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In South Africa, GE Wants to Actively Build Up Women Leaders

August is celebrated as "Women's Month" in South Africa. A celebration clouded by the fact that only 23% of senior leadership positions are held by women as women remain under-represented in corporate leadership positions in South Africa This year, GE held a special event to inspire and motivate around 200 women. High-profile speakers included singer and songwriter Yvonne Chaka Chaka, actor Sello Maake ka-Ncube, and True Love magazine editor Dudu Mvimbi. Read more. More about GE in Africa in this BRIEFING

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August is "Women’s Month" in South Africa. GE staffers attend a special event to inspire and motivate around 200 women. High-profile speakers included singer and songwriter Yvonne Chaka Chaka, actor Sello Maake ka-Ncube, and True Love magazine editor Dudu Mvimbi.

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Members of the GE team working on the Kusile power plant receive their copies of "Own Your Space: The Toolkit for the Working Woman” by Lori Milner and Nadia Bilchik

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True Love magazine editor Dudu Mvimbi (centre) with President & CEO for GE Transportation Thomas Konditi (right) along with actor Sello Maake Ka-Ncube (left) at a special event held by GE to inspire and motivate around 200 women

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Singer Yvonne Chaka Chaka with Graham Maritz of GE at a special event held by GE to inspire and motivate around 200 women

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