Evan-Lee Courie

Evan-Lee Courie

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Google, Gmail, Google Drive causes havoc - UPDATE
Google, Gmail, Google Drive causes havoc - UPDATE

If you were having trouble accessing your Gmail, Google Drive, or Google Meet last week, you were not alone...

By Evan-Lee Courie 20 Aug 2020

#WomensMonth: Carey van Vlaanderen, CEO at ESET South Africa, provides safety tips this tax season
#WomensMonth: Carey van Vlaanderen, CEO at ESET South Africa, provides safety tips this tax season

"The best way to protect yourself and avoid possible cyber scammers is to always be vigilant and never give out your private or personal information", says Carey van Vlaanderen, CEO at ESET South Africa...

By Evan-Lee Courie 18 Aug 2020

#WomensMonth: Sitting at Liberty's Blue Table Sessions with Babazile Mbetse
#WomensMonth: Sitting at Liberty's Blue Table Sessions with Babazile Mbetse

Liberty Group South Africa launched the Blue Table Sessions where women from all walks of life converse about the value women bring to the economy in a time of Covid-19 and beyond...

By Evan-Lee Courie 17 Aug 2020

#WomensMonth: Prof. Nelishia Pillay of UP believes women in IT and STEM need to be showcased more
#WomensMonth: Prof. Nelishia Pillay of UP believes women in IT and STEM need to be showcased more

Professor Nelishia Pillay is the Head of the Department of Computer Science in the Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology at the University of Pretoria...

By Evan-Lee Courie 17 Aug 2020

#WomensMonth: Suzanne Morel shares how Mastercard SA is powering up women in SA
#WomensMonth: Suzanne Morel shares how Mastercard SA is powering up women in SA

Suzanne Morel, country manager for Mastercard SA, shares some insights into how Mastercard is giving power to women...

By Evan-Lee Courie 17 Aug 2020

#WomensMonth: Takalani Netshitenzhe of Vodacom SA highlights how women can shine in the tech industry
#WomensMonth: Takalani Netshitenzhe of Vodacom SA highlights how women can shine in the tech industry

As Vodacom's chief officer of Corporate Affairs, an executive director at Vodacom South Africa and chairperson of the Vodacom Foundation, Takalani Netshitenzhe, believes toxic masculinity is one of the biggest challenges in the work place for women...

By Evan-Lee Courie 14 Aug 2020

#WomensMonth: Sandra Orta helps provide healthtech innovations across Africa
#WomensMonth: Sandra Orta helps provide healthtech innovations across Africa

With over 18 years of experience in strategic and operational marketing, sales and business development roles within big pharma, mid-sized pharma, biotech, startups and non-profit organisations, Sandra Orta is passionate about contributing to a better world...

By Evan-Lee Courie 13 Aug 2020

#WomensMonth: 'South Africa has enormous opportunity' - Alison Collier, MD of Endeavor SA
#WomensMonth: 'South Africa has enormous opportunity' - Alison Collier, MD of Endeavor SA

With extensive global experience, Alison Collier, a definite role model for future businesswomen, shares her journey with us this Women's Month...

By Evan-Lee Courie 12 Aug 2020

#WomensMonth: 'Do not give up my sisters' says Yvonne Iyer, founder of Yin Connect
#WomensMonth: 'Do not give up my sisters' says Yvonne Iyer, founder of Yin Connect

As the founder of Yin Connect, a 100% BEE woman-owned boutique consultancy, Yvonne Iyer helps connect businesses with retired German experts...

By Evan-Lee Courie 12 Aug 2020

The struggles of a local travel startup
The struggles of a local travel startup

As a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, the tourism industry has been brought to a standstill leaving this entrepreneur with limited options.

By Evan-Lee Courie 7 Aug 2020

#WomensMonth: Nishi Singh, MD of NSP Consultants
#WomensMonth: Nishi Singh, MD of NSP Consultants

NSP Consultants was started by Nishi Singh after she noticed the incredible potential South African businesses have to go from good to better...

By Evan-Lee Courie 7 Aug 2020

#WomensMonth: Marisa Logan, founder of Stream, is no stranger to success
#WomensMonth: Marisa Logan, founder of Stream, is no stranger to success

No stranger to launching a successful business, Marisa Logan is a talented businesswoman who's done it all...

By Evan-Lee Courie 6 Aug 2020

#WomensMonth: Lizette Crause urges men to support women
#WomensMonth: Lizette Crause urges men to support women

As we celebrate Women's Month, we should be aware of the need to continuously invest in women's empowerment on personal and professional levels as there is an incredible amount of evidence to support the positive ramifications...

By Evan-Lee Courie 5 Aug 2020

#StartupStory: Moms breathe life into Babalust
#StartupStory: Moms breathe life into Babalust

As first time moms, co-founders Kim Grant and Nikki Banner experienced first-hand the overwhelming task of preparing their lives, and homes for the welcoming of a new-born baby...

By Evan-Lee Courie 4 Aug 2020

#WomensMonth: Catherine Wijnberg, founder of Fetola
#WomensMonth: Catherine Wijnberg, founder of Fetola

Catherine Wijnberg is a successful female entrepreneur with experience in starting, growing, and operating businesses in five different sectors across three countries...

By Evan-Lee Courie 3 Aug 2020

#WomensMonth: Chantelle Mashego challenges gender diversity in the automotive industry
#WomensMonth: Chantelle Mashego challenges gender diversity in the automotive industry

Chantelle Mashego, a senior manager responsible for delivering the locally produced Nissan Navara has been at Nissan for 11 years and understands the complexities of building a vehicle...

By Evan-Lee Courie 31 Jul 2020

#StartupStory: Get rewarded for daily Covid-19 symptom checks
#StartupStory: Get rewarded for daily Covid-19 symptom checks

Vollar, an online platform that allows organisations to incentivise and reward members of a community for doing volunteer work to help others in their area. But when the Covid-19 pandemic hit, the team then had to go back to the drawing board...

By Evan-Lee Courie 30 Jul 2020

#StartupStory: Burying social ills to create a brighter future
#StartupStory: Burying social ills to create a brighter future

Melun Jeptha noticed two empty plots of land that were being used as dumping grounds and decided to do something about it...

By Evan-Lee Courie 28 Jul 2020

#StartupStory: Break a sweat with these fitness influencers on Sudor
#StartupStory: Break a sweat with these fitness influencers on Sudor

With gyms being forced to close due to the coronavirus, fitness trainers are battling. Until gyms are allowed to operate under strict measures to curb the spread of Covid-19, there are alternatives for digital-savvy fitness entrepreneurs...

By Evan-Lee Courie 23 Jul 2020

#StartupStory: Local entrepreneur dances to the beat of urban culture in SA
#StartupStory: Local entrepreneur dances to the beat of urban culture in SA

South African entrepreneur Andile Mathobela has launched TheJournalistDJ.com, a digital video magazine documenting the dance culture in South Africa...

By Evan-Lee Courie 21 Jul 2020

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