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Celebrating Women - Articles Archive

Enron: A Lesson SA Can Learn

Famous for blowing the whistle on the dirty dealings at Enron in the late 1990s, Lynn Brewer was recently in South Africa, hosted at a dinner event by Business Engage, where she pulled no punches in drawing parallels between the Enron scandal and South Africa’s ‘state capture’. Puseletso Mompei reports.

Positive Impact Positive Reward

Women entrepreneurs seldom focus only on the growth of their businesses, writes Georgina Guedes. As these three women show, they also make positive change in their industries and uplift those around them.

Resilient Retailers

Despite challenging economic conditions, these women continue to drive their organisations forward, stewarding some of South Africa’s best-loved retail brands, writes Tamara Oberholster.

Tuning Out The Noise

Tamara Oberholster talks to three women who have built successful careers in traditionally male-dominated sports arenas by persevering, ignoring detractors and demonstrating their worth, paving a way for others to follow.

Lifting Women From Poverty

Since its birth in 1991, the WDB Trust has provided loans worth more than R400-million to impoverished families, reveals Puseletso Mompei.

Life On The Land

Opportunities abound for women in farming, writes Carey Finn.

The Sky Is Certainly Not The Limit For Lufthansa’s Female Pilots

Rounding off South Africa’s National Women’s month, Lufthansa German Airlines celebrates the accomplishments of women within the company.

The Catalyst

Tina Eboka, engineer and group MD of the state-owned NTP Group of companies, tells Nechama Brodie why a career in science can provide the perfect foundation for a future in leadership.

Surviving The Ebb And Flow

Two women in the hospitality industry talk to Puseletso Mompei about enduring, in good times and bad.

Wealth Of Talent

By: Lucinda Jordaan

Top finance houses are forerunners in engaging women and promoting them to senior positions, writes Lucinda Jordaan.

Improve Your Skills Set

These courses, specifically targeting women in leadership positions, may be just what you need, says Lisa Witepski.

Constitution Vs Reality – More Strength To The Law

Women are constitutionally entitled to represent 50% of the workforce, even if we have a long way to go to reach that milestone, says Helen Grange.

Getting There…

Female representation in the labour force is highly variable, but we are making huge strides, writes Lisa Witepski.

African Women Chartered Accountants Forum

Preparing black women to enter the numbers game. By Helen Grange.

The IWFSA Fellowship – Creating Leaders

Four IWFSA fellows share how this powerful organisation has shaped and impacted their career journey.

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