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WEConnect International in SA

Cape Town’s women business owners inspired during August Connect Session

The Connect Session held on 14 August 2017 hosted by EY in its new Waterfront premises targeted women business owners (WBOs) in Cape Town. The event highlighted opportunities and benefits of registration and certification with WEConnect International in South Africa. The team was accompanied by the Chairperson of the Advisory Council, Jacoba Schutte, EY Products and Services Procurement Lead Africa; Miranda Anthony, Public & Government Affairs Manager, ExxonMobil; and Zandile Njamela, Supplier Inclusion and Diversity Program Lead, Accenture SA.

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WEConnect International in South African roadshow to Durban

Durban’s women business owners were introduced to WEConnect International in South Africa for the first time on 16 August 2017. EY Durban hosted a connect session for local women business owners in the EY offices in Umhlanga, Kwa-Zulu Natal. The event was part of a roadshow which included Cape Town on the 14th August and a match-making session for certified women business owners in Johannesburg on the 15th August.

Both events were hosted by EY South Africa in collaboration with WEConnect International in South Africa to renew connections with women business owners and introduce them to the exciting world of doing business with corporates. The WEConnect International in South Africa team was joined by the Chairperson of the Advisory Council, Jacoba Schutte, EY Products and Services Procurement Lead, Africa; Anusha Govender, Operations Manager Coastal, representing Sodexo Southern Africa (Pty) Ltd, also a global member of WEConnect International; and  Chantal Boulle from the US Consulate in Durban.

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2017 Annual conference draws over 160 attendees

An action-filled programme with a variety of contributors from local and international speakers gave the WEConnect International in South Africa Annual Conference on 11 May, 2017, a particularly memorable character. Inspirational contributions by host Val Davies, Chief Operating Officer, EY, and keynotes Ms Susan Shabangu, Minister for Women in the Presidency, and Chargé d’Affaires of the US Embassy, Jessye Lapenn, emphasised the importance of mentoring, training and connecting women. The event was sponsored by EY, ExxonMobil, MSD, Accenture, IBM, Marriot International, Johnson & Johnson, and Ingersoll Rand. 

Programme director Lynette Ntuli (woman business owner and TV presenter) infused the programme with humour and enthusiasm.

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Catching the collective corporate attention through pitches

Women Business Owners Take the Stage

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annualconf2017 day2 a(May 10, 2017) Excitement and anticipation were palpable as 34 certified women’s business enterprises (WBEs) each took a deep breath and stepped up to pitch her business to a panel comprised of Elizabeth A. Vazquez, CEO & Co–Founder, WEConnect International and corporate representatives from IBM, MSD, EY, Accenture, Ingersoll Rand, UPS, Johnson & Johnson and SARS. This ‘live’ event followed on the Advisory Council meeting on 10 May 2017 ahead of the WEConnect International in South Africa’s Annual Conference at EY in Johannesburg.

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