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Alyssa Smith

Age: 24

Province: KwaZulu Natal

I am a corporate lawyer, specialising in private equity fund formation. I studied at the University of the Free State and Varsity College and graduated with an LLB Law Degree summa cum laude. As I take to the Miss South Africa stage, I am representing the little girls from across the road, neighbours and friends that became family, women of colour and the diversity of our nation.

5 short facts about me

  1. I love dancing
  2. I love travelling
  3. I love poetry
  4. I love mentoring
  5. I love drinking lots of tea

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Anarzade OMAR

Age: 23

Province: Gauteng 

I am from Crown Gardens in Johannesburg. I have a BA in Strategic Communication in Marketing from the University of Johannesburg and currently work as a Social Media Manager at a digital marketing agency. I am also a social media content creator and run a small online sushi business which I launched during the Covid lockdown. I am an intro-extrovert and tell the worst dad jokes. When I’m not busy trying to conquer the world, you will find me binging on Korean TV dramas or out and about in the city.

5 short facts about me

  1. I love boardgames and take them very seriously. I get extremely competitive.
  2. I am learning to speak Korean from watching so many Korean TV shows.
  3. I was in the first team for swimming throughout high school.
  4. My childhood dream was to have a show and act on Disney Channel.
  5. I am a TikTok addict, I know all the songs, phrases and will probably use it in every conversation.

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AYANDA THABETHE

Age: 22

Province: KwaZulu Natal 

I am from Taylor’s Halt in Pietermaritzburg. I am a model and in my final year of my BSc in Dietetics and Human Nutrition at the University of KwaZulu-Natal. I want to branch into the research sector so I can play a role in developing nutrition related guidelines to combat South Africa’s double burden of malnutrition and obesity. I am the type of person who will readily give you respect and trust you from the beginning. I always initiate a connection which not only makes me unique but is also my greatest strength.

5 short facts about me

  1. I enjoy having a full workload. If I have nothing to do, I always find something to keep me busy.
  2. I only ever watch three TV channels – Cartoon Network, The Food Network or eNCA.
  3. My favourite holiday is Christmas.
  4. I am a serious lover of food!
  5. Sometimes I pretend I have my own cooking show when I’m alone in the kitchen.

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ayanda tloti

Age: 24

Province: Eastern Cape

I am a fine artist with a Bachelor of Technology: Fine Art (cum laude) from the University of Johannesburg FADA in 2019. I currently work as a full-time fine artist in my own business called Adnaya Art.

5 short facts about me

  1. I’m a philantropist and along with my mother, serve a local orphanage.
  2. I am a part-time actress who writes poems & songs.
  3. I have stayed steadfast in the values I have set for myself.
  4. I graduated cum laude.
  5. I have passion for education & entrepreneurship.

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Bethany Damonse

Age: 24

Province: Eastern Cape

I am from Summerstrand, Gqeberha in the Eastern Cape but currently doing my Community Service year as a veterinarian in Pretoria. I enjoy the variety that life has to offer, and I am an inquisitive person always seeking a new recipe or hiking route. My dream is to use natural resources and innovative ideas to make the sustainable development goals more achievable for all and create a healthier environment for our future.

5 short facts about me

  1. I love cooking.
  2. A perfect day for me always includes my two dogs.
  3. My favourite genre of books/television/movies is horror.
  4. I write poetry.
  5. Acting used to be my dream career.

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Bianca Bezuidenhout

Age: 23

Province: Western Cape

I obtained my Bachelor of Arts degree in Marketing Communications at AAA School of Advertising. I am currently a full-time volunteer, ambassador and marketing manager of a non-profit organisation called Forward Foundation. I am also an entrepreneur and owner of a swimwear company called She Succeeds. I am kind, compassionate and purposeful and would love to meet the Mayor of Cape Town, Geordin Hill-Lewis, to discuss ways to implement skills development programmes within the Western Cape communities.

5 short facts about me

  1. I have my SAMCA South African colours in Drum Majorettes.
  2. I’m a business owner of a swimwear company called She Succeeds.
  3. I love to dance and bring people together as a certified dance instructor for Zumba.
  4. I enjoy singing and was part of an acapella singing group at my high school called Con Spirito.
  5. When I’m not working or studying, I love to cook, read, dance, write, playing piano and writing songs.

