GBCSA Women’s Breakfast with Katy Katopodis

Date(s) - 04 Oct '19
7:30 am - 9:00 am

Century City Conference Centre


This year marks twenty-five years of democracy for South Africa and for all the talk of the empowerment of women, have we really shattered the bonds of patriarchy and gender discrimination?

Join award-winning journalist, editor and author, Katy Katopodis for a brutally honest and inspiring keynote on how we, as women, can break through the noise to be seen and heard.

Katy’s career in the South African media industry spans over an impressive twenty years, marked by exceptional leadership and innovation that has redefined today’s newsrooms.

She is best known for her tenure at Primedia Broadcasting as the Group-Editor-In-Chief where she developed Eyewitness News into one of the country’s most trusted and respected news brands.

Under Katy’s leadership, Eyewitness News ground-breaking coverage of the Oscar Pistorius trial and she was part of the delegation to successfully apply to court to televise the court proceedings. She also hosted a nightly TV show on DSTV channel 199 which was dedicated to cover the Pistorius trial.

Over the years, Katy has interviewed several high-profile political figures including Former South African President Thabo Mbeki, Former South African President Nelson Mandela, Former South African President Kgalema Motlanhle, Former US President Bill Clinton, Former Libyan Leader Muammer Gaddaffi and, she conducted the last known interview with struggle icons Walter and Albertina Sisulu.

This is your opportunity to engage with one of the most powerful women in media.

R450.00 (excl. VAT) per ticket.

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