Zinhle Khanyile's story - her path to financial freedom

Taking Care of Business (TCB) June 6, 2024, 2:03 p.m.

Zinhle Khanyile (42), from Durban, loved clothes and would buy used clothes from her friends and family to sell. However, without knowing how to manage a business she never had …

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Taking Care of Business (TCB) - Women, especially over 35, are blocked from accessing the economy

Admin@adcyxagency.co.za April 20, 2024, 12:38 p.m.

This Mother’s Day, Taking Care of Business (TCB) implores public and private businesses to consider mothers over 35 for employment opportunities.

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Taking Care of Business (TCB) - Five money rules for Moms

kyron@adcyxagency.co.za March 28, 2024, 6:29 a.m.

Most of us want to have or earn or win more money. We believe that more money will be the answer to an easier, happier and stress-free life. Surprisingly, this …

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60th Mama Afrika appointed to join Clover Mama Afrika family

Admin@adcyxagency.co.za March 20, 2024, 1:47 p.m.

As the Clover Mama Afrika project continues to grow in leaps in bounds, they are excited to share the news of their 60th appointed Mama Afrika to join the project. …

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The Beast Foundation launches transformative "Lead Like a Girl" leadership and education initiative.

wcc-admin Feb. 13, 2024, 11:54 a.m.

Durban, South Africa, 13 February 2024: The Beast Foundation, in collaboration with Elyseum Family Office (Elyseum), is pleased to announce the launch of the Lead Like a Girl programme.

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Mama Afrikas look to shine in 2024, after a year of Wins, Growth, and Real Talk in 2023

wcc-admin Feb. 8, 2024, 11:32 a.m.

We look at some of their key achievements in 2023, which will set the scene for the 2024 year.

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Gautrain Celebrates The Indomitable Spirit Of Women Leaders Shaping The Knowledge Landscape

info@klassikdigital.co.za Sept. 7, 2023, 8:42 a.m.

The Gautrain Management Agency (GMA) in collaboration with the Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS) and Wits Business School hosted a "Women Leading Knowledge" breakfast on Tuesday 29 August 2023.

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MTN's R1 million Women in Digital Business Challenge is transforming South Africa's tech industry.

info@klassikdigital.co.za Sept. 1, 2023, 12:01 p.m.

The MTN Foundation today kicked-off their second annual million MTN Women in Digital Business Challenge.

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Women reclaimers receive KOMANI reusable sanitary pads donated by PETCO

Komani Aug. 29, 2023, 1:10 p.m.

In July 2023 The Umtshayelo Foundation (TUF) donated a pack of KOMANI reusable sanitary pads to 150 women waste reclaimers associated with ARO (African Reclaimers Organization).

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Meet the Cape Town entrepreneur breaking barriers in male-dominated appliance repair programme

info@klassikdigital.co.za Aug. 24, 2023, 12:47 p.m.

Makaziwe Mazaleni (30) is making remarkable strides as a pioneer in a sector traditionally dominated by men.

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Empowering Tourism: Three Mpumalanga's Young Women Make Their Mark

info@klassikdigital.co.za Aug. 23, 2023, 12:38 p.m.

Young women are seizing the initiative and making strides in Mpumalanga’s tourism and hospitality industry, and one has even discovered an entrepreneurial streak.

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Self-belief and confidence key to success - Engen’s Mokgadi Phaahla

Engen Aug. 22, 2023, 3:43 p.m.

Women’s Month serves as a reminder for Engen to celebrate the extraordinary roles of women in all spheres of society, as well as, remembering the iconic South African women that …

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Driving empowerment by redefining the role of women in African societies

info@klassikdigital.co.za June 19, 2023, 12:46 p.m.

A decade ago, women’s economic participation grew in many countries and Africa was making significant strides in closing the gender gap.

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Crochet and art bring awareness to anti-poaching efforts in Mozambique’s Niassa Reserve

info@klassikdigital.co.za May 26, 2023, 1:37 p.m.

The YAO Crochet Project, a women-empowered knitting venture which trains the community in the Niassa Special Reserve in Mozambique to crochet and create toys and crafts

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Marking its 10th year of success, the Waves of Change Programme celebrates a decade of achievements.

