Friday, 17 August 2018

Meet Zim’s Top 10 Most Influential Women

1. Danai Jekesai Gurira: American based actress and playwright best known for her role as Michonne on The Walking Dead, an AMC television horror drama series as well as her leading role in the Black Panther movie.

The Zimbabwean-American actress has a net worth of $4 million dollars.
Danai Jekesai Gurira
Danai Jekesai Gurira
2. Pokello Nare: Businesswoman and former Big Brother Africa (BBA) housemate Pokello who is known as the Queen of swag has a shoe and nail collection.

The socialite is also a brand ambassador for ‘Brands for less’, an upmarket ladies wear boutique.
Pokello Nare
3. Ruvheneko Parirenyatwa: Ruvheneko Parirenyatwa is a Zimbabwean radio and TV talk show host, a Master of Ceremonies (MC), a voice over artist, a brand ambassador and a philanthropist. She is a talk show host for “Ruvheneko”; a current affairs talk show that airs on her online TV platform as well as on radio for Zimbabwe’s top media group, Zimpapers (Capitalk 100.4 FM and Star FM Zimbabwe.)
Ruvheneko Parirenyatwa
Ruvheneko was the deputy chairperson of the Harare Youth Council, an organisation that advances the opportunities for youth in Zimbabwe. Ruvheneko, together with a group of friends, launched the ZimboLove in 2013; a charity that helps people who cannot afford blood by giving them

4. Mai Chisamba (Rebecca Tsikirayi) Mai Chisamba is one of the pioneering talk show hosts to emerge out of Zimbabwe.

She is popularly known for her talk show called Mai Chisamba as well as a newspaper column on which people write to her on marital issues.

5. Priscilla Chigumba: Judge of the High Court of Zimbabwe and the Chairperson of the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) has recently been making waves on the news over poll out come.

Chigumba was awarded with the Women Human Rights Defender Award in 2011.
Priscilla Chigumba

6. Auxillia Mnangagwa: Zimbabwe’s First Lady has been working hand in hand with the Ministry of Health and Child Care increasing target for cancer screening from 100 000 to 200 000 this year.

The first lady has also partnered with women from three Matabeleland provinces and the Ministry of Women Affairs, Gender and Community Development through her charity foundation Angel of Hope in a bid to establish a chicken project with a potential to produce 45 000 birds at any given time.
Auxillia Mnangagwa

7. Tsitsi Masiyiwa: Tsitsi is an African philanthropist and social entrepreneur who has devoted much of her life to empowering the lives of young people through education and technology.

Tsitsi together wither husband Strive Masiyiwa founded Higherlife Foundation in 1996, a non-profit organization that has heavily invested in Africa’s future through education.
Tsitsi Masiyiwa

8. Gonyeti (Samantha Kureya) Award winning comedian known for her appearance in Bus stop TV as well as being a news anchor.

Gonyeti is a role model to many who look up to her as she shared her life experiences on how she grew up in the ghetto and she has inspired positive dialogue on body image issues.

9. Beatrice Mthetwa Swazi Born Beatrice is one of the top human rights lawyers who has been internationally recognized for her defense of journalists and press freedom.

Mtetwa and Tawanda Nyambirai founded Mtetwa & Nyambirai Legal Practitioners in 2006 and it has established itself over the past decade as one of Zimbabwe’s leading law firms.

Her firm has been involved with multiple high profile human rights cases.

10. Prophetess Eunor Guti: Apostle Dr Eunor Guti is a recipient of the Esther’s Leadership Award from the Third World Leaders Association presented to her by the Honorable Prime Minister of the Bahamas. She is the Director of the Women’s Ministry in Forward in Faith Ministries International, and has founded several women’s ministries that have impacted millions including political leaders throughout Africa.

She is a great motivator who has inspired intercession groups and spoken in multiple women’s conferences, family conventions, youth and leadership seminars all over the world.

Along with her credentials and achievements, she is credited as being the first female marriage officer in Zimbabwe,
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