Partners launch Ongwediva Businesswomen conference
The Economist Businesswomen Club in collaboration with its sponsoring partners, Standard Bank and Telecom Namibia, this week announced that the annual Businesswoman Conference in Ongwediva is scheduled for 11 August 2016.
Standard Bank supported the conference with a sponsorship of N$85,000. The conference is also supported in various forms by the Namibia Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the Ministry of Gender Equality and Child Welfare, and the Namibia Business Innovation Institute. The conference patron is again Sara Elago, the Namibian Businesswoman of the Year 1999, and the first black women to win this coveted award. At the launch, Telecom Namibia announced they will sponsor travel and accommodation expenses as well as a SPN Telecom laptop and N$5000 in cash for the conference delegate who submits the best new business idea.
Standing from left to right are Hermien Elago (Representing her mother Sara), Silas Newaka of NBII of the Namibia University of Science and Technology, Baronice Hans, Namibian Businesswoman of the Year 2015 and MD Designate of Bank Windhoek, Tanya Stroh of Turipamwe Design, Standard Bank’s Manager of Economics and Market Research, Mally Likukela, the bank’s Manager of Corporate Communications and Public Relations, Surihe Gaomas-Guchu, Hannelie Eksteen of Eleni Skincare Namibia and Chairperson of the Economist Businesswomen Club, Desèré Lundon-Muller. (Photograph by Zorena Jantze)