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Gugulethu 'Berita' Khumalo

Berita, as she is fondly known, is a Zimbabwean-born singer, songwriter, and music producer.

Passionate about women’s empowerment and social enterprise, the multi-award-winning music artist is helping African women to build sustainable careers and businesses in music and to make the music industry safe and conducive for women. She is doing this through a partnership with the Wits Business School and the Southern Africa Trust, Women of Music Business.

Berita’s program trains female artists, creators and managers in financial management, philanthropy, and social investment.
The program also gives them networking opportunities to develop skills to build sustainable careers and businesses within social entrepreneurship.

Berita is also the founder of the Women of Music Business (WOMB), a pan-African women empowerment organization in the music industry.
Her successful music, a combination of Afro Jazz and contemporary pop, has won multiple awards in the past.

 

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