Salesian Institute Youth Projects May 10, 2023, 11:51 a.m.

Introducing Lluwellyn, a 34-year-old man who was once homeless and unemployed, living on the streets of Cape Town.

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The Ladies of Sozo Learn to Fight Back!

SOZO Foundation March 10, 2023, 9:58 a.m.

The reality of living in South Africa is that it is inherently unsafe for women. Rape in South Africa is systemic and endemic. The country’s annual police crime statistics confirm …

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Leading women in the circular economy

info@klassikdigital.co.za Sept. 15, 2022, 1:07 p.m.

The recycling industry is traditionally perceived as a male-dominated one, but in reality, many remarkable women and women-run businesses are making waves in it.

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How m2m is levelling up—again

info@klassikdigital.co.za Sept. 13, 2022, 2:57 p.m.

The African continent is facing a preventable health crisis. Over 600 million people (52% of the population) cannot access the health care they need.

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2021 Annual Report: Extraordinary Women Delivering Extraordinary Results

info@klassikdigital.co.za Sept. 8, 2022, 12:59 p.m.

In just under a week, mothers2mothers (m2m) will share exciting plans for our next five years.

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Sun City leads the way in the hospitality transformation

info@klassikdigital.co.za Sept. 2, 2022, 9:37 a.m.

Sun City first opened its doors in 1979 with a primarily male staff contingent but fast forward four decades and the gender revolution has marched on - today, more women …

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Free management and leadership skills programme will empower 70 women

info@klassikdigital.co.za Sept. 1, 2022, 9:50 a.m.

In celebration of Women’s Month during August, 70 women from Chatsworth were afforded a free Management Development Programme from Regent Business School.

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Women are the stars of early learning

info@klassikdigital.co.za Aug. 31, 2022, 1:08 p.m.

More than 42% of South African households are supported by women, according to research company Statista. This percentage grows in provinces with large rural areas, such as the Eastern Cape, …

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MOTIVATIONAL WEBINAR WILL EMPOWER WOMEN WITH NEW TIPS IN YOUR CAREER

info@klassikdigital.co.za Aug. 29, 2022, 9:16 a.m.

Three strong, successful women will share their experiences during their career journey and will advise on how to tackle challenges and become empowered.

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Succeeding as a female business leader in the automation sector

info@klassikdigital.co.za Aug. 23, 2022, 9:14 a.m.

It is not easy being a business leader. You identify opportunities and see gaps in the market but making use of those opportunities takes hard work. It takes perseverance, and …

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Hyde Park Corner celebrates Women’s Month with Made to Give Campaign - ending shame, empowering wome

info@klassikdigital.co.za Aug. 18, 2022, 8:53 a.m.

According to the United Nations Population Fund, an estimated one in ten girls in sub-Saharan Africa is absent from school at some point during their period and research shows that …

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Doing it for themselves: Women take the lead in funding their own education

info@klassikdigital.co.za Aug. 17, 2022, 8:58 a.m.

While data regarding women’s overall outcomes in education shows that there is still much collective work required in this space, leading education finance and education fund management solution specialist Fundi …

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Women Power: Engen celebrates Wentworth’s Tina Griffiths

Engen Aug. 17, 2022, 8:43 a.m.

It’s never too late to reach for the stars…just ask Wentworth local and Engen employee, Tina Griffiths.

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Celebrate the gender that never surrenders in Women's Month

info@klassikdigital.co.za Aug. 16, 2022, 2:36 p.m.

This Women’s Month, GivenGain (the global non-profit fundraising platform, founded by two South African brothers) calls on all South Africans to pay tribute to our female freedom fighters who stand …

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Fill your mind with positive words and the battle is won – Engen’s Noks

Engen Aug. 15, 2022, 8:36 a.m.

“Wathinta abafazi wathinta imbokodo.” (You Strike a Woman, You Strike a Rock) Channeling the famous rallying cry of the 20 000 brave women who marched to the Union Buildings in …

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I am a young woman

info@klassikdigital.co.za Aug. 9, 2022, 7:58 a.m.

