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Thursday 18 July 2019
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Bank Windhoek and GWGB collaborate

Bank Windhoek together with Good Women Good Business (GWGB) will host two Jeans and Sneaker events. One event will be hosted in Northern Namibia and the other event will be hosted in Windhoek, stated a media release by Bank Windhoek on Tuesday.
The northern edition will take place at Bennie’s Entertainment Park and Lodge in Ongwediva from 08h30-15h00. Tickets are available for N$100 per person at Bennie’s Entertainment reception area.
The theme for this series is ‘Being an agent of disruption’.
Jeans and Sneakers, will bring together women from all walks of life. Those in business, corporate and women aspiring to get into business.
Jeans and sneakers – sponsored by Bank Windhoek is a platform that allows for women to engage in conversations in various aspects of their lives such as challenges in business, life and everything in between.
The event will be engaging, practical and mind-changing. The Executive Director of GWGB, Ujama Mushimba explained that it’ll be like having a conversation with your best friend and then walking away with the confidence that you can do anything you put your mind to.
GWGB is a platform that was created by women for women and aims to create a safe environment for women to lean in and learn about life and encourage one another regardless of their circumstances. Mushimba said that the platform also creates a safe environment for women to extract value from networking and sharing ideas. “We believe that when you enable purpose in an individual, you unlock the power within that will influence and change society,” she said.
Bank Windhoek’s partnership with GWGB is intended to train women entrepreneurs by enabling them to develop bankable ideas and equipping them with financial literacy throughout their entrepreneurial journey.
Hayley Allen, Bank Windhoek’s Head of Corporate Affairs explained that apart from creating mentorship platforms and networking and inspirational talks for women in business the partnership also aims to spark interest and drive the uptake of the Bank Windhoek Women in Business product.
Bank Windhoek introduced the Women in Business financial solution in June 2018.  It is the first of its kind for Namibian financial solutions in support of the Bank’s growth ambitions and 2020 strategy.  “The Women in Business offering is aimed at addressing the specific needs of women business owners and entrepreneurs,” said Allen.
The second Jeans and Sneakers event is scheduled to take place during the course of 2019 in Windhoek.
The gathering will congregate women of all walks of life with the purpose of enabling purpose and unleashing power from within.




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