Celest Margo Le Roux, a South African female entrepreneur and CEO of React24, a company offering all site services, built environment trade, and disciplines, has won the prestigious award of Standard Bank Top Woman Entrepreneur 2020.
Le Roux has made a name for herself in the male-dominated built environment and construction industry.
The React24 CEO reflects on the prestigious award.
“I am so extremely proud to be a part of these prestigious awards and the reality is that I could not achieve such success on my own. I would like to express how profoundly grateful I am to my amazing team at React24. Our success is because of their hard work, their daily excellence, and their dedication to our purpose.”
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The award recognises women who experience gender inequality in different industries. It celebrates the qualities and talent of women entrepreneurs who in male-dominated industries are smashing norms and creating a room for themselves. It aims to honour women with an impeccable level of leadership while creating new opportunities for women to be employed, creating women’s empowerment in different industries.
Karla Fletcher, Topco Media’s Head of Marketing, talks on the value of the award.
“We believe that now more than ever, it is crucial to recognise the companies and individuals such as Celeste Margo Le Roux who are making impactful change for gender empowerment in South Africa.”
The award is a nod to the influence that working together as a group can have on the nation and society as a whole, in a time when many local SMMEs are grappling with the effects of Covid-19.
Le Roux concludes that her success is a credit to the talented team at React24.
“This award is a culmination of our diligence at React24 and proof that we are on the right path. It means so much because it reflects what the team has achieved, and it is just as much a celebration of them as it is of me.”
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