Inspiring women

2013-08-31 00:00

AS Women’s Month comes to an end, The Witness decided to see August out in style with their annual Women’s Day Breakfast held at the Golden Horse Casino yesterday.

Hundreds of women from all over Pietermaritzburg came together for a morning of pure inspiration. Led by the ever-entertaining MC Ingrid Roberts, the morning brought tears and laughter all around, as inspiring speakers shared their stories.

Sinikiwe Biyela, who has previously featured in The Witness, reminded the crowd that “your attitude determines altitude” when she shared how she overcame being orphaned at age 10. Biyela put herself through university and still raised her siblings and nephews.

The highlight of the morning was the arrival of TV personality Jeannie D, which caused flashes from camera phones in every direction.

“The people of Pietermaritzburg are so friendly and loving. … This whole breakfast was amazing,” Jeannie D told Weekend Witness.

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