Queens will shine at Palace

Khanyisile Nkosi

Khanyisile Nkosi

More than 400 women are expected to gather at the Emperors Palace in Kempton Park tomorrow for Sowetan Women's club year-end celebrations.

Inspirational speaker, talk-show host and businesswoman, Criselda Kananda, will help women celebrate in style with her motivational talk.

Once rated one of the 10 most influential women in the country, Kananda has worked with different government departments and corporate companies to implement wellness programmes in the workplace.

Kananda, a strategic adviser for Khomanani last year, represented South Africa in New York during the UN general assembly special meeting on communicable diseases.

She has received a special award from first lady, Zanele Mbeki for her contribution towards the upliftment of young women as an ambassador for the Young South African Women in Dialogue.

Tomorrow, Kananda will share the podium with another businesswoman and motivational speaker, Makheni Motana, who will direct the programme.

Jazz singer Lira promises to dazzle guests with the favourite jazzy hit Ixeshafrom her latest album Feel Good.

A representative from Old Mutual, Aranda blankets' Peter Tlholoe and Dorah Ditshwene from Mageu Number One will deliver Christmas messages.

As this is the season for giving, there will be interesting gifts and fantastic prizes to be won from our sponsors Spekko rice, Playtex, Perfect Choice and Appletiser.

Over the years, the club has provided women with networking opportunities, inspired them to dream big and introduced them to relevant stakeholders in different fields of business.

The event starts at 6pm and bookings can be made by calling Puleng Maepo on 011-883-8829.