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Dear Women Pioneers

This year the 1st Annual Women Pioneers Summit ran during women’s month and ignited a deep sense of ownership and inspiration for both the speakers and delegates in attendance. Women urged one another to uphold their femininity without compromising their ethics and principles. Delegates had the privilege to meet exceptional women who have pioneered the way in different fields.

The top 5 speakers as rated by you:

  • Dolly Doreen Mokgatle, Executive Director, PEOTONA
  • Rt Rev Ellinah Wamukoya, Bishop, AGLICAN DIOCESE OF SWAZILAND
  • Dr Khanya Rajuili, CEO, ECO-ACCESS
  • Alison Engelbrecht, CEO, WOMEN IN BUSINESS
  • Prof Hope C Sadza, Vice Chancellor, WOMEN’S UNIVERSITY IN AFRICA

Recommendations after the conference:

  • Tell the stories of Women Pioneers – Africa in a book format to inspire and encourage others 
  • Co-Produce a movie telling the story of a young South African female Fire Fighter who pushed the boundaries
  • Establish a networking forum for Women Pioneers in conjunction with Women In Business
  • Implore a redrafting of the fire-mans prayer to substitute the phrase “protect my wife and children “ with “family” since the field now has women as fire-fighters 

The overall conference was rated as:

76% Excellent 24% Good 0% Average