Meta Maponya–Africa,South Africa,Johannesburg

Co-Founder & Executive Director Mahlako A Phahla Investments (Pty) Ltd Non Executive Director Aon South Africa Co-Founder & Fund Principal Mahlako Financial Services Chairwoman & Co-Founder Black Energy Professionals Association

Meta Maponya is our esteemed South Africa Ambassador for Women’s Entrepreneurship Day Organization (WEDO)! Recognized for her outstanding contributions to business and community, Meta brings a wealth of experience and dedication to our cause.

As the Co-Founder and Executive Director of Mahlako A Phahla Investments (Pty) Ltd, Meta has been instrumental in driving innovation and success since its inception. Her visionary leadership has propelled the company to new heights, making significant strides in the business landscape.

In addition to her role at Mahlako A Phahla Investments, Meta serves as a Non-Executive Director at Aon South Africa, where her strategic insights and expertise contribute to the company’s continued growth and success.

As the Co-Founder and Fund Principal of Mahlako Financial Services, Meta has played a pivotal role in shaping the financial sector, fostering entrepreneurship, and empowering individuals to achieve financial independence.

Meta’s commitment to fostering diversity and inclusion is further evidenced by her role as Chairperson and Co-Founder of the Black Energy Professionals Association. Through this platform, she advocates for equal opportunities and representation in the energy sector, driving positive change and empowerment.

Her leadership extends beyond the business realm, as she also serves as a Non-Executive Director at Nehawu Investment Holdings, leveraging her expertise to create sustainable economic opportunities and empower communities.

With a background in corporate finance consulting at Investec and completion of the SAICA Training Program at Deloitte South Africa, Meta’s journey is marked by excellence and dedication to professional growth.

WEDO is honored to have Meta Maponya joined our team as the South Africa Ambassador, as we work together to inspire and empower women entrepreneurs across the continent!