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TuksNovation and SAP Next-Gen
Inspiring the Next Generation of Female Leaders

Tuksnovation, the incubator and accelerator of the University of Pretoria, has partnered with SAP Next-Gen to Inspire the Next Generation of Female Leaders as part of Global Women in Entrepreneurship Week.
On the 25th of October, we will bring together powerful female entrepreneurs who have taken the leap! They will share their personal stories, tips and lessons in their entrepreneurship journeys.
We would be delighted if you could join us in a meaningful conversation around celebrating women in entrepreneurship, inspiring action in empowering future female entrepreneurs and leaders.
... We’d love to see you there!

Some of the Future Female Speakers

Ayanda Saki - Chief Executive Officer at the South African Townships and Rural Development Institute, engaging private and public sector leaders on the transformation of townships to economic hubs and Smart Cities of the future. She was profiled on the Business Chief Gigabit Magazines for thought leadership in Digital Transformation in 2019.

Isabelle Rorke - Founder and Chief Enabling Officer at Enlightened Poppy Network Pty Ltd, an Impact Innovation consultancy in the ICT sector with a specialist focus on Human Capital Innovation. She was the Regional and National winner of the dti Technology Women in Film Awards and the most Innovative Company in Africa at the Africa growth Institute Awards.


Date:        Friday 25 October 2019 2019

Time:       12:30 – 14:00

Venue:      University of Pretoria, Hatfield Campus, Engineering 1 Building, Exhibition Space

RSVP essential. Limited seats available.

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Entrepreneurship Talk Series
The real side of entrepreneurship.

Darlene Menzies  is the CEO of Finfind, South Africa’s leading online access to finance solution for the SME market.  In 2017, the World Economic Forum named Darlene one of the six Top Female Tech Breakthrough Entrepreneurs in Africa. Darlene won the National Innovation Entrepreneur Award in 2010.


She is a technology innovator and serial entrepreneur with 15 years’ corporate ICT experience in the banking sector, prior to starting her own businesses. Darlene is the co-author of the Inaugural SA SMME Access to Finance Report, published by the SA SME Fund in 2018. 


Date:        Thursday, 17 October 2019

Time:       12:30 – 13:20

Venue:      Hatfield Campus, Engineering 1 Building, Exhibition Space

Open to UP staff and students & TuksNovation incubatees.

RSVP essential. Limited seats available.

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