Woman of the Year Awards 2018 – Celebrities
Guest Speaker: Shafika Isaacs
Shafika has worked extensively, both locally & globally on appropriating digital techologies to promote quality, equal education for all.
Her experience ranges from pioneering community education programmes in Africa; gender equity advocacy; designing & implementing system-wide programmes, building partnerships, skills training, professional coaching, research & M&E. She has built CBOs and NGOs in Africa, advised and supported UN agencies, donors, philanthropies, governments & CSI foundations.
Shafika is a PhD Candidate at the University of Johannesburg Soweto Campus; has an Executive MBA with distinction from the University of Cape Town and as Mandela Scholar, obtained an M Sc in Science & Technology Policy at Sussex University. She is a qualified Consciousness Coach and has published widely on ICT and human development.
She was awarded Woman of Stature’s ‘2017 Woman of the Year’ and ‘2017 Woman of the Year: Education’
Master of Ceremonies: Robyn Christie
An accomplished business woman with a career spanning nearly four decades, Robyn Christie has embarked on a new journey and has a story to tell.
Highly regarded as an Opinion Leader in the travel industry, Robyn has an enlightening approach and different perspective of being a woman in business today. Her quirky sense of humour and gregarious personality has won the hearts of many, but it is her heartfelt message that truly resonates with her audiences .
Whilst she is fascinated with the changing world and the digitisation of industries, Robyn believes that only those companies who continue to focus on building effective teams will enjoy success in this challenging environment. Her proven track record of working in a number of different organisations, holding an array of senior positions and leading diverse teams is evidence that her versatile approach works.
A passionate South African who is embracing her middle age with gusto, Robyn’s story is a touching one.
Entertainers: Andy Klee Sinko Trio
Imagine a bevy of beautiful ladies using their talents to ensure your evening is one of class, style and musical splendour! ‘Fever’ All Girl Trio comprises three dynamic ladies, Andy Klee Sinko on vocals, Cathy Del Mei on saxophone, and Elana Zlatkova on violin.