Dentsu South Africa

Samantha Kipury

At a glittering event held at the Four Seasons hotel in Westcliffe, Johannesburg our very own Samantha Kipury, Group Head Media, Dentsu Kenya was honoured with the Future is Female Award at the inaugural Advertising Week Africa.

The Future is Female Award honours women in our industry igniting change and cultivating the future of our industry.

The list of nominations was extensive and came down to 25 top nominees. Dentsu had two nominees: Samantha Kipury and Clare Trafankowska, Managing Director, iProspect in this 25.

Dawn Rowlands, CEO, dentsu Africa said, "I am so proud and completely elated to see 2 amazing women from Dentsu on this list. They deserve to be there in so many ways. Sam is the strongest, and most resilient person I know, and Clare is always driving new frontiers and leads people so incredibly well. Well done guys. Such an honour to work with you and share our dreams".Well done to both our nominees, but an extra special congratulations to Samantha for her win.