Speaker | MC | Media Personality
Gerry Elsdon is a television presenter, host, MC, and businesswoman. Gerry is probably best known as a continuity announcer for M-Net. She also co-hosted the first season of the reality television competition Big Brother South Africa in 2001. Gerry is a sought-after MC and an inspirational speaker.
She is also an international humanitarian, activist, and outspoken voice on issues of women’s empowerment, community regeneration, wellbeing, and their impact on women and children in Africa. Gerry is actively working with organisations both at home and abroad to change the plight of our children, people living with tuberculosis, and health and wellness.
She has undertaken speaking engagements internationally at the invitation of the UN, UNAID, UNCTAD, The World Health Organisation, IFRC on behalf of the South African people, and Global Communities in plight. She also uses her public profile as a celebrity to get involved in as many social projects as possible. She has assisted as an Aids Ambassador for the President’s Office and frequently helps organisations like CHOC and the Othandweni Children’s Home. In 2008, she became the spokesperson for the World Health Organisation’s South African STOP TB Campaign.