Lecturer; Social Entrepreneur
Ms. Bojane Segooa is a qualified Chartered Accountant registered with the South African Institute of Chartered Accountant (SAICA). She is currently working as a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Financial Accounting at the University of South Africa (UNISA).
Dr Carol Benn
Head: Breast Unit, Helen Joseph Hospital
Dr Carol-Ann Benn is a Fellow of the College of Surgeons of South Africa with a special interest in Breast Disease. Her capacity as Head of the Breast Unit of Helen Joseph Hospital proves her long career...
Founder: Blue Heart Communities
In my final year of my degree I was given the opportunity to do an internship with the Edcon Group within Edgars Menswear. Through the internship I was selected as one of 20 applicants to take a position in their Merchant Development Programme (MDP)...
Young Emerging African Leader; Social Entrepreneur; Humanitarian; Climate Activist; Business Mogul
Catherine Constantinides, SA’s Young Eco-Preneur, passionate Climate Activist, Urban Food Gardener and award winning young voice of the African Continent.
Group Sales Director: Marriott International
Dorcas Dlamini is the Group Sales Director for Marriott International in South Africa with brands such as Protea Hotels by Marriott, Protea Hotels by Marriott Fire & Ice!, Autograph Collection, Marriott Hotels...
Co-founder: Africa Matters Initiative
Farai Mubaiwa is pursuing an MSc in the Political Economy of Emerging Markets at King’s College London. Her dissertation on South African Private Companies and Black Women...
CEO and Director: WDBIH
Faith is the CEO and Director of WDBIH. Faith has been associated with WDBIH for over 20 years, as one of its founding members and a Non-Executive Director. Faith has extensive experience in financial services, corporate and investment banking...
Professor Glenda Gray
CEO and President: South African Medical Research Council (SAMRC)
An NRF A1 rated scientist, CEO and President of the South African Medical Research Council (SAMRC), Professor Glenda Gray is a qualified pediatrician and co-founder of the internationally recognised...
Dr Jaishree Naidoo
Head of Radiology: The Nelson Mandela Children’s Hospital
Jaishree is the Head of Radiology at The Nelson Mandela Children’s Hospital. Prior to this she was head of the division of paediatric radiology at Charlotte Maxeke Johannesburg Academic Hospital (CMJAH).
Community Economic Development Expert; Entrepreneurship Specialist; Micro-franchise Consultant
Jayshree Padayatchey is a Community Economic Development Expert, Entrepreneurship Specialist, and Micro-franchise Consultant who worked in both international...
Founder: I Love Fourways Group
As a mother of a toddler, and a second baby on the way, a wife, a home maker, an owner and operator of two businesses (at one point four, heaven help me) and someone that in the past tried to always be everywhere but have learned...
Group CEO: Travel with Flair
Johanna Mukoki is an accountant and B Comm graduate from Rhodes University. She is the co-founder of Travel with Flair, a company she started over 20 years ago with her two partners.
CEO: Browns Jewellers
Julie began her career in property 27 years ago as an accounts clerk for Finlay & Associates. A specialist Property Management Company that managed the property portfolios of several large clients...
Managing Director: Wunderman South Africa
Kagiso is the Managing Director of Wunderman South Africa, a digital marketing firm that focuses on technology-enabled marketing, data analytics and insights and creative communication...
Leazle Van Rooi
Executive Director/Owner: LTJ Consulting Services
Leazle van Rooi has 18 years of experience in Engineering Project Management and Skills Development and Training in the Aviation, Automotive, Mining and Construction Industry...
Nandipha Sekeleni is a small town girl with big city dreams. Born in a small village called Bizana and raised in holiday town named Port Edward. She has always loved fashion, but medicine more...
Technology Trailblazer; Social Entrepreneur; Impact Catalyst
Nokuthula “Nokky” Ndlovu is a social entrepreneur and seasoned technology professional whose career spans over 15 years across numerous industries in Africa.
