Here’s to the magic of financial freedom

Baronice Hans (right), the incumbent Namibian Businesswoman of the Year hosted the Economist Businesswomen breakfast last week with Catherine Cupido, Chief Executive Officer of Mergence Investment Managers (Namibia), with an informative presentation on “Creating Shared Value.” Ms Cupido advised the ladies how to make use of investment opportunities to achieve growth and financial freedom. Be more assertive when dealing with investors and brokers, but also help each other to grow in business, she advised the audience. Following her animated talk, Baronice as hostess, presented the investment manager with a beautiful bouquet. The Economist Businesswomen Club provides a forum for the exchange of ideas and expertise, aimed at encouraging the personal development and management skills of its members, with the unfailing help of its main sponsor Telecom Namibia. See article on page 3. (Photograph by Mandisa Rasmeni)