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Boniswa Mapisa

Age: 27

Province: Gauteng

I am from Alberton in Johannesburg and currently in the final year of my studies towards an LLB degree through the University of South Africa. I am a natural hair enthusiast and have my own YouTube channel where I offer hair care content. I manufacture my own hair care products and have my own hair care brand. My interests also include agriculture and I participate in a family-run agricultural smallholding. I am a visionary with a broad perspective of critical issues such as the economy.

5 short facts about me

  1. I have a passion for music and I am a keen vocalist and compose my own songs.
  2. Since high school, I have been a visual artist sketching with various mediums including pencil, charcoal and oil.
  3. I read and have an interest in topics relating to business and lifestyle for self- development.
  4. In my spare time I enjoy binge-watching documentaries or series and movies.
  5. One thing I cannot resist is good humour.

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Chuma Matsaluka

Age: 24

Province: Western Cape

I am from Nyanga in Cape Town in the Western Cape, and I am a fashion model and a content creator with a triple major degree from the University of Cape Town. I majored in anthropology, industrial sociology and politics and governance and am now studying for an honours degree in anthropology. I love watching crime documentaries, eating ice cream and going to food markets. I have a unique laugh and I am kind, graceful, empathetic, determined and assertive.

5 short facts about me

  1. I love hiking
  2. I enjoy my own company at times
  3. I’m terrified of rodents and reptiles
  4. I love ice cream even when it’s raining and cold
  5. A lot of people say I look taller in pictures

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Fortunate Mabeleng

Age: 25

Province: Free State

I am from Parys and am a forensic science graduate from the University of the Free State. I work as a tutor and part-time reception administrator at MediClinic in Potchefstroom and I am currently training to be a Forensic Officer at Northwest Forensic Pathology. I want to be a Forensic Pathologist with the hope of solving deaths that are not gender-based related as well as help lessen the number of unsolved murder cases in our country.

 

5 short facts about me

  1. I am friendly person. I smile a lot even when things are difficult because I believe that tough times do not last.
  2. I am a hard worker.
  3. I am always very punctual.
  4. I love coffee.
  5. I believe in God and put him first.

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Itumeleng Parage

Age: 22

Province: Gauteng

I am from Central Western Jabavu in Soweto, and a Bachelor of Laws student with a Bachelor of Arts (Law Major) degree from the University of Witwatersrand. I am an ambitious, strong-willed and intentional young woman who has a vision to move South Africa, my favourite place in the world, forward. My role model is Michelle Obama, because I am inspired by the strides she continually takes to make the world a better place for women.

5 short facts about me

  1. I am an avid reader.
  2. I am a law student.
  3. I am a Sunday school teacher.
  4. I love music (almost all genres) and I used to play the violin.
  5. I enjoy cooking.

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Keaoleboga Nkashe

Age: 26

Province: North West

I am from Itsoseng which is in the Ngaka Modiri Molema district in the North West province. I am a post-graduate student, freelance model and kindergarten teacher. I am extremely passionate about the creative arts and more specifically dramatic arts and want to use my combined love for education and the arts to better the lives of South African women and children.

5 short facts about me

  1. I have lived in China for two years.
  2. I enjoy travelling and trying new food.
  3. When I was younger I wanted to be a paediatrician.
  4. I used to play the tuba.
  5. The theatre is where I feel most at home

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Lebogang Mahlangu

Age: 26

Province: Gauteng

I am from Soshanguve in Tshwane and work for a multinational FMCG company as a procurement specialist. I have a BSc. Food Science degree from Stellenbosch University. I my spare time, you’ll find me at the gym, spa or on the sports field. I am an optimist and believe the future of this country is bright and I am excited for what is to come.

5 short facts about me

  1. If I was a super hero, I would be Batman because he wasn’t born extraordinary but became extraordinary! It’s a great reminder that you are what you choose to become.
  2. If I had to describe myself in three words, I would say I am resourceful, purposeful and ready.
  3. I work on an initiative called TalkEat which encourages meaningful conversations with thought leaders for knowledge to be shared. We donate meals for every live Instagram conversation we host. Last year we donated 45 000 meals.
  4. My passion for sport comes from the time I spent with my older brother
  5. My guilty pleasure is sleeping. I can sleep through anything!

