Anthony Atata,the founder of Africa’s top legal community publication, Courtroom Mail has been awarded a champion of change at the WOZA women in Law recognition held in Emperor’s Palace,Guateng South Africa on Saturday 30th of July 2022.
ABOUT WOZA – WOMEN IN LAW SOUTH AFRICA
Whilst there is a worldwide recognition of leaders in law there are only a few countries who have embarked on awards to exemplify women in law.
WOZA AWARDS founded in 2018 is annually presented to women lawyers in recognition of their outstanding
dedication, achievements and contribution to the profession, whether it be services, legal
education, human rights or the pro bono sector.
WOZA awards share, highlight and recognise the challenges women in law face in all areas of
WOZA awards will foster a band of innovative and next generation thought leaders.
WOZA awards will empower, mentor & strengthen women lawyers to aspire higher.
Africa is new to the territory of a woman only stand-alone law awards event.
There is a need to celebrate the successes of women in the profession and to close the gender gap in order to create greater gender parity and recognition.
It is against this background that the need for an awards programme just for women was born.
WOZA is a Zulu word meaning “come” “come along” “come aboard”.
WOZA awards recognises male champions
A non-profit company , the WOZA Leadership NPC is committed to strengthening the opportunities and visibility of women in law across all legal spheres by augmenting their professional skills through continuous bespoke legal education and training accelerating gender balanced representation.
Anthony Atata drives CourtroomMail 100, a female recognition project of Courtroom Mail aimed at promoting and encouraging female lawyers across the African Continent.
He was recognised along side Stanley Nyamahindi, Phillip Dhlamini,Francois Terblanche