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Exclusive: Judge President Monica Leauuw speaks to media, she opens up to You FM on Women's Month
Exclusive: Judge President Monica Leauuw speaks to media, she opens up to You FM on Women's Month

She has avoided the media for over 40 years while climbing the legal ranks spanning two contrasting governments and now holds the highest judicial seat in the North West. The first woman Judge President has made history again, but this time her own personal best...

Issued by You FM 8 Sep 2020

2020 Empowerment and Recognition of Women in Construction Awards winners announced
2020 Empowerment and Recognition of Women in Construction Awards winners announced

The inaugural Empowerment and Recognition of Women in Construction (ERWIC) Awards took place late last month, celebrating women in the construction industry and showcasing women-led projects and achievements...

2 Sep 2020

Katherine Persson, Mamoso May, Hlengiwe Radebe and Wendy Parsons
#WomensMonth: Grab the opportunities of a new industry

The renewable energy field is relatively young and presents great opportunities for women to take up spaces in numerous roles within the industry - from development to technical and even operations management...

31 Aug 2020

#ACACaresCovid19: Pivoting to digital; audiences, privacy and access
#ACACaresCovid19: Pivoting to digital; audiences, privacy and access

Watch as senior IAB SA executive board members Claire Cobbledick, Avani Singh and Fahmeeda Cassim-Surtee have a female powerhouse discussion focused on pivoting to digital: audiences, privacy and access...

31 Aug 2020

Letlhogonolo Thobejane
#WomensMonth: KFC's Nolo Thobejane on achieving QSR success in Africa

Letlhogonolo Thobejane travels across the continent overseeing restaurant operations and contributing to the success of the KFC brand in Africa...

31 Aug 2020

Dr Nombasa Tsengwa, executive head of coal operations, Exxaro
#WomensMonth: Empowering women to survive and thrive beyond 2020

In the wake of the global pandemic, a murky 'shadow pandemic' has emerged from which no country is immune...

By Nombasa Tsengwa 31 Aug 2020

#WomensMonth: The women behind Standard Bank's 'It Can Be' campaign
#WomensMonth: The women behind Standard Bank's 'It Can Be' campaign

Repositioning a major brand with decades of heritage and familiarity is not easy. Throw in a global pandemic which has changed the way we work, and you are left with a task which many would say is insurmountable...

31 Aug 2020

Entries open for female-focused fashion mentorship programme
Entries open for female-focused fashion mentorship programme

The Fashion Hatchery has launched a fashion entrepreneurship programme aimed at aspiring or existing fashion entrepreneurs looking to build a sustainable fashion brand...

31 Aug 2020

Alicia Narainsamy, head of digital distribution; PR & marketing, SHA Risk Specialist Underwriters
#WomensMonth: It is up to us to affirm our place in the boardroom, says Alicia Narainsamy

One industry that can attest to the importance of gender diversity, is the insurance sector - particularly liability insurance. Women possess a number of traits that make a significant impact in this complex and ever-evolving world.

31 Aug 2020

#WomensMonth: Loli Bishop, "There needs to be an open playing field for all"
#WomensMonth: Loli Bishop, "There needs to be an open playing field for all"

As part of our Women's Month content feature and in the build-up to our panel discussion with some of this year's Gerety Awards all-female South African executive jury members, taking place in September, Jessica Tennant, senior editor: Marketing & Media at Bizcommunity interviews freelance producer Loli Bishop...

By Jessica Tennant 31 Aug 2020

#WomensMonth: Dr Liezel Bygate, "We have women talking to other women via men. What's wrong with this picture?"
#WomensMonth: Dr Liezel Bygate, "We have women talking to other women via men. What's wrong with this picture?"

As part of our Women's Month content feature and in the build-up to our panel discussion with some of this year's Gerety Awards all-female South African executive jury members, taking place in September, Jessica Tennant, senior editor: Marketing & Media at Bizcommunity interviews marketing director at Bliss Brands, Dr Liezel Bygate...

By Jessica Tennant 30 Aug 2020

#WomensMonth: Linda Notelovitz, embrace the difference between man and woman
#WomensMonth: Linda Notelovitz, embrace the difference between man and woman

As part of our Women's Month content feature and in the build-up to our panel discussion with some of this year's Gerety Awards all-female South African executive jury members, taking place in September, Jessica Tennant, senior editor: Marketing & Media at Bizcommunity interviews LifeDesign's founder and director/producer Linda Notelovitz...

By Jessica Tennant 29 Aug 2020

Keri-Leigh Paschal, executive trustee of social impact organisation Nation Builder.
#WomensMonth: Nation Builder's Keri-Leigh Paschal; 'We need supportive men to walk alongside us'

Keri-Leigh Paschal, executive trustee of social impact organisation Nation Builder, shares what drives her passion for social impact development and how she thinks that even though we are consciously looking to support one another as women, we need supportive men to walk alongside us...

By Juanita Pienaar 28 Aug 2020

#WomensMonth: Claire Denham-Dyson, 'It's essential that young womxn see this industry as a safe and fruitful space'
#WomensMonth: Claire Denham-Dyson, 'It's essential that young womxn see this industry as a safe and fruitful space'

Claire Denham-Dyson, head anthropologist at Demographica shares why she hopes that marketing becomes more of a lucrative space for creatives and why she thinks it's essential that young womxn see this industry as a safe and fruitful space where they can be properly remunerated...

