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Orms launches mentorship programme to empower women in arts
Orms launches mentorship programme to empower women in artsArticle

In celebration of Women's Month, Orms has launched a mentorship programme aimed at empowering female artists...

2 days ago

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 3 days ago

Realm Digital celebrates women in tech
Realm Digital celebrates women in techArticle

As Realm Digital celebrates women throughout the month of August, we sit down with Quality Assurance Engineer Vuyo Moekoa to discuss women in tech...

Issued by Realm Digital 3 days ago

#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 3 days ago

#WomensMonth: 18twenty8 to launch Big Sister Network Summit in Joburg
#WomensMonth: 18twenty8 to launch Big Sister Network Summit in JoburgArticle

Refiloe Seseane is the founder of 18twenty8, a non-profit organisation that aims to empower young women through educational and personal development...

Sindy Peters 14 Aug 2019

#WomensMonth: The woman behind Liqui Moly South Africa
#WomensMonth: The woman behind Liqui Moly South AfricaArticle

Melicia Labuschagne is an authentic and feisty female entrepreneur who successfully launched the Liqui Moly brand in South Africa...

Evan-Lee Courie 12 Aug 2019

Award-winning Thuli Madonsela doc arrives on Showmax just in time for Women's Month
Award-winning Thuli Madonsela doc arrives on Showmax just in time for Women's MonthArticle

Whispering Truth To Power, Shameela Seedat's documentary about Thuli Madonsela's last year as South Africa's public protector, is now streaming first on Showmax...

Issued by Showmax 12 Aug 2019

What women in tech go through
What women in tech go throughArticle

Claire Carter, Lenovo's marketing director for MEA, chats about the business benefits of having more women in the tech industry and why Lenovo sees this as a priority...

12 Aug 2019

#WomensMonth: Diversity is about appreciating the female voice and hearing it
#WomensMonth: Diversity is about appreciating the female voice and hearing itArticle

According to UNESCO Statistics, women make up only 23% of STEM talent globally, and this inequality is mirrored in South Africa's science, technology and engineering industries...

Sindy Peters 12 Aug 2019

Spark Media celebrates strong women!
Spark Media celebrates strong women!Article

In celebration of this week's upcoming Women's Day, and as a nod to August as Women's Month, Spark Media invited each of its female colleagues to flex their feminine muscles...

Issued by Spark Media 8 Aug 2019

#WomensMonth: From tower crane operator to safety officer with Grace
#WomensMonth: From tower crane operator to safety officer with GraceArticle

Neither intimidated by heights nor working in a male-dominated sector, Grace Yoliswa Nyilika is an inspiration for all women keen on taking on the construction industry as a career path...

Sindy Peters 8 Aug 2019

#WomensMonth: Uplifting women with Inner Secrets matriarch Penny Parolis
#WomensMonth: Uplifting women with Inner Secrets matriarch Penny ParolisArticle

Penny Parolis, founder of Inner Secrets Lingerie, reflects on the motivation behind the upmarket boutique and the lessons learned along her business journey...

Lauren Hartzenberg 7 Aug 2019

#WomensMonth: Kalyn Miller is hot on the (w)heels
#WomensMonth: Kalyn Miller is hot on the (w)heelsArticle

At 25 years old, Kalyn Miller is not only participating in a male-dominated sport, but she's competing with them too and is hot on their heels...

Evan-Lee Courie 7 Aug 2019

Lira honoured as first African Barbie role model
Lira honoured as first African Barbie role modelArticle

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

Image credit: Becca Tapert on Unsplash.
Yvonne Wakefield launches The Warrior Project to help domestic abuse, gender-based violence victimsArticle

Alongside Jackie Nagtegaal of LawForAll and Aisha Pandor of SweepSouth, Caveat Legal founder Yvonne Wakefield launched The Warrior Project at the start of Women's Month...

6 Aug 2019

#WomensMonth: Deidre Fryer's on top of her game
#WomensMonth: Deidre Fryer's on top of her gameArticle

Deirdre Fryer, product manager for Africa at SYSPRO Africa has been at the company for a long time and is one of the high ranking executives in the business...

Evan-Lee Courie 5 Aug 2019

The FNB Business Women's Breakfast in association with Smile 90.4FM
The FNB Business Women's Breakfast in association with Smile 90.4FMArticle

Mark your calendars! The 2019 FNB Business Women's Breakfast in association with Smile 90.4FM takes place on 27 August at the Cape Town International Convention Centre...