Molo, good day and goeiedag, August is Women's focus month and the 2022 theme is "Women's Socio-Economic Rights & Empowerment: Building Back Better!" which looks at breaking barriers to access.

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Miss Heritage Global Invitation

info@klassikdigital.co.za Aug. 9, 2022, 7:45 a.m.

In celebration of Women's Month, Miss Heritage Global hosted a cocktail event recently in honour of Winnie Madikizela Mandela’s legacy while also celebrating women who have made significant contributions to …

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Queen of her Castle - Engen’s Xoliswa rises above

Engen Aug. 9, 2022, 7:38 a.m.

“Wathinta abafazi wathinta imbokodo.” (You Strike a Woman, You Strike a Rock)

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Women instrumental to success of Africa’s largest retailer

info@klassikdigital.co.za Aug. 5, 2022, 1:09 p.m.

The Shoprite Group was the first retailer to celebrate the enormous contribution of South African women to society when Government announced National Women’s Day in 1996 when it introduced a …

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Top North West 2021 matriculant achievers bag new laptops to further their studies

info@klassikdigital.co.za Aug. 5, 2022, 12:46 p.m.

Sun City has supported five of the most successful 2021 matriculants from within the Bojanala District, North West.

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Women Providing Healing, Promoting Hope

info@klassikdigital.co.za Aug. 5, 2022, 12:28 p.m.

Cape Town is famous for its unpredictable weather, and we have certainly had our share of winter storms and floods.

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MakeWomensMonthCount

info@klassikdigital.co.za Aug. 5, 2022, 12:19 p.m.

Following the gang-rape of eight women at a mine dump in Krugersdorp, online volunteering platform forgood.co.za has launched a campaign to raise R100 000 to help women who have been …

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Supporting girls through puberty is key to keeping them in school

info@klassikdigital.co.za Aug. 5, 2022, 12:10 p.m.

Brian Hlongwane, a young community activist, launched a project to support young women in Free State on their menstruation journey by supplying them with essential care packages to assist them …

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Dignity Dreams visits St Andrews School

info@klassikdigital.co.za Aug. 2, 2022, 1:12 p.m.

Thank you St Andrews School for Girls for inviting us to participate in their Career Day on 19 July 2022. It was wonderful to meet all the lovely young women.

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WOMEN'S MONTH - Keeping up appearances in hotel maintenance

info@klassikdigital.co.za Aug. 2, 2022, 12:38 p.m.

When people think maintenance, they stereotypically and incorrectly think this is a man’s role but nothing is further from the truth with Nong keeping the luxurious business and leisure hotel …

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Proudly SA lauds well deserved Banyana heroines' welcome, calls for recognition of women's football

info@klassikdigital.co.za July 28, 2022, 9:38 a.m.

SA local procurement advocacy campaign Proudly SA has called for the equitable support of local women’s football at the heroines’ welcoming of Africa’s football Queens, Banyana Banyana, who touched down …

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Vodacom’s #CodeLikeAGirl programme for young girls

info@klassikdigital.co.za June 28, 2022, 8:12 a.m.

JOHANNESBURG – The Vodacom #CodeLikeAGirl programme is growing by leaps and bounds and is inspiring more young girls to enter the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) fields.

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Lionhearted Engen dealer pens inspirational memoir

Engen April 25, 2022, 10:41 a.m.

Nomthandazo Vena Kalani’s inspirational debut novel, Precious Stones within our Flaws, is the story of a brave woman who conquered excruciating hardship and countless barriers to lead her best life.

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Vika Shipalana joins SA Harvest board

info@klassikdigital.co.za April 14, 2022, 5 p.m.

Entrepreneur and gamechanger Vika Shipalana has joined the board of SA Harvest, the food rescue, hunger relief and food activist organisation that has delivered an average of 645 000 meals …

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How women’s sport is helping Momentum level the corporate playing field for women

info@klassikdigital.co.za March 31, 2022, 10:12 a.m.

With this year’s history-making Proteas, the talent of women in sport has taken center stage.

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WHL becomes the first major SA retailer to sign up to United Nations Women Empowerment Principles

Woolworths March 10, 2022, 12:53 p.m.

