ABASA Women Leading Conference | 30 August 2021 - 3 September 2021

The Association for the Advancement of Black Accountants of Southern Africa ("ABASA") in proud partnership with SAGE, Old Mutual and the South African Institute of Government Auditors ("SAIGA") will be hosting it's First Annual ABASA Women Leading Conference.


From 1 - 30 August every year, we pay tribute to the more than 20 000 women who marched to the Union Buildings on 9 August 1956 in protest against the extension of Pass Laws to women. A system meant to control women even further and reduce women to passive beings, at the mercy of men.


Women's month also serves as a time to pay tribute to the pioneers of women's movements in our country and as ABASA we celebrate the establishment of Women of ABASA in 2015 through the deliberate leadership of Tantaswa Fubu during her tenure as President of ABASA.


This Conference has been deliberately scheduled for the last week of August to cross over into the month of September to symbolize the need to recognize the immense contribution and leadership of women in our country beyond Women's month.


The conference line up will be as follows:


30th August 2021 Conference Opening : Power Lunch with Tantie and Kgethi

  • Tantaswa Fubu - Barloworld Group Executive : Human Capital and Transformation and Founding President of Women of ABASA
  • Prof Mamokgethi Phakeng - Vice Chancellor of University of Cape Town


31st August 2021 Girl Talk with Zozibini Tunzi : Showing up Authentically

  • Zozibini Tunzi - Miss Universe 2019
  • Babalwa Mbuku - Founder and CEO of Ntombam Group
  • Olwethu Ndlovu - Deputy Chairperson of ABASA Pietermaritzburg Student Chapter
  • Keitumetse Fatimata Moutloatse- Founder and Chairperson of Black Womxn Caucus
  • Tina Sefotlhelo - Sage Director of Customer Support Africa and Middle East


1st September 2021 Men's Roundtable : The Role of Men in Accelerating Gender Equity

  • Ashley Dicken - ABASA National President
  • Jeff van Rooyen - Uranus CEO and Founding President of ABASA
  • Dominic Sewela - Barloworld Group CEO
  • Bonang Mohale - Bidvest Group Chairman
  • Nkululeko Nombika - Sage Business Operations Director Africa, Middle East and Asia Pacific


2nd September 2021 Deliberate Women Leadership : Developing a Gender Transformed Leadership Pipeline

  • Tsakani Maluleke - Auditor General of South Africa and Past President of ABASA
  • Linda Maqoma - ABASA National Head of Transformation, Women and Communication
  • Shirley Machaba - PricewaterhouseCoopers Southern Africa CEO
  • Tasneem Fredericks - Deputy President of Black Management Forum
  • Thabile Nyaba - Old Mutual Insure Chief Risk Officer


3rd September 2021 Closing Event and ABASA Women Awards : Putting Power in Women's Hands

  • Nolitha Fakude - Chairman of Anglo American : Keynote address
  • Gugu Ncube - Barloworld Ingrain Head of Operational Excellence and Past President of ABASA
  • Guylaine Saint Juste - President and CEO of National Association of Black Accountants (NABA) USA
  • Judi Nwokedi - Chairperson of Black Business Council Women's Alliance


The following supporting pre and post event sessions will be offered by our proud conference partners:

  • Sage Masterclass: Tools for Accountants - 30 August 2021
  • Old Mutual Roundtable: Leading a Pan African Business Plenary - 30 August 2021
  • Old Mutual Masterclass: Women in SMMEs - 31 August 2021
  • Busi Mzandolo Masterclass: Mental Health Awareness for Women in Corporate - 1 September 2021
  • Old Mutual Masterclass: Building a Global Career


Book your seat! ABASA looks forward to hosting you all at this year's Women Leading Conference.


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Agenda

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30PM

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4

30PM

Pre Webinar Masterclass : Women in SMMEs - Old Mutual

Emma MashilwaneKhanya OkumuNuru MugambiNobesuthu NdlovuZizipho Nyanga

4

30PM

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5

00PM

5

00PM

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5

05PM

Topic Background

Spokazi Jojo

5

05PM

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5

10PM

Welcome

Linda Maqoma

5

10PM

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5

20PM

Opening Remarks - Panelist 1

Keitumetse Fatimata Moutloatse

5

20PM

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5

30PM

5

30PM

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5

40PM

5

40PM

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5

50PM

5

50PM

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6

00PM

6

00PM

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6

15PM

Panel Discussion

Zozibini TunziBabalwa MbukuKeitumetse Fatimata MoutloatseOlwethu NdlovuSpokazi Jojo

6

15PM

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6

25PM

6

25PM

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6

30PM

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