Kim Meredith is an internationally acclaimed lecturer, negotiator and deal-maker, as well as the chief executive officer of the globally represented The Dealmaker Programmes Company. By 2000, Kim was one of only 179 women on the boards of the top 300 JSE Securities Exchange-listed companies. Kim currently lectures and consults in the USA, Latin America, Europe and Africa. In 2009 she was awarded Silver in the Businesswoman of the Year awards by the Roodepoort Chamber of Commerce, and Spectrum Solutions/The Dealmaker Programmes Company was nominated in the Business of the Year category. Kim is the author of Work Diva - How to climb the corporate ladder without selling your soul.