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Innocentia Mahlangu (Pr.Eng, PMP, MSc Eng, AgilePM, FSAICE) is an award winning and internationally recognised Professional Project Manager & Senior Civil Engineer. She holds a Bachelor of Science Degree and a Master of Science Degree in Civil Engineering from Wits University. Innocentia has held positions such as design engineer, resident engineer as well as roles in project and construction management. In her current role at Hatch, she is a specialist project manager, overseeing projects in the mining, metals and infrastructure sectors as part of the project delivery group. She also serves as a project delivery sponsor, providing governance oversight on several projects. Innocentia is the current chair of the South African Institution of Civil Engineering’s (SAICE) Diversity & Inclusivity panel as well as the Education and Training committee and a member of the Executive Board. Additionally, she is the founder of a non-profit organisation for women in engineering, SHEngineers. Innocentia is recipient of several local and international awards including being named 1 of 150 Global Women Leaders as well as 1 of 50 Young Global Project Leaders of the Future. Innocentia is also a recipient of the 2021 SAICE President’s award for her contributions to the industry. She has become a thought leader in project management, diversity, equity, inclusion as well as advancement of women. She was recently featured on the Project Management’s Institutes’ Projectified Podcast, where she shared emerging trends on project delivery and the PMI’s Megatrends of 2022, providing commentary on diversity, equity and inclusion. She recently became a TEDxSpeaker and delivered a TEDxTalk titled Mobilising Project Professionals for Climate Change.