Africa’s Ultimate Storyteller Contest is proud to announce a partnership with ZoyaSpeaks. As a partner, ZoyaSpeaks will be one of the organizations leading the contest in South Africa.
This is an African centered and women-first business. ZoyaSpeaks has a proven track record in educational interventions that focus on assisting women in positions of leadership or aspiring towards it, to own the power of their voice, increase their influence and make an impact.
They are passionate about how public speaking can ignite the leadership qualities of individuals. They help individuals find their voice and tell their story, making them better professionals and creating a healthier and more productive organisation.
ZoyaSpeaks is focused on forging meaningful relationships with their clients to deliver quality, high-impact programmes. They have proudly collaborated with institutions such as Duke Corporate Education (Duke University; USA), Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS), Johannesburg Business School (JBS), The Networking Company and Worldsview Academy to deliver public speaking/presentation skills and leadership development programmes.
Base of operations: South Africa
Countries represented in the contest: South Africa
Position: Managing Director, ZoyaSpeaks
Zoya describes herself as a corporate drop-out! “after years of trying to climb up the proverbial ladder and failing, I lost self-confidence, resulting in nerves every time I raised my hand to say something.”
She left corporate in 2014 and decided to invest in her public speaking and leadership skills. In 2015 she become a southern african public speaking champion and represented the african continent at the world championships of public speaking in las vegas, usa.
It is her personal mission to assist people of the african continent and more especially, young girls & women, to own the power of their voice and to gain the confidence to tell their story.
She is an experienced speaker, public speaking and leadership development facilitator and coach who has worked with clients in in Southern Africa, Kenya, UK, Canada and the Netherlands