[Preview] Caster Semenya: Flag bearer for all women

[Preview] Caster Semenya: Flag bearer for all women

We caught up with Caster at the Standard Bank Top Women Awards and Conference where she was awarded the Sport Icon of the Year trophy to thunderous applause and a standing ovation. “As a child I competed against older children so as not to demoralise others in my age...
STEM for women

STEM for women

There are numerous challenges and perceived barriers to women’s entry into STEM fields. These sometimes manifest even before a child can vocalise what they want to do when they grow up. From the outset, pre-STEM school curricula direct boys’ assumed proclivities...
[PREVIEW] Women and the environment

[PREVIEW] Women and the environment

By Elske Joubert According to Songo Didiza, founding director of Green Building Design Group (GreenBDG), the increase of global crises such as rising human-induced ocean pollution and our very own water and energy supply challenge, has resulted in societies becoming...
Disrupting the digital divide

Disrupting the digital divide

By Vuyolwethu Dubese I have always believed that inclusion informs impactful innovation and that, without it, not only are environments not ripe for effective innovation, but the global economy is moving and growing at a rate slower than its potential. Inclusion, much...
Tributes pour in for Dr Thandi Ndlovu

Tributes pour in for Dr Thandi Ndlovu

Image: @DrThandi/Twitter Construction entrepreneur and Top Women alumnus Dr Thandi Ndlovu passed away in hospital after a car accident that claimed four lives on Saturday.  As one of the most successful businesswomen in South Africa operating in a male-dominated...