9 October 2023
Media Release
Massmart named overall winner of 2023 Southern Africa Women Empowerment in the Workplace Award
Massmart is extremely honoured to have been named overall winner of the Southern Africa Non-Listed Women Empowerment in the Workplace Award at the 2023 Gender Mainstreaming Awards ceremony.

The award recognises and acknowledges organisations that have not only advanced women in the workplace through training and capacity building but have also successfully transformed corporate behaviour and practices.

Massmart has prioritised the appointment of women in top leadership roles which includes; Head of Builders Warehouse, Head of Financial Services, Head of Audit Services, Chief Information Officer, Chief Compliance Officer and Chief People Officer, to name a few.

Commenting the Vice President of Massmart Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Dolly Nqonji said, ‘This award is the culmination of many years of investment in pro-actively and assertively providing women with opportunities to flourish in our company. It is a tribute to the willingness of managers at every level in our organisation to shatter the glass ceiling to ensure that we appoint associates to the roles they deserve regardless of their race or gender identification.’