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EY Africa named the 2021 Overall Africa Champion & multiple SA winner in Gender Mainstreaming Awards

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EY Africa named the 2021 Overall Africa Champion & multiple SA winner in Gender Mainstreaming Awards

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10th September 2021

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EY Africa was named the Overall Africa Champion (non-listed) at the 9th Annual Gender Mainstreaming Awards at a virtual ceremony last night, the 9th of September 2021. 

The Gender Mainstreaming Awards aim to encourage the private sector to buy-in to achieving more meaningful representation of women in the mainstream of business. 

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In South Africa, EY was named overall winner for non-listed organisations in the Equal Representation and Participation category; and also named winner in two further categories: Economic Empowerment and Empowerment of Women in the Community. 

EY Africa was also named the East Africa winner for Women Empowerment in the Workplace and overall winner for the category Equal Representation and Participation. 

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In West Africa, EY Africa achieved the top spot for Investing in Young Women and once more, in the category of Equal Representation and Participation.

EY Africa CEO Ajen Sita said: “The EY Africa Leadership team is tremendously proud of this recognition. 

"Building diverse teams is core to who we are and how we work. We hope that this award will encourage others to work relentlessly to create inclusive workplaces where everyone experiences a sense of belonging – it’s how we live our purpose of building a better working world for our people, our clients and society.”

EY is committed to the development and progression of women at levels of the organisation as well as in society at large. 

“Our commitment to our people is demonstrated through numerous programmes that are run for the professional development of women at EY; from Women Fast Forward, coaching and mentoring, Africa Women’s Network and more. 

“We also run the Entrepreneurial Winning Women which is a programme for the leadership and business development of women entrepreneurs as well as our NextGen programme,” Sita concluded. 

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