Benita Penfold

Benita Penfold

Biography

B Iuris LLB Admitted Attorney
After more than 20 years in the corporate sector acting as legal advisor and company secretary for large corporates, Benita retired from her corporate life to focus full-time on her daughter who has 22q11.2 Deletion Syndrome.
Benita has attended five international conferences / scientific meetings on the syndrome and through her networks has access to the latest research and information on managing patients with the syndrome. Inspired by her daughter and motivated by the other international foundations, mostly founded by mothers of affected children, Benita started the 22q11.2 Deletion Syndrome Foundation South Africa.

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