By Moribego Madubanya
In Good Company Experience Summit will bestow an honorary award on world acclaimed musician, Yvonne Chaka Chaka.
The music veteran and humanitarian Yvonne Chaka Chaka will be honoured for the amazing work she does on the continent at the inaugural summit taking place on 28 August,2018 in Sandton. Affectionately known as The Princess of Africa across the world, Chaka Chaka is a champion for the Global Fund to fight AIDS, TB and Malaria, the United Nations MDG Envoy for Africa, and the Goodwill Ambassador for the Roll Back Malaria Partnership.
Chaka Chaka has also established her own charity, the Princess of Africa Foundation, using the name first given to her in Uganda. The Princess of Africa Foundation is a partner of the ACTION global health advocacy partnership. In 2012, she was the first African woman to receive the WEF’s Crystal Award.
Jabulile Gwala, Founder of In Good Company said: “Yvonne Chaka Chaka personifies the kind of women we all aspire to be. We believe that following in her footsteps will encourage us to further contribute towards building the Africa of tomorrow”.
The inaugural experience is designed to celebrate women and to create an inclusive space for industry professionals, influential women, culture and thought leaders.
“Following the initial announcement of speakers, we are thrilled to announce that one of South Africa’s most influential musicians Thandiswa Mazwai will join the Arts and Music panel and actress Enhle Mbali Maphumulo will give the second address of the day on the film industry’ says Gwala.
Kaya FM’s Managing Director Greg Maloka will also join the Arts, Media & Film panel powered by 1Magic on the topic ‘Africa influencing the global cultures.
To offer a full experience, delegates will also get the opportunity to engage with each other during the experiential sessions on hair management from hair experts and having a touch up of their make-up while tasting theme-based cocktails.
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