In celebration of International Women’s Day, Woolworths Holdings Limited (WHL) is proud to announce that it has become the first major South African retailer to be a signatory to the …

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TSIBA women leader’s integral in uplifting SA Youth

TSIBA Business School March 8, 2022, 1:44 p.m.

Historically TSIBA has always had women at the helm of the organisation. TSIBA was founded in 2004 by three woman (and one man), and until last year Professor Fatima Abrahams …

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Celebrate a woman who's inspired you

info@klassikdigital.co.za March 8, 2022, 1:10 p.m.

All over the world, women in particular have been hit hard by the pandemic — through a rise in gender-based violence; higher loss of livelihoods; rising rates of maternal deaths …

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I feel privileged to speak my mind, and hope for a time when all women can do the same

info@klassikdigital.co.za Feb. 25, 2022, 8:59 a.m.

Sheen Tyagi became an activist when she was just 10 years old. “When I discovered that changes in my community were because of climate change, I was like … I …

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SOCIAL IMPACT SECTOR DEFIES PREVAILING GENDER TRANSFORMATION TRENDS

info@klassikdigital.co.za Feb. 25, 2022, 8:50 a.m.

The social impact sector in South Africa and the rest of Africa is having a significant impact on gender transformation compared to other sectors, a leadership expert says.

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Research: Entrepreneurs’ Readiness To Manage People

info@klassikdigital.co.za Feb. 23, 2022, 4:43 p.m.

It's no secret that we're obsessed with learning - we based our entire business model on it. And if we are representative of the community we serve, then each-one-teach-one is …

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What Customer Engagement Looks Like Post-Pandemic

info@klassikdigital.co.za Feb. 23, 2022, 4:39 p.m.

The disruption caused by the pandemic has seen many businesses shift in the way they operate. Customer behaviour has changed too, and this requires another pivot – to meet new …

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Caroline Van Der Merwe Unpacks Earned Wage Access And How It Can Empower Your Employees

info@klassikdigital.co.za Feb. 23, 2022, 4:23 p.m.

The cost of living in South Africa is pretty high compared to the level of salaries received by a majority of the population.

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PayFast Webinar: Cracking The Code Of Ecommerce - The Real Value Of Deliveries

info@klassikdigital.co.za Feb. 23, 2022, 12:55 p.m.

PayFast is pleased to bring you their first co-hosted event of the year that’s guaranteed to interest everyone in the e-commerce space who’s passionate about deliveries.

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Empowering The Economy By Investing In Women

info@klassikdigital.co.za Feb. 23, 2022, 12:39 p.m.

Only one sleep to our February event ‘Investing In Women’. It’s our first physical event in Cape Town in 2022 and it’s going to be awesome.

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Is it legal for women to be #EqualEverywhere?

info@klassikdigital.co.za Feb. 16, 2022, 8:49 a.m.

Are you taking on the challenge of gender inequality? Have you fought it and spurred change? Join the UN Foundation, and add your voices to partners’ and others’ across the …

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Shoprite’s first female truck driver helps hundreds more take the driver’s seat

info@klassikdigital.co.za Feb. 15, 2022, 9:47 a.m.

Nomusa Caroline Hlongwane (59), who blazed a trail as the Shoprite Group’s first female driver, is now training the next generation of the Shoprite Group’s highly-skilled team of truck drivers.

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Breaking Barriers to Funding

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Feb. 7, 2022, 12:01 p.m.

This year we are putting together our first edition of Womxn Series: Breaking Barriers to Funding. We would like to invite you to a group coaching circle facilitated by MORERO.

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Donation of menstrual cups alleviates period poverty for 1000 girls

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Dec. 14, 2021, 8:41 a.m.

More than 1000 girl learners at two KwaZulu-Natal high schools now have a better chance of uninterrupted education and maximum school attendance after each receiving a donation of menstrual cups …

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Your invitation to the annual Amy Foundation Phenomenal Women Gala dinner and Auction

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Nov. 23, 2021, 2:41 p.m.

This year we are celebrating Phenomenal Women at our annual gala dinner on Saturday 4th December 2021.

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Engen and Caring4Girls visit Tsholomnqa High School in East London

Engen Nov. 17, 2021, 8:57 a.m.

