Learn more about your finalists for ZIWA 2015 for the Young Achiever of the Year category:

Nicolle Ndiweni - youngNicolle Ndiweni is a Zimbabwean-born UK based politician, activist and businesswoman. A Criminology and International Relations graduate, Nicolle was elected president of the Afro-Caribbean Society and became an active campaigner whilst at university. Her drive, determination and entrepreneurial spirit led to the opening of her own business, an online luxury hair extensions…

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Sh'anesuSh’anesu Angela Gutsa is a dynamic young lady born and raised in Zimbabwe before moving to England in 2009. She’s currently studying Accounting and Management at the University of Essex, where she is the 2015/2016 Volunteering Officer of the African-Caribbean Society.
Sh’anesu is passionate about writing, public speaking, art, and cooking. She posts cooking…

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Thando Sikwila - youngThando Sikwila – Thando – is a singer songwriter who discovered her love for R&B and Nu Soul in the suburbs of Melbourne. She moved to Australia from Zimbabwe with her family which includes 3 sisters. After several years fronting various bands, she appeared on hit television show ‘The Voice Australia’ and was mentored by Ricky Martin and Kylie Minogue. She has since made her…

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Vongai Ruzive - youngVongai Ruzive is a young Zimbabwean designer who has lived in the UK since the age of five. Her earliest inspirations included the show Art Attack that enhanced her creativity and crafting skills. She would happily spend hours experimenting with items such as cereal boxes that soon became shoes. It wasn’t until she was in secondary school that she decided to pursue fashion as a career…

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Voting is now live and will be close on 20 September 2015 so be sure to have your say by voting for your favourite ZIWA 2015 nominees. Winners will be announced at the ZIWA 2015 ceremony to be held in Birmingham UK on Oct 3, 2015.

Cast your vote at www.ziwaawards.com/voting/

Don’t forget, tables and tickets for the ceremony, which is being held in Birmingham, UK on Saturday 3 October can be booked online or by emailing info@ziwaawards.com