Celebrate International Women's Day

Description: Join us between 11:00 - 12:30 on March 11th, 2021 to celebrate International Women's Day (which is on March 8th).
This year's theme is "Choose to Challenge" and we have chosen to shine the spotlight on Women in Business. #ChoosetoChallenge #IWD2021   

The session will be moderated by Veronica King, founder and CEO of Emuthini Consulting. Her recent and current portfolio of work engages primarily with issues of diversity, equity and inclusion with both private and public sector clients.

Our speakers and their topics of discussion will be:

  • • Smashing Stereotypes: Joanne Macris, Managing Partner at Alexander Hughes Executive Search who has her Master's Degree in Human Resources and is a seasoned Talent Acquisition professional with extensive knowledge of the Engineering, Financial and Information Systems sectors.

  • • Raising Awareness and Influencing Behaviour:  Palesa Madumo, CEO of Vuma Reputation Management has a Media Studies qualification and is a public relations and communications professional.

  • • Women in Senior Leadership: Cheryl Buss, CEO at Absa Bank International, Cheryl leads the bank's international operations which ultimately enables a globally scalable business that drives connectivity with corporates and institutional clients through an independent international presence.

  • • Work/life balance: Ramadimetje Lucy Mashigo, Trustee of the SA Diaspora Ubunye Trust helps communities in South Africa and in the UK regardless of political, religious, ethnic or religious affiliations. Through her work with Ubunye, Ramadimetje has brought about community cohesion and integration through various South African events.

This is a fabulous opportunity to network and celebrate women in business and we are looking forward to seeing you there.

Why not make your celebration of IWD2021 extra special? Our chamber member, Penny Edwards of Cellar Door Wines, has put together a few South African celebratory packages. Enjoy these treats at your leisure:


All welcome. This event is free but booking is essential. No bookings will be accepted once the webinar has started.

Date:  11:00am to 12:30pm, Thu 11th Mar 2021

Venue:  Zoom

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