As a leader in gender empowerment, uShaka Marine World has been chosen as a finalist in Topco Media’s Gender Empowerment Organisation Business of the Year category as well as its Top Gender Empowered Organisation in Tourism category. The 16th annual Standard Bank Top Women Awards is one of the country’s most prestigious gender-empowerment events and recognizes those organizations and individuals who have gone that extra mile when it comes to uplifting women in business and in society in general. uShaka Marine World’s CEO, Dr. Stella Khumalo, welcomed this news saying that, as an organization that always ensured that providing opportunities for women in the workplace remained top of mind, uShaka was a trendsetter within the KZN tourism sector. She said that ongoing attempts to not only upskill and empower female employees but also ensure that they reached their full potential as both individuals and professionals meant that uShaka would remain a trailblazer in a sector that was particularly suited to empowering women in South Africa.
Through the years, finalists and winners of the Standard Bank Top, Women Awards have been a source of inspiration to the communities in which they operate and conduct their business. The Standard Bank Top Women Awards ceremony will take place on August 15 in Johannesburg. Winners will be announced at a gala dinner during an evening attended by business and government leaders, VIPs and members of the media. For more information contact Mantombi To file on 0313288000 during office hours.