Issued by Smile 90.4FM 2 Aug 2019

Shekhinah, Lady Zamar lead Apple Music's 10 most-streamed SA female artists
Shekhinah, Lady Zamar lead Apple Music's 10 most-streamed SA female artistsArticle

In celebration of Women's Month, Apple Music has unveiled specially-curated playlists and the country's most-streamed female artists...

2 Aug 2019

Oldest sexual abuse case heads to trial this Women's Month
Oldest sexual abuse case heads to trial this Women's MonthArticle

The amendment of the Criminal Procedure Act to see sexual offences prosecuted, retrospectively, is set to come to life with what is set to be the oldest sexual abuse case to go to trial in South Africa...

2 Aug 2019

SAB launches special #WomensMonth beer
SAB launches special #WomensMonth beerArticle

South African Breweries (SAB) has unveiled a special beer for Women's Month. The limited-edition small-batch beer was designed and brewed by women...

2 Aug 2019

#WomensMonth: Melissa Jantjies embraces a limitless mindset
#WomensMonth: Melissa Jantjies embraces a limitless mindsetArticle

There was a time when you went to a university, studied a specific degree and were then expected to follow a career in that exact field, but there has been a transformation in the job market...

Evan-Lee Courie 29 Jul 2019

What's on at the 2019 Vavasati International Women's Fest
What's on at the 2019 Vavasati International Women's FestArticle

The programme lineup for the seventh Vavasati International Women's Festival has been announced...

29 Jul 2019

An idea of what you'll find in the #ShowUs image library.
#FairnessFirst: Stock images that finally reflect real women in AfricaArticle

Professional African women have been underrepresented on the internet until now. This international women's month, Dove, Getty Images and Girlgaze launched the project #ShowUs stock image library, aimed at shattering beauty stereotypes, while Ellipsis and Picha collaborated to create their #MelaninModern stock images of professional African women. Here's why media and advertising alike need to get in on the action...

Leigh Andrews 29 Mar 2019

Digital Media Africa finalists announced
Digital Media Africa finalists announcedArticle

The 2018 African Digital Media Awards finalists have been announced by WAN-IFRA ahead of the award ceremony on 23 November...

20 Nov 2018

#StateoftheMedia: Loeries 2018
#StateoftheMedia: Loeries 2018Audio

In this episode of #StateoftheMedia, Nadia Hearn of 2oceansvibe Radio, chats to Leigh Andrews, Editor-in-Chief of Marketing & Media and Angie White, Head Of the Press Office Department at Bizcommunity.com about Loeries Creative Week 2018, Women's Month and how you can give your brand space to grow on Bizcommunity.

9 Oct 2018

Influential voices and leading narratives in the media during Women's Month 2018
Influential voices and leading narratives in the media during Women's Month 2018Article

#TotalShutdown marches taking place across the country on 1 August saw women from all walks of life taking to the streets to make their collective voice heard. This began a month that would lead to significant conversations about how South African society treats and protects women...

Issued by Ornico 3 Oct 2018

Professor Peliwe Mnguni, Unisa SBL
Women in leadership - what does race, gender, class have to do with itArticle

Unisa's Graduate School of Business Leadership (SBL) hosted a conversation with women in leadership during Women's Month...

12 Sep 2018

Are you experiencing Women's Month withdrawal?
Are you experiencing Women's Month withdrawal?Article

Caution! Symptoms may include complacency, marketing myopia, and societal regression caused by abrupt discontinuation...

Kirigo Kamore 7 Sep 2018

Elaine Durr on her 20 years in the tourism sector
Elaine Durr on her 20 years in the tourism sectorArticle

Elaine Durr, operations director at World Leisure Holiday, has enjoyed a career spanning 22 years in the travel and leisure industry. Here she shares just how the industry has shaped her, the challenges she has faced and how she has overcame them...

31 Aug 2018

#WomensMonth: Perseverance is key for Michela Dalpiaz
#WomensMonth: Perseverance is key for Michela DalpiazArticle

In celebration of #WomensMonth, we chat to Michela Dalpiaz, co-founder of Ayama Wines and proud Italian co-owner of Slent Farm, who has travelled far and wide to bring her love of wine to South Africa, with a flair of passion for the work of art that she creates...

