MEDIA RELEASE: 3 OCTOBER 2020 LIMPOPO TOURISM AGENCY ANNOUNCED AS THE TOP GENDER-EMPOWERMENT ORGANIZATION

Africa National Press Release

POLOKWANE; October 3, 2020 – it is with great excitement and joy to announce that our agency was last night announced as the top gender-empowerment organization at the 17th Annual Standard Bank Top Women Awards 2020.

The Standard Bank Top Women Awards honours those whose unfailing vision and innovative leadership have positively impacted women in South Africa. In response to the unprecedented global pandemic, the awards have moved to become completely virtual. “The pivot to a virtual format means that we have the opportunity to increase our footprint across the country like never before. We aim to reach 10,000 businesswomen and entrepreneurs during the virtual conference and awards,” Topco Media, Head of Marketing, Karla Fletcher.

The virtual event saluted those accelerating transformation and creating awareness around women empowerment while also facilitating discussions and workshops around furthering gender empowerment in the country.

In her acceptance speech during the virtual event LTA CEO Sonto Ndlovu said: “The award was unexpected and we are humbled to be recognized in this way. I would like to thank the LTA team and all the women in Limpopo as we would have not made it without their support. I wish everyone a great recovery period after various levels of COVID-19 lockdowns”.

LTA was nominated in the categories of tourism and government top gender-empowerment organization whilst the CEO was the finalist in the top female leader in government category.

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Released on behalf of Limpopo Tourism Agency by:
Kgatla Ntlhekeng
Media Liaison Officer
Cell: 082 041 5116
Email : ntlhekengk@golimpopo.com

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