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)