4TH AFRICA WOMEN INNOVATION & ENTREPRENEURSHIP FORUM

Unleashing Ideas: Innovation, Sustainability & Enterprise Growth

8 - 9 November 2018
Cape Town International Convention Centre
Cape Town, South Africa

JEANNE GROENEWALD

Managing Director

Elgin Free Range Chickens

South Africa

In 1997 Jeanne Groenewald, a wife and mother of two, decided to start rearing free range chickens in her back yard. Armed with a strong entrepreneurial spirit and a BSc Agriculture in animal physiology and genetics, Jeanne ultimately grew her small experiment into one of the South African poultry industry’s greatest success stories, while making a powerful contribution in the drive towards truly free range.

Jeanne has won several awards for her work, including the All African Business Leaders Award, and being named a Finalist for the 2015 Business Woman of the Year for Southern Africa Award.

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