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Leadership Summit held on 1st September 2023

In Celebrating Woman's month, our committee has curated the best event ever with the theme #EmbracingEquity where issues of gender diversity, equality, funding for women entrepeneurs will be deliberated with clear "Call to Action"

IDEAL Conversations
IDEAL Conversations
Inspiring Conversations is a gathering of young leaders and advocates for gender equality, aims to inspire, empower, and create meaningful dialogues for positive change in a relaxing setup of high tea. The topic is "building bridges and creating opportunities for positive change in communities"
16 Mar 2024, 12:00
Lloys Ellis Ave, Houghton Estate, Johannesburg, 2198, South Africa

YLC Leadership summit: The Details

YLC Leadership summit is just around the corner! Check out our full schedule and pick up your ticket today to ensure your seat is reserved. We look forward to seeing you at this exciting and inspiring event.

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Leadership Summit Speakers

2023 summit speakers
2023 Summit speakers

MC to welcome guests

YLC Leadership summit Schedule

Plan Your Day

Welcome by MC


Sponsors remarks


Remarks by representative from Standard Bank

Reflections of YLC three years journey

 Panel of speakers from IWFSA and YLC Committee members

09h15 till 10h00

Moving beyond  a seat athe table

 Panel of speakers about navigating women on boards

10:00 till 10h45

Tea Break

10h45 till 11h00

Opportunity for guests to network with each other during tea break

Income Equality : Walk the talk

11h00 until 11h45

Equal Pay Poll

11h45 until 12h00

Walk the Talk- practical examples

Pledge by corporates on Equal Pay


Accelerating Equity : Funding female founders

What does VC look like in funding female founders?

12h00 until 12h30

Bio break

12h30 until 12h45

Networking break

Stronger pipelines for better putcomes

How do we better prepare young people for life of leadership

13h00 until 13h30

Rewiring & Reimagining our society

What is the role of policy & technology in building our societies?

13h30 until 13h50

Presentation of gifts to speakers & sponsors

The moment of gratitude

13h50 until 14h00

Closing Remarks & lunch

MC closes & invites guests to lunch & networking

14h10 until 16h00

Our vision is "Empowering The Future"

Welcome to the annual YLC IDEAL Summit & Awards site. The evet theme is #Embracingequity

Female Friends


Welcome to IDEAL Leadership Summit whereby we share ideas, empower each other, network and leadership wisdom



Standard Bank

Logo IDEAL (Identify, Develop, Empowerment, Accelerate, Leadership)

Standard Bank

Standard Bank is the main sponsor of the event.



Avis is chaufer driver sponsor for members to and from venue

YLC Committee


IWFSA is main partner to event

2023 summit theme "Embracing equity"

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