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Nosipho is a phenomenal woman who has excelled leadership in all avenues! She is truly an all rounder in women development. She goes above and beyond, running programs which help empower all women, regardless of age or knowledge base. She helps those in rural areas and continuously empowers and helps anyone she meets.

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Sibongile, the visionary and founder of Uku’hamba Prosthetics, which started from personal experience interacting with an amputee. This drove her to make a positive impact and improve the quality life of amputees. READ MORE
Silindile Mshengu


Silindile is a selfless, courageous and dedicated young woman. She has always created her own opportunities. After receiving honours in communications and media, she is on a journey to having her own media house. READ MORE

About this course

The Developing Women Leaders online short course provides a unique nine-week learning opportunity. The core areas of this course – self awareness, leadership presence, and building relationships for impact – allow aspiring female leaders to become more self-aware, connect more authentically with others as an inspiring presence, and manage relationships successfully across a broad spectrum.



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When does the promotion start and end?

The promotion starts on 28 April 2021 and ends 14 May 2021 at midnight. This is the promotion period.

MasterStart reserves the right to extend the duration of this promotion, subject to these terms and conditions.

Prizes to be awarded:

Grand prize is 2 seats on the UCT – GSB course for Developing Women Leaders short course worth R17 999.

Winners will be chosen by MasterStart. The winners will be announced before 31 May 2021 across social media and will be contacted accordingly.

To be eligible for the grand prize, you will need to be nominated by a friend or nominate yourself, and provide a short inspirational story of no more than two hundred and fifty (250) characters about why you or your friend should be chosen for the Developing Women in Leaders course giveaway.

The following conditions apply to the above:

The winner will be selected before 31 May 2021 by MasterStart and UCT – GSB.

If the winner is unreachable within 48 hours of winning the prize, MasterStart will offer the prize to the next selection.

The judges’ decision is final.

Who qualifies to be nominated for the competition?

All natural persons, including South African citizens and foreign nationals, who meet the following criteria are eligible to participate in the promotion:

Entry requirements:

The competition is open to women aged 18 years or over. Entrants must meet the minimum enrolment criteria based on UCT – GSB and MasterStart’s guidelines in the entry form.

By entering this competition and submitting personal information, entrants agree to, and acknowledge the following:

  1. The nominee’s submitted photograph can be used on MasterStart’s social media pages and/or other marketing channels promoting the Developing Women Leaders short course.
  2. The nominee will submit a testimonial detailing the benefits of the course.
  3. The nominee will conduct a video interview upon completion of the course.
  4. The nominee will post a social media post as supplied by MasterStart on their social media.

Who does not qualify for the prize?

The following persons may not claim the prize even if they qualify to enter:

MasterStart or UCT – GSB  employees, i.e. director(s), member(s), partner(s), employee(s), agencies, or consultant(s) relating to this promotion.

Any supplier of goods or services in connection with this promotion.

To which course does the prize apply?

The UCT – GSB course Developing Women Leaders Online short course only.


Entrants will be deemed to have accepted these rules and agree to be bound by them when entering.

These rules are legal and binding upon entering.

MasterStart reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to cancel, modify or amend the promotion at any time, if deemed necessary in its opinion or if circumstances arise outside of its control.

It is the participant’s responsibility to ensure that any and all information provided to us is accurate, complete and up to date.

By participating in this promotion, you give MasterStart the consent to publish and/ or use any and/or all content submitted. This excludes personal information as per the POPI Act.

The clauses in these rules are severable. This means that if any clause in these rules is found to be unlawful, it will be removed and the remaining clauses will still apply.

These rules and the promotion are governed by the laws of the Republic of South Africa.