Advisory Board Member:
University of South Africa, Graduate School of Leadership
Bertha is an advocate for accelerated participation of African Women and Youth in Africa’s Power and Energy sector. She is the founding President of African Women in Energy and Power NPC (AWEaP) AWEaP has 11 chapters in Africa.
In March 2021, at the WVL SADC Protocol@Work Summit held in Johannesburg, AWEaP won the WVL SADC Protocol@Work Climate Change 2021 Award in recognition of its outstanding contribution in the promotion of gender equity in the Energy and Power Sector.
She is currently the recipient of the The Inaugural South African Institute of Electrical Engineers 2019 Women in Engineering Award as well as the African Queens in Energy - The Judges Award, supporting women entrepreneurs in energy and power
She is an Executive Member of the BRICS Business Women Alliance South Africa Chapter, where she is responsible for the Energy Security Portfolio.
She is also an Advisory Board Member at the University of South Africa, Graduate School of Leadership.