News Release

Minky Seromo Nominated as One of Africa's Most Influential Women

Minky Seromo will find out if she is One of South Africa's Most Influential Women on July 30, 2014 when winners of this prestigious award will be announced.

Africa’s Most Influential Women in Business and Government continental winners will be announced at a gala dinner to be held on 30 of July 2014.

In a congratulatory note to Minky, Bonita Brown, Manager: Events and Special Projects at CEO Communications (Pty) Ltd, said Minky’s achievements thus far – the meaningful contribution she has made in the industry and the positive impact it has on our country – makes them proud to be associated with her.

As part of the next phase in the judging process, Minky participated in a recorded video conference interview via Skype with the CEO of the judging panel, Yvonne Finch on Thursday, 8 May.

Minky says she is honoured to be selected among the best. “The fact that my contributions in and outside the University are recognised is an inspiration to continue to do more to uplift the people of South Africa,” she adds.

Minky Seromo, a professional coach, qualified teacher, mentor, brain profiler and former Fulbright Scholar with more than 20 years of corporate experience, says her passion is to assist the youth to become future leaders. Besides mentoring and coaching students, she is also involved in helping women in various communities to reach their potential and make a contribution to society.

“I have turned around the challenges facing the education landscape and made them my passion to assist others. Everybody has got a purpose and to discover it is a journey,” says Minky.

She adds that even if she wins the award, it will not be hers but will belong to TUT, the communities she serves and the country as a whole. 

Minky is also a member of the Centurion Ward of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints where she performs numerous acts of service.

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