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Bringing together global thought-leaders and experts

offer inspiration, practical solutions, networks and support to 10,000 women entrepreneurs in Africa.


Earn Africa’s the most acclaimed business award for women. Submitting your nomination for the 2021 Top Women Awards, to celebrate today's leaders and inspire tomorrow's.


Share your success stories in accelerating gender empowerment with leaders of industry.


Network with the right companies and the right people, Get a springboard to accelerate growth faster than your competitors, Generate leads from a powerful network of women leaders


Standard Bank Top Women Virtual Conference & Awards

6th & 7th October 2021 - Virtual Conference

4th November 2021 - Virtual Awards

Standard Banks Top Women Global 2 day Conference and Awards will feature multiple breakaway sessions, live Q&A sessions, remote meetups, and access to fast-track networking sessions. With over 100 global industry leaders, futurists, award-winning entrepreneurs, policymakers, industry bodies, and philanthropists.

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“Strong women have the chance to make the change they need in the mining industry” – Impala Platinum (Implats) leading women weigh in

“Strong women have the chance to make the change they need in the mining industry” – Impala Platinum (Implats) leading women weigh in

In the latest Standard Bank Top Women podcast, Fiona Wakelin, Head of Editorial for Topco Media, engages in conversation with Thabile Makgala, Executive: Eastern Limb at Implats, and Lee-Ann Samuel, Implats Group Executive: People. Both women weigh in on the transformational change taking place within Implats, and the larger mining sector in South Africa.

Top Women Masterclass Webinar Series

Our monthly free masterclass series hosted by Standard Bank. Gain insights on the future of gender empowerment from industry experts.

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Celebrating visionary organisations that prioritise gender empowerment as integral to their strategy for growth and success.

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