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Chairperson of Committees, Gauteng Provincial Legislature

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Head of Marketing – APMEA (Asia Pacific – Middle East – Africa), Wipro Limited

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Chief Human Resources Officer, Capco

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Subha Tatavarti

Chief Technology Officer, Wipro Limited

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Esther Teeken

COO, IoD London, UK

Ethel Nyembe

Group Head of Card and Payments, Standard Bank Group

Navlika Ratangee

Managing Director, ICAS Southern Africa

Dr. Tumi Legobye

Health Executive, Harmony Gold

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Chief Audit Executive, Harmony Gold

Shela Mohatla

Group Company Secretary, Harmony Gold

Verity Price

2021 World Champion of Public Speaking

Ralf Fletcher

CEO, Topco Media

Prof. Puleng LenkaBula

Principal and Vice Chancellor, UNISA

Yolanda Cuba

Group Regional Vice President Southern and East Africa, MTN

Tintswalo Nkuna

Executive Manager of Regulatory Compliance, National Lotteries Commission

Ayanda Mvimbi

Programme Specialist, UN Women

Anne Aliker

Head of Investment Banking international, Standard Bank

Babalwa Ngonyama

CEO, Sinayo Securities

Prof. Thuli Madonsela

Law Trust Chair in Social Justice and Law Professor, the University of Stellenbosch

Honourable Minister Mmamoloko Tryphosa Kubayi

Department of Human Settlements

Nadia Vatalidis

VP People,

Disa Mjikeliso

Chief Financial Officer, Merseta

Ferial Haffajee

South African Editor, Journalist and Associate Editor, The Daily Maverick

Stafford Massie

Xoogler, Thumbzup Founder, Bitcoin Hodlr, Lecturer & Prof. Speaker, WeWork Alumni & Tech Investor

Kwena Mabotja

Global Director Purpose and Sustainability Marketing, SAP

Lindy-Lou Alexander

Head of Marketing and Communication, Standard Bank Group

Jade Wright

HR Director, Unilever

Honourable Nomvuyo Memory Mhlakaza–Manamela

Deputy Speaker to the Legislature, Gauteng Provincial Legislature

Honourable Lentheng Helen Ntombi Mekgwe

Speaker to the Legislature, Gauteng Provincial Legislature

Vuyolwethu Dubese

Innovation Consultant | (Angel) Investor | Global Moderator

Sonto Mayise

Interim General Manager, KwaZulu-Natal Convention Bureau

Jenine Zachar

Head: Enterprise & Direct Banking, Standard Bank Group

Carolyn Kirksmith

Head of Strategic Development, Standard Bank Group

Cassey Chambers

Operations Director at SADAG

Glenda Noemdoe

Head: Employee Wellbeing Standard Bank Group

Megan McDonald

Head of Client Coverage, the Standard Bank Group

Velaphi Ratshefola

Managing Director, Coca-Cola Beverages South Africa

Takalani Netshitenzhe

Executive Director Vodacom SA & Chairperson Vodacom Foundation

Thulani Sibeko

Chief Brand & Marketing Officer, Standard Bank Group

Lungisa Fuzile

CEO, Standard Bank South Africa

Zanele Babalwa Mabena

Executive, Change and Business Transformation, Standard Bank Group

Ipeleng Mkhari

Founder and CEO, Motseng Investment Holdings

Thabang Charlotte Mampane

Commissioner, National Lotteries Commission

Zanele Luhabe Morrison

Director, Search Partners International (SPI) and Corporate

Thabile Makgala

Executive Eastern Limb, Implats

Lee-Ann Samuels

Group Executive: People, Implats

Dr Hazel Gooding

Deputy Representative, UN Women

Gloria Tomatoe Serobe

Chairperson of the Solidarity Fund and Founder of the Women Investment Portfolio Holdings Ltd

Funeka Montjane

Chief Executive Officer, Consumer & High Net Worth Clients, Standard Bank Group

Nokuthula Magwaza

Founder & MD for Bloom Marketing Agency

Jenita Suknunun

Head of Legal, Netstar

Pamela Xaba

Netstar Head of Human Capital

Pierre Bruwer

Managing Director, Netstar

Kgothatso Montjane

Tennis Paralympian and Wimbledon Finalist

Bianca Buitendag

South African Surfer and Silver Medalist, Tokyo 2020 Olympics

Welela Dawit

CFO, Microsoft

Cindy Pearl Maphumulo

Managing Director, The Business Development Agency

Leanne Manas

TV Presenter of Morning Live, South African Broadcasting Corporation

Margaret Hirsch

CEO, Hirsch

Tabassum Qadir

CEO, Uprise Africa

Catherine Lückhoff

Co-founder & CEO, 20fifty

Faith Khanyile

CEO and Founding Member, WDB Investment Holdings

Emma Dicks

Founder and Director, Code Space

Ria Ledwaba

Vice President, The South African Football Association

Duduzile Mkhwanzi

Director, Uju Digital

Shirley Machaba


Honourable Minister, Angela Thokozile Didiza

Department of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development

Honourable Minister, Ayanda Dlodlo

Department of Public Service and Administration

Honourable Minister, Stella Tembisa Ndabeni-Abrahams

Department of Small Business Development

Modupe Adefeso-Olateju

Managing Director, The Education Partnership Centre

Judith Heumann

American Disability Rights Activist

Simphiwe Mendy Dludlu

Head Coach, South African U17 Women’s National Football Team

Nahla Valji

Senior Advisor, United Nations’ Executive Office of the Secretary-General

Khara Jabola-Carolus

Executive Director, Hawaiʻi State Commission on the Status of Women

Sodfa Daaji

Founder and Executive Director, African Legal Think Tank on Women’s Rights

Shehnaz Cassim Moosa

Senior Resilience Analyst, City of Cape Town

Masana Ndinga-Kanga

Programmes Director, Sonke Gender Justice

Mariana Moura Santos

Founder and CEO, Chicas Poderosas

Tracy Kajumba

Principal Researcher and Team Leader, IIED Climate Change Group

Professor Najat Aoun Saliba

Professor in Chemistry, American University of Beirut

Dr. Mabel Bianco

Founder and Director, Foundation for Studies and Research on Women

Eva Mwai

Regional Director of East Africa, North Star Alliance

Sarai Chisala-Tempelhoff

Founder and Executive Director, Gender and Justice Unit

Dr. Rebecca Calder

Co-founder, Kore Global Consulting

Akila Radhakrishnan

President, Global Justice Center

Aisha Baker

Founder and CD, The Baked Collection

Dr. Charlotte Karam

Founding Director, Center of Inclusive Business and Leadership for Women

Kgothatso Montjane

Tennis Paralympian and Wimbledon Finalist

Cathlen Fourie

PR Specialist

Nompumelelo Nene

Company Secretary, NLC

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