Zakia Salod


PhD Public Health Student


Public Health Medicine


University of KwaZulu-Natal



Awards


National Awards in South Africa

  • One of the Top 21 Finalist for the JCI South Africa Outstanding Young Persons of South Africa (JCI SA TOYP) 2021
    • Issued by JCI South Africa
    • July 2021
  • Professional Achiever of the Year in South Africa 2019
    • Issued by Minara Chamber of Commerce
    • October 2019
  • One of the Top 15 Young Geeks South Africa 2019
    • Issued by Geekulcha
    • June 2019

Miscellaneous

  • Awarded Funding for the COVID-19 Where Art and Science Meet Project, Hosted by SANTHE
    • Issued by The African Academy of Sciences, The Wellcome Trust, The United Kingdom's Department for International Development via the Sub-Saharan African Network for TB/HIV Research Excellence (SANTHE)
    • August 2020
  • Selected Participant for the COVID-19: Where Art and Science Meet Project, Hosted by SANTHE
    • Issued by Sub-Saharan African Network for TB/HIV Research Excellence (SANTHE)
    • August 2020
  • Digital McKinsey Future-Hack: Hackathon 2017 Winning Team / 1st Position: Johannesburg, Gauteng
    • Issued by Digital McKinsey and Facebook
    • Prize: trip to Facebook F8 conference in San Jose, California, United States of America (USA) and visitor to Facebook Headquarters in Menlo Park, California, USA for the Global Developer Day in April/May 2018
    • October 2017
  • Winner of International Art Competition Under Age Group 22 and Above - Theme: World Ocean Day
    • Issued by Ansari Youth Club (AYC) in conjunction with the Centre for Fine Art Animation and Design (CFAD)
    • I was featured as a guest and interviewed live on-air on a local Islamic radio station, Radio Al-Ansaar, in South Africa
    • 2015
  • Winner of Regional Art Competition - Theme: 10 Years of Democracy
    • Issued by Phoenix Teachers' Association
    • My artwork was featured on a TV Programme called 'Eastern Mosaic' in South Africa
    • 2004
  • Winner of Regional Art Competition - Theme: Keep Verulam Beautiful
    • Issued by Keep Verulam Beautiful Association (KVBA)
    • 2003

Work-Related

  • Certificate of Service Award - 4 Years of Excellent Service at 2Cana Solutions
    • Issued by 2Cana Solutions
    • March 2016
  • Great Strides Award
    • Issued by 2Cana Solutions
    • Someone who has worked for 2Cana over the past 12 months and has shown more personal growth (work wise) than anticipated.
    • May 2014

University-Related

  • Masters Scholarship Award
    • Issued by University of KwaZulu-Natal
    • 2011
  • The Best Honours Student, Discipline of Information Systems and Technology
    • Issued by Discipline of Information Systems and Technology, University of KwaZulu-Natal
    • 2011
  • The Best Honours Research Student, Discipline of Information Systems and Technology
    • Issued by Discipline of Information Systems and Technology, University of KwaZulu-Natal
    • 2011
  • Member of Golden Key International Honours Society of UKZN (Top 15% of University)
    • Issued by University of KwaZulu-Natal
    • 2011
  • Entrant Merit Scholarship
    • Issued by University of KwaZulu-Natal
    • 2008

School-Related: Verulam Islamic School

  • Grade: Distinction
  • Recipient of the 'Good Fellowship Award'
  • 1st position for course
  • 2nd position overall in class
  • Deputy head prefect of school
  • Vice-captain for sports team of school
  • Member of Student Representative Council (SRC)
  • Primary organizer of school's annual newsletter (during my high school years)
  • Services SETA - School Pre-Learnership Project (SPLP) - My portfolio of evidence (POE) was used as an exemplar for 50 schools in South Africa