Robin Fredericks 31 Aug 2018

#WomensMonth: Peermont's Sharon De Leur empowers success
#WomensMonth: Peermont's Sharon De Leur empowers successArticle

Sharon De Leur, marketing manager for Peermont Group, shares why she chose a career in hospitality marketing, the challenges she has faced and why it's important to have a month dedicated to women...

Robin Fredericks 31 Aug 2018

Igniting advice makes for stimulating economic growth
Igniting advice makes for stimulating economic growthArticle

In honour of Women's Month, female entrepreneurs and corporate representatives were treated to a Business Breakfast hosted by Tushiyah Advisory Services at Killarney Country club, recently...

Issued by AT VOGUE COMMUNICATIONS AGENCY 31 Aug 2018

#WomensMonth: Meet Megan Arendse, a woman who's playing a significant role in Mice tourism
#WomensMonth: Meet Megan Arendse, a woman who's playing a significant role in Mice tourismArticle

In celebration of #WomensMonth, we chat to Megan Arendse, convention centre manager of Sun International's flagship resort, Sun City about what it means to be a woman in the MICE industry, the challenges she has faced and her message for Women's Month.

Robin Fredericks 30 Aug 2018

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

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...

Robin Fredericks 30 Aug 2018

#WomensMonth: The woman behind PayU South Africa
#WomensMonth: The woman behind PayU South AfricaArticle

Karen Nadasen, CEO of PayU South Africa, is regularly described as one of South Africa's most inspiring women in tech, nominated for IT Personality of the Year 2017...

Evan-Lee Courie 29 Aug 2018

Cape Town International Jazz Festival reveals females first for 20th-year celebration
Cape Town International Jazz Festival reveals females first for 20th-year celebrationArticle

In celebration of South African Women's Month, espAfrika reveals five female-led acts to perform at the upcoming 20th celebration of Africa's Grandest Gathering...

Issued by espAfrika 29 Aug 2018

Feminism, mentors, heroines and Women's Month
Feminism, mentors, heroines and Women's MonthArticle

Did you know that there are more CEOs called 'John' on America's Highest Paid 100 CEO list than there are women? And locally, there are more people called 'Stephen' than there are women on the country's Top 50 Richest CEOs list? In fact, there is only one woman on that list, Magda Wierzycka, but don't worry, we have three Stephens...

Robyn Campbell 29 Aug 2018

#WomensMonth: The women who build our cars
#WomensMonth: The women who build our carsArticle

The automotive industry has always been known to be a male-dominated industry, yet we often forget to think or talk about the millions of women involved...

Evan-Lee Courie 28 Aug 2018

Giokos on the roof at CNN London.
#WomensMonth: "Focus on your talents and ignore the noise"Article

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...

Leigh Andrews 28 Aug 2018

DAFF celebrates women in agriculture, awards top female farmers
DAFF celebrates women in agriculture, awards top female farmersArticle

In honour of women in the agriculture, forestry and fisheries sectors, the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (DAFF), in celebration of Women's Month, announced the top female farmers during a ceremony held in the Eastern Cape.

28 Aug 2018

#WomensMonth: Jandri Van Zyl on building a Cape Town cake empire
#WomensMonth: Jandri Van Zyl on building a Cape Town cake empireArticle

Jandri Van Zyl's sweet dreams of building a crowd-pleasing cake-haven have steadily been realised since her business The Velvet Cake Co. launched in 2012 to public acclaim.

Lauren Hartzenberg 27 Aug 2018

#WomensMonth: Wandisa Vazi, TPT's East London terminal manager
#WomensMonth: Wandisa Vazi, TPT's East London terminal managerArticle

Wandisa Vazi, Transnet Port Terminals's East London terminal manager, wants to play her part in Transnet's goal of becoming a top five terminal operator...

Evan-Lee Courie 27 Aug 2018

SU female scientists outperform at 2018 WISA
SU female scientists outperform at 2018 WISAArticle

This year's South African Women in Science Awards (WISA) has recognised three female scientists from Stellenbosch University (SU) for their contribution to science and technology research, profiling them as role models for younger women...

27 Aug 2018

#WomensMonth: Meet Tarryn Burrows, GM at BON Hotel 64 on Gordon
#WomensMonth: Meet Tarryn Burrows, GM at BON Hotel 64 on GordonArticle

In celebration of Women's month, Tarryn Burrows, general manager at BON Hotel 64 on Gordon shares more about women in hospitality and what special something women bring to the table...

24 Aug 2018

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