Jolene Leeuwner-Maritz of Leeuwner Maritz Attorneys won the South African Chamber of Commerce and Industry Woman in Buisness award 2014


Gauteng attorney, Jolene Leeuwner-Maritz, who is a partner at Leeuwner Maritz Attorneys, has won the 6th annual South African Chamber of Commerce and Industry (Sacci) Woman in Business award. The award was given on 22 October at Sacci’s gala dinner.

Ms Leeuwner-Maritz (32) was admitted as an attorney, conveyancer and notary public in 2005. She told De Rebus that she is “humbled, inspired and extremely grateful” to have won the award. She was nominated for the award by the Business Chamber.

Albert Wadi, who is responsible for all of Sacci’s awards, told De Rebus that the award is designed to recognize and celebrate a special businesswoman within the Sacci membership who has shown integrity; entrepreneurial spirit; originality and business acumen; and who has contributed towards the development of entrepreneurship and economic development.

Mr Wadi added that six people were nominated for the award this year. The winner received a trophy and the honor of holding the title for a year.


De Rebus
1 December 2014