The EDHE Entrepreneurship Intervarsity 2021 event, organised by Universities South Africa’s Entrepreneurship Development in Higher Education (EDHE) programme, was a women-dominated event.
In an unprecedented breakdown, a total of 16 out of 28 finalists were female. And much to the delight of all organisers, five out of the six winners were women. Fifth-year medical student at the University of Cape Town, Tshegofatso Masenya took home the coveted R100 000 EDHE Studentpreneur of the year 2021 prize with her winning gamified donation-based crowdfunding business, GoShare. The enterprise enables tertiary students to raise funds to cover their outstanding fees.