Zim Achievers Awards USA 2017 winners

ZAA Founder Conrad Mwanza expressed delight after yet another successful Zimachievers event, this time in Dallas, Texas on Saturday 11th November 2017 at the Prestigious Intercontinental Hotel.

“Putting such events together is not easy, it takes a lot of dedication, 2017 has been a rewarding experience and, seeing all the hard work delivered by the team over the last few months has been amazing” Mwanza said .

“Every campaign has its up’s, downs and challenges, but what makes it worth it, is the commitment and perseverance of the team and network around you, and the amount of support received throughout. ZAA could not be possible without the dedicated local partners”

“I would also like to extend gratitude to all the sponsors who stood with us, and helped us fulfil the vision” Mwanza added.

Vez Nkomo ZAA USA Organising Chair thank the team ”This week proved the heart of champions that is in this group, you pulled it off, all the hard work delivered by the team over the last few months was a pleasure to see on Saturday,” Nkomo said. I would also like to thank our sponsors both internationally and locally, WorldRemit, Steward Bank, EcoCash, Leander Villas, Property101, Zim Tuckshop, Exodus Capital LLC, Batteries and Bulbs, ClearFlow, ProMarket Insurance Services, BitiMari, Double Portin Transportion LLC and Socks Law Associates

Richard Maseko Worldremit Country Director added ”WorldRemit is proud to be associated with the positive and inspiring work the Zimbabwe Achiever Awards is doing in connecting Zimbabweans across the globe. When Dr Ismail Ahmed set up the company he understood the challenges we often face in trying to study, work and support family and friends at home and the frustration of having to take time off work to make the journey to queue at an agent knowing your family and friends would have to do the same thingBy bringing international remittances online WorldRemit is making the process quicker, easier and more secure –helping people to focus on making the most of their opportunities, wherever they are”

Meanwhile ZAA International has announced that it will launch ZAA South Africa on the 14th of December in Sandton Johannesburg with details to follow

The 2017 ZAA USA Winners are

Female Entrepreneur of the Year

Jackie Mgido

Male Entrepreneur of the Year

Dr Kudzai Chikwava

Business of the Year

Data Agility Group (DAG)

Community Champion of the Year

Pastor Emmanuel Sundire

Community Organization of the Year

Orphans Guardians Angel

Personality of the Year

Mutsa Majero

People’s Choice Award

Savannah Madamombe

Outstanding Achievement in Music

Sandra Vito

Outstanding Achievement in Entertainment

Makho Ndlovu

Professional of the Year

Lumbie Mlambo

Academic Excellence of the Year

Dr Gillian Kupakuwana-Suk 

Outstanding Achievement in Sport

Farayi Mutatu

Young Achiever

Washe Shumba

Lifetime Achievement Award

Dr Precious Guramatunhu-Mudiwa

Chairman’s Award

Professor Charles Enos (Chiedza) Maponga

Special Recognition Award

Zimbabwean Naturals (Hair Maintenance)

Friend of Zimbabwe Award

Apostle George W. Jobe

Friend of Zimbabwe Award

Joel Laviolette