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The Women in Tech breakfast sessions profiles inspiring women who have successful careers in tech. The breakfasts are a way of showcasing these passionate women, hearing about their journey and learning from their experiences. Our objective is to inspire entrepreneurs or women wanting to venture into the exciting world of technology. We look forward to hosting you here at Jozihub for some great coffee, good croissants and a massive dose of inspiration.

Event name: Women in Tech Breakfast

Theme: Technology & Social Impact 

Date: 29 November 2019 

Time: 09h00 - 10h30

Fee: Free entry

Speakers: Neelke Stadler - & Elmarie Pereira - Memeza

About Neelke Stadler - Data Scientist at

Neelke is a curious individual who loves finding creative analytical solutions in a logical manner. Her academic background in Actuarial Science and Mathematical Statistics sparked a desire and drive to move beyond theoretical knowledge to applying her skill set to solve real world problems in a pragmatic manner. 

Her recent role as a data science consultant at a local consulting firm in Johannesburg provided the opportunity to deepen her business understanding and become skilled at creating useful solutions that are driven by data and machine learning. 

Currently she is the data scientist at and very excited to be part of a team enabling impactful conversations in a world flooded with information yet lacking understanding.

Beyond work, she is an avid trail runner, find immense joy in nature and love to explore the simple and great adventures of life with friends and family. She is a firm believer in community and home-cooked meals.

About Elmarie Pereira - COO of Memeza 

For the past 6 years Elmarie has dedicated her life on the impact Social Innovation can make in South Africa, specifically how to use innovative ICT to combat crime and protect the most vulnerable people. Elmarie is COO of Memeza, whose Vision is aligned to the National Development Plan on Safety -“ by 2030, people living in South Africa should have no fear of crime. Women, children and those who are Vulnerable should feel protected" Through community focussed projects Memeza provides technology and tools to vulnerable communities, enabled through Public and Private Partnerships, Corporate Social Responsibility and Enterprise Development Projects. Their impact?

67% Reduction of Sexual Offenses in Diepsloot - 9% Reduction in Murder rate in Diepsloot - 98% Theft prevention in Schools - 90 No Fee rural/township schools and ICT Protected - 2500+ Community Policing Alarms deployed over 7 Provinces - 80 000+ Personal Alarms distributed over 8 provinces - 70+ Police Stations partnering with the Memeza Project - SAPS response time improvement to 12 Minutes.

Coffee, tea, waters and fresh pastries will be served.

When and where?


Fri 29 Nov 2019 at 9:00 AM (SAST)
Fri 29 Nov 2019 at 10:30 AM (SAST)

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