Break The Ceiling Touch The Sky

The 2021 Africa Edition of Break the ceiling touch the sky® will be held on July 7, 2021. It offers leaders and organisations the opportunity to participate and lead an extraordinary day of best practice sharing on leadership in a VUCA world and share best practices on diversity & inclusion. The 2021 Africa Edition will feature several of Africa’s top CEOs and functional experts who will share their cutting edge leadership techniques and how gender diversity in particular is driving business growth for their organizations and the unique role women in leadership are plating in this important region.   The 2021 Africa Edition will include sharing from House of Rose Professional’s 2021 Break the ceiling touch the sky 101 Best Global Companies for women in leadership Index. The 2021 Africa Edition of Break the ceiling touch the sky® is designed for Senior Managers, Directors, and VPs across functions from across Africa, especially for women leaders.

About This Event

Break the ceiling touch the sky® – the success and leadership summit for women® is one of the world’s most admired “women in leadership” forums, with the World Edition anchored in Singapore and powerful local editions set up in India, Australia/New Zealand, the Middle East, North America, Europe, China. Inspired by the love of a son (former P&G and Walmart executive Anthony A. Rose) for his mother and a promise he made to her in 2012, Break the ceiling touch the sky® has evolved since 2015 as a key accelerator of global gender diversity in the workplace, enabling women leaders (and male champions for diversity) to learn, network and achieve via the sharing of best practices on success, diversity and leadership. The summit continues to expand globally, lead by over 250 global C suite speakers annually, based on insights from several thousand leaders and fuelled by gold-standard content from the worlds best Companies. Over 20000 Several women leaders and male leaders have been inspired and enabled to greater success from over 30 Countries via the global Break the ceiling touch the sky movement .

Who Should Attend?

The 2021 Africa Edition of Break the ceiling touch the sky® is designed for Senior Managers, Directors, and VPs across functions from across Africa . While content is customized for women leaders, men who support gender diversity will gain extremely valuable insights into working with/ for women and winning with the female consumer. Delegates include middle and senior representatives across functions, aspiring General Managers/CEOs. Any woman leader (or man who supports diversity) who wants to learn from Africa's best leaders, Companies and Entrepreneurs, should join this summit. This summit brings to bear the vast international experiences it has garnered through editions across the world since 2015. It is a forum that deeply engages men in the journey of women being successful and involves only the most successful and professional leaders.

Some of our confirmed speakers. Participating Company speakers will be added leading up to the summit.

Debra Mallowah

Debra Mallowah

Vice President, East and Central Africa Franchise

The Coca-Cola Company

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Alex von Behr

President

vBA Associates. Former Global Chief Customer Officer, Unilever. Sr. Advisor HORP

Susan-Mboya

Susan Mboya

 Principal and International Advisor

Navigators Global LLC

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Anthony A. Rose

Chairman and CEO

House of Rose Professional Pte.Ltd

Sal Govender

Sal Govender

Vice President Southern Africa 

Bureau Veritas Testing and Inspections SA (Pty) Ltd

Dr Liziwe Masoga

Dr Liziwe Masoga

Senior Vice President and Chief HR Officer 

Massmart

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Ranu Gupta

Managing Partner

Performance Leverage

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Julie Lewis

Best-selling author and Director

 Mountain High

Marc Roussel

Marc Roussel

Senior Vice President Africa and President Government Services

 Bureau Veritas

Carlos Barroso

Carlos Barroso

 Founder and President

CJB and Associates, LLC

Patricia Obozuwa

Patricia Obozuwa

Vice President Public Affairs, Communication and Sustainability, Africa 

 The Coca-Cola Company

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Brian Peters

Financial Sales expert. Former winner

 Mr. Universe

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Yavini Moodley

Business Executive Officer – Dairy

Nestlé East and Southern Africa Region

Relindis Mbu

Relindis Mbu

Executive Director

 Vijona Africa

Testimonials

I have seen Break the ceiling, touch the sky conference go from strength to strength every year. This year’s conference was the best yet, bringing together great participation from CEO’s, C-Suite executives, Diversity & Inclusion practitioners and founders/heads of businesses. Anthony’s BTCTTS summit is really mobilizing a movement for building more gender balanced workplaces. It has something for everyone – CEO’s to learn from one another on how to drive change and progress towards gender diversity Women who are looking for advise on how to take their careers forward and Men who want to be champions of change.

Amita Chaudhury
Director, Sustainable business, South East Asia and Australasia at Unilever
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Dear Anthony,
It (the 2019 India edition of Break the ceiling touch the sky) was a fabulous and well spent day worth tremendous learnings and interactions.Thank you so much for hosting this, and am so glad that I could be there.

Shilpa Jain
Edelweiss Finance
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Thank you Anthony. It was a privilege to attend this event. So many new thoughts and perspectives to learn from. Thank you for letting me be part of the panel. I loved sharing my experiences and learnings with the wider community.

Sapna Balan
Walmart Labs
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Thank you for the wonderful opportunity to meet and interact with such inspiring and amazing women. Every panel offered diverse opinions and practical solutions. I enjoyed all the sessions. All the panelists were excellent.

Farina Kidwai
Lead Engineer, Emerson
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Thank you for organizing the summit and bringing together the inspiring bunch of leaders. It was wonderful to hear personal stories of leaders, examples of how they dealt with challenges & decisions taken at multiple stages.

Shruti Garude
P&G
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