Wits Centre for Entrepreneurship hosts Women Economic Forum

The transport sector has been highlighted by the government as a key contributor to South Africa’s competitiveness in global markets and government has unveiled plans to tremendously increase its spend on improving the country’s roads, railways and ports. As part of the solution it’s important to promote collaboration and coalition building among women entrepreneurs as a way to develop women in the industry as well as to advocate policy actions that support this.

As transport month draws closer, Mercatique Consulting in association with Women Economic Forum will be hosting The Women in Transport Forum, a one day medium where ideas and views on creating opportunities and addressing skills gap for woman in Transport sector will be addressed.

“Wits Centre for Entrepreneurship (CfE) has partnered with Mercatique Consulting on this event.  CfE welcomes this opportunity and looks forward to its full development and successful implementation.”  Chimene Chetty, Director, Wits Centre for Entrepreneurship

The Women in Transport Forum is a platform for all leading organizations and government to discuss possible implementation strategies and provide solutions to the challenges currently faced by women in the sector.

If you’d like to RSVP or find out about the forum, Please contact Calvin Ncube on 011 027 5842 or email calvinn@mercatiqueconsulting.co.za

Forum Details:

Date: Thursday 16 October 2014

Time : 08:00 – 17:00

Venue : Donald Gordon Auditorium, 2 St. David’s Place, Parktown, Gauteng

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