Buhle Hanise CA(SA) Chief Operating Officer at BDO Business Restructuring AWCA President
About the President’s Office: We aim to support and hold the various AWCA portfolios accountable while ensuring that we tick off every goal aimed at advancing the AWCA’s mandate. View President's desk article.
Nomtha Makhosana CA(SA) Group Audit Specialist at Super Group (SGHC) Head: Leadership AWCA Regional Chairperson: Western Cape Subcommittee About the Western Cape Subcommittee: Our main aim is to popularise the AWCA brand and mission in the Western Cape by increasing exposure and building a network of sisterhood that serves as a support structure for all CAs(SA) of our demographic, in all phases of their studies and careers.
Mmabatho Hantise CA(SA) Associate Director SaT: Transaction Diligence at Ernst & Young Head: AWCA Professional Development, Power Spaces About the Power Spaces Portfolio: We work with market leaders across various industries and sectors to assist African women in building networks and relationships that will create a lasting impact in their careers through indirect and direct mentorship opportunities, as well as the various engagements and panels that they are exposed to.
Thandeka Dludla CA(SA) SME Business Manager at Old Mutual Head: AWCA President and Deputy President Portfolio About the President’s and Deputy President’s Office: Our aim is to increase visibility and the value of AWCA amongst our stakeholders, particularly in the ‘Nurture’ tier and amongst strategic partners that we can potentially collaborate with in a shared vision of driving the advancement of African Chartered Accountants. We also aim to expand the AWCA’s national footprint by onboarding different regions and making AWCA more accessible to Chartered Accountants – both aspiring and established.
Pumla Molope CA(SA) Associate Director at Value Capital Partners AWCA Deputy President About the President’s Office: We aim to drive the mission and vision of the AWCA, ensuring that we ‘Lift As We Rise’ and staying the course with our three-tier strategy of ‘Identify’, ‘Nurture’ and ‘Lead’.
Thulaganyo Sechoaro CA(SA) Senior Manager: Commercial Banking at Standard Bank Head: AWCA Marketing and PR About the Marketing and PR Portfolio: We contribute to the sustainability of the AWCA by creating brand awareness, promotion of its initiatives and amplifying its causes and mission. This is critical for fundraising, encouraging membership, engaging volunteers as well as and driving transformation within the profession.
Refilwe Likotsi CA(SA) Financial Business Analyst at PPC Africa Head: AWCA Leadership Academy About the Leadership Academy Portfolio: We aim to provide members with the latest solutions to help facilitate the development of their leadership skills throughout their careers. These solutions include personal and leadership growth through coaching and leadership development programmes designed to expose them to Board leadership opportunities and more.

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Zamanguni Gumede CA(SA) Lecturer at the University of KwaZulu-Natal AWCA Executive Director: Kwa-Zulu Natal (KZN) Subcommittee About the Kwa-Zulu Natal (KZN) Subcommittee: We customise various initiatives to cater to the needs of current and potential members of the KZN region, with the aim of subsequently growing the AWCA’s presence.
Phetogo Mabaso CA(SA) Chief Financial Officer at Swiss Re Corporate Solutions SA Head: AWCA Finance Portfolio About the Finance Portfolio: We ensure that the AWCA’s funds are distributed accordingly to fund its different missions, as well as to ensure the smooth running of the organisation’s operations. Siphumelele Ngubane CA(SA) Finance Business Partner at Nando's South Africa Head: AWCA Finance Portfolio About the Finance Portfolio: We ensure that the AWCA’s funds are distributed accordingly to fund its different missions, as well as to ensure the smooth running of the organisation’s operations.
Lesedi Diseko CA(SA) Financial Accountant at the Johannesburg Stock Exchange Head: AWCA Bursary Portfolio Tumi Mokgoko CA(SA) Senior Manager, Digital Consulting at KPMG Services Head: AWCA Professional Development
About the AWCA Bursary Portfolio: We oversee and monitor the Bursary Fund selection process and constantly ensure that the bursars are adequately supported on their respective academic journeys. The portfolio plans to collaborate with several stakeholders who share in our goal of getting the African girl child across the academic finish line. About the Professional Development Portfolio: We are dedicated to continuing on the path to unlocking access to the Chartered Accountancy profession, as well as the participation opportunities it offers in changing global dynamics.
Dankie Mokwena CA(SA) Future Leader: General Manager at Imperial Head: AWCA Student Chapters About the Student Chapters Portfolio: The Student Chapter portfolio talks to our ‘Identify’ pillar. Through the Student Chapters, we are able to reach high school learners from various backgrounds and provide information about the CA profession. The Student Chapters act as a support structure for CA students through initiatives such as mental health awareness, information sessions around training offices and different future career paths for CAs, outreach programmes and various other initiatives that have real impact – not only on the membership base, but also society at large.
Lorna Ntuli CA(SA) Dealmaker: Infrastructure at Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) Head: AWCA Entrepreneurship Forum About the Entrepreneurship Forum: Our aim is to become a central platform for Black female entrepreneurs, providing them with the necessary resources and support to foster growth and continuous learning. We recognise the significance of entrepreneurship in driving economic development and innovation. By cultivating a thriving entrepreneurial ecosystem, we aim to empower individuals to turn their ideas into successful ventures. Through our committee's initiatives, we aspire to build a community that nurtures and inspires aspiring entrepreneurs, fostering their personal and professional growth and enabling them to make a meaningful impact in their respective industries and beyond.

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