Women in ICT 2019

This year, Aspire Solutions was a proud sponsor of the annual Women in ICT Seminar 2019 event hosted by the On The Ball Foundation and held at the Sarah Baartman Hall at the University of Cape Town on the 3 August.  At this event, women in the ICT sector were able to pool information, start partnerships and uplift one another; as well as share  insights and ideas on how to break the barriers and norms in industry.  Aspire Solutions business director, Mushfiqoh Samodien served as a panelist for this event while operations manager, Mike Steyn was a keynote speaker.

Some of the buzz:

#repost @womeninict  “We are so very excited to host our Sponsor and Panelist Mushfiqoh Samodien from the @aspire_honeycomb_network this Saturday! Mushfiqoh Samodien, Business Director of Aspire Solutions found her foundation within the larger corporates of FMCG and Oil and Gas creating a solid track record within Finance, Project Management and Business Analysis, Change and Transition Management and an invaluable focus on business Relationship Management. With having vast experience within various industries within business process management and communication. This has equipped her well for the problem solving and solution design aspect of business transformation and the applied use of business systems. With a period of 16 years within the information technology environment, she has been exposed to both local and international markets fulfilling analysis, strategy, implementation and management across enterprise information technology projects. Embarking on a career as an entrepreneur in 2014, starting a consultancy (Evolve Management), the road was faced with all the entrepreneurial risk and challenges. With the will power to achieve, once more a partnership manifested between Evolve and Aspire Solutions in 2016, on the basis of a values and strategic drivers for Aspire. Mushfiqoh joined Aspire fully as a Director and Shareholder in 2017. The synergy and vision shared between partners are the key to success. Mushfiqoh easily admits to the success and was aligned to the growth on the hard roads walked between both parties. Mike and Mushfiqoh equally share the need to inspire, educate and empower. A huge focus within Aspire Solutions strategic pillars to success. Her will to empower and her passion proves vital the era of entrepreneurs.”

“On behalf of Women in ICT as brought to you by On The Ball Foundation in association with On The Ball College, we would like to thank you, most sincerely, for the sponsorship you provided for our Women in ICT event held on 3 August 2019.  Thanks to your generosity we were able to raise awareness about the opportunities available to young women in the various ICT sectors. We deeply appreciate the willingness with which you have partnered with us to create this successful platform for women, which has raised awareness about the benefits of investing in the STEM sector so as to better prepare for the 4th Industrial Revolution.  We sincerely hope that this relationship will be maintained and that you will continue to support us in our future endeavours.”