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Africa & Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony 2019

1 June 2019 - Mauritius

Africa & Indian Ocean


Jo-Ann Strauss

Jo-Ann Strauss


A master of ceremonies and television host, Jo-Ann Strauss has hosted a multitude of events worldwide, ranging from VIP events for the Ryder Cup in Paris for BMW to the first charitable fundraiser in Monaco for Her Serene Highness, Princess Charlene, and a conference in Africa with Sir Richard Branson.

Jo-Ann is a UNICEF Ambassador and has designed a clothing range which raised funds to feed over 8,000 families. She sits on the boards of Media24 (one of Africa’s biggest media companies), M&C Saatchi Abel, Village N Life, as well as the advisory board of the University of Stellenbosch Business School.

She produces the annual #SocialStar, a social media property that enables young influencers to carve profitable and sustainable businesses in the new sphere of media. In particular, she is passionate about empowering single working mothers.

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