UPDATE: 21st Century Media has chopped their lineup of the conference without Taraji P. Henson and Halle Berry. This is after Taraji made it clear through a number of tweets, that she knows nothing about this event.
False! I have no knowledge of this event. PLEASE REMOVE MY NAME!
False! I have no knowledge of this event. PLEASE REMOVE MY NAME! https://t.co/x9TlYLpqaa
— Taraji P. Henson (@TherealTaraji) August 8, 2018
The Inaugural International Women In Media conference (#WIMCon2018) has been announced for September and is hosted by 21st Century Media.
The conference will be headlined by Bonang Matheba, Taraji P. Henson, Halle Berry, Connie Ferguson and Ashanti to mention a few.
Set for 5-6 September 2018 at the Sandton Convention Centre, the conference will serve as a platform to empower and inspire media professionals, entrepreneurs and budding media moguls on how to turn their passion into profit.
Other speakers who will be speaking at the event include; Jae Scott, Lebo Makoena, Thabile Ngwato, Sandra Garcia Lowery, Amanda du-Pont, Claire Mawisa, Nneka Norville, Salamina Mosese and Nomzamo Mbatha.
This will equip women to build their own empires as well as build lasting legacies. The conference presents the rare opportunity for attendees to gain access to a diverse group of women who are seasoned professionals, media titans, and accomplished business people. The pioneering speakers in attendance will impart knowledge and pass the baton on to a younger generation. They will pass the baton on to a generation which is ambitious and has a burning desire to be the highest version of themselves.
The exclusive gala dinner will serve as a celebration of women who have excelled and made strides in the media industry. This event will focus on changing the narrative of women in media as well as the economic and social advancement of women in the continent and the globe.
Tickets for the conference are available via webtickets from R1250.