[INTERVIEW] JSE CFO Aarti Takoordien

[INTERVIEW] JSE CFO Aarti Takoordien

The 129-year-old JSE is showing the way, outshining other organisations by surpassing the 50/50 gender parity goal. In an exclusive interview, we chat to the stock exchange’s youngest (and first female) CFO, Aarti Takoordeen (36) about her responsibility as a Young...
[LONG READ] The double-edged sword of social media

[LONG READ] The double-edged sword of social media

While most of us happily update our Facebook and Instagram accounts with selfies, check-ins and hashtags, there’s a monster lurking in the social media closet, ready to rear its ugly head in our workplace and private lives. Social media expert Emma Sadleir explains....
[PREVIEW] Trend forecasting: Nicola Cooper

[PREVIEW] Trend forecasting: Nicola Cooper

“If you don’t have a seat at the table, bring your own chair” Quickfire Q&A Who or what inspires you? People – the more diverse, quirky and interesting the better. I love people who are unafraid to be themselves. I also find the formation or undoing of identity...
[INTERVIEW] Yvonne Chaka Chaka

[INTERVIEW] Yvonne Chaka Chaka

In the background is the buzz from the café, which I find loud and distracting, but for Yvonne Chaka Chaka it seems to simply mimic the soundtrack of her full life. She moves to a quieter spot and we begin the interview, chatting like old friends meeting to catch up...
The Top Women Top 100

The Top Women Top 100

The central focus of Top Women in Business and Government is gender empowerment in the workplace. In order to determine the ranking of the top 100 gender empowered companies in South Africa, organisations are evaluated according to a set of criteria which can be...