19 March 2021
2020 marked 10 years of the Global Women in Marketing Awards and to celebrate we wanted to shine a light on those that have been influencing and shaping the marketing and communications community, the hidden stars, pioneers, and future leaders.
Over the course of 2021 MarkLives.com in partnership with WiM Africa will feature a number of the women in video interviews.
Watch the first of the interviews with Ifeoma Dozie, Marketing and Communications Director for Sub-Saharan Africa at Mastercard.
“Gender inequality — especially in Africa but also across the world — is a crisis that we are facing. Most of the potential though, for economic growth, for health, for education and innovation, lies in the hands of women.”
Read the article on MarkLives.com
Marklives.com launched in 2012 as a journalism-driven alternative to existing advertising and marketing trade media in South Africa. It actively invests in journalism and good old-fashioned journalistic systems and processes, including editing, subbing and fact-checking. It has become known for presenting a fresh, independent and investigative view of southern Africa’s changing communication landscape, as well as for the depth of its insights section, and is the go-to source for breaking industry news.
The team at MarkLives believes in covering a broad spectrum of industry businesses, both small and large, and the full diversity of its people. As part of its commitment to telling the stories of women, we celebrate remarkable women leaders in our annual #AgencyLeaders Women of the Year poll. Until we achieve gender parity at senior management level, it will play a role in punching out the glass ceiling women shouldn’t be subjected to in the first place.