Who we are

WiMBIZ South Africa is a non-profit organisation established to create a platform for businesswomen, women entrepreneurs and professionals to speak with one voice and access opportunities in the mining sector in a coordinated manner.

Our Mission is to amplify the voice of African women entrepreneurs in the mining sector and create sustainable and profitable-women owned businesses that will help to reduce poverty, inequality and unemployment in alignment with the UN Sustainable Development Goals, in accordance with 2030 Agenda.

Our Vision is to create a sustainable, successful organisation that ensures the empowerment and success of African Women Entrepreneurs.

Our core values are inclusiveness, trust, integrity, honesty, accountability, sustainability and care.

Strategic pillars

  • Impact and Branding / Positioning
  • Policy and Advocacy
  • Capacity Building and Funding
  • Environmental, Social & Governance (ESG)
  • Strategic Partnership/Alliance

Our purpose

  • To Create a Platform for women entrepreneurs to access opportunities in the Mining Value Chain and participation in ownership and equity holding.
  • To Act as Advisory and Business Support for business women and women entrepreneurs in the mining sector.
women around a boardroom table
women around a board room table

Our programme

WiMBIZ will facilitate programmes that will ensure growth and success of the members and their businesses; some of the programme activities will include:

  • Compliance with the required business regulations i.e. CIPC, SARS, etc.
  • Enterprise Supplier Development (ESD)
  • Business Support and Advisory Programme
  • Stakeholder Engagement
  • Coaching and Mentoring

Our Governance Structure

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Makhosazana ‘Khosi’ Sibisi

Lindi Nakedi

Farana Boodhram

Simangele Mngomezulu

Zaiboonisha Rahman

Tebogo Mosito

Chief Executive Officer:
Dr Khumoetsile Moetse

Chief Financial Officer:
Thembi Tabata

Treasurer and Compliance:
Vacant Position

Manager in the Office of the CEO – Special Projects:
Lindokuhle Zwane

Ricardo Ribeiro

Advisory Board Member:
Ricardo Ribeiro

Kerusha Pillay

Advisory Board Member:
Kerusha Pillay

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