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