Melanie Nel Confirmed as speaker for Women in Business Seminar 2016

Melanie Nel, Managing Director of Cornerstone Corporate Agility has been confirmed as a speaker for Women in Business Seminar 2016 taking place at Emoyeni Estate in Parktown on July 6, 2016.

“We aim to close the gender GAP on all levels through acclaimed ‘Leading Women’ client-specific Women Leadership Development Programmes and focus on business (cash, growth, return and client), strategic (long term sustainability for all stake-holders) and financial (impact and ability to influence financial results) acumen and individual employee impact on organisational vision and financial results. We create sustainable improvement by implementing in-company projects to enhance engagement, foster trust and achieve mutual accountability and reduce staff turnover and recruitment costs through company specific recruitment solutions.

We create value through a highly engaged workforce who understands and positively influence their financial and strategic impact on the vision and results of the organisation. Our partner in closing the gender gap is Susan Colantuono, CEO from Leading Women in the States, leadingwomen ; you can also view our

TED introduction

Cornerstone has the rights to Leading Women for Africa, and offer global solutions in collaboration with Susan and her team. I quote from the September 2015 McKinsey & Company report,: “While CEO commitment to gender diversity is high, organizations need to make a significant and sustained investment to change company practices and culture so women can achieve their full potential.” We offer client specific solutions, starting at the most junior, emerging leadership levels, through to board member participation.

Read this interview with Melanie and Access Africa.

Interview with Melanie Nel – Founder and Director of Cornerstone

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About Women in Business Seminar 2016

This is a seminar for women, by women about women entrepreneurs. It is a must-attend event for females in business and or those looking to start businesses. By congregating in one space we hope to encourage learning, sharing and encouragement for all female entrepreneurs in South Africa who have dared to take a leap of faith to run their own establishments.

Topics of discussion will focus on female leadership on the continent; financing your business and opportunities for women in business.

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