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Our 2nd Standard Bank Top Women Masterclass is focused on how to accelerate economic growth in Africa through gender empowerment and essentially the strategies for success needed to reach this goal.
This year marks the 64th anniversary of this historic event.
“People don’t realise how literacy affects everything” – Thabiso Mahlape
Interview, SMEC CEO, Logashri Sewnarain
Ralf Fletcher, CEO of Topco Media speaks to Kate Moodley, author of I INC: Be the CEO of your Brand and Franchise Director for Discovery Consulting Services.
The importance of transformational self-confidence coaching – 4 lessons from former Miss World Rolene Strauss
South Africa’s former Miss World, Rolene Strauss, has a passion for empowering other women.
CEO, Cape Nature, Razeena Omar shares 5 attributes which are key to leadership in these times of uncertainty
You would assume that communicating with people is a basic skill and part of your every-day business needs is to reach out and develop relationships. However, this is not always as simple as just communicating.
In this week’s Top Women podcast, Ralf Fletcher sits down with renowned businesswomen, billionaire and anti-corruption activist, Magda Wierzycka.
Busisiwe Mavuso is the Chief Executive Officer of Business Leadership South Africa and has been a board member since 2017.
“When you’re building and scaling a company, there is no time to second guess yourself. You have to be the best informed person in the room.”
Amid the current pandemic and challenges that we are facing in 2020, advances are being made in terms of empowering women.
In conversation with Ralf Fletcher, CEO of Topco Media, Funeka and Khomotso share their insights on the significance of one’s heritage, their tips on how to keep up with change and why entrepreneurship is so vital right now.
Thembelihle Mjaji-Mbatha is the founder of the registered NPO, Mjaji-Mbatha Foundation (MMF) which she established to help overcome the barriers to education for underprivileged students.
No matter how good you are at what you do, there will always be someone criticising your work – and Anele has had a fair share of naysayers. However, she keeps her head up, not losing focus, and continues to go from strength to strength.
COVID-19 has spurred a global culling of livelihoods, leaving millions of families facing dire economic realities. How do you “retrench-proof” your life so that you come out of this pandemic stronger than before?
These are just some of the ways to make the transition from remote working back to the office go a little smoother.
The most important thing you have to offer is yourself and your experience.
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This was one of the most valuable Masterclasses we’ve ever done about how to survive as a businesswoman.
We have lost an icon – larger than life, brimming with energy, creativity and selflessness – Mary Twala graced our stage, our screens and our lives. The legend lives on. Thank you for everything you gave us.
I started a Construction and Consulting Engineering practice within the intention of giving skilled disadvantaged artisans opportunities in the market to secure work.
Hailing from Limpopo, Siwela Masoga is one of the youngest black female winemakers in the country. Her aim is to inspire other young people, especially women.
Entrepreneurship is challenging because it forces an individual to face the truth about their core beliefs, abilities and potential. It stretches them to grow, as the ultimate success of the business is directly tied to the evolution of the business owner.
Glenda and Ralf dive into all things education, medicine, and science. They discuss the current challenges of COVID-19 considering a wide range of factors that need to be taken into account during this time.
Top Performing Business Leader of the Year, Jemina Lydia Radebe, the importance of building a good reputation
As External Affairs and Communication Manager at Palabora Mining I am faced with the constant pressure to build our reputation by communicating the positive things that Palabora Copper does to ensure that the company attracts investors and thus grows revenue – thereby ensuring the sustainability of jobs.
INTERVIEW WITH PRINCIPAL / RECTOR THANGITHINI JULIET ARYETEY, ELANGENI TVET COLLEGE
You’ve heard the saying that you become the average of the five closest people to you. It’s true that the people that you align yourself with will directly affect the success of your business. Once you take the road less travelled of entrepreneurship, your relationship needs will change.
In this week’s Top Women podcast, Topco Media CEO, Ralf Fletcher is in conversation with local powerhouse Aisha Pandor, co-founder of SweepSouth. Aisha is the daughter of Naledi Pandor, South Africa’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and brings with her a wealth of knowledge both inside and outside the workplace.