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Lehlogonolo Machaba

Age: 25

Province: North West

I am from Oskraal in the North West.  I am a fashion model, LGBTQI activist and have a National Diploma in Fashion from Tshwane University of Technology. I am a God-filled woman who is passionate about advocating for the true definition of authenticity and practising it. My dream is to be able to motivate people and give back to marginalised communities.

5 short facts about me

  1. I credit God for all my purpose and success
  2. I am a black transwoman
  3. I draw inspiration from my mom
  4. I enjoy being my truest self
  5. I cannot pretend but can act

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Lisanne Lazarus

Age: 26

Province: KwaZulu Natal

I am from Amanzimtoti, Durban in KwaZulu-Natal and hold a degree in Broadcast Journalism from the Durban University of Technology where I graduated cum laude and received the Dean’s Merit Award. I am a dynamic and positive millennial woman who is passionate about South Africa, its people and its potential. I have a heart of service that I attribute to my close-knit upbringing. After church on a Sunday, you will find me digging into my favourite meal, crab curry.

5 short facts about me

  1. I represented KZN at the South African Girls Gold Championships at the age of 10
  2. I graduated with a Cum Laude and the Deans Merit for Broadcast Journalism
  3. A coffee a day keeps Lisanne awake!
  4. I am the typical ‘extra’ middle child and one of four kids
  5. I like to think of myself as a sunflower – one that always radiates positivity

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Luvé Meyer

Age: 25

Province: Western Cape

I am from Brackenfell in Cape Town, and I am a full-time model and small business co-owner. I have a Bachelor of Health Science and Social Services degree and an honours degree in psychology from the University of South Africa. My goal is to complete my master’s degree in clinical psychology. I love going on fun adventures, exploring new coffee shops and being around people.

5 short facts about me

  1. I have an older sister and a younger sister.
  2. I am a fierce competitor in 30 seconds.
  3. I cannot watch a full movie without falling asleep.
  4. I would eat veggie burgers every day if I could.
  5. I am currently busy completing a two-year theology and leadership course.

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Luyanda Zuma

Age: 20

Province: KwaZulu Natal

I am from Pietermaritzburg KwaZulu-Natal, and I am an international model, entrepreneur and a final year Bachelor of Live Performance student at AFDA. My talents include sports and I played hockey for the KZN provincial team for six years. One of my greatest desires and long-term goals is to remove as many homeless women as possible off the streets and provide better living conditions for them.

5 short facts about me

  1. I’m spiritually inclined
  2. I started modelling at the age of 10
  3. I’m a colourism and gender-based violence activist
  4. My greatest fear is sleeping in the dark
  5. I love farming

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Mishqah Snyders

Age: 26

Province: Gauteng

I am from Kensington in Johannesburg and an LLB graduate from the University of Johannesburg. I am currently pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Information Technology at Eduvos. I own a small online clothing brand which is reflective of my love for all things fashion. I am an ambitious young woman who strives to inspire other young women to take up space in the work environment whilst embracing their feminine power.

5 short facts about me

  1. I am a long-distance runner
  2. I’ve been trained in Kobujitsu
  3. I am obsessed with sushi
  4. I have broken my toes twice
  5. I own an online clothing brand

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Mphoentle Plaatjie

Age: 25

Province: Gauteng

I am from Waldrift, Vereeniging in Gauteng and I am a Governance Trainee with a Master of Laws from the University of Cape Town. I consider myself a powerhouse because I understand that the power I need to succeed in life lies inside of me. My favourite things to do include outdoor activities, having game nights with loved ones and watching documentaries in bed all day.

5 short facts about me

  1. I prefer being referred to by my full name.
  2. Having me on your team will crown you a 30 Seconds winner.
  3. At 16 I completed high school and at 19 I had my first degree.
  4. I believe pineapples belong on pizza and sugar must be added to Amasi.
  5. I love travel adventures and outdoor activities that give me an adrenaline rush.

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Naledi Matabane

Age: 26

Province: Gauteng

I am from Tembisa in Gauteng. I have a post-graduate Diploma in Accounting Science and am currently a trainee auditor at a large audit firm. I am compassionate, resilient, and graceful and would like to meet Minister of Finance, Enoch Godongwana, to have a conversation around providing financial literacy to SMMEs, especially in disadvantaged communities.

5 short facts about me

  1. I am a make-up enthusiast.
  2. I speak Setswana when I’m at home
  3. I am a Christian.
  4. I enjoy spending time with family and friends.
  5. I enjoy watching cooking shows and trying out new recipes.

