Insecure’s Issa Rae is Coming to Mzansi

In Good Company – an innovative and inclusive women empowerment programme Powered by DStv brings a celebration of women like no other to Johannesburg, South Africa this August featuring the multitalented US. actress, writer, and producer Issa Rae.  The speaker list comprises of incredible female and male leaders from different industries who are passionate about gender diversity & inclusivity as well as passionate about building Africa. They will share their stories as well as their views on building the Africa of Tomorrow



Issa Rae

She gained further recognition for creating, writing & starring in the HBO television series Insecure. She received 2 Golden Globe Award Nominations for Best Actress. Issa stands for women and women working together. She celebrates the connectivity of the black girl society. She is clear on her truth and continues to break boundaries. 

Xoliswa Daku

Xoliswa Daku is the CEO of DCI Holdings and Daku Group of Companies, focusing on property development, construction and facilities management, boasting a portfolio worth over R600 million. This lawyer-turned-property developer is building her empire, one skyscraper at a time. She is well respected in the industry, as being a finalist in the Property Sector of 2012’s “Most Influential Women in Business Awards”, identified by CEO magazine attest.

Mzamo Masito, Chief Marketing Officer, Google Africa
Mzamo’s role entails bringing to life Google’s mission to organize the world’s information and make it universally accessible and be useful so that Google’s users and partners can grow in Africa. He has an MBA from the Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS).  

Nivani Govinder is Head of SMB Marketing, Sub-Saharan Africa at Google

Nivani is focused on helping small and medium enterprises grow their businesses through digital technology. Having consulted for Bain & Company, Standard Bank, and Merrill Lynch, her background ranges from mergers and acquisitions, strategy, marketing, turnaround and operational improvement projects for large companies in Africa, to tech startups in Silicon Valley and Europe.  

Charl Basil, Marketing Director, Pernod Ricard South Africa
2016’s IAB Bookmark Award winner and Marketer of the year winner, Charl Bassil has been at Pernod Ricard since 2013, after joining the company from SAB Miller. Mr. Bassil is responsible for taking Pernod Ricard’s consumer-centric business model to new levels. Charl is part of the team that repositioned Absolut Vodka with an Afrocentric approach which has won the brand a Canne Lion Award.

TT Mbha

Armed with a Chartered Marketer South Africa CM(SA) qualification endorsed by the Marketing Association of South Africa MA(SA), TT Mbha is a passionate Real Estate Marketer with a 17 years award-winning professional career track record. Mr. Mbha is the CEO of Black Real Estate which offers a full-service real estate sales, management, and the consulting agency will be part of the Property Management segment.  


Nomzamo Mbatha

Nomzamo Mbatha

Award-winning actress, philanthropist, humanitarian and an advocate for women working together and supporting each other.


Unathi Nkayi

Multi-talented singer, songwriter, TV, and Radio personality, this Grahamstown born Xhosa local is a true entertainment powerhouse.



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