Dr Precious Moloi-Motsepe and Desiree Ellis during their Fireside Chat at Power To Empower 2023

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The Art of Winning: Insights from AFI's Power To Empower High Tea Fireside Chat

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Africa Fashion International (AFI) proudly hosted the Power To Empower High Tea, an event dedicated to celebrating women's achievements and empowering women to take charge of their own success.

This remarkable gathering, held on Saturday, August 26, at the Houghton Golf Club, brought together influential women from various industries who have paved the way for others to become successful themselves. 

The highlight of the event was a captivating ‘The Art of Winning’ Fireside Chat which saw AFI’s Founder and Executive Chair, Dr Precious Moloi-Motsepe in conversation with Banyana Banyana coach, Desiree Ellis.  

Coach Ellis shared valuable insights on how to win not only on the field but also in the boardroom. She shared insights into her leadership style and the values that drive her decision making as a leader. The discussion also shed light on the importance of corporate executives, entrepreneurs, and business leaders investing in women's sports to drive its growth and development.

Coach Ellis called upon corporate executives, entrepreneurs, and business leaders to invest in growing women's sports in South Africa. 

In an exciting announcement, Dr Precious Moloi-Motsepe announced the launch of the Power To Empower Annual Women's Golf Day, scheduled to take place during Women's Month from August 2024 onwards.

Dr Precious Moloi-Motsepe

This initiative aims to promote women's participation in golf while also supporting breast cancer awareness campaigns and programs led by the CANSA association.

A portion of the proceeds generated from the Women's Golf Day will be dedicated to these noble causes, further amplifying AFI's commitment to making a positive impact on society. By combining sport, advocacy, and philanthropy, AFI continues to champion women's empowerment in diverse ways. 

Guests at AFI Power To Empower 2023

The Power To Empower High Tea left attendees inspired, motivated, and ready to embrace their own empowerment journey. 

AFI remains committed to providing platforms for women to thrive, showcasing their achievements, and empowering them to conquer new frontiers. 

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