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The Annual Women Empowerment Network (WEN) - The LEKGOTLA Way!

  • 14 Aug 2021
  • 08:00 - 16:30
  • ZOOM Virtual Event


  • A member is a fully paid member of COMETSA Friends & Supporters Club NPO. They will be required to submit their membership number and/or provide their membership card at the registration desk.
  • A non-member is any member of the public who is not a member of COMETSA Friends & Supporters Club NPO, and is not accompanying any member as a guest to the event.

Registration is closed

Women's Month Programme - The Annual Women Empowerment Network (YEN) - The LEKGOTLA Way! is a women development and empowerment related get together of the coaches, career advisors, mentors, educators, women development practitioners, women entrepreneurship development specialists, women entrepreneurs, community development practitioners, government officials, buyers of women development services and related fields organized by COMETSA Conferencing & Events Management and COMETSA Friends & Supporters Club NPO. The facilitators apply the COMETSA LEKGOTLA Methodology in engaging with the participants. The outcome of the event is the insights into trends in women development and empowerment programmes, new knowledge, and networking that the participants gain from attending.


08h00 - 09h00: Registration, and Online Networking. Discussion on the Themes of the Women Empowerment Network (WEN) - The LEKGOTLA Way!, Clarifications, and Introduction of the Guest Speakers.  

09h30 - 10h00: THEME 1 - Power to say No and Assertiveness for feminine Leadership! Ms Mishti Verma, Women Leadership & Gender Sensitisation Specialist, and Partner at OD Alternatives (ODA), Mumbai, India

10h00 - 10h45: THEME 2 - From the Office to the 'Cloud' - Cyberbullying in the era of the virtual world of work! Dr Ngao Motsei, Managing Director, Leadership Emporium, and Faculty Member at the University of Pretoria's Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS)

10h45 - 11h00: Coffee/Tea Break

11h00 - 11h45: THEME 3 - The Importance of Creating a Support System that will enable you to thrive in your Career! Ms Whita Tunyiswa, Owner/Founder, Pearl People Consulting

11h45 - 12h00: First Short Lunch Break

12h00 - 12h45: THEME 4 - Empathy without Self-Care is not sustainable! Ms Colleen Qvist, Coach, Speaker and Facilitator at CQ Consulting (Pty) Ltd, and Deputy-President, Coaches and Mentors of South Africa (COMENSA)

12h45 - 13h00: Second Short Lunch Break

13h00 - 13h45: THEME 5 - The Power and Advantage of Women Emancipation in Society, Ms Queen Ramotsehoa, Executive & Leadership Coach, Tsheto Leadership & Coaching Academy

13h45 - 14h00: Coffee/Tea Break

14h00 - 16h00: REFLECTIONS PANEL - Reflections on the inputs from the Speakers, Provide Interpretations, and Recommendations for new Behaviours & Practices (Dr Nomvuselelo Songelwa; Ms Salome Fenyane, Sekgalemetsi Patjane, Thembela Rozani, Thendani Munonoka)

COMETSA Friends & Supporters Club (Registration No. 046-705-NPO) is a non-profit organization serving the interests of its members, and that of the friends, supporters and stakeholders of COMETSA Development Agencies, and Commercial Enterprises.

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