Director: Nandi’s Women Investments
As a born entrepreneur and advocate for social justice, human rights and climate change, Nonku Hlongwa has the ability to rekindle confidence and inspire...
CEO: Texton Property Fund
At 35 years of age Ms Nosiphiwo Vuyolwethu Balfour is the youngest CEO of a JSE listed property company. She is the Chief Executive Officer of listed entity Texton Property Fund...
Pam Snyman has been actively involved in South African real estate for more than 32 years and has been involved in training and education in the property sector for many years...
Marketing Coordinator: Meltwater IMA
Philippa Dods is the Marketing Coordinator at Meltwater IMA. The Meltwater media intelligence platform helps clients to stay on top of billions of online conversations, extract relevant insights, ...
Executive Chairperson: Sigma Capital
Phuti Mahanyele is the Executive Chairperson of Sigma Capital an investment holding company. Ms Mahanyele is the former CEO...
Social Entrepreneur; Academic
Refilwe believes that it is only when women take their rightful place in society that the country will be able to meet its sustainable development goals. A social entrepreneur and academic, Refilwe is passionate about youth development and economic empowerment...
Provincial Manager Retail Relationship Banking (Gauteng Central): Nedbank
Regina Gounden is Nedbank's Provincial Manager for Retail Relationship Banking - Gauteng Central. She is based in the JHB and her business unit services Small Businesses.
CEO: Rise Against Hunger - Africa
Mrs. Khan is the CEO of Rise Against Hunger: Africa, formerly known as Stop Hunger Now SA. She joined the organization in January 2015 and has grown the organization from just 9,000 beneficiaries in 2015 to over...
Managing Director: Azzaro Quantity Surveyors
Her career started in 1999 as a trainee at BWR (Bathuleng Wallace Raubenheimer) in Woodmead where she gained training in commercial building projects – Woodlands Office Park...
Vice President: HR (listed company)
She’s been in HR for 21 years. She was in various HR roles from Graduate Trainee, HR Officer, HR Consultant, HR Manager, General Manager: HR, Vice President: Corporate Affairs and HR. Sarah Luthuli is currently employed as Vice-President: HR...
Dr Shaheda Omar
Director: The Teddy Bear Foundation
Growing up in Apartheid South Africa gave Dr Shaheda Omar, children’s rights activist and director of the Teddy Bear Clinic, a strong sense of justice. Shaheda’s childhood was spent in a flat shared with extended family...
Founder/Ceo/Coowner: Famram Solutions; Founder: The Princessd Menstrual Cup
Shamila has two decades’ experience in the marketing and communications industry. She is a global awardee and speaker who delivers inspiring workshops on youth...
Managing Director: We Find Talent
Tabea is the Managing Director of We Find Talent, a recruitment agency based in Pretoria. She holds a Masters degree in Clinical Psychology and has been within the recruitment industry for close on 2 decades. Tabea has wide experience...
Managing Director: Global Business Solutions
Currently work as a Managing Director for Global Business Solutions since 2005 to date and has extensive experience consulting in the fields of Human Resource Management, Diversity and Inclusion...
Owner: Holgoun; Founder: Vanessa Gounden Label
Holgoun is a multi-million dollar corporate empire with interests spanning from Mining, Healthcare, Financial Services, Lifestyle & Leisure, Property, Music and Movie Production.
Masechaba Ndlovu whose real name is Masechaba Lekalake was born on 10th September 1983 in South Africa. She is a South African actress, television producer and presenter. She is the owner and CEO of Masechaba Media.
She joined Generations which airs on SABC as a supporting actress before clinching main role in 2003 on e.tv soapie Backstage.
She has hosted SABC Africa On-screen film festival for two consecutive years 2007 and 2008, the 2008 Highway Africa Awards ceremony, the largest gathering of African journalists in the world, talk show Ekse: Let’s Talk with Masechaba Lekalake with Tol ASS Mo and Refilwe Modiselle on the OpenView HD channel eKasi+, the 2007 Vukani Fashion Awards and the 2007 African Pride Awards and e.tv game show I Love South Africa.