By Juanita Pienaar 28 Aug 2020

#WomensMonth: Taryn Gill's vision to build a household name in African haircare
#WomensMonth: Taryn Gill's vision to build a household name in African haircare

Taryn Gill left behind an established career in marketing to launch a haircare brand with products formulated for curly and coily hair textures...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 28 Aug 2020

FoodForward SA highlights integral role of women in food security, distribution
FoodForward SA highlights integral role of women in food security, distribution

According to the National Income Dynamic Study's (NIDS-CRAM) Coronavirus Rapid Mobile Survey, 2 million women were left unemployed in South Africa between February and April this year...

28 Aug 2020

Women in leadership leaving a legacy
Women in leadership leaving a legacy

Interview with Deenisha Nadesan, director at Capital Legacy Fiduciary Services - South Africa's leading provider of wills...

Issued by Capital Legacy 28 Aug 2020

Afropolitan Woman Money Forum Webinar: Managing Finances During the Pandemic
Afropolitan Woman Money Forum Webinar: Managing Finances During the Pandemic

Join Kaya FM for a Women's Month webinar, which will be taking place on Monday, 31 August 2020. The Afropolitan Woman Money Forum: Managing Finances During the Pandemic...

Issued by Kaya FM 95.9 28 Aug 2020

How Millicent Mphela is pursuing equity in the heavy machinery sector
How Millicent Mphela is pursuing equity in the heavy machinery sector

Skills development facilitator for the EIE Group Millicent Mphela is on a mission to prove that women are every bit as capable as men when it comes to male-dominated industries like the heavy machinery sector...

28 Aug 2020

#WomensMonth: 'Women can own powerful leadership roles' says Charmaine Houvet
#WomensMonth: 'Women can own powerful leadership roles' says Charmaine Houvet

With over 24 years of telecommunications experience working with governments, private and public sector across Africa, Charmaine Houvet is a member of the Presidential Commission on the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR)...

By Evan-Lee Courie 28 Aug 2020

#WomensMonth: Karen Nadasen provides insights to how PayU South Africa is empowering women
#WomensMonth: Karen Nadasen provides insights to how PayU South Africa is empowering women

Karen Nadasen, CEO at PayU South Africa, is fulfilling her promise of a seismic shift towards women in technology, and women in her community...

By Evan-Lee Courie 28 Aug 2020

Zimkitla Mabindla
#WomensMonth: I strive to be an empowering leader, says Zimkita Mabindla

Her curiosity about how money works as a young child is what inspired Zimkita Mabindla to become a chartered accountant. But what she really strives for is to be an empowering leader, both professionally and personally...

By Nicci Botha 28 Aug 2020

Public Sector Manager celebrates Women's Month
Public Sector Manager celebrates Women's Month

The latest issue of the GCIS' Public Sector Manager publication is available for download...

Issued by Topco Media 28 Aug 2020

Heineken South Africa Women's Month entrepreneur - Sibu Mabena, founder of Duma Collective
Heineken South Africa Women's Month entrepreneur - Sibu Mabena, founder of Duma Collective

This #WomensMonth, Heineken South Africa has partnered with Bizcommunity to showcase the phenomenal work and impact of women entrepreneurs such as Duma Collective founder Sibu Mabena...

Issued by Heineken South Africa 27 Aug 2020

#WomensMonth: Sarah Dexter, "True diversity across the board is key"
#WomensMonth: Sarah Dexter, "True diversity across the board is key"

As part of our Women's Month content feature and in the build-up to our panel discussion with some of this year's Gerety Awards all-female South African executive jury members, taking place in September, Jessica Tennant, senior editor: Marketing & Media at Bizcommunity interviews MullenLowe South Africa's CEO Sarah Dexter...

By Jessica Tennant 27 Aug 2020

#WomensMonth: Tracey Jones, "Our strength as South Africans is our diversity"
#WomensMonth: Tracey Jones, "Our strength as South Africans is our diversity"

With 20 years of experience in PR and communications across a range of sectors, Tracy Jones, founder and MD of Positive Dialogue is a force to be reckoned with. Here, she shares some amazing career highlights and personal tips on getting to the top in the comms industry...

By Juanita Pienaar 27 Aug 2020

MBAWC highlights the numerous opportunities for women in construction
MBAWC highlights the numerous opportunities for women in construction

According to the Construction Industry Development Board (CIDB), 48% of South Africa's construction companies are owned by women. While a positive representation in a mostly male-dominated industry, it is vital that this number continues to grow...

27 Aug 2020

Trend shift in SA home market: More women are first-time buyers than men
Trend shift in SA home market: More women are first-time buyers than men

Single women are dominating the South African home market with more women first-time home buyers than men for the six years between 2015 and 2020, according to Hayley Ivins-Downes, head of sales at Lightstone Property...

27 Aug 2020

Thami Moatshe, head of mergers & acquisitions, Servest
#WomensMonth: Mentorships will help fast track a new pool of women in finance

We continue to hear the lament about the low numbers of women CEOs, CFOs, and women in finance or in leadership and decision-making positions...

By Thami Moatshe 27 Aug 2020

Bonang Matheba and Leanne Manas share their business secrets at this year's East Coast Radio #WomenUnlocked business webinar
Bonang Matheba and Leanne Manas share their business secrets at this year's East Coast Radio #WomenUnlocked business webinar

More than 500 women were empowered to unlock their full potential at the ECR Women's Business Webinar on Wednesday, 26 August 2020...

Issued by East Coast Radio 27 Aug 2020

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