I special report I
women in the profession
Sindi on mentorship and leadership
Sindi Zilwa CA(SA), is the CEO, Nkonki Inc.
my brother, who had more
career guidance than I did,
needs to take
passing on the knowledge
and practically choosing
courses for me, and
sometimes paying my fees.
How important is it for
upcoming CAs(SA) to have 45
Every young professional needs to
I n a profession
that is mostly
perceived as a men’s
take responsibility for his/her destiny.
Once they get that right, they will identify As a woman in leadership, what challenges
their weaknesses, and then identify those did you come across and how did you
world, Sindi Zilwa is heading up one of South overcome them?
Africa’s top black owned firms. She qualified qualities they aspire to have. They can then
identify those mentors who possess these Being in business and being a professional is
in 1990 and became South Africa’s 2nd black a challenge in itself. So, being a woman might
woman CA(SA). She is the co-founder and qualities, and seek guidance from them.
bring more challenges but that does not mean
current CEO of Nkonki Inc. Having been men are having a good time. So, sisters must
previously nominated as ABASA’S most Would you say CAs(SA) are doing enough
take the heat and not think they are struggling
active member, we