THE PROGRAM

The main goals of the conference are to create awareness on how women leaders can enable the development of Africa though mentorship, partnership and industry.

  • 08:30
    Registration

    Registration of guests and participants at the reception

  • 11:00
    09:30
    Opening Ceremony

    Welcome Address: Madelein Mkunu, President, LWA

    Introduction and opening Address: Prof. Dr. Danica Purg, President, IEDC-Bled School of Management, Slovenia

    Special Guest of Honor Address: Queen Mother of Royal Bafokeng                 

    Queen Mother of Royal Bafokeng
    Special Guest of Honor
    Madelein Mkunu, President LWA
    Speaker
    Prof. Danica Purg, IEDC-Bled School of Management, Slovenia
    Speaker
    Rev Dr Gifty Akushika Lamptey, CEO, Sidalco Group, Ghana
    Speaker
    Mrs Gwen Mahlangu Nkabinde, Former Speaker of South African Parliament, SA
    Speaker
    HE Dr (Mrs) Mairo Tanko Umaru Almakura – PHD, Wife of Executive Governor,  Founder/ CEO: Tallafi Women & Youth Foundation, Nigeria
    Speaker
  • 11:00
    NETWORK over TEA/COFFEE
  • 15:45
    11:30
    Panel: Megatrends and main challenges facing women in the region
    Ms Bookie Kethusegile, Botswana
    Speaker
    Portia Masimula
    Speaker
    Cezanne Britain
    Speaker
    Kumeshnee West
    Facilitator
  • 15:45
    12:30
    Group Brainstorm on Challenges
    Prof. Mollie Painter-Morland
    Speaker
  • 15:45
    13:00
    LUNCH
  • 15:45
    13:45
    Cross-sectoral Women Leadership Roundtable
    ROLE OF WOMEN LEADERS IN BUSINESS
    ROLE OF WOMEN LEADERS  as CHANGE AGENTS in NGO
    ROLE OF WOMEN LEADERS IN ACADEMIA

    Prof. Elizabeth Fröhlich
    Speaker
    Marion Volk
    Speaker
    Mpho Sekwele
    Speaker
    Prof. Danica Purg, IEDC-Bled School of Management, Slovenia
    Facilitator
  • 15:45
    14:45
    NETWORK over TEA/COFFEE
  • 15:45
    15:15
    Workshops on inspiring change to address our challenges

    Preparing Women to Lead: Key Elements in Women leadership Development: Facilitator : Prof. Susan Madsen
    Political engagement: Facilitator: Mrs Gwen Mahlangu Nkabinde

    Susan Madsen
    Facilitator
    Mrs Gwen Mahlangu Nkabinde
    Facilitator
  • 15:45
    16:45
    Closing Comments and feedback from workshops
    Kumeshnee West
    Speaker
  • 15:45
    19:00
    Women, Water and Wellbeing Dinner

    Dinner Address by the main sponsor, including Recognition ceremony,
    Presentation of honorary Awards

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GSB UCT, Cape Town
November 7-8
2017
September 30
Early Bird Fee