Thembi Losi: Leadership and Legacy Award

In memory of her life and contribution to SAWIP, the Thembi Losi: Leadership and Legacy Award is awarded at each SAWIP Graduation Ceremony to a SAWIP graduate who most reflects the essence of Thembi’s servant leadership. Thembi, a SAWIP alumna from the Team of 2011, passed away on 30 December 2013. She was an ambitious young woman who was passionate about bringing development, progress and transformative change to society. She was a team player and her enthusiasm allowed those around her to shine too.

The following qualities form the basis of the leadership attributes and criteria for the award:

T – TENACITY
H – HUMILITY
E – ENTHUSIASM
M – MOTIVATION
B – BALANCE
I – INTEGRITY

Past recipients:
2014 | Sihle Nontshokweni (University of Cape Town)
2015 | Faith Pienaar (Stellenbosch University)
2016 | Andisiwe Sehoma (University of Pretoria)

Thembi Losi

Thembi Losi was a beacon of light and SAWIP is honored to be able to present this award every year in her memory.

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