Two Play Your Part ambassadors - Bongekile Radebe and Sandiso Sibisi – have been selected to join the Mandela Washington Fellowship Programme for Young African Leaders in the United States.
Three award-winning restaurants, a lauded cook book, and a big heart mean Reuben Riffel will long be one of South Africa's favourite chefs.
Rhodes University's Dr Catherine Luyt has made significant improvements to a water testing kit that will allow rural residents to make sure their drinking water is safe to use.
Deforestation is a cause close to the heart of Carla Viktor, Miss Earth South Africa. She has devoted much energy to tree planting, and will be taking her message to the international Miss Earth competition, where she will be an ambassador for South Africa's earth warriors.
Bulelwa Basse is the founder of Lyrical Base Projects, an arts and culture organisation that works with writers from diverse marginalised communities to uplift and increase their capacity in creative writing, poetry and the performing arts.
Bongekile Radebe is a self-driven young woman who has gained leadership skills through involvement in nation-building initiatives such as youth development programmes - including One Day Leader - and social entrepreneurship.
Businesswoman, inspirational speaker, coach and image consultant Pontsho Manzi has a cause close to her heart: women empowerment, female unity and the forging of an authentic sisterhood that encompasses confidence, self-esteem and mutual upliftment without competition or envy.
Independent and determined, Play Your Part Ambassador Linda Ben is the founder and owner of project management consultancy Leshaua's, a mentor to young women, and served as the 2014 national president of Junior Chamber International, a global network of active citizens committed to creating change in their communities.
Play Your Part Ambassador Lynette Ntuli is breaking the mould for young women in business, mobilising youth leadership and igniting a passion for active citizenship and social cohesion through Ignite SA, her dynamic multimedia network of young South Africans.