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Last chance to enter 2021 Fabulous Woman Awards
Last chance to enter 2021 Fabulous Woman AwardsArticle

Brainchild of award-winning businesswoman and philanthropist Pontsho Manzi, the Fabulous Woman Awards are back...

30 Apr 2021

Credit: L'Oréal Group
L'Oréal Paris to cut 50% of carbon footprint by 2030Article

L'Oréal Paris has committed to reducing its carbon footprint by 50% per finished product, and will contribute €10m to environmental projects whose beneficiaries are communities of women...

26 Apr 2021

Standard Bank Top Women Leaders publication 16th edition 2021 - it's a must-see!
Standard Bank Top Women Leaders publication 16th edition 2021 - it's a must-see!Article

The 16th edition of Standard Bank Top Women Leaders boasts more than 200 pages of quality content, tons of in depth interviews with trailblazing women and critical information regarding top women-empowered companies...

Issued by Topco Media 15 Apr 2021

JSE comes out tops with best gender balanced board in G20
JSE comes out tops with best gender balanced board in G20Article

According to the recently released Stock Exchanges Gender Equality analysis report, the JSE has the best gender balance on boards of any developing country...

11 Mar 2021

Want a stronger world after Covid-19? Choose more women leaders
Want a stronger world after Covid-19? Choose more women leadersArticle

Countries must put more women into leadership roles to build a stronger post-pandemic world, a top UN official said...

Emma Batha 2 Feb 2021

SAICE inaugurates Vishal Krishandutt as its 118th president
SAICE inaugurates Vishal Krishandutt as its 118th presidentArticle

Vishal Krishandutt was recently inaugurated as the South African Institution of Civil Engineering's (SAICE) 118th president...

4 Dec 2020

Loeries awards Chantal Sombonos-Van Tonder the 2020 Marketing Leadership and Innovation Award
Loeries awards Chantal Sombonos-Van Tonder the 2020 Marketing Leadership and Innovation AwardArticle

Chicken Licken's managing director and chief marketer, Chantal Sombonos-Van Tonder, has made Loeries history by being the first second-generation award winner of the coveted Marketing Leadership Award, an honour her late father George Sombonos received in 2013...

Issued by Loeries 23 Nov 2020

Diversity and inclusion in a business imperative
Diversity and inclusion in a business imperativeArticle

There's a famous saying by diversity and inclusion consultant Verna Myers: "Diversity is being invited to the party, inclusion is being asked to dance, and belonging is dancing like no one's watching"...

18 Nov 2020

Tokenised celebrations of Black womanist leaders negate their contributions to society
Tokenised celebrations of Black womanist leaders negate their contributions to societyArticle

History has been made globally and here at home. In the US, Kamala Harris became the first Black woman to become vice president, while locally, we celebrate the appointment of Professor Puleng LenkaBula...

Nombulelo Shange 16 Nov 2020

Celebrating top women: Yael Geffen, artfully uniting extraordinary properties with extraordinary lives
Celebrating top women: Yael Geffen, artfully uniting extraordinary properties with extraordinary livesArticle

"Never give up, don't be afraid of failure and be yourself - unapologetically." - Yael Geffen, CEO of Lew Geffen, Sotheby's International Realty

Fiona Wakelin 28 Oct 2020

Gender equality in the technology industry
Gender equality in the technology industryArticle

Society has undoubtedly painted a picture of coders being male. What can be done to change this?...

Issued by SAICA 25 Sep 2020

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

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

Nombasa Tsengwa 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?"Article

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...

Jessica Tennant 29 Aug 2020

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

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

Issued by Capital Legacy 28 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'Article

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...

Juanita Pienaar 27 Aug 2020

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

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...

Thami Moatshe 27 Aug 2020

Youth NGO panel discussion unpacks what young women of SA want
Youth NGO panel discussion unpacks what young women of SA wantArticle

Youth NGO Activate Change Drivers recently held a panel discussion for Women's Month to find out what young women want...

26 Aug 2020

Kumeshnee West
#WomensMonth: SA needs to bridge the female management gapArticle

Around the globe, companies are facing a reckoning - particularly when it comes to female representation at executive management level...

26 Aug 2020

Advancing women is a task for all
Advancing women is a task for allArticle

The battle for gender equality, diversity and inclusivity should not only be fought by women and those directly impacted, but are issues that society as a whole needs to work together to address...

