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JOHANNESBURG – Topco Media in partnership with Standard Bank have released the names of those companies and individuals named as finalists in the 2019 Top Women Awards. Taking place at Emperors Palace in Johannesburg on 15 August 2019, the awards will recognised those...
Only 11% of the total number of engineers registered with the Engineering Council of South Africa are women. While this might not be impressive, women in the industry are making a difference and paving the way for future female entrepreneurs.
In her book A Fox’s Tale: Insights from one of Africa’s most strategic thinkers, Chantell Ilbury tells her remarkable story, covering her formative years, her early days as an educator and entrepreneur, and what she has learned steering the executive-level strategies of global organisations some of the biggest names in business.
There are major opportunities for women in the male-dominated construction industry. Despite the increase in numbers of women being employed in the sector, they still account for only 10% of the workforce.
JOHANNESBURG – Topco Media announces Olympic gold medallist Caster Semenya as the headline speaker for its Standard Bank Top Women Conference taking place at Emperors Palace, Ekurhuleni, on 14 and 15 August 2019.
By presenting girls with an opportunity to develop the technical competencies and social skills needed for the modern job market, GirlHype provides the knowledge and skills necessary to participate in the economy.
According to the executive director for the Manufacturing Circle, Philippa Rodseth, it is imperative to ensure the growth of the numbers of women in this industry: “Women should be in the manufacturing sector, because we are good at multi-tasking. We are resilient and have tenacity”.
We speak to Lynette Johnson, Founder and Creative Director, House of Basadi, winner of the 2019 Standard Top Women pitching den, Kimberley.
Spotlight on: Lucia Manthata, CEO of Little Harvard Kids Academy and winner of the 2019 Standard Top Women pitching den, Mpumalanga.
Co-Founder, Ramtsilo Trading and winner of the 2019 Standard Top Women pitching den in Kimberley, Kedibone Tsiloane, tells us about her entrepreneurial journey.
Tourism accounts for about 9% of the overall GDP of South Africa and provides more than 1.5-million jobs. The industry attracts entrepreneurs because of the low barriers to entry and start-up costs.
Former Sigma Capital Executive Chair and 2018 Standard Bank Top Women cover icon, Phuti Mahanyele-Dabengwa, has joined the global Naspers management team as CEO, South Africa.
The Business Support Services (BSS) sector provides a multitude of diverse opportunities for entrepreneurial endeavours.
The Standard Bank Top Women Awards platform recognises those that strive to achieve gender parity in Africa. Category sponsors are those companies that are contributing to accelerating women’s empowerment by providing a stage from which to promote the work being done in this arena.
The Standard Bank Top Women is South Africa’s leading gender empowerment brand, it celebrates organisations that prioritise gender empowerment. What was initially a National conference taking place in August in Johannesburg, has changed to an initiative brought closer to the masses who want to participate and boost business prospects.
In the first of what will be many investments in the South African tech sector, Naspers Foundry buys into the “Uber for cleaning services”.
Celebrating visionary organisations that prioritise gender empowerment as integral to their strategy for growth and success.
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