The RSM Distinguished Alumni Awards (DAA) are presented annually to outstanding alumni of the school, in recognition of excellent contributions to society, business and/or the RSM community. Nominees for these awards are chosen from our network of more than 40,000 RSM alumni.
Acknowledges alumni who are a force for positive change in business or society. This can be as a part of a corporate community, as an entrepreneur, or as an individual whose life mission is to improve the lives of others or to protect or improve the environment.
Helping South Africa’s ‘missing middle’ with housing through business.
Boosting collaboration and growth through technological innovation.
Implementing sustainability strategies for multinationals.
Building communities and careers for minorities through entrepreneurship.
Recognises alumni volunteers who share their time or resources to contribute to the school’s reputation, research, education and student experience, or help promote alumni relations.
Mentoring change-makers to accelerate and thrive.
Keeping alumni connected through unique events.
A new award for this year to highlight the work being done by alumni in service of the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals. Each year, a new SDG will be highlighted. The award will acknowledge an alum who is initiating and leading action to remove barriers and improve the professional, educational or societal experience for all genders.
Empowering women to innovate through investments and collaboration mechanisms.
Giving a voice to marginalised women in the technology industry.
Contributing to economic prosperity through financial inclusion.