Engen and Caring4Girls visited Tsholomnqa High School in Woodbrook, East London this month and handed out feminine hampers to 480 female learners.

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Brand South Africa announces third winner in the Women Empowerment category

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Nov. 4, 2021, 8:38 a.m.

i-LEAD has been announced as the third winner of the ongoing Brand South Africa 2021 Play Your Part Awards in the category - Women Empowerment.

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EQUALITY, DIVERSITY & INCLUSION – IT STARTS FROM WITHIN

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Nov. 4, 2021, 7:41 a.m.

“Ultimately, inclusion is not just about meeting quotas. It should be about a culture of true collaboration – a philosophy that benefits employee and employer alike”.

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Caring4Girls visits Cape Town

Engen Oct. 27, 2021, 11:39 a.m.

Engen and Caring4Girls visited Intsebenziswano Secondary School in Philippi today, distributing hygiene hampers to 834 learners, ensuring that no school days are missed due to monthly cycles, especially in the …

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Engen pledges another R1.25m to Caring4Girls feminine hygiene initiative

Engen Oct. 22, 2021, 7:41 p.m.

Another 5 768 female learners across South Africa will receive feminine hygiene hampers this month courtesy of a R1.25m investment by Engen, ensuring that no school days are missed due …

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Vodacom's #CodeLikeAGirl programme set to inspire over 600 young girls into tech and STEM careers

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Oct. 7, 2021, 5:18 a.m.

Vodacom is announcing the launch of an exciting programme that will see over 600 young girls between the ages of 14 and 18 receive coding training virtually from 4-7 October.

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Re.Bag.Re.Use your empty plastic bags

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Oct. 5, 2021, 7:35 a.m.

Empty bread plastic bags, two litre milk bottle labels and courier bags are just some of the plastic that has been repurposed into creating these delightfully bright and beautiful shopping …

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What is the future? When I hear the word ‘future’ what comes to my mind?

The Justice Desk Sept. 21, 2021, 12:53 p.m.

Ahluma is a girl child that is in our Mbokodo Club Project. The Justice Desk's “Mbokodo Club” (The Rock Club) project focuses on offering leadership and empowerment workshops, mental health …

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AWIEF2021 Global Speakers Announced

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Sept. 6, 2021, 5:46 p.m.

High-level global speakers to lead discussions on post-pandemic recovery and economic growth at AWIEF2021 Conference.

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One-and-only launched by Mhani Gingi Social Entrepreneurial Network!

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Sept. 6, 2021, 12:55 p.m.

LAUNCH of Mhani Gingi Social Entrepreneurial Network’s state-of-the-art Agri-Processing Hub on 31st August 2021, will further empower marginalised women and communities being assisted in agricultural and food security activities.

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Women's Month edition - Afrika Tikkun

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Sept. 3, 2021, 1:05 p.m.

Although Women's Month came to an end yesterday, we have no plans to stop celebrating women around the country.

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Simon Dippenaar & Associates - Women’s Month special

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Aug. 24, 2021, 8:05 a.m.

This month is Women’s Month, so we are addresses issues of particular relevance to women and their partners and children.

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Engen’s Siza Khwela: Breaking through the gender door

Engen Aug. 17, 2021, 6:27 a.m.

Women’s Month affords South Africans time to step back and deeply reflect on the incredible contribution made by the mothers, sisters and daughters among us that all ensure the stability, …

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Mustadafin Foundation celebrates Women's Month

Mustadafin Foundation Aug. 17, 2021, 6:21 a.m.

Mustadafin Foundation is a 35-year-old organisation that supports and encourage the empowerment of women. With a 95% female staff compliment and led by a female director Ghairunisa Johnstone-Cassiem, Mustadafin’s......

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Thembela Dlokweni: An Engen dealer inspiring others through faith and integrity

Engen Aug. 13, 2021, 11:44 a.m.

A powerful force to be reckoned with…words that perfectly describe an Eastern Cape entrepreneur, wife and mother who is the proud owner of not one but two Engen service stations …

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Wentworth’s Wendy: Engen Maths & Science School set me up to succeed

Engen Aug. 11, 2021, 1:56 p.m.

