Women in New Media

This category recognises the contribution of women who are using new media effectively to promote and develop arts and culture. It celebrates the avid bloggers, the witty cartoonists, web designers, social media experts and other new genre’s which play significant roles in promoting the arts.

Damaria Senne

Damaria Senne’s Media is a media development company based in Gauteng with team members who are writing and publishing veterans with decades of experience in journalism, publishing, broadcasting, digital media and corporate communications. The company develops content for a number of businesses, non-government organisations clients and mainstream media. They also offer custom publishing services and work with mainstream publishing houses that outsource some of their books to us. Damaria is the author of several children's books including "Waking Up Grandma", and "The Doll That Grew" as well as "How to Get Quoted in the Media"

Pam Warne

Pam Warne is the Curator of New-Media and Photography at the Iziko National Gallery. She is a photographer who has exhibited widely and has been influential in shaping reflections on women’s photography in South Africa. She has said that from the mid-nineties onward her goal was not so much to record the world with her camera as she interacted with it, but to transform it through her psyche. “The images that I began to create were fundamentally more and more a result of being transformed through my imagination.”

Tumi Mogashoa

Tumi Mogashoa is the owner of Augustine Media,  providing mobile marketing solutions to create interactive channels for brands to engage with consumers on the personal level using mobile phone, starting with a website and reaching the point of sale. The company offers a range of services that maximise use of new media. They are involved with Women in Wireless which aims to empower and develop female leaders in mobile & digital media.