Old Mutual Namibia hosted its 12th annual Women’s Summit in Swakopmund over the weekend under the theme; “Securing your Financial Future”.  

The summit attracted over 140 women and Nicolette Mashile, renowned South African broadcaster, and best-selling author of “What`s your move,” headlined the event alongside local speakers, Colette Rieckert, Hermien Elago, and Afra Schimming-Chase.  

Mashile touched on how her early years as a young girl had played a significant role in her financial journey. 

Patricia Olivier, the Managing Director of Old Mutual’s Corporate Segment emphasized that “Old Mutual Namibia focuses on capacity building and empowerment through the Old Mutual Women`s Summit which has been a mainstay on Namibia`s annual women`s empowerment agenda since 2011. 

Olivier further added that despite important gains in women’s advancement and empowerment, the 12th edition of the summit offered an opportunity for transformation and evolution to create an inclusive women summit tailored for women from all social classes.  

The event saw women come together to share their stories and engage with the four renowned speakers on ways they can become more financially independent and secure.

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