008).
- Kirsten McCann and her partner, Nicole van Wyk, won a silver medal at the 2018 Rowing World Cup.
- Dr Malebogo Ngoepe (head girl in 2005) was featured in the May 2018 edition of Elle for her research into the physical properties of hair. Malebogo is an academic at the University of Cape Town’s department of mechanical engineering.
- Jordan du Toit (2011) has been awarded the prestigious Mandela Rhodes Scholarship. She was also one of only 12 candidates (of some 500 applicants) accepted into the master’s programme for clinical psychology at Wits University in 2018.
- Wynne Bredenkamp (2009) has partnered in a unique pop-up collaboration celebrating female entrepreneurs.
- Basani Maluleke (1995) was appointed CEO of African Bank.
- Natasha Allie’s (2002) book Her Story – Daughters of Modjadji has been published by Sula Books. This is the first in a planned children’s book series for girls and features 30 South African women whose lives inspire.
- Philippa Johnson-Dwyer (1992) has competed in equestrian events in four Paralympics, most recently in Rio.
- Stacey Wallaberger (Blount, 1981) has been appointed brand experience consultant for Metis Consulting based in Zurich, Switzerland.