*Internationally and Locally Acclaimed Powerhouses to Keep Patrons In Good Company at the Business Festival Curated for Women x Women *
As the much anticipated #IGCExperience
business festival gets closer, the patrons can expect an action-packed day
filled with master classes, empowering talks, and robust panel discussions
related to gender diversity and inclusivity issues by some of South Africa,
pan-Africa and international renowned individuals who are passionate about
creating a gender balanced continent both economically and socially.
The* In Good Company Experience *second edition set to take place on 26
September 2019, at Steyn City is a platform created to afford women in
business and corporate an opportunity to participate in building the
country and continent that is inclusive, especially to woment. It also
celebrates and recognises women who have been instrumental in creating a
better world for all.
Event goers can expect intense, robust, motivating and moving discussions,
and hopefully take some learnings home and implement them for their own
growth and development.
*Dineo Moeketsi-Langa*, a multi-talented woman, best known for her role on
one of Mzansi’s best telenovelas will kick off the event as the MC, and
also moderate some of the panels on the day. Her intriguing story shows the
journey of a strong woman who has not only embraced her heritage and
culture, but who does not shy away from playing her role in empowering
women. #IGCExperience patrons can expect deep and challenging conversations
during panel discussions, and get a bit of motivation to keep forging ahead
despite any challenges.
The world should not dictate to others living in it. Many people are gifted
with powers of healing, but hide it because they fear being judged by peers
– Moeketsi-Langa shows how each of her callings is a blessing that needs to
be embraced. The #IGCExperience program is that safe net for women who want
to learn and let out their fears, while building each other in an effort to
create a better place for all.
The panel discussion topics that attendees can expect include:
With recent attacks on women, it cannot be ignored how this impacts one’s
mental and physical health. Fear and paranoia have become the main
ingredients in women’s lives and it is important to delve into matters that
contribute towards better living. The *Self Care & Wellness panel* is
crucial as it is aimed at demonstrating the importance of balance at work
and home. If we look after ourselves, we will be able to perform better.
This panel will include:
*Zesipho Mncwango *a female powerhouse taking the South African marketing
industry by storm. She best describes her purpose as “impacting global
brands’ through an articulation of African luxury and beauty”. Born and
raised in Durban, her career in the marketing industry has seen her work
with major brands such as Unilever, Clinique, CHANEL, and Estee Lauder.
Today she is known as one of South Africa’s Top 10 Youth Wonders under 30,
and having just nominated as one of the Avance Media’s 2018 Most
Influential Youth South Africans.
*Nkateko ‘Takkies’ Dinwiddy*, dancer extraordinaire! Takkies is best known
as one of the Top 16 contestants on the second season of the SABC1 reality
competition show, ‘So You Think You Can Dance’, in 2010. Since then, she
has taken her dancing career to the next level.
The In Good Company Business Festival is indeed about working hard, and
still having fun while learning. *Amanda Black* – who has hit South Africa
with her powerful music and became one of the stars to reckon with – will
share her inspiring musical journey (acoustic) with the audiences.
Not to be missed is the Technology & Finance panel which is aimed at
equipping women in corporate or in business with the information about how
these sectors operate, and why they have been predominantly ‘a man’s
territory’. The industry experts below will be sharing their journeys and
Co-founder of Katika Group & CEO of Katika Africa, *Aisha Jackson, *famously
known for her innovation in the technology and experiential industry
through Katika. Katika focuses on trade within the African diaspora, and
aims to be the engine of the Pan-African global economy. Aisha’s main focus
dwells in the establishment and development of the Katika African trade
ecosystem involving sales, marketing, finance, HR, and legal.
*Nokuthula Ndlovu*, the founder of Limit Breakers Global Foundation and
seasoned technology executive with a career spanning over 15 years across
numerous industries in Africa. She is also a mentor on the Cyril Ramaphosa
Foundation, a member of the Women Leaders of the World Alumni Council in
San Francisco, CMO Asia 2019 African Women Leader Award, an Honouree of the
Steyn City 7% Tribe, a finalist in the 2018 Gauteng Women Excellence
Awards, an ambassador and judge of the 2018 and 2019 Inspiring Fifty
Awards, an associate of The Department of Basic Education’s Techno Girls.
Women with interests in Marketing; Construction; Property; Wellness;
Business; Technology; Fashion; Art; Music; Legal; Food; Beauty with Impact
and Humanitarian services will get to meet and greet giants in respective
industries to learn about their journeys, and even pick the brains for
their self-development and advancement. Further details can be found on the
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