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Judges Profiles

Business Engage has developed the Gender Mainstreaming Awards to encourage private sector to buy-in to achieving more meaningful representation of women in the mainstream of business.

The Awards give public recognition for good practice and excellence in diversity with an emphasis on  gender mainstreaming.



Women on Boards Award & Women in Multinationals
Garth Towell
CEO : Twinsaver


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Nana Madikane

Partner and the Transformation, Diversity & Inclusion Leader : PwC

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Professor Shirley Zinn

Entrepreneur & Businesswoman

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Angela Cherrington


Equal Representation & Participation Award
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Wade Cooper

Exclusive Partner, Africa: PDA International

 Nokuzola Ehrens

Nokuzola Ehrens

Chairperson - ICT Sector Council & SA Women in ICT


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Phiwe Marumo

Senior Business Development Manager : Africa Unit : IDC

Chantel Reddiar
Director Corporate Services & Legal : Sun International


Diversity & Transformation Award
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Michael Pryke
Master facilitator,Thought Leader and International speaker

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Michelle Joubert
Head of Investor Relations and Company Services : JSE


Women Empowerment in the Workplace Award
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Professor Shareen Richter

International Laughter & Happiness Professor

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Philip Marsh

Knowledge Management Institute

Author, Chief Knowledge Architect, Master Mentor, Keynote Speaker and International Conference Presenter

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Economic Empowerment Award

Dawn Nathan-Jones


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Kershini Govender
Divisional Executive Transformation, Strategy & Alignment : Nedbank

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Women and Disability

Advocate Bokankatla Malatji
Commissioner : SA Human Rights Commission

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 Keshika Naidoo 

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Women Empowerment in the Community
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Olivier Munga


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Grace Dipale

Group Executive Human Resources : Business Connexion
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Lynda Smith

CEO : Refirement Network
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Investing in Young Women Award
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Mamokete Ramathe
Executive Head Strategy and M&A division: Vodacom Group

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Venessa Chetty

Venessa Chetty

Executive Collections : JD Group

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Tanya Knowles
Head of Projects, Innovation and Business Services : Strate


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Hellen Mabasa

Regional HR Director Africa and Indian Ocean : Hilton Worldwide


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