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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
Shepherd Shonhiwa
Executive Director : Reatile Group


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Anastacia Tshesane

Partner  : PwC

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Parmi Natesan
Executive Director : IoDSA




Equal Representation & Participation Award/Diversity and Transformation Award/
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Dionne Kerr
Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Siyakha Implementation Partners

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Chantel Reddiar
Director : GRC and Group Company Secretary, Woolworths Holdings
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Jo Pohl


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 Florence Musengi



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Gender Reporting by JSE Listed Companies Award
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Martie Janse van Rensburg
Board Member


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Michelle Joubert
Head of Investor Relations and Company Services : JSE
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Maya Makanjee
Board Member

Malcolm Larsen



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Women Empowerment in the Workplace Award





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Michael Pryke
Master facilitator,Thought Leader and International speaker

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Patrice Lasserre

Patrice Lasserre

Board Whisperer





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Shelley Marsh
Director  : Mentoring 4 Success;  KMI Inkaba Management Consultants; Inkaba Knowledge Mentoring Academy (PBO)


Economic Empowerment Award
Gill Bates

Gill Bates

CEO, CAF South Africa


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Kershini Govender
Divisional Executive Transformation, Strategy & Alignment : Nedbank

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Bharti Harie
Board Member 


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Women and Disability

Advocate Bokankatla Malatji
Commissioner : SA Human Rights Commission

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Women Empowerment in the Community
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Phiwe Marumo

Senior Business Development Manager : Africa Unit : IDC

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Professor Shareen Richter

International Laughter & Happiness Professor


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Lynda Smith

CEO : Refirement Network


Investing in Young Women Award
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Mamokete Ramathe

Founder and CEO of Mamor Capital

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Venessa Chetty

Venessa Chetty

Uzulu Business Solutions

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Regional HR Director Africa and Indian Ocean : Hilton Worldwide

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