If there’s one thing the Covid-19 pandemic has shown us, it must surely be the phenomenal ability of businesses, large and small, to adapt to the world’s ever-changing new normal. Sure, the novel coronavirus and lockdown measures have shaken the private (and government) sectors like nothing for a very long time before.
In this week’s Top Women podcast, Topco CEO, Ralf Fletcher sits down to talk with Adriana Marais − theoretical physicist, technologist and aspiring extra-terrestrial. Adriana’s goals are big: to understand our world and beyond.
In 2020, Nozicelo Ngcobo joined Coca-Cola Beverages South Africa (CCBSA) as the new Public Affairs, Communication & Sustainability Director. She joins CCBSA from Tiger Brands where she held the position of Group Executive: Group External Relations. In this role, she was accountable for Government, Stakeholder Relations, CSI, SED and BBBEE.
This is your lightbulb moment. All projects start with a big idea – which may be something like wanting to start your own business or developing new products, doing something completely new, or in your personal life it could mean upskilling yourself, building a home or fitness training.
Listen to Leila Fourie, CEO of JSE, talking to us about opportunities in Africa, technology and learning from those who came before us
This week on the Top Women podcast, Topco CEO, Ralf Fletcher is in conversation with Leila Fourie, who has held the position of CEO at the JSE since October 2019.
Jo-Ann de Wet started her career at McDonald’s SA as a trainee manager in 1995. Over the years, she expanded her operational knowledge and exposure across different departments within the company.
My journey has been an amazing one filled with lessons of empowering not just myself but other women in this sector.
Are you looking for some guidance to job seeking, life after lockdown and the repercussions of the Covid-19 Pandemic? Please read on.
Successful business woman Khanyisile Kweyama whose impressive list of tenures include: first woman Executive Director, Anglo American SA; CEO, BUSA; and Chairperson, Brand SA – speaks to us about leadership, COVID-19, mining, agriculture and the value of mentorship.
These days successful companies are invested in doing good in the world around them. Looking beyond, yet not past, increasing profits and productivity, companies are exploring how to give back in meaningful and sustainable ways.
About tech innovation, climbing Kilimanjaro with Prof Thuli Mandonsela, gender empowerment, STEM for girls and the importance of giving back.
According to the World Bank, Africa boasts the highest growth rate of female-run businesses in the world. However, in Southern Africa men outnumber women when it comes to owning their own business. Apart from this reflection on our gender empowerment trajectory, this impacts negatively on the economy
Sweep South launched in 2014 and has become a South African success story – one of courage, belief and tenacity
Dionne Kerr, CEO of Siyakha Consulting speaks about transformation in South Africa
When I write down the word “survive” it really creates a feeling of panic in my heart.
Put simply, a sustainable workplace is a workplace which takes into account a regard for people and the planet. A business that employs sustainable practises is one that looks past profitability and revenue and considers how they can make a difference both inside and outside their workspace. Everything from ensuring the health and safety of employees to implementing responsible supply chain practises contributes to the sustainability of a workplace.
Having joined T-Systems in 2016 as CFO, Dineo Molefe took over as MD in 2018.
Nompumelelo Ncube is one of our healthcare heroes working on the frontlines of the COVID-19 fight.
Going to level 3 from the beginning of June will involve the return to operation of most sectors of the economy, under strict health protocols and social distancing rules. But what does this mean in practical terms?
In a team, having a united voice is important but so is having different opinions and viewpoints. When working with others, conflicts are inevitable, and, according to the Harvard Business Review, the most common cause of conflict in the workplace is misunderstanding.
At PM Skillshouse, we believe that training is a force for good and that by empowering individuals with practical knowledge and understanding, we can give them some of the tools they need to succeed.
Celebrating visionary organisations that prioritise gender empowerment as integral to their strategy for growth and success.
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