What are you using your voice for?

South Africa, when compared to other countries around the world, although still faces many challenges that arise from having a young democracy, has and upholds a constitution that is admired and respected across the entire universe. Our constitution managed to turn a country that was once annihilated by colonisation and then apartheid, into a country…

Affirmation Mondays: Live your truth

Picking up on the brief discussions I had with my sister about being a feminist in 2015, I realised that to some degree, I had influenced an already unstable teenager to become even more unstable and angry as she discovered the truth of the world; that it is Patriarchal and filled with misogynists(yes, female misogynists…

Lessons from women in Africa and America

“There is no royal flower-strewn path to success. And if there is, I have not found it, for if I have accomplished anything in life it is because I have been willing to work hard.” – Madam C.J. Walker  The continent of Africa is one which is riddled with patriarchy and grave inequality. Unlike other continents, ours…

WENOSA: The Inaugural Women In Business Seminar

Over a month ago I had the privilege of helping to organise WENOSA’s (Women’s Empowerment Network of South Africa) first seminar. The event took place at the JoziHub, a minimalist venue which has been dubbed as a “co- creation space dedicated to creating sustainable change in Africa” situated in the heart of Johannesburg. As our…