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March 2014

Women’s Business Breakfast Dialogue

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IMG_3471On the 28th of February 2014 , PROWEB hosted a Women’s Business Breakfast Dialogue with Nigel Chanakira.The topic of the event was ‘Time and Goal Setting as way of increasing productivity and Bottomline.’ The event was attended by over 82 professional and business women from all sectors of the economy. The event provided a platform for women to be motivated and inspired by the Chairperson of the Success Motivation Institute, Nigel Chanakira. Furthermore, the event created a platform for women to network and showcase their business products.



Daring Damsels Career- Mentorship Forum, 26th October

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PROWEB in collaboration with the Boost Fellowship Zimbabwe held a Career- Mentorship Forum on the 26th of October 2013, at Italian Club in Harare, under the “Connecting younger women with caring adult mentors”. The forum provided the participants with a platform to be mentored, inspired, networked and empowered professional and business women in our society.

The forum was attended by over 100 participants drawn from high schools such as Harare High, Mufakose High 1, Mount Pleasant High School, and Heritage School. Other participants were from universities such as University of Zimbabwe, Women’s University in Africa, Midlands State University, and Bindura University and comprised of undergraduates and graduates.

18 successful and prominent professional and business women mentors drawn from the different sectors of the economy attended the forum. The sectors included Business/ Entrepreneurship, Legal, Media, Community Development, Education (research and science), Banking and Finance.

The mentors who attended were
 Adeline Sibanda, MD of Troparg Consultancy
 Divine Ndhlukula, MD Securico
 Doreen Gapare, Lawyer at Scanlen and Holderness,
 Dorothy Mavhiri- Australian Aid
 Dr Eng M.M Manyuchi Lecturer & Researcher and Chemical Engineering
 Edzai Marange, Soft Skill Trainer, Business Etiquette Clinic
 Emilia Chisango- Partner, KPMG
 Eve Gadzikwa- Institute of Directors
 Faith Katsaura Mawande, MD Zuva printers
 Florence Ziumbe, Partner, owner of Ziumbe and Partners
 Marah Hativagoni MD Codchem
 Musline Munodawafa, Lecturer, Women’s University in Africa,
 Nomsa Dube-CBZ Bank
 Patricia F Nyazenga , Head of Credit FBC Bank
 Sithabile Mangwengwende, Executive Director of PROWEB
 Victoria Ruzvidzo, Managing Editor of the Herald
 Virginia Muwanigwa, Media Practitioner


PROWEB-BOOST Career Mentorship Forum

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In commemoration of International Women’s Day (IWD), PROWEB hosted a Career Mentorship Forum for over 130 young girls drawn from high schools, colleges and universities on Saturday 8th of March 2014, at Italian Club. The event was supported by the US Embassy and the BOOST Fellowship Zimbabwe. Over 20 successful professional and business women were invited to inspire, motivate, empower and network with the young girls. The event was highly interactive and informative and there is no doubt that the young women who attended were inspired and motivated to pursue their different life careers with vigour and vitality.


1. Eve Gadzikwa, Director General & Secretary at SAZ
2. Sithabile Mangwengwende PROWEB Executive Director
3. Doreen Gapare, Partner Scanlen & Holderness
4. Dorothy Mufanechiya-Mavhiri –Senior Programmes Officer Australian AID
5. Jean Phillipson, Foreign Service Officer, US Department
6. Debbie N. Peters, Fund manager for the AiQ Capital
7. Rudo Boka, CEO at Boka Floors
8. Tariro Chaniwa-Ruzvidzo, Chief Executive at Wildfire Africa
9. Naome Chimbetete Programmes Manager at Min of Finance & Economic Development
10. Jessie Muzvidzwa, MD Reflections ,
11. Nyaradzo Mavindidze, Director at Avodah Consultants
12. Edzai Marange, Soft Skills Specialist at Business Etiquette Clinic
13. Hope Makwara, MD Irest Designs
14. Phillipa Phillips –Dube, Senior Associate with Scanlen & Holderness
15. Medelina Dube,-Exec Director, National Aids Council
16. Dr Emmie Wade, Director Kunzwana Women’s Trust
17. Hazel Chinake Founder of Rise
18. Rose Jongwe, Cosmetics Consultant,
19. Judy Jones ,Director at Consultancy Ulendo
20. Avilla D. Goba, Head Corporate Services POTRAZ
21. Eng. Dr. Mercy Manyuchi, Lecturer, HIT
22. Eunice Kadiki Executive Editor/Director of SSN
23. Rebecca Matongo- Marketing StarAfrica