Cape Town Christian Women Business Networking & Expo

Sat Oct 22, 10:30 - Sat Oct 22, 14:30

The Peninsula Hotel


After the successful launch of the Christian Women Business Network Western Cape in June, we are delighted to, by popular demand bring businesswomen, professionaland Ministry women another opportunity to connect and network towards supporting and growing each other's business, career and Ministry. Women from different provinces and parts of the Western Cape wanting to grow their businesses in and beyond the Western Cape or Cape Town are expected to attend. 

The Christian Women Business Network was established in 2017 and has successfully launched in four of South Africa's Provinces as part of our goal to intentionally create local and national businesswomen networks to build a global network, especially for women's empowerment, opportunities and growth. 

22 October Program: Peninsula Hotel

10:00 - 14:30

10:00: Arrival, Registration and Business Expo Walk About


10:30: Opening Praise and Worship: Tamryn Trefz

11:10: Guest Speaker: Dr Shirley

11:40: Christian Women Business Network Explained: Kea Modise-Moloto

12h00: Quick Tea Break

12:20: Entrepreneurship and Business Leadership: Patricia Stock

12: 45: Wholeness and Changing Lives Through Ministry

13:10: Lunch, Networking and Expo Walk About.

13:40: Break Away Sessions:

  • Practical HR and Recruitment for Small Businesses
  • My Mental Wellness in the Workplace
  • Enhancing values through people and strategic people interventions
  • Courageous Conversations: how to prepare for and manage those important conversations.

14:10: Plenary

Open Doors: Sonja Janse van Rensburg

Facilitated Networking

Closing Remarks

14:30: Networking & Business Expo

15:30: Departure.

Opening Message by: Tamryn Trefz

Christ follower, wife, mother of three, daughter, sister, friend, author and BalletRIP instructor. Tam's passion for helping women find freedom in Christ led her to founding @braveTamTam and @womenofthevalleyconference. It was in 2019 that God planted a vision in her to co-ordinate a women's conference using ladies from different churches across Cape Town to bring their giftings to Bless others - united as the body of Christ doing His work – His Church.

22 Ocotber 2022 Guest Speaker and Conversation Leader:

Dr. Shirley Zinn

Dr Shirley Zinn is the former Group Head of Human Resources at Woolworths Holdings Limited. Prior to this, she was the Head of Human Resources of Standard Bank. She also was head of HR at Nedbank, SARS, and Reckitt Benckiser (Africa & Middle East). She was also an Extraordinary Professor at the University of Pretoria’s Department of Human Resource Management, and former Adjunct Professor at the University of Cape Town.

She hails from the Cape Flats in Cape Town, and started her career as a secondary school teacher of English, then moved to the University of the Western Cape where she lectured in Teacher Education. She currently serves as an independent non-executive director on several JSE listed Boards (Sanlam, MTN-SA, SpurCorp). She also served on the University of Cape Town Council and is the Past President for the Harvard Alumni Association, South Africa. She is also the Chairperson of the V&A Waterfront.

In 2015, she wrote her autobiography entitled “Swimming Upstream” which focuses on her personal and professional journey. She holds a BA (University of the Western Cape); Higher Diploma in Education (University of the Western Cape); B.Ed Honours (UNISA); M.Ed (University of the Western Cape); Ed.M (Harvard), and Doctorate in Education (Ed.D) (Harvard).

She has been awarded several Top Women in Business and Government awards and completed her ninth Two Oceans Half Marathon in March 2018. 

Sponsor and Conversation Leader:

Entrepreneurship and Business Leadership

Patricia is CEO of AfricaRas, a Global business she has unashamedly built on Godly Priniples. A CEO not shy to start a business meeting with Prayer.

Her specialises in the provision of assurance accounting, taxation, payroll, audit quality assurance, transformation advisory (Incl. BBBEE consulting) and all other support needed to keep your business in order and complaint - including coaching and training.

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Cape Town Christian Women Business Networking & Expo
The Peninsula Hotel
Beach Rd, Sea Point, Cape Town, 8005
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