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Africa Edition of Break The Ceiling Touch The Sky Summit To Be Held in July

House of Rose Professional announced the launch of its 2021 Africa Edition of Break the Ceiling Touch the Sky. The program is a success and leadership summit for women. The event will take place as a virtual summit on July 7, 2021. The summit will bring together the top leaders from the best companies in Africa. Participants will share best practices on leadership, success, diversity, inclusion and shaping women’s skills for the future of work. A team of 20 C-suite speakers from the world’s best companies, led by Coca-Cola, will lead this edition. Coca-Cola will also serve as a world sponsor.

The summit’s history

The virtual event will leverage the extensive global experience of Break the ceiling touch the sky across the globe. Since 2015, the initiative has enabled and inspired over 20,000 women leaders to success. It supports House of Rose Professional’s Mission 2029 for a Better World. This is a 10-year global initiative to shape a better world. It will achieve this by quintupling the number of female CEOs in the worlds 500 largest companies by 2029 (from 14 in 2020 to 70 in 2029). With some of the world’s fastest growing economies in Africa, the region is expected to contribute significantly towards this mission.  

Thoughts on Break The Ceiling Touch The Sky

Commented Debra Mallowah, Vice President, East and Central Africa Franchise at The Coca-Cola Company, “Diversity is at the core of our business. We continue to invest and make progress in unlocking the full potential of our people with equal access to development and opportunity. We are delighted to partner with Break the Ceiling Touch the Sky for this important 2021 Africa Edition and contribute to the development of human capital in the region.”

Bob McDonald, 8th Secretary, Department of Veterans Affairs and former Chairman, President and CEO of The Procter & Gamble Company and member of the Mission 2029 Global Advisory Council commented, “An Africa Edition of Break the Ceiling Touch the Sky is an important development in the mission for global gender diversity and inclusion. Gender diverse companies are financially more successful, better employers, greater innovators, and better corporate citizens. We believe that through Mission 2029 for a Better World, we can change the trajectory of global business. It will influence a more sustainable, better world.” 

Commented Anthony A. Rose, Chairman and CEO, House of Rose Professional and best-selling author: “Break the Ceiling Touch the Sky is a unique opportunity for companies to learn and build sustainable strategies to unlock the full impact of a diverse and inclusive workforce. The 2021 Africa Edition offers companies in Africa a dedicated forum that will enable and inspire their women leaders to success and shape more positive male mindsets in support of diversity and inclusion. This is an opportunity to shape a more equal world, a better world.” 

The Singapore International Chamber of Commerce and Industry and ENACTUS are the official industry partners for the 2021 Africa Edition. 

About the program

For details, please visit House of Rose Professional

Singapore headquartered House of Rose Professional is a leader in the global talent, training and transformation businesses. The company operates via its three core brands. These are Break the Ceiling Touch the Sky (training), Dream Job International (talent) and CEOSmith (transformation).   

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