Today was a very remarkable day as several people all over the world celebrated amazing women as part of the International Women’s Day celebrations.

In South Africa, Forbes Woman Africa hosted the 2019 edition of their Leading Women Summit and it was a success.

Click here for the 4 things we were looking forward to at the summit.

Hosted by KwaZulu-Natal Provincial Government, the 2019 Forbes Woman Africa Leading Women Summit took place on International Women’s Day (Friday, 08 March) at Durban’s Inkosi Albert Luthuli International Convention Centre.

Supermodel, philanthropist and cultural innovator, Naomi Campbell was the headline speaker among other global influencers in business, sport, science, entertainment, and leadership.

There were also some amazing women who spoke at the event including Linda Ikeji, Simidele Adeagbo, Noëlla Coursaris Musunka, Gugulethu Mfuphi, Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma and more.

See the photos below.

Naomi Campbell

Gugulethu Mfuphi and Naomi Campbell

Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters, Former Miss South Africa and Miss Universe

Managing Editor of FORBES AFRICA and FORBES WOMAN AFRICA, Methil Renuka

Executive Mayor EThekwini Municipality Cllr Zandile Gumede

Hon Mr Sihle Zikalala MPL MEC for Economic Development, Tourism & Environmental Affairs KwaZulu Nata

Grace Harding, CEO of Ocean Basket

Basani Maluleke, CEO of African Bank

Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma

Simidele Adeagbo, Winter Olympic Athlete

Roberta Naicker (MD of ABN Group)

Noëlla Coursaris Musunka

Forbes Woman Africa Cover Stars – The New Wealth Creators

Panel Discussion- South Africa’s Young Intellectuals

Panel Discussion- The Blue Economy- New Wealth From African’s Ocean

Panel Discussion- The Future Economy- How CEOs Can Lead Value Creation

Saloni Wahi, Rakesh Wahi, Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma and Roberta Naicker

Saloni Wahi, Rakesh Wahi, Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, Cllr Zandile Gumede and Roberta Naicker

Photo Credit: GABHISATV