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Theme: Building Bridges

This event occurred on
October 14, 2023
Swakopmund, Erongo

The stage is set, the excitement is palpable, and the countdown begins for TEDxVinetaWomen 2023, an event poised to ignite inspiration and foster transformative change.
Under the compelling theme "Building Bridges," this year's conference will explore the boundless potential of collaboration and inclusivity to shape our shared future.
In the spirit of TEDWomen, TEDxVinetaWomen is dedicated to celebrating the extraordinary achievements of women who dare to dream big and turn their visions into reality. This event promises to be momentous, uniting trailblazing women from various fields and backgrounds to share their stories, insights, and groundbreaking ideas.

Swakopmund Plaza Hotel
42 Libertina Amadthila Ave.
Conference Room
Swakopmund, Erongo, 9000
Event type:
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Speakers may not be confirmed. Check event website for more information.

Audrey Chanakira

Information Technology professional
Audrey Chanakira is an accomplished Information Technology professional with a strong commitment to promoting women empowerment in tech-related domains. Audrey is a passionate advocate for cutting-edge technologies. Her insights and contributions in these domains are invaluable, and her ability to communicate complex concepts in an accessible manner makes her a sought-after speaker and thought leader.

Dr. Ester Kali

CEO of Lesthego Bank
Dr. Ester Kali, MBA The Maastricht School of Management, Maastricht Honorary doctorate – University of South Africa Financial Management (2018). She is a 2019 Businesswomen for the Namibia Economist and awarded as woman of Distinction’ by the United Nations Global Women Foundation. In 2022, Reset Global People listed her among the Top 100 women CEOs in Africa.

Lynn Swain

CEO of Symbiota Leadership Institute
Lynn Swain has been shaping high- trust employees and organisations for over twenty-seven years. Lynn was the first South African to achieve the rigorous MSc. degree in the Neuroscience of Leadership (Middlesex University, 2014), and is qualified to apply a brain-based lens competently. She has helps leaders and teams build healthier work environments; one of cohesion, trust, and resilience.

Mutindi Jacobs

Lawyer specialising in Sea and Ocean Governance
Mutindi Lydia Jacobs is a lawyer by profession, having specialized in the Law of the Sea and Ocean Governance. From 8 to 5 she is a Chief Legal Officer at the Directorate Law Reform under the Ministry of Justice. The quintessential multi-hyphenate, Mutindi is also an entrepreneur who founded her first business, Karibu Events, at the age of 21.

Robyn Nakaambo

Public Relations Practitioner
Robyn Nakaambo, Vivacious Public Relations Practitioner, Businesswoman, Television and Radio personality, Influencer and MC with over 10 years’ experience in the Media Industry. She has impeccable work ethic and embodies characteristics such as hard worker, self-determined/reliant, confident, well-articulated and flamboyant.

Stacey Pinto

CEO of the Namibian Trade Forum
Stacey Pinto is hard working and resilient from a very tender age. She is a master in international trade law. Stacey is very passionate about boosting industrialization (paying ear to gender inequality practices that need rectifying) in Southern Africa and harmonization of regional laws to achieve this purpose.

Tabita Neshiko

Tabita Neshiko, a dynamic force in promoting gender equity and social justice, is an inspiring advocate against gender-based violence. Her unwavering passion and innovative approach make her a remarkable figure in the fight for equality. As the founder of Live Out Loud Namibia, Tabita empowers youth to live purposefully and stand out.

Organizing team


Swakopmund, Namibia


Windhoek , Namibia
  • Carol Constant