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Ndavi Nokeri

Age: 23

Province: Limpopo

I am from Tzaneen in Limpopo. I obtained my BCom Investment Management degree from the University of Pretoria and am currently working for an asset management firm in Cape Town. I am a compassionate, courageous and relentlessly resilient woman and want to be in the rooms where decisions are made about educational and skills development in South African schools with the hopes of sharing meaningful insights that will advance our nation.

5 short facts about me

  1. I am fluent in four of the 11 official South African languages.
  2. I played netball from the age of six and I was privileged to represent the province of Limpopo at the nationals for several years.
  3. I enjoy reading self-mastery books, especially those by Robin Sharma.
  4. I am relentless in the pursuit of the things I believe in
  5. Any day is a good day to have cheesecake in my world.

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Nompumelelo Mampholo

Age: 26

Province: Gauteng

I am from Diepkloof, Zone 4 in Soweto, Johannesburg but currently reside in Lonehill in Sandton.I am a real estate agent and founder and CEO of Conqueres Connect which is a youth owned Waste Management and Recycling Solutions Company. If I could be a super hero I would be Wonder Woman, because she’s a woman of super strength and power and she can fly.

5 short facts about me

  1. I am a golfer
  2. If I could go anywhere in the world, it would be to the UK to visit my sister.
  3. I’ve won R10 from playing the lotto
  4. The biggest risk I’ve taken was to leave my corporate job to start a business.
  5. I collect cans

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Nthabiseng Kgasi

Age: 26

Province: Gauteng

I am from Protea Glen in Soweto. I graduated with a Marketing and Communications-Media degree and Honours Degree in Communications-Media studies from IIEMSA and currently work as a Marketer for one of the largest telecommunication companies in Africa. I enjoy spending time outdoors, exploring and travelling our beautiful country. I also love doing MC work and giving motivational talks on purpose and self-acceptance. My love for speaking and broadcast started when I was given an opportunity to host a show on an online radio station. I am passionate about body positivity, self acceptance and fitness.

5 short facts about me

  1. I cannot go a day without singing, I love singing because it is a true expression of joy for me
  2. The first time I flew on a plane was in 2019. It was scary but exciting.
  3. I have entered Miss SA four times
  4. I am obsessed with French bulldog puppies
  5. I was Miss Soweto 2016.

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Pearl Ntshehi

Age: 25

Province: Gauteng

I was born and raised in Mamelodi but currently live in Centurion. I am a candidate attorney and holder of a BCom Law, BCom Honours and LLB degree. I have the heart to serve and aspire to make an impact on the country’s judiciary. I also want to inspire young girls and boys from the township to thrive in uncharted territories.

5 short facts about me

  1. I am buoyant
  2. I have a passion for youth development and women in law
  3. I prefer non-fiction books over fiction
  4. I am intentional in everything I do
  5. I’m shorter than i look in pictures

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Shevon Pereira

Age: 25

Province: Gauteng

I am from Roodekrans, Johannesburg. I am a model and currently work as a business consultant at Discovery. In 2019 I graduated with a BCom Entrepreneurship degree through the University of Pretoria. I am unwavering in my beliefs, and I embrace my imperfections. If I am not dancing, modelling or hiking you will find me in my favourite sweats watching Netflix.

5 short facts about me

  1. I come from a family with a diverse ethnicity background.
  2. My dancing and modelling career have helped to shape and form the woman I am today.
  3. I’m a creative person and it gives me the ability to see the world differently to what most people would.
  4. I love connecting with people and making them feel heard and valued.
  5. I can’t ride a bicycle however I am determined to learn how to.

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Stacy Gossayn

Age: 25

Province: Free State

I am from Pretoria, Gauteng and currently working as a Surgical Orthopaedic Medical Representative after studying a BSc degree in Human Movement Sciences and Physiology. I am also a podcaster, health advocate and love the outdoors. My goal is to educate, inform, and create a safe space for people to have conversations around their ongoing health issues and to nurture the well-being of South Africans through nutrition. My love for beauty products and cosmetics led me to study a Diploma in Professional Make-up Artistry. For the past five years I have successfully run a side business as a makeup artist. I am currently completing a Diploma in Sports Nutrition.

