Associate Professor at the University of Stellenbosch Business School
Anita holds a PhD from the School of Management at the University of Southampton (UK). She is an Associate Professor at the University of Stellenbosch Business School where she researches women at work and teaches in the organisational behaviour and leadership tracks. She is the editor of the annual Women’s Report of the SABPP which is in its 8th year and has published numerous public reports, articles and book chapters on diversity and women’s issues. Her work spans the field of women at work including leadership, identity, structural inequality and policy. Anita received training from Otto Scharmer of MIT, the developer of Theory U, in Presenting. Her group processes repertoire also includes Appreciative Inquiry, World/Knowledge Café and Open Space Technology. She also served as the editor for Africa of the academic journal Equality, Diversity and Inclusion — an International Journal from 2012-2016 and was the lead researcher of the Women in the Workplace research programme at the Department of Industrial Psychology and People Management, University of Johannesburg. Anita was recognized in the 2016 edition of Marie Claire in an article titled 16 women challenging SA for the better: Talking about a revolution, and is consulted on women’s issues for Women's Health and the Business Women's Association of South Africa for the Women in Leadership Census, SA’s indicator of women’s representation in positions of leadership.