“Women’s Month allows me to reflect on how proud I am to be a woman and recognise the progress I’ve made in my career and personal life,” says Wendy Alerson, …

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Future Females Foundation event raises funds for Phakama Community Centre & Safehouse Project

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Aug. 5, 2021, 9:05 a.m.

Phakama Community Center has been a safe haven for the Gugulethu community for almost 20 years - providing nourishment, empowerment through learning and upskilling, counselling, and a safe space for …

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Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum Announces Call for Nominations for AWIEF Awards 2

riaan@wecanchange.co.za July 15, 2021, 6:02 p.m.

The Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum (AWIEF) opens the nominations for the 2021 annual AWIEF Awards.

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APPLICATIONS OFFICIALLY OPEN FOR SOUTH AFRICAN WOMEN TO JOIN THE '21 ACADEMY FOR WOMEN ENTREPRENEURS

riaan@wecanchange.co.za June 27, 2021, 6:17 p.m.

The U.S. Embassy in South Africa and the Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum (AWIEF) are once again partnering to implement the 2021 Academy for Women Entrepreneurs (AWE) South Africa …

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Women in tech at risk of being left behind

Trialogue June 24, 2021, 12:39 p.m.

Women are the most untapped resource in technology, but they continue to be underrepresented in the field and are at risk of being left behind altogether, according to Ayumi Moore …

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DHL Express and AWIEF Launch Game-Changing Business Skills App in South Africa

riaan@wecanchange.co.za June 14, 2021, 10:22 a.m.

In a ground-breaking partnership, the Cherie Blair Foundation for Women, DHL Express and AWIEF have recently launched HerVenture to bring vital entrepreneurial skills and support to women across South Africa.

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We painted Social Media Red during Menstrual Hygiene Month!

riaan@wecanchange.co.za June 9, 2021, 11:20 a.m.

May is Menstrual Hygiene Month with Menstrual Hygiene Day celebrated annually on the 28th of May.

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May is Menstrual Hygiene Management Month

riaan@wecanchange.co.za May 25, 2021, 8:18 a.m.

For #MHMDay2021 we have a number of activities, activations and awareness initiatives planned.

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Giving back has never been easier, and won’t cost you a cent!

riaan@wecanchange.co.za April 30, 2021, 10:48 p.m.

One of the easiest ways to enable us to do the work that we do is for you to apply for a Woolworths – MySchool My Village My Planet card …

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Engen and Caring4Girls visit Tshedimosetso and Kanana Secondary schools

Engen April 8, 2021, 9:28 p.m.

On April 7th, 550 learners at Kanana Secondary School in Orkney in the North West Province and 323 female learners at Tshedimosetso Secondary in Klerksdorp received hygiene hampers, ensuring that …

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Engen supports Caring4Girls feminine hygiene initiative at Bakwena and Lesele Secondary schools

Engen April 3, 2021, 7:47 p.m.

134 learners at Bakwena Secondary School in Brits in the North WP and 151 learners at Lesele Secondary School in Boons, North West received hygiene hampers, ensuring that the girls …

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NEW COLLECTIVE OF THOUGHT LEADERS EXPOSES AFRICAN OPPORTUNITIES

riaan@wecanchange.co.za March 17, 2021, 3:35 p.m.

A collective of divergent thought leaders in the marketing and communications sector on the African continent have joined forces to support organisations who want to support organisations....

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HOW WOMEN ARE BEARING THE BURDEN OF THE PANDEMIC

riaan@wecanchange.co.za March 8, 2021, 6:12 p.m.

It’s an age-old saying: “Women are better at multi-tasking than men.” Since the pandemic hit our shores, with the resultant lockdown levels, this sweeping generalization has been tested; with millions …

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MARIE STOPES LAUNCHES THE #TEARTHEMDOWN AMBUSH CAMPAIGN

Marie Stopes March 4, 2021, 6:39 p.m.

Marie Stopes South Africa today announced the launch of their #TearThemDown campaign – a fight against all illegal abortion service providers in the country.

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Careerbox receives global award for training and developing 35k youth and women

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Feb. 23, 2021, 6:46 p.m.