5 short facts about me

  1. I am extremely passionate about nurturing bodies through sound nutrition and educating people on what it means to live a healthy lifestyle.
  2. I started my very own podcast about a year ago called The Body Chronicles that is currently listened to in 15 countries.
  3. I suffered with asthma for the most part of my life which is what inspired me to study my BSc Degree in Human Movement sciences and Physiology.
  4. I grew up as a farmer’s daughter in a small town in the Free State called Viljoenskroon.
  5. I am currently a brand ambassador for Rise Against Hunger and since March 2021 we have packaged and delivered over 5 million meals to South African children.

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Tamsyn Jack

Age: 25

Province: Western Cape

I am from Somerset West in the Western Cape. I am an entrepreneur working with some of South Africa’s leading start-ups and small businesses. I graduated with a Food Science Degree from the University of Stellenbosch. I am compassionate, brave and inquisitive and love listening to podcasts while getting ready for the day. It is a dream of mine to meet women’s rights activist and actress Emma Watson.

5 short facts about me

  1. I am an entrepreneur.
  2. I am passionate about serving young women in our country by connecting them with great mentors and creating opportunities for them to explore entrepreneurship.
  3. I love to write. I would love to be the author of a book some day. I would call it A Way In The Wilderness.
  4. I was born on the same day as Albert Einstein (March 14), which also happens to be pi day – a day dedicated to the mathematical constant 3.14.
  5. I would describe myself as a compassionate and inquisitive go-getter.

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Thulani Ndzotyana

Age: 24

Province: Eastern Cape

I am from New Brighton in Gqeberha and work as a Senior Artist agent, Social Media Manager and signed Model. I am also studting for a BCom Law degree and completing a Social Media & Marketing course. I am rooted in learning the ins and outs of entertainment and currently use my business, Stride Institute, to share industry relevant knowledge.

5 short facts about me

  1. I was born on the same day as the legendary songwriter and civil rights activist Mama Miriam Makeba
  2. I have participated in the TedX programme as a speaker;The Year 2044 was the title of my segment.
  3. I have been growing my dreadlocks for 10 years.  
  4. I am a South African Premier Soccer League football fanatic and a proud Mamelodi Sundowns fan
  5. My nickname is Barry White because of the tone of my speaking voice.

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Tlotlo Mabiletsa

Age: 27

Province: Gauteng

I was born in Mafikeng, North West, grew-up in Pretoria and now intern in Johannesburg. I have a BSc degree in Human Physiology from the University of Pretoria. I am passionate about empowerment issues which led me to form an NPO. I am a visionary, audacious, assertive, adaptable, compassionate and bubbly. I would love to have lunch with Mr. and Mrs. Patrice Motsepe to discuss SDG3 projects to inspire women and young scientists.

5 short facts about me

  1.  I was born in Mafikeng and grew up in Pretoria.
  2. I studied BSc Human Physiology and currently work at a global pharmaceutical company.
  3. I have a strong passion for humanitarian work.
  4. I’m a Miss South Africa super fan and have followed it since childhood.
  5. I am an aspiring foodie and love trying out new restaurants.

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Tyhler Duimpies

Age: 23

Province: Western Cape

I am from Beaufort West in the Western-Cape. I hold an NQFL 4 and 5 in Marketing Management and I am currently a marketing volunteer. I listen to music in my spare time, sketch and I am an animal lover. I love to travel to Los Angeles and live among the bright lights, exploring every ounce of what the city has to offer. 

5 short facts about me

  1. listen to ASMR to help me sleep at night
  2. I hate cotton candy and whole nuts in chocolates.
  3. I’m actually an introvert!
  4. I’m a huge fan of Abel Tesfaye, known as The Weeknd
  5. I love dogs so much that I kiss their snout!

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Zoey Seboe

Age: 22

Province: Gauteng

I am from Midrand in Gauteng and a model currently while also studying for a law degree at Eduvos. I am confident, kind and tenacious and one day would like to meet Thando Hopa because I admire her commitment to diversity and inclusion, as well as her ability to break down barriers and open doors for young women and girls – not only in South Africa – but throughout Africa.

5 short facts about me

  1. I may appear shy, but once at ease, I’m a sociable individual.
  2. My melanin skin tone serves you with two shades of brown.
  3. Pisces is my zodiac sign.
  4. I am inspired by my grandmother
  5. I enjoy baking.

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