This month has been a very busy Women’s
Month at Greyvensteins Inc.
In preparation for Women’s Month,
we hosted Professor Thuli Madonsela and Clinical Psychologist Charissa
Bloomberg from Hidden Dimensions at our office. We also enjoyed a relaxed boat
trip with Professor Madonsela and her son and showed off our beautiful coast
line. The relaxed environment made for a lovely afternoon with the down to
earth and approachable Professor Madonsela.
Our guest speakers for our Property
Forums were Willie Els of Standard Bank, Dr Cornelia Garner a Botanist of NMU and
Sibusiso Vilane. Sibusiso engaged us in an inspirational morning as he spoke
about his journey as the first black person having summited Mount Everest. We
all go through challenges in our daily lives, Sibusiso gave us some perspective
on the mountains we all have to climb and how we choose to overcome them.
The Women’s Day public holiday
was spent with our families outdoors at Norm-Hudlin Trails with the Just
Property Team at their Family Fun Day. Spending time with the Just Property
Team outside our bustling office and its associated stressors was just what the
The absolute highlight of Women’s
Month was our Women’s Tea featuring our guest speaker, Municipal Counsellor, Annette
Lovemore talking to us about the challenges of women working in a male
dominated environment. This was followed by lovely models that walked the
catwalk as part of our fashion show. Taking the time to appreciate the women
that we deal with on a daily basis and showing the nurturing side of our
profession were priceless!