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Please note that this event takes place on Wednesday instead of Thursday to accommodate the public holidays. It will also be a VIRTUAL session due to the Covid-19 lockdown.

This is such an important topic, one that SUGSA would like to explore further.

TALK DETAILS:

Diversity is being invited to the party; and Inclusion is being asked to dance. This is all my time favorite quote by Verna Myers. from classroom to boardroom; architect to fintech; brick ‘n mortar retail space to eCommerce marketplace. DiversiTEA is everywhere; but only when we put the kettle on, do we hear the sounds of intergenerational, multicultural, gender inclusive TEAms come together and talk! Talk about: enTEApreneurship, market-accessibilTEA, AgiliTEA, interoperabiliTEA and all other things that make socieTEA dance!

ABOUT THE SPEAKER: “A tale of two sides to BUSIness”:

I’m a skilled, energetic and creative millennial with both corporate and enTEApreneurship experience: +10 years exp. in corporate in organizations such as FNB, Absa(Barclays), MultiChoice Africa & Mastercard – focusing on the product management & business development of innovative financial & digital payment solutions such as mobile-money, XB remittances, pay-tv bills , card & QR code payments for the African continent – and – +3 years revealing my entrepreneurial spirit “starting start-ups” (namely AWEddingday, LoveTEAtime & Inclusiion Fusion) and expanding products such as Kericho Gold Tea onto eCommerce platforms such as Takealot, brick n mortar retailers such as SPAR, Crafters Market as well PopUp markets & other channels. I consult(ed) to fintechs namely Yoco, uKheshe; part of building a savings-led digital bank at Momentum (Transactional Banking) as well as enabling payments for MultiChoice Connected Video (ShowMax/DStvNow). I am a young, confident black female (women) who possess strong interpersonal skills; I have the ability to bring these two experiences of BUSIness together to promote an inclusive culture across different spectrums.

MORE INFO ABOUT OUR SPEAKER:

Busisiwe (Nkosi) Mavunga – https://www.linkedin.com/in/busisiwemavunga/

AGENDA:

– 18h00: Official start.
– 18h00 -18h15: Welcome and Announcements
– 18h15-19h00: Talk – Influencing Economic Inclusion One Tea Cup at a Time
– 19h00-19h15: Close session

SPONSORS

We are looking for Meetup venues and sponsors:
If your company has a suitable venue in the City Bowl which they would willing to sponsor for future events, please reach out to a committee member on the night or let us know at capetown@sugsa.org.za