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Author Jesmane Boggenpoel is a builder of bridges between people

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As deputy chair of the board at BMF Investments, she hopes to be part of creating an inclusive environment in the financial sector in SA.


18 Jul 2020
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Author Jesmane Boggenpoel is a builder of bridges between people

Jesmane Boggenpoel, Deputy Chairperson of BMF Investments at Melrose Arch, 15 July 2020. Picture: Neil McCartney

Jesmane Boggenpoel is running parallel missions to form bridges between divided communities in the corporate world and that of the population at large with a shared history of shame and triumph. Through the process of writing her book, My Blood Divides and Unites, Boggenpoel has woven a tapestry which has taken her around the globe, speaking to different people about their traumas, almost as an attempt to understand her own. She is referring to the kind of trauma that travels through the DNA of past generations, across continents and racial lines, and which South Africans, Americans, Australians and many other...

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