Storied South African businesswoman, Nolitha Fakude, chose a GIBS Forum hosted by GIBS Dean, Prof. Nicola Kleyn, for the launch of her personal memoir, Boardroom Dancing. Fakude, who chairs Anglo American's Management Board, recounted her childhood as a shopkeeper's daughter from the Eastern Cape and her journey as a management trainee at Woolworths onward into the highest echelons of business.

Storied South African businesswoman, Nolitha Fakude, chose a GIBS Forum hosted by GIBS Dean, Prof. Nicola Kleyn, for the launch of her personal memoir, Boardroom Dancing. Fakude, who chairs Anglo American's Management Board, recounted her childhood as a shopkeeper's daughter from the Eastern Cape and her journey as a management trainee at Woolworths onward into the highest echelons of business.

She said that her book is also a lesson for South Africans committed to the transformation of boardrooms and the economy, and for women looking for role models as they climb corporate ladders and become thought leaders in their own right.

(Boardroom Dancing was reviewed by Acumen Editor, Chris Gibbons, in Acumen 30, Books.)

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