Annelize Booysen

Karin Kiesl

Sean Raymond




12th May 2022
  • 14h:00

    Official Welcome – Nana Luz – Board Chair

  • 14h:15

    A virtual Introduction of our Participants

  • 15h:15

    Our Symposium Host, Alexandra Yung, will introduce us all to our “Symposium Space” so that we are oriented to the format, know where to find content and how to make the most from participation. Also pre-recorded for ongoing access.

  • 15h:30

    Day One Close


13th May 2022
  • 12h:00

    Welcome and Symposium Opening – Eveline van Sandick

  • 12h:10

    Symposium Day Two Overview – Alexandra Yung

  • 12h:15

    Introduction to First Speaker – Alexandra Yung

  • 12h:20

    ”Turning the Tables on Cyber Crime” – Sean Raymond

  • 12h:55

    Virtual Break

  • 13h:10

    Introduction to Second Speaker – Alexandra Yung

  • 13h:15

    “Lead With Storytelling” – Karin Kiesl

  • 13h:50

    Introduction to Third Speaker – Alexandra Yung

  • 13h:55

    “Meet you in the Metaverse” – Dr Annelize Booysen

  • 14h:30

    Virtual Energising Break

  • 15h:00

    Welcome Back and Session Information

  • 15h:10

    Knowledge Share Session 1

  • 15h:45

    Virtual Break

  • 16h:00

    First Member’s Business Visit – Invincible Valves – Member Pam du Plessis

  • 16h:25

    Second Member’s Business Visit – Brightloops – Member Ellen Mensink

  • 16h:45

    Formal Close Day Two – Alexandra Yung


14th May 2022
  • 13h:00

    Welcome and Overview of Day Three – Alexandra Yung

  • 13h:05

    Knowledge Share Session 2

  • 13h:45

    Virtual Break

  • 14h:00

    Confidant Council Session Introduction – Alexandra Yung

  • 14h:05

    Confidant Council Sessions

  • 14h:45

    Virtual Energising Break

  • 15h:15

    A Brave New World – Our Delegates

  • 16h:15

    Short Comfort Break

  • 16h:20

    Our Key Note Speaker – Sophia (not only the first-ever winner of the United Nations “Development Programmes Innovation Champion Award”, but also the first-ever non human to be given a United Nations award.)

  • 16h:45

    Moving Mountains Award Presentation and Official Close

  • 17h:00

    Day Three Close



Kenya 2019

The Kenya Symposium showcased the dichotomy of the city of Nairobi. The heart beat of tech innovation, its world class hospitality, and the reality that is urban living on the African continent. The three day event gave podium to Kenyan entrepreneurs that are making an impact globally through their businesses and social causes. Members also visited the Amboseli Nation Park to experience the Kenyan Wildlife amidst impactful knowledge share sessions.

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Belgium 2018

Belgium 2018 This symposium was hosted in the city of Bruges. The members got to enjoy the sights and sounds of this picturesque town through carefully thought out venues and a delightful selection of speakers varying from representatives from the European Union, entrepreneurs building innovative and environmentally sustainable businesses to provocative conversations with renowned journalists.

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Portugal 2017

Our Lisbon Symposium was a wonderful mix of deep sharing, history and serious fun. An excellent selection of absolutely stunning venues and culinary delights with world class speakers from across the globe. The networking was truly memorable with many members finding time to connect through carefully thought out activities. Certainly one of the most memorable symposiums.

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Hong Kong 2016

The Hong Kong Symposium saw attendees enjoy the sights and sounds of Asia. We deeply understood the business environment and unique way of doing business in a different culture. Members heard first hand about businesses that are thriving in China, despite perceived language and cultural challenges. We experience first hand the famous Asian hospitality. Attendees also visited a fishing village that was a great authentic experience.

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Italy 2015

The Rome Symposium was both a unique historical journey into the Roman past and a personal journey focused on business growth. The Confidant Council sessions offered a unique opportunity to share current business challenges within the trusted group of United Success members. Other members share immediate and insightful input and provide new and refreshing perspectives. This valuable deep dive into our businesses was of course enriched by Italian cuisine and the outgoing spirit of the Roman people.

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The Netherlands 2013

The first United Success symposium was in Amsterdam, bringing together women entrepreneurs from all over the globe. It was the spring board for the trusted global network and for many more successful and meaningful annual symposiums.

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