Owner of multi KFC Franchises (Kentucky Fried Chicken) in Lesotho
Founder and Director of SA Teen Entrepreneur Foundation from Cape Town, South Africa
CEO & Founder of Strive International which aims to build awareness of DYSLEXIA in Africa
Coordinator, Women Entrepreneurship Development, Tanzania. A perspective on micro-financing what to do and not to do.
First female pilot in South Africa and Captain of the first all-female flight crew.
Ambassador of Zimbabwe in Canada; Deputy Dean: Diplomatic corps in Ottawa. Managing Director and Owner, African Adventures, a travel/tourism venture in Zimbabwe.
Founder & Managing director of SRS Aviation based in South Africa - the first 100% black female owned aviation company that offers clients professional and personalized flight options to destinations around the world.
Her Excellency Nouzha Chekrouni, Ambassador of the Kingdom of Morocco in Canada. Pioneer: 1st woman to be elected to the party’s regional political board (1999); 1st Arab woman named Vice President of IS; 1st woman with the title of Minister.
Gia Whitehead is the Sustainability Director/Founder of TSiBA Education, Gia was recognized as one of South Africa’s 100 Brightest Young Minds in 2002. Gia was also awarded Top Women Entrepreneur of the Year 2012 (Topco Media).
Managing Director, Nedbank (Swaziland) Limited - Pioneer: first woman in Swaziland to head up a Managing Director Post for an International Bank.
Tisha Greyling is a Principal and Director, Golder Associates Africa, Pioneer in public participation in South Africa. Tisha founded the first company that focuses on Public participation & engagement of Stakeholders in South Africa. Words of Wisdom: "Nothing is ever simple on your path to reach your dream or your goal. Accept that and don’t see it as a stumbling block. Have a plan A, plan B, plan C and still be able to think on your feet."
Dr Thandeka Mazibuko is a specialist in Radiation Oncology and founder of Sinomusanothando Community Development which advocates for cancer awareness in the rural areas and townships, she is using her government salary to keep this NGO active.
Founder & CEO of ARG Design. Words of Wisdom "There is a depth of dignity, reliance and wisdom and huge generosity in the spirit of African women. Bring it out. Stand together and work together."
Founder & Director, St. Christopher’s Kindergarten, Preparatory and Secondary in Nairobi, Kenya. A first of many, she has been an inspiration to her community, and an influence in education for women in East Africa