Are you a woman in business in KZN? Looking for networking opportunities, business support, and interaction with other business women? KZN Women in Business is the organisation for you!
Founded in 1995, KZNWIB is a non-profit organisation that offers emotional and business support to women seeking personal and business growth. From the first-time entrepreneur to the professional executive, KZNWIB provides a platform for growth through our monthly networking meetings and regular charity events.
Our monthly meetings are held in Durban on the first Thursday of every month. You are welcome to attend a maximum of two meetings as a guest (non-member), thereafter you are required to become a member. This meeting offers KZNWIB members:
- Regular networking opportunities
- Promotional gifts / offers
- Space to display your products and services
- Fundraising activities to support our chosen charity
- Presentations and workshops by guest speakers and industry partners
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The KZNWIB 2020-2021 Committee
(Left to Right): Senta Duffield, Tracy-lee Galloway, Tilanie Grote, Sue St Leger, Jacks Warner, Karen Stark, Nicci Hosking, Shelley Kreinacke, Cali Pretorius, Bianca Johnson, and Vaneshiri Pillay.
FEATURED PROFILE OF THE MONTH
What is the name of your business and what is your role? Business Partners Limited. I am an Investment Officer meaning I am tasked with facilitating loans to businesses. Describe your business in two sentences. Business Partners is a risk financier. We provide tailor-made finance solutions to businesses for both business and property finance.How long…Read More
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In light of the recent Coronavirus (also known as COVID-19) case being confirmed in South Africa, there are certain legal implications that this global virus would have should the Coronavirus spread. Performance in terms of the contract One of the main issues that companies and/or persons would be faced with, is whether such company and/or…
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A selection of our past chair ladies shared with us their 3 Business Lessons learnt along their respective journeys at our March meeting. BEVERLEY-ANN FINK Transparency and to always have a paper trail. “Better a short pencil than a long memory” Never know it all. Always open your mind to learn new challenges. Networking is…
What is the name of your business and what is your role? Business Partners Limited. I am an Investment Officer meaning I am tasked with facilitating loans to businesses. Describe your business in two sentences. Business Partners is a risk financier. We provide tailor-made finance solutions to businesses for both business and property finance. How…
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The holiday season can cause much unnecessary conflict between separated and divorced spouses or split families. Navigating the holidays can be a very emotional time, whether it is your first or your fifteenth Christmas, sharing your time with your children. A good divorce settlement agreement or parenting plan should have clear and specific guidelines for…
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Public Speaking phobia? Most people have experienced it to lesser or greater degree but it’s difficult to imagine that it might be considered a phobia. Afterall, we live in a fast paced, career centred world driven by ambitious, successful and confident individuals. The statistics speak for themselves. It is said that up to 75% of…
Thank you to KZNWIB organizers for allowing me the opportunity to present to such a diverse range of talent! It was a privilege for me to engage with a great audience around changing perceptions on Disability as a value adding form of diversity – I look forward to networking with them further. To the organisors of the event – again thank you for such a professional and luxurious experience.
Bradshaw LeRoux Consulting
I joined KZNWIB in 2010 shortly after we opened our office of WSI. In the last 6 years I have grown from a shy, unsure newbie into the Chairperson of the organisation. These women have fed my soul, taught me about business and held my hand when times were tough. They are my support system and my sounding board - I would not be where I am today without this organisation.
Owner - WSI Durban
KZNWIB is not like any other networking organisation I've ever been involved in. More than business alliances are forged in this group, true friendships are developed.
Whenever I am looking for a service provider, fellow KZNWIB members are my first port of call. Not only do I use many fellow members as service providers but I in turn have received a lot of business from fellow members, which I am so very grateful for!
Owner - 1 Day Webs
Just a note of thanks for allowing me the opportunity to address your members today on the importance of Credit Wellness. I thoroughly enjoyed myself and would like to acknowledge you for a superbly run organisation and to let you know that you have an awesome membership. Keep up the good work and I look forward to attending future meetings