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Lifetime

Achievers

From South Africa Wendy Ackerman

Wendy Ackerman joined her husband, Raymond Ackerman, in Pick n Pay when he acquired the company. Whilst raising a family of four, she has been totally involved in the group’s development, employee benefits and their welfare. She was appointed a Director of Pick n Pay in 1981, and is responsible for employee liaison, staff benefits and welfare. Wendy has been and is very involved in promoting furthering education amongst the needy and underprivileged of South Africa. She is a Trustee of the Ackerman Family Educational Trust Fund which assists students from all over the country with bursaries for tertiary education. Wendy has always had a great love for the cultural arts and has personally assisted several needy individuals to further and establish their musical and singing careers.

From Ghana Dr Juliette Modupe Tuakli Dr Juliette Modupe Tuakli, MD, MPH, has been a leader in women’s, children’s and public health for three decades. For the past 10 years, at the helm of CHILD Accra Medical Group, she has managed the organisation’s expansion from a small paediatric clinic into a recognised regional medical conglomerate providing medical care, public health research and policy development and medical training for workers, students and researchers in Africa, England and USA. Her work has ranged from covering the health of women, children and families to tackling neglected tropical diseases. She has contributed her expertise to international agencies such as the World Bank, USAID, UNICEF, and others, and has created an acclaimed CHILD HEALTH in AFRICA curriculum used in several public health programmes in the United States of America and Africa. She is also an author.

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