Forbes Woman Africa has announced that its fourth annual Leading Women Summit will be held in Durban Photo: Supplied
DURBAN - Forbes Woman Africa has announced that its fourth annual Leading Women Summit will be held in Durban

The summit itself is set to take place on International Women's Day on 8 March 2019.

After talks with the KwaZulu-Natal Convention Bureau, the event will move to Durban, a huge shift since the event was held in Johannesburg since its inception. 
The Forbes Woman Africa Leading Women Summit is a source of inspiration and support that connects and empowers women all over the African continent.  Across industries and generations, women are addressing today’s most pressing issues through the lens of opportunity, breaking barriers to drive progress within their respective arenas. This invitation-only event is expected to bring together visionaries, nation-builders, innovators and connectors who are shaping the female narrative in Africa.

 Methil Renuka, Editor of Forbes Africa and Forbes Woman Africa said,  "With speakers from across the continent, the Summit was an instant hit and has grown year-on-year, both in terms of attendees and support, to become a must-do calendar event for leading women across industries in Africa and beyond".

Renuka added that they are excited to be bringing this one-of-a-kind event to KwaZulu-Natal and to offer attendees an experience unlike any other they have seen before.

Featuring keynote talks, panel discussions, one-on-one interviews and interstitial spotlights, the 2019Forbes Woman Africa Leading Women Summit will be a gathering of voices and insights of a diverse range of female luminaries.

The Forbes Woman Africa Leading Women Summit programming has been designed to inspire action and fuel creative fires that span five core pillars: Leadership, Business, Sports, Entertainment and Science. 

The summit will showcase women of change who are not just raising powerful questions, but who are also answering them by using their platforms to lead change.

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