Women in Business 2017

Networking is an integral part of being in business. Invite a friend or colleague to this conference at 50% of the price.

As South Africa celebrates Women’s Month in August, GIBS is once again proud to bring together leading businesswomen across sectors in an open and supportive environment for sharing, learning and networking.

On the first day of this event, speakers will exchange ideas, insights and experiences with peers regarding the challenges that face women in the corporate world today. Listen to their journey and be inspired on how they are making an impact in their personal lives and in the business community.

On day two, there will be mini workshops pertaining to critical skills that will further assist women in their personal mastery and leadership excellence.

Bring your team to this not-to-be-missed event. 

Speakers confirmed

  • Krivani Pillay (moderator), Journalist and Producer, SABC 8
  • Buyani Zwane, GIBS Faculty
  • Sneha Shah, Managing Director, Africa, Thomson Reuters
  • David Shapiro, Deputy Chairman, Sasfin Securities
  • Grace Harding, Chief Executive Officer, Ocean Basket
  • Dr Nthabiseng Legoete, Founder, Quali Health
  • Taryn Gill, Founder, The Perfect Hair
  • Makhosazana Zwane- Siguqa, Head of Content, WeChat Africa

  • Aisha Pandor, Chief Executive Officer, SweepSouth
  • Thuto Gaasenwe, Spoken word poet
  • Firdous Sallie, Acting Chief Officer: Business and Individual Tax, South African Revenue Service

  • Nicole McNamara, Managing Director, VWV Group SA

  • Adv Priakumari Hassan, Chief Executive Officer, Women of Africa (WOA) Group

  • Jackie van Niekerk, Chief Operating Officer, Attacq

  • Dr Ngao Motsei, GIBS Faculty 
  • Janine Starkey, Corporate image consultant, House of Janine
  • Donna Rachelson, Chief Executive Officer, Branding & Marketing YOU
  • Paul Nyamuda, Psychologist, Executive Coach & Motivational Speaker, Corporate Legends 

Click for Programme Agenda >> GIBS Women in Business 2017

Agenda includes:

  • Women leadership in an era of disruption
  • Women in the boardroom - navigating, succeeding and influencing
  • Winning women are money-wise: taking control of your finance
  • Unleashing your potential and overcoming business challenges
  • Leadership, entreprenuership and social innovation - making an impact for future of healthcare today
  • Business of hair in Africa - opportunities and lessons learned
  • Women in tech space - making it in the industry
  • Being female tech startup founder - my journey
  • Becoming: Learning to exist in spaces that attempt to break us into dust
  • Charting your corporate career ladder climb using IQ and EQ
  • Empowering women in workplace
  • Advancing gender equality, women empowerment, transformation and leadership
  • Dealing with and shattering the glass ceiling
  • Managing your personal brand and marketing YOU
  • The art and science of influence and effective leadership
  • Inside & Out: look good, feel good and perform


GIBS campus, 26 Melville Road, Illovo, Sandton, Johannesburg

Dates and times

2 - 3 August 2017 from 8.30 am to 4.00 pm

Networking breakfast on 2 and 3 August 2017

Fee and cancellation penalty

The fee of R8 500/p includes conference materials, breakfast, lunch and refreshments for both days.

Please enquire for group bookings of five or more delegates.

Payment of R8 500/p must be received latest two weeks prior to start of conference to secure seat. Please adhere to cancellation policy outlined below.

Online booking

To book your seat, please click APPLY NOW. If you have queries on how to book online, please send an email to support@gibs.co.za

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