Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Gender - Leading Women of Africa to host WEISED 2013 conference

On Sakhisizwe today, we heard from Madelein Mkunu - Founder and President of Leading Women of Africa. We were talking about the inaugural Women in Entrepreneurship, Infrastructure and sustainable Energy Development (WEISED) 2013 conference that’s taking place in Cape Town in partnership with Global Women Inventors and Innovators Network (GWIIN). The conference actively seek progress and advancement for leading women in recognition of the growing importance of procurement for economic development and climate change mitigation following the designated 2012 year as the International Year of Sustainable Energy by the UN General Assembly resolution 65/151. Boosting Sustainable Concepts and Creating High Performance Alliance”’ is the theme for the conference and the WEISED Global Awards 2013 also forms part of the programme. Registration closes on the 15th of April 2013. For further information you can contact Leading Women of Africa on (021) 551 9929 or 074 077 1659 or send an email to alternatively visit

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