Impact a young girl's life, and impact the future of society - Sibonile Dube

Unilever's Corporate Affairs Director Sibonile Dube will be speaking at 2016 LeadSA Changemakers conference at the Century City Conference Centre, in Cape Town.

Dube will discuss the importance of women empowerment, particularity towards inclusive economic growth.

A fitting topic as South Africa celebrates Women's Month, Dube says the country need to ensure that young girls get thee right social support early on in life.

She says it is crucial for communities, industries and government to invest in the success of young women.

We are challenging South Africans to, in what ever shape or form, try support young girls.

Sibonile Dube,Unilever's Corporate Affairs Director

Dube explains that women re-invest 90% of their income back into their families when they grow up.

When you impact a young girl, you are ultimately impacting an entire society because she will re-invest into her society to grow.

Sibonile Dube,Unilever's Corporate Affairs Director

The conference aims to inspire to citizens to contribute to social change in the country through a stellar forum of keynote speakers, and will also reveal the national Lead SA Hero and Youth Hero of the year.

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