Leading African Impact Sourcing agency Careerbox receives the 2021 Global Impact Sourcing Award from the International Association of Outsourcing Professionals for work done to advance and promote Impact Sourcing.

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The ugly truth about love

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Feb. 12, 2021, 6:09 p.m.

It’s February, the month of love. What are you expecting from your partner? A box of chocolates or a black eye?

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SPAR stands up for Women during Women’s Month

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Nov. 30, 2020, 3:17 p.m.

SPAR Western Cape handed over a cheque of R412 500 to the Saartjie Baartman Centre for Women and Children, thanks to the generosity of loyal SPAR shoppers.

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Engen pledges another R1m to Caring4Girls feminine hygiene initiative

Engen Nov. 4, 2020, 2:42 p.m.

Another 5 270 female learners will approach their monthly cycles with confidence and dignity after Engen committed a further R1 million to the Caring4Girls feminine hygiene initiative, following a R2.5 …

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Periods don’t stop during Pandemics #ItsTimeForAction

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Oct. 30, 2020, 5:36 p.m.

Global Organisation – WASH United is committed to advocacy and education with a focus on menstrual hygiene and human rights.

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Thank-you Kingsmead College!

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Oct. 2, 2020, 7:35 p.m.

We are truly honoured to have Kingsmead College as a Partner. Each year the Kingsmead Community donate generously and work with us to empower and educate young girls in schools. …

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Can Coffee Change the World for Girls?

Grassroot Soccer Sept. 28, 2020, 7:19 p.m.

Grassroot Soccer is teaming up with Our Gorongosa to support programming for adolescent girls and young women in Mozambique and beyond!

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Happy Women's Month

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Sept. 4, 2020, 6:26 p.m.

Every year on 9 August, South Africa celebrates the brave women who marched to the Union Buildings in 1956 to petition against the introduction of pass laws for black women. …

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Women integral to FoodForward SA's approach to food security and distribution.

FoodForward SA Aug. 28, 2020, 11:34 a.m.

Women account for two-thirds of the total job losses in South Africa, between February and April this year. According to the Coronavirus Rapid Mobile Survey published by the National Income …

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Help us change the world one Care Kit at a time

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Aug. 28, 2020, 6:14 a.m.

We design and produce reusable menstrual pads for underprivileged women in South Africa and we need your support.

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The crucial role of media in achieving gender equality

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Aug. 28, 2020, 6:05 a.m.

In partnership with industry, civil society, government and regulatory bodies, the campaign aims to actively fight gender-based violence (GBV) and promote gender equality in SA by calling on the media …

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Commitment for Gender Equality in SA

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Aug. 25, 2020, 8:02 p.m.

Gender-based violence (GBV) is being called the shadow pandemic. South Africa has one of the highest rates of GBV in the world.

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To provide warmth to the most vulnerable populations in our communities

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Aug. 19, 2020, 6:22 p.m.

Sheltersuit Foundation believes that everyone deserves warmth and dignity. Human warmth Is a human right.

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What young women of South Africa want

ACTIVATE! Change Drivers Aug. 19, 2020, 10:20 a.m.

Young women want to be counted as women leaders in South Africa every day, not just during one month of each year. They want to create safe spaces for themselves …

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Society needs to step up and offer women real support

ACTIVATE! Change Drivers Aug. 8, 2020, 7:25 p.m.

There is not much to celebrate this Women’s Day when women are bearing the brunt of responsibility under lockdown, and their safety and security is threatened: both physically and economically.

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U-turn's Good News and Extraordinary Women

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Aug. 8, 2020, 7:09 p.m.

August is Women’s month in South Africa. Many of women find themselves on the street after violence or sexual abuse in the family. Once on the street.....

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Central Gauteng Lions and Lions Cricket join forces with POWA, to assist in curbing femicide!

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Aug. 8, 2020, 6:31 p.m.

SA has the highest rate of GBV incidents in the world and the numbers remain unabated. The partnership seeks to raise the awareness of the high level of GBV rates …

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Engen salutes nursing hero who continues to reach for the sky

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Aug. 8, 2020, 6:24 p.m.

Despite having her dreams put on pause by COVID-19, registered nurse Zandile Mawela remains determined to obtain her Master’s degree and work overseas.

