Today was a very remarkable day as several people all over the world celebrated amazing women as part of the International Women’s Day celebrations.
In South Africa, Forbes Woman Africa hosted the 2019 edition of their Leading Women Summit and it was a success.
Click here for the 4 things we were looking forward to at the summit.
Hosted by KwaZulu-Natal Provincial Government, the 2019 Forbes Woman Africa Leading Women Summit took place on International Women’s Day (Friday, 08 March) at Durban’s Inkosi Albert Luthuli International Convention Centre.
Supermodel, philanthropist and cultural innovator, Naomi Campbell was the headline speaker among other global influencers in business, sport, science, entertainment, and leadership.
There were also some amazing women who spoke at the event including Linda Ikeji, Simidele Adeagbo, Noëlla Coursaris Musunka, Gugulethu Mfuphi, Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma and more.
See the photos below.
Gugulethu Mfuphi and Naomi Campbell
Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters, Former Miss South Africa and Miss Universe
Managing Editor of FORBES AFRICA and FORBES WOMAN AFRICA, Methil Renuka
Executive Mayor EThekwini Municipality Cllr Zandile Gumede
Hon Mr Sihle Zikalala MPL MEC for Economic Development, Tourism & Environmental Affairs KwaZulu Nata
Grace Harding, CEO of Ocean Basket
Basani Maluleke, CEO of African Bank
Simidele Adeagbo, Winter Olympic Athlete
Roberta Naicker (MD of ABN Group)
Noëlla Coursaris Musunka
Forbes Woman Africa Cover Stars – The New Wealth Creators
Panel Discussion- South Africa’s Young Intellectuals
Panel Discussion- The Blue Economy- New Wealth From African’s Ocean
Panel Discussion- The Future Economy- How CEOs Can Lead Value Creation
Saloni Wahi, Rakesh Wahi, Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma and Roberta Naicker
Saloni Wahi, Rakesh Wahi, Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, Cllr Zandile Gumede and Roberta Naicker
Photo Credit: GABHISATV