These are the businesswoman of the year finalists
Corporate » Candy Tothill – general manager, corporate affairs at Tsogo Sun; » Tryphosa Ramano – chief financial officer at PPC Cement; and » Funeka Montjane – chief executive at Standard Bank. Government » Ramasela Ganda – Group chief financial officer at Ekurhuleni Metro Municipality; » Puleng Kwele – Chief executive at Broadband Infraco; » Lakela Kaunda – Chief operations officer at the Presidency; and » Dr Rolene Wagner – Chief executive at Frere Hospital. Social Entrepreneurship » Mary Raletooane – Director at Itekeng Disable Centre; » Adri Marais – Chief executive at the Tertiary School in Business Administration; and » Patricia Dlamini – Chief executive at Uitenhage Despatch Development Initiative. Education » Sharmla Chetty – Regional managing director, Africa at Duke Corporate Education; » Professor Mamokgethi Phakeng – Vice-principal of research and innovations at the University of South Africa; (Now at UCT) » Motsehoa Franscina Montsho – Principal at Qwabi Primary School. Science » Renata Schoeman – Psychiatrist; » Dr Kea Tabane – Oncologist at Sandton Oncologist Centre; » Professor Glenda Grey – Chief executive at the Medical Research Council; and » Professor Leslie Patrik – Lecturer at the University of the Western Cape.