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Leigh Andrews

The Milkshake Queen
Location:Cape Town, South Africa
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Leigh Andrews AKA the #MilkshakeQueen, is former Editor-in-Chief: Marketing & Media at Bizcommunity.com, with a passion for issues of diversity, inclusion and equality, and of course, gourmet food and drinks! She can be reached on Twitter at @Leigh_Andrews.
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Current employment

Content Marketing Manager
Kantar AME - https://www.kantar.com/
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Make Ocean Eleven luxury guesthouse your Hermanus homebase

Perched beside the calm Hermanus sea, you're guaranteed an ocean view and the sound of seabirds calling, as well as the promise of whale-sighting depending on the time of year, as Hermanus is known to offer the best land-based whale-watching in the world...

By Leigh Andrews 20 Mar 2020

Savour Hemel-en-Aarde's harmoniously matched food and wine at Creation Wine Estate

Hermanus is known as a whale-watcher's haven, but wine-lovers have ample reason to visit this sleepy hollow on the Walker Bay Wine Route, starting with Creation Wine Estate in the heavenly Hemel-en-Aarde Valley...

By Leigh Andrews 18 Mar 2020

#DI2020: Ignite your inner activist - representation through illustration

The second day of #DI2020 kicked off with a powerful presentation by Italian illustrator Olimpia Zagnoli on the politics of taking up space and the personal nature of colour in creative work...

By Leigh Andrews 27 Feb 2020

#DI2020: How Sho Madjozi brought traditional Tsonga xibelani into 2020

In a session that explained how she has changed the SA fashion and music game alike, proudly Tsonga performer Sho Madjozi took to the Design indaba stage as the first official speaker of the 25th edition of the conference, with a strong focus on the history and future of xibelani that proved why she's the ultimate inspiration...

By Leigh Andrews 27 Feb 2020

#DI2020: Silver jubilee shines with Department of Audacious Projects launch

"Hello Cape Town, how're you doing?" Design Indaba's 25th edition held fast to the motto of changing the world through creativity, with the introduction of the Department of Audacious Projects 'think tank do tank', headed by 'minister' Ravi Naidoo...

By Leigh Andrews 26 Feb 2020

#BehindtheSelfie with... Qingqile 'WingWing' Mdlulwa, CCO at The Whole Idea

This week, we go behind the selfie with former Loeries chair Qingqile 'WingWing' Mdlulwa, now founder and chief creative officer at creative brand consultancy The Whole Idea, as well as #NedbankIMC2020 speaker...

By Leigh Andrews 26 Feb 2020

#FairnessFirst: How to end office ageism with a perennial mindset

You need to upskill yourself to stay relevant in the age of experience. Here's why a 'Perennial mindset' is said to be the office sweet spot against age discrimination, which affects those at the start and end of their careers alike...

By Leigh Andrews 24 Feb 2020

#BehindtheSelfie with... Doug De Villiers, leader of Deloitte Africa's advertising portfolio

This week, we go behind the selfie with professor Doug De Villiers, Deloitte Consulting's Africa advertising, marketing and commerce leader, as well as #NedbankIMC2020 speaker...

By Leigh Andrews 19 Feb 2020

From Cape Flats childhood to a well-chartered life of uplifting youth through sports

Here's what inspired Nathaniel Japhta - who grew up in the Cape Flats - to push through and help the next generation get on the safe track to a brighter future...

By Leigh Andrews, Issued by SAICA 18 Feb 2020

#FairnessFirst: Sona 2020, the AU, Miss Universe pledge to empower women

Here's how President Ramaphosa's Sona address for 2020 promised to shine a light on making a better future through inclusive economic growth, with a firm stance on the empowerment of women and taking steps against gender-based violence...

By Leigh Andrews 17 Feb 2020

#StartupStory: Kru & Co on 'going viral', why TikTok is the future of social media

Lanie Krugel has just launched Kru & Co, a South African social media agency. We discussed the agency's startup story and social media trends for South Africa to wake up to...

By Leigh Andrews 14 Feb 2020

#BehindtheSelfie with... Amanda Cromhout, founder and CEO of Truth Customer Leadership

This week, we go #BehindtheSelfie with Amanda Cromhout, founder and CEO of Truth Customer Leadership and Emerce Commerce, as well as #NedbankIMC2020 speaker...

By Leigh Andrews 12 Feb 2020

#FairnessFirst: A picture's worth a thousand words - make sure yours speak of inclusivity

Social justice has never had a better time to shine than in 2020, especially following the global #MeToo movement and #AmINext here in SA. UN Women has taken this to heart by asking everyone to rethink their word use to fight gender bias, while the next batch of emojis is set to be the most inclusive yet...

By Leigh Andrews 10 Feb 2020

#BehindtheSelfie with... Fernando Machado, Global CMO at Burger King

This week, we go #BehindtheSelfie with Fernando Machado, global chief marketing officer at Burger King and #NedbankIMC2020 keynote speaker...

By Leigh Andrews 5 Feb 2020

#FairnessFirst: Enough waiting. Take this pledge, be the change you want to see

Today's socially conscious citizens can use Change.org to request 'change' from a specific corporate power or even to inspire behaviour change in a nation as a whole. Take this pledge and pay forward the insights needed to turn your 'make the world a better place' dream into reality...

By Leigh Andrews 3 Feb 2020

Next-level pairings with Stellenbosch Hills' popcorn-and-Polkadraai

Wine pairings are a fun way to taste a new range and discover flavours that mingle well together - here's why the popcorn-and-Polkadraai pairing at Stellenbosch Hills is the latest flavour of the month...

By Leigh Andrews 30 Jan 2020

#BehindtheSelfie with... Luyanda Peter, MD of Harambee Communications

This week, we go behind the selfie with Luyanda Peter, MD of Harambee Communications in SA and Botswana...

By Leigh Andrews 29 Jan 2020

#FairnessFirst: Right the Ratio of global C-Suite creative diversity

Last week saw The One Club for Creativity's first-ever Right The Ratio Summit, aimed at advancing workplace equality and fostering a more gender-balanced environment...

By Leigh Andrews 27 Jan 2020

#BehindtheSelfie with... Atisha Gopichund, techno marketing director at Saint-Gobain

This week, we go behind the selfie with Atisha Gopichund-Lutchman, techno marketing director at Saint-Gobain sub-Saharan Africa...

By Leigh Andrews 22 Jan 2020

#FairnessFirst: Renewed call for #TimesUp in the entertainment media industry

Annual film award season is in full swing, swiftly tailed by the annual hashtags signifying lack of industry diversity. This year, in addition to #OscarsSoWhite there's been a focus on #DirectorsSoMale and renewed call to stand with the #TimesUp movement...

By Leigh Andrews 20 Jan 2020

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