‘Business Woman of the year’ award

Date: 26-08-2014

Location: Johannesburg / SA

‘Business Woman of the year’ award in Johannesburg, 26th of August
SANEC attended the 35th annual ‘Businesswoman of the Year’ Award Dinner hosted by the Business Women Association of South Africa. The award is South Africa's premier award for women achievers in business. Public Protector Thuli Madonsela delivered a keynote speech encouraging women to unite and lead in business. The award in the corporate category went to Roswitha Becker, General Manager at Global Load Control, an organisation responsible for ensuring aviation passenger safety. Nombulelo “Bea” Hackula, Head of the Eastern Cape Department of Social Development, received the award in the government category. Under Hackula’s leadership, the department reached a 50% threshold of women occupying leadership positions in 2013.
The Businesswomen Association of South Africa has been recognising women’s efforts, dedication and professionalism in taking leadership roles for more than 35 years. To date more than 60 women have been awarded the title.