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Riverbed CEO wins the at 2017 Regional Business Achiever Awards

Monalisa Zwambila, the founder and CEO of Riverbed, one of the country’s largest, black creative agencies was awarded winner of the Entrepreneur category at the Annual Regional Business Achiever Awards (RBAA) at a gala dinner in Johannesburg recently. Run by the Business Women’s Association of SA, RBAA aims to celebrate women who are outstanding leaders and […]

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Role of media in women empowerment comes under spotlight at the dti-Radio Turf Roundtable

The role of the South African media in the economic empowerment of the country’s women will come under the spotlight at a Women’s Month Roundtable that will be hosted by the Department of Trade and Industry (the dti) in partnership with Radio Turf at the University of Limpopo, Mankweng Campus today.   Journalists, editors, politicians, […]

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WDB Investment Holdings increase equity stake in Seed Engine to 51%

WDB Investment Holdings (WDBIH) has increased its stake in Seed Engine (incorporating Seed Academy and the WDB Seed Fund) from 35% to 51%, officially confirming Seed Engine as a proudly 51% black women owned company. Venture capital company Grovest is Seed Engine’s second major shareholder with a 30% stake. The increased share underscores the long-standing […]

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Women ‘own their thrones’ with Tsogo Sun and Proudly SA

Tsogo Sun and Proudly South African partnered to host a lavish ‘Women in Business’ lunch on 8 August at Southern Sun Hyde Park, under the theme of, ‘Own your throne’, with celebrity and businesswoman Basetsana Kumalo, Executive Chairman and CEO of Basetsana Woman Investment Holdings, delivering the keynote address. Explaining the theme, Candy Tothill, Tsogo Sun’s […]

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SA needs more women in executive positions

Minister in the Presidency responsible for Women, Susan Shabangu, is determined to advance the recruitment and retention of women into executive positions. “Until we have as many women as men in executive positions both within the public service and the private sector, our work is nowhere near completed,” said Minister Shabangu. The Minister was speaking […]

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Mentorship programme gears rural women for business

A mentorship programme to capacitate KwaZulu-Natal rural and township women with business skills to realise their dreams of becoming entrepreneurs and enjoying a better quality of life has been made possible. Spearheaded by Ithala Development Finance Corporation, the mentorship programme is designed to help micro-level SMMEs grow and sustain their businesses. The initiative forms part […]

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Cummins celebrates commitment to gender diversity

Cummins is celebrating the diverse roles that women continue to play in the company. These range from business development to human resources and distribution. “That is what attracted me to Cummins. There is so much I can do, but it is up to me to learn and demonstrate the ability to execute and perform,” Susan […]

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AECOM announces inaugural Educational Trust bursary recipients

Speaking at an official ceremony at AECOM’s Sandton head office on 29 June, Marketing and Communications Director Rashree Maharaj commented that the Educational Trust had been a long time coming. “We are really excited that it has finally gotten off the ground,” she added. Maharaj is a trustee, along with Human Resources Director for Africa Senika Devsheel, and […]

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Women help help to champion engineering firms’s presence in Africa

This is particularly welcome at a time when 31% of South African companies have no female representation in senior leadership roles, according to the latest Gender (Dis)parity in South Africa report, published by Bain & Company. The World Economic Forum’s (WEF’s) Global Gender Gap Report 2016 highlights that the economic participation and political empowerment gap between men and women […]

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Finalists announced in Businesswoman of the Year Awards

Johannesburg, 21 June 2017–The Businesswomen’s Association of South Africa (BWASA) has announced the names of the 13 women who have made it through to the final round of the 37th annual Businesswoman of the Year Awards. The awards recognise South African women who excel in various sectors of the economy and lead with integrity and […]

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