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On the Eve of National Women’s Day in 2017, Monday 7 August, a collection of some of South Africa’s most prominent female business leaders, along with some of the country’s most notable influencers – including Advocate Thuli Madonsela, MP Susan Shabangu, Minister for Women, The Presidency, The Republic of South Africa – spent the night sleeping outdoors at The SheEO SleepOut.



These aren’t just words, neatly packed to sound helpful “in theory”; these are the very real concepts on which the global movement of positive change is built.
It’s with these ideas that The Philanthropic Collection home to The CEO SleepOut is turning old world philanthropy on its head;
getting business leaders to sleep on the streets to raise funds and gain empathy for the homeless in The CEO SleepOut Event;
and sparking conversations that truly lead to worldwide action.

By Ali Gregg