Ramona Kasavan (MimiWomen)

May 23, 2017, 3:30 – 6:30 PM

May is female founders month for Startup Grind globally. In Joburg we are proud to host Ramona Kasavan founder and CEO of MimiWomen, a sanitary pads company that has distributed in excess of 650,000 pads in 7 provinces, keeping 25,000 girls in school. She is a social entrepreneur and media personality who is strongly outspoken about women empowerment.

In-person event

About this event

May is female founders month for Startup Grind globally. In Joburg we are proud to host Ramona Kasavan founder and CEO of MimiWomen, a sanitary pads company that has distributed in excess of 650,000 pads in 7 provinces, keeping 25,000 girls in school. She is a social entrepreneur and media personality who is strongly outspoken about women empowerment. She runs an in-house enterprise development programme, Pads and Cents, that allows women to earn a commission on pads sold. MimiWomen is now in South Africa, Botswana, Zimbabwe and DRC.

Ramona holds a triple major in Media, Marketing and Communications and an honours degree in Marketing Strategy. Join us as Ramona lets us in on the journey from ideation to success and how her venture keeps supporting young female entrepreneurs.

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Speaker

  • Ramona Kasavan

    MimiWomen

When

When

Tuesday, May 23, 2017
3:30 PM – 6:30 PM UTC

Agenda

3:30 PMNetworking and Food
4:30 PMFireside Chat
5:30 PMNetworking

Organizers

  • Samuel Ngobeni

    Fottis Finance

    Chapter Director

  • Brian Mlambo

    Akha Ventures

    Ecosystem Builder

Partners

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Ventureburn

Sight & Sound logo

Sight & Sound

Sir Fruit logo

Sir Fruit

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