Tsogo Alumni Society

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

Category: Social Networking

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.

Click here to download the application form
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to download brochure

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

Tsogo Alumni: A final Message for 2010, A great beginning for 2011

Dear Fellow Alumni and Current Tsogo Learners

Allow us to wish you the best as you wrap up 2010. We also wish the Matrics the best of luck with their results. We hope their hard work has paid off. For all of those who have graduated in 2010 and have now moved on to the next stage in their lives we also wish them luck in their coming adventures. To all Alumni we wish that 2010 was what you expected it to be but we compel you to look forward to 2011 as a year when you yourself will surpass your own expectations.

As the Tsogo Directory Team, let us be first to say that this has been a great year. We grew our reach to Alumni as well as collaborated well with the Alumni Society. We wish to encourage all alumni to look for a space where they can fit in within the Alumni Society. The current executive committee of the Alumni Society is made up of:

  • Chairperson:  Ms. Motlalepula Phakedi
  • Deputy Chairperson: Mr. Pono Mogoera
  • Treasurer:  Mr. Malebo Chadi
  • SecretaryMr. Thabo Ncalo
  • Events Co-coordinators:  Mr. Botshelo Letswalo &  Mr. Kabelo Modikwe
  • Project Co-ordinators:  Mr. Moses Mokgoko  &  Mr. Prince Kotu
  • Additional Exec Member:  Ms. Thabiso Mokwena

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October Editorial: We move on Forward

Attend Homecoming 2010

Attend Homecoming 2010

It’s already October! Time flies, and for many of our current learners it means their Matric exam finals are almost here… We wish every Grade 12 learner luck in their exams and hope for great results early next year. For a number of our alumni, their year-end final exams are also nearing and we wish them, too, the very best in their endeavours. This October is especially interesting as the Tsogo Alumni Society hosts their first Alumni Homecoming, which is the focus of this editorial.

Homecoming 2010

Alumni Homecoming 2010 is  an event for alumni to get back together, network, work and simultaneously express their support by giving back to Tsogo. Our theme for 2010 is School Renovation, but we envision a much broader scope for the Homecoming event in future. Some ideas that have been listed are:

  • Cleaning / renovating our school premises
  • Fundraisers
  • Sports
  • Cultural events
  • Assisting Mmakau & neighbouring communities

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2010 Alumni Survery Insights

Alumni Survey Insights

Your Responses

We would like to thank everyone who has participated in the survey. The insight from the survey was also compared to all the data we have gathered since the beginning. One interesting thing is that a good number of our alumni want to receive messages through email. To this end we have slowly been increasing our email group. We will soon reach 400 alumni on the email group. We encourage anyone who would want to suggest the Alumni Directory and Society to anyone, point them to the Website http://tsogoalumni.org.za . More importantly if you would like to receive better updates in the future fill in the form at http://tsogoalumni.org.za/social-networking/contact-update-form if you have not already.

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Facebook Discussions

Well as part of our online presence we encourage participation from all in remembering the school and also being involved with it future. To that end this month we would also like to highlight some of the fun discussions that are on Facebook!

Facebook Group Discussions

Check out the following discussions and comment

Favorite song from assembly

Memories from Tsogo

When did you Matriculate/Finish grade 12?

Favorite Teacher

Mr. Manaiwa’s favorite sayings


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