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Women making strides in the South African insurance industry Women are beginning to make significant strides in South Africa’s insurance industry
Even though they remain in the minority in the boardroom and face significant challenges including recognition of their value in the workplace, representation and participation at
17 Sep 2018 - M. G.
Leading the charge for women in financial services Karin du Toit joined Old Mutual Alternative Investments (OMAI) in May 2010 as the Chief Operating Officer
Karin du Toit joined Old Mutual Alternative Investments (OMAI) in May 2010 as the Chief Operating Officer and is responsible for maintaining and improving the business’
29 Aug 2018
Female Factory Workers Celebrating South Africa’s Female Factory Workers
Annually, National Women’s Month pays tribute to the women who marched to the Union Buildings on 9 August 1956 to fight the extension of Pass Laws to women. These fearless
28 Aug 2018
Women in the lead Turning our world around—with women in the lead
An Ethiopian proverb says, “Where a woman rules, streams run uphill.” How disturbing... and how exciting! Streams should not run uphill, should they? That would mean
08 Aug 2018
WOMEN IN MANAGEMENT SAIM advocating for progress of women in management
To celebrate International Women’s Day, South African Institute of Management launched SAIM Women. Chief Operating Officer at SAIM, Varaidzo Mhangami says we are working to
19 Mar 2018
BREAKING NEW GROUND FOR WOMEN Trailblazer Priscillah Mabelane is breaking new ground in the oil and gas industry and is the first woman in the history of South Africa (SA)’s oil industry to head a multi-national company – marking a significant milestone in the organisation and industry’s transformation journey
With over 20 years service in a number of key leadership positions, Mabelane brings a wealth of world-class experience and expertise to her new role as CEO for BP Southern Africa
19 Feb 2018
THE POWER OF PROXIMITY Entrepreneurial- extraordinaire Lesley Waterkeyn invests in the power of proximity
Lesley is the Founder and CEO of Colourworks. She is responsible for setting the company’s vision, strategy and intended direction. She also plays a huge role in inspiring
08 Nov 2017
"SUCCESS IS LIKING YOURSELF, LIKING WHAT YOU DO, AND LIKING HOW YOU DO IT" Maya Angelou Fluor Human Resources and Corporate Affairs Director, Linda Nxumalo is passionate about her career and those of other young women
She wholeheartedly supports the development of women and believes that one should never stop empowering oneself. She attributes her own success to several things, among them,
07 Nov 2017 - L. N.
DIVERSITY DEFICIT WILL AFFECT STRATEGY This August, we celebrate “Women’s month” remembering the women who marched to Pretoria in 1956 in protest against the apartheid pass laws. Their actions remain brave and remarkable and, even today, should make all South Africans proud.
The guts, gumption and leadership are there, so why are so many of today’s women still nudging the top positions? Why are so many still dancing to the tune of second-rate
13 Sep 2017 - K. I.
THE SOFTER SIDE OF TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT “Technology is an exciting and rewarding career,” states Lorraine Steyn firmly. And she should know. A pioneer in the South African software development industry, Steyn has been at the helm of the company she founded for some 30 years since it launched. She ascribes her company’s enduring success to the fact that she started Khanyisa Real Systems (KRS) with an entrepreneurial mindset, which she continues to apply every day.
When it comes to some of the challenges and opportunities that women may have in the technology sector, Steyn is vocal. “Women are very suited to software development, as
13 Sep 2017 - K. H.




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