Inspiration Session with Professor Mamokgethi Phakeng

At our final Inspiration Session for 2018, we heard from Professor Mamokgethi Phakeng, Chancellor of the University of Cape Town. The session was hosted by Allan Gray and Professor Phakeng shared some interesting insights from her personal journey with us: “I am a...

The Plight of Black Professionals in Cape Town

Earlier this year, an opinion piece written by a discontented investment professional made waves in local media highlighting a key pressure point for business – the plight of black professionals in Cape Town. This was the topic explored at our recent Thought Leaders...

Cape Town’s Transportation Crisis

Economic growth is closely linked with the distances we are able to travel. Whilst daily traffic congestion has become the favoured topic of complaint amongst Capetonians, the damage being done by an inefficient transport ecosystem goes far beyond the inconvenience of...

Inspiring Women Leaders Workshop

This women’s month we brought together a group of women leaders to surface more stories of women who are successfully leading modern organisations. To explore how women are showing up as 21st century leaders. To change the way women see their role as leaders and the...

Enterprise and Supplier Development Workshop

Having developed a unique Enterprise and Supplier Development (ESD) Programme over the past 18 months, Accelerate Cape Town (ACT) recently hosted a workshop with partners Mazars, Catalyst for Growth (C4G) and Supply Chain Network (SCNet), providing a progress update...

What Does the Future of Leadership Look Like?

Our recent Thought Leadership session drew on insights from a global conversation with leaders, hosted by Within People, a global coaching partnership that Accelerate Cape Town has collaborated with. The research shared at the session points to the changing focus of...