#WomensMonth: The rise and rise of Sho Madjozi

Rapper, singer, songwriter and actress Sho Madjozi has been blazing a name for herself in the past few months. We got in touch for the tail-end of Women's Month to chat new sounds, equality in the industry and Ru Paul's Drag Race...

By Ruth Cooper 28 Aug 2019

#WomensMonth: 'We need to lead with intent, authenticity and purpose'

BrandFusion's Katie Mohamed tells us more about the W-Suit Summit and where it's heading, her career in marketing so far and some of the challenges women in the industry face on a daily basis...

By Juanita Pienaar 28 Aug 2019

#WomensMonth: Generic business lessons for the 21st Century from healthcare advertising

Mandi Fine is CEO of F/NE Group Global, which turns 20 years old this August. Here, Fine explains how specific data science and storytelling skills are transforming marketing and communications, as well as future trends to embrace in any industry...

By Leigh Andrews 20 Aug 2019

Ignoring the glass ceiling: Attitude, education, and mentorship is key to creating strong women leaders

We've all heard about the glass ceiling. It's that invisible - but very real - barrier to climbing further up the corporate ladder; with women and minority groups typically the ones who hit their heads against it the hardest...

By Claudette Thorne 12 Aug 2019

Driving transformation: The role of women in SA agriculture should be prioritised

"Addressing gender disparities in the agricultural sector is a prerequisite to increasing women and youth participation in the sector, creating much-needed employment opportunities and ensuring food security."

12 Aug 2019

I am Woman: More than a mother, a wife and a home cleaning enthusiast

Brands that fly in the face of inclusivity by depicting lazily formulaic brand stories are losing out on some phenomenal stories waiting to be told...

By Yaw Dwomoh 8 Aug 2019

#WomensMonth: Subtle abuse affects women during childbirth

Stripping women of dignity and respect during childbirth is not only a violation of human rights. It also affects the health of women and babies...

By Patience Afulani 7 Aug 2019

Lira honoured as first African Barbie role model

Ahead of Women's Day in South Africa on 9 August, toy manufacturer Mattel has revealed that local singer Lira is the next Barbie role model to be recognised with a one-of-a-kind doll in her likeness...

7 Aug 2019

How gender balance boosts business, raises global GDP

It's no coincidence that #BalanceforBetter was the theme for International Women's Day 2019. The call highlighted the need for stronger gender balance in the world...

By Tiffany Kelly 5 Aug 2019

#Newsmaker: Nqabisa Gabriel on driving sales of plant-based protein products

Infinite Foods, a distributor, licensor and manufacturer of plant-based protein products, has appointed Nqabisa Gabriel as its area sales manager...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 2 Aug 2019

#AfricaMonth: Encouraging female African business leaders from the other side of the world

US-based real estate entrepreneur Rokelle Sun's philanthropic mission is to encourage young girls to pursue careers and success in the underrepresented fields, particularly in Africa, where she spent part of her childhood. She explains this, as well as her love of new experiences like aerophotography, and some of the highs and lows of her earlier career as a multilingual broadcast journalist...

By Leigh Andrews 21 May 2019

#WomensMonth: Michelle Adelman hits the road running on food security in Africa

Michelle Adelman, founder of Crossover Meat and Infinite Foods shares why she chose a career in food security, the challenges she has faced and her message for women in business...

By Robin Fredericks 30 Aug 2018

#WomensMonth: "Focus on your talents and ignore the noise"

Eleni Giokos, CNN African correspondent, rounds out our Women's Month coverage by sharing her realisation that "career plus baby is doable", as well as some of the noise she's learned to ignore, like being told to cut her hair short as long hair isn't 'corporate' enough...

By Leigh Andrews 30 Aug 2018

South Africa's travel industry empowers women

"There is no glass ceiling in this industry, and no way that being a woman will disadvantage you in any way, shape or form. It can only benefit you, as you work with other women every day."

28 Aug 2018

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