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It's Mandela Month!

riaan@wecanchange.co.za July 16, 2020, 2:04 p.m.

As promised, during Mandela Month, we are bringing you different ways that you can assist Dignity Dreams.

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The spirit of Ubuntu sees the upskilling of communities

riaan@wecanchange.co.za April 8, 2020, 7:32 p.m.

South Africa is a resilient nation that has overcome many difficult times through the spirit of Ubuntu (showing humanity towards others). Even through lockdown and the coronavirus crisis, South Africans …

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SLAY Festival Joburg brings out 1200 young women for day of learning and networking

riaan@wecanchange.co.za March 11, 2020, 11:56 a.m.

On Saturday, March 7th, more than 1200 entrepreneurs and professionals attended SLAY Festival Johannesburg, a one-day learning and networking experience for young professional women in Africa.

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Today is International Women’s Day!

Grassroot Soccer March 8, 2020, 9:08 p.m.

March 8, is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women.

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Commonwealth gathering urges countries to make this ‘the decade of gender equality’

riaan@wecanchange.co.za March 8, 2020, 8:57 p.m.

A Commonwealth gathering has called for an end to gender inequality by 2030 so every girl can have the same opportunities as boys.

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Uber partners with African Management Institute to educate and empower women entrepreneurs

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Feb. 14, 2020, 5:50 a.m.

Uber has launched a high-impact learning programme to help women drivers and those in their communities to develop the skills needed to thrive as independent entrepreneurs and make the most …

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Trek4Mandela benefits Northern Cape school girls

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Feb. 14, 2020, 5:39 a.m.

Over 150 girls at the Moshaweng Secondary School in Loopeng, will have a greater chance of staying in school to reach their full potential, thanks to the efforts of legal …

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The 2019 AWIEF Conference, Expo and Awards

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Feb. 3, 2020, 5:42 a.m.

A significant year for AWIEF celebrating the 5th year as Africa's #1 Women Entrepreneurship platform, promoting women and innovation within the African entrepreneurship ecosystem.

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Commonwealth young champion named among TIME Magazine 100 leaders of tomorrow

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Nov. 14, 2019, 12:26 p.m.

Time magazine has named Commonwealth Young Person of the Year Oluwaseun Ayodeji Osowobi among its 100 world rising stars who are shaping the future. Nigerian women’s rights activist Osowobi is …

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Committed board members key to good NPO governance

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Oct. 31, 2019, 12:22 p.m.

Many South African non-profit organisations (NPOs) do not pay sufficient attention to recruiting and nurturing their board members, unaware that the board is ultimately responsible for the governance of an …

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How to change a life.

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Sept. 6, 2019, 9:49 a.m.

A young woman with no access to menstrual products cannot begin to achieve her full potential and if she cannot even get off the starting line she will never escape …

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Finalists announced for 2019 AWIEF Awards

nwabisa@quirky30.co.za Aug. 29, 2019, 1:07 p.m.

Women entrepreneurs across multiple industries in Africa acknowledged for their leadership and innovation

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This Women’s Day we celebrate a Chemical Engineer from Motherwell

nwabisa@quirky30.co.za Aug. 29, 2019, 11:06 a.m.

Sinothando Tiso is one of many young women whose horizons have broadened thanks to Engen.

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Women's Legal Centre - 20th Anniversary Celebrations

nwabisa@quirky30.co.za Aug. 29, 2019, 9:54 a.m.

The Women’s Legal Centre is an African feminist legal centre that advances women’s rights and equality through strategic litigation, advocacy and partnerships.

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Celebrating Women’s Month with the women of #ChristelHouseSA

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Aug. 28, 2019, 10:30 a.m.

This #WomensMonth, we commemorate the brave women who marched to the Union Buildings in 1956 against the proposed amendments to the Urban Areas Act of 1950, commonly referred to as …

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PROUDLY SOUTH AFRICAN & TSOGO SUN CELEBRATE FORMIDABLE WOMEN IN BUSINESS

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Aug. 22, 2019, 11:27 a.m.

In a month that celebrates the women of our country - the contribution to our freedom by the women of the 1956 March, the formidable women who have followed in …

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