June 2, 2016


The 7th Dell Women’s Entrepreneur Network Annual Summit (DWEN) will bring together 150 of the top female entrepreneurs, business leaders, media and Dell partners in Cape Town, South Africa, June 27-28, 2016. At the 2016 DWEN Summit discussions will explore how women can grow and scale their businesses in tangible ways through networking, keynotes, panel discussions, interactive breakouts, workshops and community engagement.

Speakers will include:

  • Cherie Blair, Founder, Cherie Blair Foundation
  • Jenny Dawson, Founder, Rubies in the Rubble
  • Kirsten Dickerson, Founder and CEO, Raven + Lilly
  • Elizabeth Gore, Entrepreneur-in-Residence, Dell
  • Leila Janah, Founder and CEO, Sama Group and Laxmi
  • Vivian Kleynhans, Co-founder, Seven Sisters Wine
  • Lauren Maillian, Founder and CEO, LMB Group
  • Sheila Marcelo, Founder, Chairwoman and CEO, Care.com
  • Amy Millman, President, Springboard Enterprises
  • Videsha Proothveerajh, General Manager, Intel Corporation Southern Africa
  • Karen Quintos, Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer, Dell
  • Aaron Sherinian, Chief Communications and Marketing Officer, UN Foundation
  • Ashish Thakkar, Founder and Chairman, Mara
  • Parminder Vir, CEO, The Tony Elumelu Foundation
  • Jane Wurwand, Founder and Chief Visionary, Dermalogica
  • Lindiwe Zulu, Minister of Small Business Development, South African Government

Follow the conversation on Twitter using #DWEN and following @Dellinnovators.