Leading Woman's Summit

#LWS2020KZN: Highlights Special of the 5th FORBES WOMAN AFRICA Leading Women Summit

The 5th FORBES WOMAN AFRICA Leading Women Summit attracted a large, high-powered audience when it was held to mark International Women’s Day on the 6th of March. For the second year running, this prominent event took place in Durban. We bring you highlights from a day filled with thought-provoking content....

#LWS2020KZN: Premier Sihle Zikalala on what KZN is doing to empower women

On the evening before the FORBES WOMAN AFRICA Leading Women Summit, held in Durban on the 6th of March, the Managing Editor of the magazine spoke to the Premier of KwaZulu-Natal, Sihle Zikalala about the reasons why KZN hosted the conference for the second year running, and what the province is doing to empower women....

#LWS2020KZN: Wendy Mahoney on the business case for gender parity in the workplace

CNBC Africa's Fifi Peters spoke to Wendy Mahoney, the KZN President of the 30's club of Mastercard about female inclusion in the workplace and specifically in the boardroom.

#LWS2020KZN: Raising the bar in gymnastics

In The Spotlight is a special segment of the Forbes Woman Africa Leading Women Summit. At the 5th edition of the Summit held in Durban, speakers from across Africa, one after another recall the most important chapter of their lives that made them the people and professionals they are today. Caitlin Rooskrantz is an 18-year-old South African Gymnastics Olympic aspirant with an emotive story to tell....

#LWS2020KZN: Knowing your purpose

In The Spotlight is a special segment of the Forbes Woman Africa Leading Women Summit. At the 5th edition of the Summit held in Durban, speakers from across Africa, one after another recall the most important chapter of their lives that made them the people and professionals they are today. Bogolo Kenewendo has been called Africa's youngest minister – still holding clout in Botswana's nation-building....

#LWS2020KZN: The lazy kid who achieved record-breaking highs

In The Spotlight is a special segment of the Forbes Woman Africa Leading Women Summit. At the 5th edition of the Summit held in Durban, speakers from across Africa, one after another recall the most important chapter of their lives that made them the people and professionals they are today. Zinhle Jiyane, otherwise known as DJ Zinhle is an Award-Winning DJ and Media personality....

#LWS2020KZN: ‘Mayday, mayday, an African woman is on board’

In The Spotlight is a special segment of the Forbes Woman Africa Leading Women Summit. At the 5th edition of the Summit held in Durban on Friday, speakers from across Africa, one after another recall the most important chapter of their lives that made them the people and professionals they are today. Londy Ngcobo, Ship Navigator & Africa's first female Dredge Master....

#LWS2020KZN: ‘My voice an instrument to change’

In The Spotlight is a special segment of the Forbes Woman Africa Leading Women Summit. At the 5th edition of the Summit held in Durban, speakers from across Africa, one after another recall the most important chapter of their lives that made them the people and professionals they are today. Nozuko Teto, Durban-based and internationally-acclaimed Opera Singer with a soulful story to tell....

#LWS2020KZN: Soaring high and saving lives with drones

In The Spotlight is a special segment of the Forbes Woman Africa Leading Women Summit. At the 5th edition of the Summit held in Durban, speakers from across Africa, one after another recall the most important chapter of their lives that made them the people and professionals they are today. Lebohang Lebogo is the first female Drone Pilot of the South African National Blood Service transferring blood and saving lives in rural areas....

#LWS2020KZN: Changing the narrative on FGM

In The Spotlight is a special segment of the Forbes Woman Africa Leading Women Summit. At the 5th edition of the Summit held in Durban, speakers from across Africa, one after another recall the most important chapter of their lives that made them the people and professionals they are today. Ranya Kargbo is an entrepreneur and Human Rights Activist from Sierra Leone. She speaks about encountering FGM trauma and almost losing her knees in a freak accident....

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