Prof Venter participated in the EDHE Lekgotla 2020. The event was held online during the week of 14-18 September 2020.

The theme for this year’s Lekgotla was African Entrepreneurship through Technology. Prof Venter delivered here presentation titled “Secrets to establishing multi-generational family businesses” during the second day of the 5-day virtual conference. Her session formed part of the theme for Day 2 namely, Developing Entrepreneurship in Emerging Economies.

She was joined by Mr Russell Fugett, a fifth generational entrepreneurial leader, strategist and author from the USA. They both emphasised the importance of being innovative, having strong values, as well as having a “secret sauce” and purpose as a family business to increase transgenerational potential and success.