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As a young and established digital marketing leader and the Director of Nerdware, Shiko Mamotheti has been selected as a finalist in the Media and Advertising category at the upcoming TransUnion Rising Star Awards.

This exciting news follows the TransUnion Rising Star Awards Live Finalists announcement on Friday, 26 August 2022, where Mamotheti was listed amongst the group of four other candidates.

The TransUnion Rising Star Awards is one of the most important awards ceremonies in the era of youth empowerment, recognising the contributions of youth under 40 years of age that are using their dedication and energy to shape the future of South Africa. The ceremony aims to provides a platform for honouring the achievements of young entrepreneurs while unearthing the inspirational leaders of tomorrow.

“I am very proud and humbled to have been chosen as one of the Rising Stars in Media and Advertising," says Mamotheti.

“Every year we continue to see more positive changes in attitudes towards the empowerment of young leaders and entrepreneurs, and I believe that these awards remain crucial to acknowledging the hard work of the powerful young rising stars in our industry.”

Nerdware is a 100% proudly African, full-service digital agency, with services that bridge the gap between digital marketing and cutting-edge technology. It develops digital experiences that transform brands and grow businesses while delivering unmatched digital innovation with quantifiable results.

Its services include marketing strategies, search engine optimisation (SEO), digital analytics, digital advertising, social media management, videography and graphic design, as well as custom software solutions for clients including websites and apps.

Mamotheti notes that the Rising Star Awards are vital for recognising young people who have a capacity for achievement and success, and who contribute in an inspirational manner to the future of our nation.

“The future of South Africa is bright with young creative minds, and promoting young talent and diversity within organisations encourages creativity and problem solving.

“Integrating young people into key strategic leadership roles is important because the country needs these leaders to be successful in pioneering innovative new businesses and solutions in order to drive a more sustainable future,” she says.

To learn more about the awards and the important dates, visit the TransUnion Rising Star Awards at the link below.

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