Empowering women in a digital age

Empowering women in a digital age

THE WORLD BELONGS TO THE DIGITALLY EMPOWERED BUT THERE IS ONE SURPRISING STUMBLING BLOCK, FACED PREDOMINANTLY BY WOMEN, WHICH IS SLOWING PROGRESS – AND IT IS NOT ONE FACED ONLY BY WOMEN IN LESS-DEVELOPED COUNTRIES; THIS IS A GLOBAL PHENOMENON. It’s an ordinary Monday...
Getting Africa into top tech condition

Getting Africa into top tech condition

The effects of technology are ubiquitous. Internet access, automation and other tools of the digital age have especially helped remove the barriers that have previously kept women from participating in the broader economy. When speaking about the far-reaching effects...
Forging a path to entrepreneurship

Forging a path to entrepreneurship

As the only region where more women than men are engaged in entrepreneurial activities, Africa could become the most enterprising continent in the world. With roughly 50% of Africa’s burgeoning population being female, it should go without saying that empowering women...
Q&A with Huenu Solsona

Q&A with Huenu Solsona

Huenu Solsona is the founder of The Galileo Open Air Cinema How did your business come about and what inspired you to start The Galileo Open Air Cinema? I attended an outdoor cinema in 2004 when I lived in Whistler, Canada. It was a freezing night and there was...
[INTERVIEW] Glenda Gray

[INTERVIEW] Glenda Gray

Pioneering medical researcher, scientist and HIV activist, professor Glenda Gray, who recently cracked TIME Magazine’s prestigious list of 100 most influential people in 2017, has dedicated her life’s work in the search of a vaccine for HIV/AIDS. Where did your love...
[PREVIEW] Women in tourism

[PREVIEW] Women in tourism

It’s an exciting time for tourism in South Africa and with a woman at the helm of the country’s tourism industry, greater opportunities are available for other women to pursue  leadership roles in this sector. The status quo of women in tourism UN Women, in...