Celebrating Our New Board Member
Ms. Bertha Dlamini
Group CEO Rito Group
President: African Women in Energy and Power
Ms. Dlamini is an Advocate for accelerated participation of African Women and Youth in Africa’s Power and Energy sector.
She is a social entrepreneur with consulting companies in Energy and Management Consulting. The founding Group CEO of Rito Group of Companies, with the following companies in its stable: Rito Energy Solutions Pty Ltd, Rito Consulting Services Pty Ltd and Rito Personal Mastery Pty Ltd.
She is currently the recipient of the Inaugural South African Institute of Electrical Engineers 2019 Women in Engineering Award.
She is the founding President of African Women in Energy and Power (AWEaP) an initiative she founded to accelerate the participation of African Women Entrepreneurs in the full value chain of Power and Energy in Africa, and contribute towards addressing the continent’s energy poverty. The organisation has 10 chapters in Africa.
She is the Founding Chairman of Gen X Theatre Africa (Gen X), an initiative geared at accelerating Youth participation Africa’s Power and Energy sector.
To date the initiative has enabled 60 young professionals and students the rare opportunity to present abstracts of their academic papers to a esteem team of adjudicators.
She is an astute International speaker and conference moderator with a track record with such international events as: PowerGen Africa Conferences, African Utility Week Conferences, ABB Customer World, International Energy and Environment Fair and Conferences, Turkey, Zambia Entrepreneurship Summit, South African Power Pool Conference, Energy Storage Conference, Standard Bank Employee Engagement seminars and AMEU Conferences.
She was the Ambassador of Women in Africa Initiative for South Africa in 2017-2018. This initiative is geared at connecting women leaders from Africa and the world to support an inclusive and innovative Africa.