Tsogo High/Secondary School Alumni - NPO Registration No.053-952-NPO

Month: January 2012

Goldman Sachs-GIBS 10,000 Women Certificate Programme for Women Entrepreneurs


Goldman Sachs launched the 10,000 Women programme in March 2008. It is a $100 million, five-year campaign to foster greater shared economic growth by providing 10,000 underserved women around the world with a business and management education. The programme is founded on research conducted by Goldman Sachs, the World Bank, and others which suggests that this kind of investment can have a significant impact on GDP growth.  Research also suggests that such an investment in women can have a significant multiplier effect that leads not only to increased revenues and more employees for businesses, but also healthier, better-educated families, and ultimately more prosperous communities. 10,000 Women is coordinated in local markets by a network of more than 80 academic and NGO partners. More than thirty of the world’s leading business schools are participating in 10,000 Women, including seven of the top ten.

In South Africa, 10,000 Women is managed and delivered by the Gordon Institute of Business Science. By the end of 2013, the school will provide 300 underserved female entrepreneurs with a business and management training delivered by leading faculty and industry specialists. This will be supported by mentorship, networking events, community dialogues and business advisory that will enable the women to grow their businesses.

Applications are now open for the first cohort of fifty women who will begin the programme in March 2012. Classroom sessions will take place at the GIBS Inner City Campus.

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Go to original website: http://www.gibs.co.za/default.aspx?pid=2232&stepid=1&oid=401847

2012 L’ORÉAL-UNESCO Regional Fellowships for Women in Science in Sub-Saharan Africa

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Women scientists who are nationals or permanent residents of any country in Sub-Saharan Africa have until 28 February 2012 to apply for the 2012 L’ORÉAL/UNESCO Regional fellowships For Women in Science in Sub-Saharan Africa. The aim of the fellowship is to assist women scientists to achieve a PhD degree in all fields of science. Ten fellowships to the value of US$20,000 will be awarded. The age limit for the applicants is 40 years.

Applications can be made on the online application platform beginning January 1st. In the meantime, you can access the information required for the application at: www.ansti.org All questions should be addressed via email to: unesco-loreal@ansti.org or via mail to The Coordinator, ANSTI-UNESCO, UNESCO Nairobi Office, P.O Box 30592, 00100, Nairobi, Kenya.

More Information: http://www.ansti.org/index.php/women-in-science-in-sub-saharan-africa

PDF of Call for Applications: http://bit.ly/lorealcall

Great Performance from Northwest Matrics of 2011

CREAM OF THE CROP: The province’s top 20 matric pupils are congratulated by MEC Raymond Elisha. Picture: THABO RANTLHA Source: The New Age ONline


Other top achievers were Dikeledi Ntshabele from Tsogo Secondary and Thato Pule from Sol Plaatje Secondary, who both registered 100% in accounting. Rinemare van Schoor from Potchefstroom Gimnasium recorded 98.3% and Obakeng Mataboge from Mothotlung High attained 99.3% in physical science.

Link to story: http://bit.ly/yO8iir

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