Issued by LexisNexis 25 Aug 2020

#WomensMonth: Build the best team by embracing gender equality
#WomensMonth: Build the best team by embracing gender equalityArticle

Some of the defining characteristics of a woman are the very qualities that we look for in great leaders - empathy, collaboration and problem solving...

Helene Smuts 19 Aug 2020

#WomensMonth: 'Be yourself and trust in your unique skills' - Claire D'Adorante, Paragon Interface
#WomensMonth: 'Be yourself and trust in your unique skills' - Claire D'Adorante, Paragon InterfaceArticle

Early in her career, Claire D'Adorante - now director of Paragon Interface - discovered interior design as a way to blend her passion for creativity with technicality...

Sindy Peters 14 Aug 2020

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

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...

Evan-Lee Courie 12 Aug 2020

'HR is no longer a back-office function' - Devashnie Singh, Grey Group
'HR is no longer a back-office function' - Devashnie Singh, Grey GroupArticle

This Women's Month, Devashnie Singh, chief people officer at Grey Group, shares her journey toward a career in HR, her take on how HR has evolved during the Covid-19 pandemic, and steps and policies...

12 Aug 2020

Women are carrying the heaviest load under lockdown
Women are carrying the heaviest load under lockdownArticle

There is not much to celebrate this Women's Month when women are bearing the brunt of responsibility under lockdown, and their safety and security is threatened: both physically and economically...

Siphelele Chirwa 11 Aug 2020

Women in data should be more than just reality
Women in data should be more than just realityArticle

Artificial Intelligence and Data have become one of the hottest topics within the technology industry, and women have been playing an instrumental role in the advancement of and development of technology, especially when it comes to career pathways.

3 Aug 2020

#FairnessFirst: Women are the change agents of nations
#FairnessFirst: Women are the change agents of nationsArticle

In celebration of International Women's Day earlier this month, founder of W-Suite, Katie Mohamed hosted a dialogue on the theme of 'Each for Equal', addressing various forms of equality around acceptance, opportunities, access and diversity...

Jessica Tennant 23 Mar 2020

#FairnessFirst: Renuka Methil and the ceiling crashers
#FairnessFirst: Renuka Methil and the ceiling crashersArticle

Renuka Methil, managing editor of Forbes Africa and Forbes Woman Africa recently spoke at the 2020 Forbes Woman Africa Leading Women Summit, held on Friday, 6 March at the Durban ICC, ahead of International Women's Day last Sunday...

Jessica Tennant 15 Mar 2020

FoxP2 SA highlights 2 formidable female leaders and their crucial roles within the agency
FoxP2 SA highlights 2 formidable female leaders and their crucial roles within the agencyArticle

In line with the International Women's Day 2020 campaign theme, #EachforEqual, FoxP2's Lynda Fiebiger and Zetu Damane share their thoughts on the theme and what it means to them...

Issued by Dentsu 12 Mar 2020

#BizTrends2020: Female leadership in SA's property sector needs to be prioritised
#BizTrends2020: Female leadership in SA's property sector needs to be prioritisedArticle

We've made significant strides in the last decade and there is visible progress of women being integrated into various roles within different segments of South Africa's property sector...

Nonhlanhla Mayisela 13 Jan 2020

#BizTrends2020: Reimagine employer branding in the roaring '20s
#BizTrends2020: Reimagine employer branding in the roaring '20sArticle

One hundred years have now passed since the beginning of the infamous roaring '20s - an era of dramatic economic, social and political uncertainty, together with much technological development and change - a world no different to what we are facing now...

Celeste Sirin 9 Jan 2020

#BizTrends2020: Road map to the future and digital transformation in property
#BizTrends2020: Road map to the future and digital transformation in propertyArticle

The real estate business is going through significant change for the first time in my 20-year history in this industry...

Paul Stevens 7 Jan 2020

#BizTrends2020: The rising role of women in real estate - 2020 and beyond
#BizTrends2020: The rising role of women in real estate - 2020 and beyondArticle

According to a recent Time magazine article, women are 'on the brink of a massive power shift...

Yael Geffen 3 Jan 2020

Empowerment begins with equality
Empowerment begins with equalityArticle

Gender diversity, inclusion and equality in the workplace are no longer just nice-to-haves. They are business imperatives...

Gcobisa Ntshona, Issued by LexisNexis 17 Dec 2019

Pam Indurjeeth, Managing Director, Oryx Oil South Africa, wins World LPG Women of the Year Award
Pam Indurjeeth, Managing Director, Oryx Oil South Africa, wins World LPG Women of the Year AwardArticle

The prestigious WINLPG Woman of the Year Award is awarded each year to the outstanding individual who has made a significant contribution to the LPG industry, to the cause of diversity, and who has enjoyed unparalleled career success...

