When women become leaders, they have the capability to make bold decisions
that drive meaningful change and transform industries.
Women in Investment Banking are leading the way by combating outdated gender stereotypes, highlighting the importance of diversity and proving why they have more than earned their seat at the table.
Every influential woman has more than one story, and this Women’s Month, we shine a light on the diverse experiences of 10 women in investment banking as they journey through the triumphs and challenges of being bankers, wives, friends, mothers, daughters and sisters.As we celebrate their achievements, we also thank them for opening the doors for the next generation of female investment bankers to proudly step through, into a future embracing merit, diversity and inclusivity.
Watch the stories
TrailerIn celebration of the fearless business leaders within our organisation, while also unburdening and inspiring the next generation of female investment bankers, these are our Standard Bank sheroes for the month of women.
Part 1Standard Bank’s Corporate and Investment Bank, has launched the Why She Leads campaign for Women’s Month, which shines a well-deserved spotlight, on the company’s female dealmakers in investment banking across our continent.
Part 2Standard Bank aims to foster an environment that is focused on realising potential from all aspects, and one of the ways this can be done is when women are recognised as their full selves.
Listen to the Podcast
Lindeka Dzedze speaks to the owner of SRS Aviation, Sibongile Sambo and the Head of Legal Investment Banking at Standard Bank Group, Marita Koti about their roles and personal stories.
Sasha CookHead, Investment Banking, Western Cape
Sherrill ByrneSherrill Byrne
Anneke LundExecutive, Sustainable Finance
Marilyn MakiHead, Energy & Infrastructure, Trade & Corporate Financing Solutions
Marita KotiHead, Legal: Investment Banking
Mphokolo MakaraExecutive Head, Energy and Infrastructure, East Africa
Mulalo TakaedzaSenior Vice-president, Structured Capital
Neha BanthaSenior Transactor, Structured Capital, Leverage Finance
Simone-Louise HutchingsExecutive, Loan Syndication and Sales
Melanie ElephantExecutive, Corporate Financing Solutions
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