At the African Women Leadership Summit 2017 that was held in Durban recently, Margaret Hirsch, Chief Operations Officer of the Hirsch Group, was announced as one of the top twenty five most Influential women in leadership in Africa for the year by the Amazon Watch Magazine.
Announcing the winners, the editor of the magazine, Furo Giami, said that the women were chosenAfter a critical process, and are some of the most outstanding women on the African Continent. “They have defied the patriarchal system to achieve success in their professional lives, and they are women
Who embody the qualities of leadership, displaying active, creative and integrative efforts in achieving success at personal, national and regional levels.” She said.
The magazine noted that Margaret values hard work, determination, dedication and self-esteem. “She has worked
With people across the board, from the richest to the poorest. She especially loves working with women and children.
Margaret works every day to improve her life and the lives of those around her.”