Johanna Mukoki

“Do not let your gender hold you back from being your best version of yourself”.

Johanna Mukoki is an accountant and B.Comm graduate from Rhodes University. She is the co-founder of Travel with Flair, a company she started 18 years ago with her two partners. She started with only 3 employees and one office in Pretoria. Currently her company employs 800 staff country wide and they have offices in Johannesburg, Pretoria, Durban and Cape Town.
She is the first person from the African continent to sit on the Global Tourism Board (ACTE) – Association of Corporate Travel Executives where she represented the Middle East and Africa. ACTE has members in over 86 countries and the membership includes senior executives involved in the purchase and supply of travel with 200 billion Euros business travel spent from Fortune 500 companies.

Johanna has been blessed with many business accolades which include “Most Influential Woman in Business and Government in Tourism” and the Ernst & Young Emerging World Entrepreneur of the Year. Recently she has been awarded with a certificate for Africa’s Most Influential Women in Business – July 2014. She has also been awarded with an Exceptional Commitment Award from the ASATA Diners Club Awards.

She is also a board member of the Salvation Army and assists them with fundraising for their children shelters.

Learn more about Travel with Flair on their website and follow them on Twitter @TWFTravel


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Sarayu Srinivasan“I’d encourage women to be enormously courageous and bold. There’s nothing to fear. I would also encourage women to cultivate and work on being kind. And not just when it’s convenient, but daily and in tough situations.”

Sarayu Srinivasan is the Founder & CEO of Kaargo,an online consumer shipping and logistics marketplace. She is also a Visiting Scholar at the University of Edinburgh in Scotland. Prior to founding Kaargo, Sarayu was a venture capitalist, most recently with Intel Capital, investing in stage and sector agnostic technology businesses globally. Prior to her investing career, Sarayu held C-suite roles at several successful young software companies and began her career as a brand manager at Pepsi.

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