AWARDS: Devarakshanam (Betty) Govinden

Awards given to Betty Govinden

  • UNISA PRESS Hiddingh-Currie Research Award – for Best Academic Book, 2010. [For Sister Outsiders]
  • UKZN BOOK PRIZE for Best Academic Book, 2011. [For Sister Outsiders]
  • WOMANDLA  Award. 15 September 2019. At 1860 Heritage Centre. Other awardees included Gcina Mhlophe, Nisa Malange, Judge Navi Pillay, Ela Gandhi.
  • Durban Book Fair : Lifetime Achievement Award.  Ethekwini [Durban] Municipality. 18 December 2021.
  • Best Prize in Presentations Section:  DUT ANNUAL RESEARCH CONFERENCE. Digifest,  14-17 October, 2021. Title of Presentation: “Humans and Robots: A Reflection on Klara and the Sun” [Novel by Kazuo Ishiguro, Nobel Laureate].
  • Award of  The Holy Nativity – For Distinguished Lay Service. Anglican Diocese of Natal.
  • The English Academy Gold Medal Award. 2022.