Issued by Oryx Energies 14 Oct 2019

NJ Ayuk
#AOP2019: Free market capitalism will work best for AfricaArticle

African oil and gas champion, NJ Ayuk, is unabashed in his support of free market capitalism, saying it is the economic model that will work best for Africa...

Nicci Botha 11 Oct 2019

3 ways men can help the fight for gender equality in the boardroom
3 ways men can help the fight for gender equality in the boardroomArticle

In recent years, much of the dialogue around gender equality has framed this as a women's only fight. To view it as such would be to miss the point. Gender equality is everyone's issue, and men should pick up the mantle too...

Magesvaran Suranjan 23 Sep 2019

South African Tourism
Women lead in first leg of 2019 Lilizela Tourism AwardsArticle

The first leg of the 2019 Lilizela Tourism Awards kicked off in Kimberley, Northern Cape and Mpumalanga on 5 and 6 September respectively...

9 Sep 2019

#WomensMonth: Keep the pink cupcakes. Give us real change...
#WomensMonth: Keep the pink cupcakes. Give us real change...Article

Women's Month is observed in August to honour a profound act of dignity and unity. Instead of turning August into a time to succumb to pink platitudes and pink cupcakes on desks 'to recognise our women', we should honour the actions of the women of 1956 by improving the lives of South African women...

Donna Rachelson 30 Aug 2019

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#WomensMonth: Female leaders in travel share their secrets for successArticle

In celebration of Women's Month this August, three accomplished female leaders from South Africa's travel and tourism industry share some of their stories and advice for other female employees and leaders...

Jenna Berndt 20 Aug 2019

#WomensMonth: 'Be authentic, irrespective of which profession you're in'
#WomensMonth: 'Be authentic, irrespective of which profession you're in'Article

An attorney, notary, and conveyancer specialising in property and conveyancing, Subashnee Moodley is an example of what one can achieve through perseverance, hard work and authenticity...

Sindy Peters 20 Aug 2019

#WomensMonth: How the legal industry can redress gender inequality
#WomensMonth: How the legal industry can redress gender inequalityArticle

In 2015, there were 15‚004 practicing male attorneys compared to 8‚708 female attorneys‚ according to a report published in De Rebus. With less than 6% of women in leadership roles within the industry, how can women change the game in a disproportionally male-dominated industry?

19 Aug 2019

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Women in hospitality championing the torch of changeArticle

The benefits of alternative voices and ideas are needed in the tourism boardrooms...

19 Aug 2019

Don't get mad, get creative
Don't get mad, get creativeArticle

There's a lot to celebrate this Women's Month, but women at the helm of the creative industry is not one of them. Instead of waiting around to retweet yet another media list or brand #campaign #empoweringwomen, let's do what we do best - get creative...

Issued by icandi CQ 15 Aug 2019

#WomensMonth: 'If you feel like the tortoise in your life, don't give up'
#WomensMonth: 'If you feel like the tortoise in your life, don't give up'Article

Slovakian by birth, Andrea Gombalova Stevens made South Africa her home many years ago and is currently the franchisee of Just Property Port Elizabeth. She is the epitome of inspirational leadership with a motivational morning regimen to match...

Sindy Peters 15 Aug 2019

Taking on the challenges facing women in leadership
Taking on the challenges facing women in leadershipArticle

24 years since the celebration of the first National Women's Day and despite women making up the majority of the population, it is disheartening to see that women are still largely underrepresented in the upper echelons of leadership...

Khensani Mahlangu, Issued by Enterprises University of Pretoria 13 Aug 2019

Oryx Oil South Africa appoints new managing director
Oryx Oil South Africa appoints new managing directorArticle

Benoit Araman is pleased to announce the appointment of his successor, Pam Indurjeeth, as Oryx Oil South Africa managing director effective 1 August 2019...

Issued by Oryx Energies 12 Aug 2019

Lack of diversity: The elephant in the boardroom
Lack of diversity: The elephant in the boardroomArticle

Internationally, major contributors to the governance discussion use the same tone about gender and ethnics diversity in boardrooms. They highlight the lack of diversity - even though progress has been made in recent years - and find a correlation between board performance and diversity in terms of growth, performance and value creation...

2 May 2019

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