Many know Zipho Sikhakhane as a sought-after global speaker, business woman and business strategist, who navigates the world as a mover, disrupter and a new age business expert.
Zipho is the first black South African to receive a Masters in Business Administration from the prestigious Stanford University in the USA, which goes to show that Zipho is all about breaking barriers.
She also holds a Business Science Honours Degree from he University of Cape Town and has completed leadership courses in Austria, China, Czech Republic, Russia, USA.
Emerging from humble beginnings of growing up in a poor community in South Africa, She was driven to start her first business at the tender age of five, and has led numerous business ventures ever since.
Her insights on leadership and change management emerge from having held strategic positions in world-leading organisations locally and internationally.
Having worked in 6 continents and traveled to 30 countries, her global outlook gives her a unique perspective on local opportunities and challenges.
It starts with first understanding how to adapt how we lead ourselves and others in response to the new reality of a VUCA world (Volatility, Uncertainty, Complexity, Ambiguity) and still be able to sustain and manage the other parts of our lives.
For centuries, women were scarcely given a chance in corporate, government and business to showcase their full potential.