HR Professionals Forum: Addressing Talent Retention and Transformation

June 20, 2016
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We recently hosted our first HR Professionals Forum, a new initiative which is part of our Human Capital Programme that aims to provide the HR Professionals of our member companies with a forum to discuss issues impacting on talent attraction and retention. Our first speaker was Prof Shirley Zinn, Group Head of Human Resources at.. read more →

Young Leaders Dinner with Zyda Rylands, CEO of Woolworths SA

May 18, 2016
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On 10 May 2016, Accelerate Cape Town hosted the fifth of our Young Leaders Dinners – a programme to support talent attraction and retention particularly within our Sponsor organisations. With a focus on Resilience, Diversity and Transformation in the Workplace, Zyda Rylands, the CEO of Woolworths SA, was ideal to tell her story and share.. read more →

Addressing talent transformation in Cape Town

April 19, 2016
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2016 kicked off with a few unfortunate racist incidents highlighting that while South Africa has made progress in the past 22 years, issues of racial inequality are still prevalent and our rainbow nation requires a collaborative effort to keep shining. From a racial point of view, Cape Town is additionally challenged with our apartheid spatial.. read more →

Young Leaders Dinner with Thembalihle Baloyi, Founder and Executive Director of Discovery Insure

April 1, 2016
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On 17 March 2016, Accelerate Cape Town hosted the fourth of our Young Leaders Dinners – a programme to support talent attraction and retention particularly within our Sponsor organisations. With the topic of Resilience, Diversity and Integrity in the Workplace, Thembalihle Baloyi, Founder and Executive Director of Discovery Insure, was ideal to tell his story.. read more →

Young Leaders Dinner with Jabu Mabuza, Chairman of Telkom

December 9, 2015
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On 24 November 2015, Accelerate Cape Town hosted the third of our Young Leaders Dinners – a programme to support talent attraction and retention particularly within our Sponsor organisations. This small dinner format ensures maximum networking of young professionals. With the topic of Resilience in the Workplace, Jabu Mabuza, Chairman of Telkom, was ideal to.. read more →

Inspiration Session: Nonkululeko Gobodo – the first black female chartered accountant in SA

December 8, 2015
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Nonkululeko Gobodo is currently the CEO of Nkululeko Leadership Consulting. In 2011, she played a key role in the successful merger forming SizweNtsalubaGobodo, the largest black audit and first home-grown South African accounting firm. Nonkululeko shared her inspirational story at our recent Inspiration Session. Growing Up: Nonkululeko grew up in Umtata working in the family.. read more →

Global Tech Skills Shortage – what is being done in Cape Town?

December 8, 2015
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‘The largest inhibitor to the growth of IT service companies in South Africa is the access to suitably skilled resources. This manifests itself especially in the core software development skills like Java, .Net and mobile development’. These comments from Eric Veldboer, CEO of Alacrity, IT services and software solutions company, were echoed in our recent Digital.. read more →

Young Leaders Dinner with Tebogo Mekgoe, COO of ACSA

October 26, 2015
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On 20 October 2015, Accelerate Cape Town hosted our second Young Leaders Dinners with our guest speaker, Tebogo Mekgoe, COO of Airports Company South Africa. With the topic of Diversity in the Workplace, Tebogo told his story of forging a successful career by speaking about his background, the importance of recognising your world view and.. read more →

Young Leaders Dinner with Angelo Petersen, Group GM Capespan

October 9, 2015
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On 1 October 2015, Accelerate Cape Town launched our Young Leaders Dinners – a programme to support talent attraction and retention particularly within our Sponsor organisation. This small dinner format ensures maximum networking of young professionals and the guest speaker of our first dinner was Angelo Petersen, Group GM of Capespan Group and Chairperson of.. read more →

Inspiration Session with Thuli Madonsela, Public Protector

July 3, 2015
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Advocate Thuli Madonsela, South Africa’s Public Protector, was nominated as one of Time’s 100 Most Influential People in 2014 due to her ability to stand firm on corruption at the most senior levels in South Africa. Her work on constitutional reform, land reform and the struggle for the protection of human rights and equality speaks.. read more →