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Aug 15 2016

Gladys Muhunyo – Interview July 12, 2011, a social enterprise where that has given people all over Africa accesses to technology.

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Nov 29 2014

Coordinator, Women Entrepreneurship Development, Tanzania. A perspective on micro-financing what to do and not to do.






Oct 21 2014

Senior Presidential Advisor on AGOA & Trade in Uganda, owner of boutique hotel. Words of Wisdom: “If you reach for perfection, you will reach excellence. Learn from others. Give what is best of you.”






Oct 09 2014

Oct 17/14 First Female Pilot in South Africa and & Captain of the first female crew.






Aug 22 2014

Aug 29/14 Launch Ambassador of Zimbabwe in Canada; Deputy Dean: Diplomatic corps in Ottawa.






Apr 25 2014

Launch June 25/14 Founder & Managing director of SRS Aviation – the first 100% black female owned aviation company that offers clients professional and personalized flight options to destinations around the world. Words of Wisdom: “As women in Africa we have so many industries we can get involved in, embrace them, however, we must not forget our responsibilities at home.”






Dec 08 2013

Dec 8/13 Gia Whitehead is the Sustainability Director/Founder of TSiBA Education, Gia was recognized as one of South Africa’s 100 Brightest Young Minds in 2002. Gia was also awarded Top Women Entrepreneur of the Year 2012 (Topco Media).






Oct 16 2013

Oct 27/13 Managing Director, Nedbank (Swaziland) Limited – Pioneer: first woman in Swaziland to head up a Managing Director Post for a International Bank.






Aug 11 2013

Lydia Zingoni is Founder and Director of SA Teen Entrepreneur Foundation






Aug 10 2013

Lerato Majara, Owner, Kentucky Fried Chicken Franchises, Lesotho






Jul 11 2013

Tisha Greyling

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Sep 2013, Tisha Greyling is a Principal and Director, Golder Associates Africa, Pioneer in public participation in South Africa. Tisha founded the first company that focuses on Public participation & engagement of Stakeholders in South Africa. Words of Wisdom: “Nothing is ever simple on your path to reach your dream or your goal. Accept that and don’t see it as a stumbling block. Have a plan A, plan B, plan C and still be able think on your feet.”






Jul 05 2013

July 7/13 In this short presentation at the CCAfrica’s African Women Trade & Investment Opportunity Conference, Suzanne F Stevens shares pioneering African women’s strengths – which we all can learn from and opportunities for African women to expand their business impact.






Apr 22 2013

May 3/13 new exchange, Founder& CEO ARG Design, Words of Wisdom”There is a depth of dignity, reliance and wisdom and huge generosity in the spirit of African women. Bring it out. Stand together and work together.”






Apr 01 2013

April 5/13 Marsha Gabriel, Founder & President, The CSI Business Congress, Showcasing Business response to HIV/AIDS, Owner OF De`Ma Restaurant, Durban South Africa. Words of Wisdom: “Some are born great; some are great; some become great. You may not have been born great, you may not be great, but you have the ability to become great. All the best for your achievements.”






Mar 18 2013

Managing Director, Tanzania Women’s Bank Ltd, A pioneer in the Tanzanian Banking industry. Words of Wisdom: “Remove the fear, bring out your confidence, you are strong. You must make others believe in you by believing yourself.”






Mar 06 2013

March 5, 2013 Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Transman, South Africa. Words of Wisdom: “The most important thing is to trust your inner instincts. Look at what you respect; who you respect and who you believe in.”






Feb 15 2013

Feb 21/13 Janet Nkubana, Co- Founder and COO, Gahaya Links known for exporting ‘Peace Baskets’ to the West and weaving peace amongst Rwandan’s rural communities.






Jan 21 2013

Jan 25/13 Founder & Legal Representative, RTUC Rwanda Tourism University College – First Tourism University in Rwanda. Words of Wisdom: “Work hard. Be confident. Grow to develop our world.”






Nov 29 2012

Dec 15/12 Leading Ladies share Words of Wisdom to their daughters. A Christmas gift to that keeps on giving. Special feature.






Nov 11 2012

Nov 27, 2012 Vodacom International: Corporate Affairs &Trustee at Vodafone Foundation. Words of Wisdom: “African women, stay the course. Our continent needs us to evolve from where it is. If you are in the position to that, make it faster or change it, do it. Take it personally to take it to the next level. It is up to us. If you are leader in Africa today, you have to go for it.”






Nov 06 2012

Nov 13/12 In loving memory – Founder & Managing Director Tintsaba, Master Weavers in Sisal. Swaziland. Relaunch. Sheila Freemantle leaves us on Oct 29, 2012. In Loving memory of a woman who has impacted so many peoples lives. Watch, Listen, Read, her inspiring words of wisdom of how to change the live of thousands with love. Help her legacy live! Words of Wisdom: “Know your strength and develop those strengths. Focus on the positive and let the negative wash by.”






Oct 14 2012

Antonia Mutoro

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Oct. 16/12 Antonia Mutoro is the first and current Executive Director of the Institute of Policy Analysis and Research (IPAR). Words of Wisdom: “An African woman should know their worth and they should embrace it.”






Sep 20 2012

Oct 2/12 Founder & Director of Production, Compass Communication Company Ltd, producer of Miss Universe Tanzania beauty pageant; founding member Tanzania Independent Producers (TAIPA)






Sep 09 2012

Sept 18/12 Managing Director, Gone Rural, Swaziland. Impacting hundreds of rural women by creating jobs through high quality hand-crafts. Words of Wisdom: “Know your inner power and strength. It is from the African earth. There are so much humility and love for family and culture and we don’t acknowledge that as African women. We are worthy of success. I wish we could show these women to the world.”






Sep 02 2012

Sept 4/12 International Professional Story Teller, Writer, Director. Words of Wisdom: “Anyone who is successful today is not successful because they failed, it is how they stood up after failing.”






Aug 16 2012

Aug. 21/ 12 Immy Kamarade, Managing Director & Founder, Dallas Investments Ltd, , & Chairperson Rwanda chamber of women entrepreneurs 2012. Serial Board member, making a difference in every industry she touches.






Aug 03 2012

Hilina Belete

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Aug 7/12 Hilina Belete, Deputy General Manager, Hilina Enriched Food Processing. A young woman who understands being young is not an obstacle but an opportunity. And being a woman is just a reality. Words of Wisdom: “Don’t be afraid to try, even though you might fail. If you don’t try you will never know where your goal might take you.”






May 30 2012

June 12/12 Fashion designer and Founder, Muya Ethiopia P.L.C. A women who has created a hundreds of community jobs through export and innovation. Won first price for Millennium award for woman Exporters in the Handloom sub-sector. Words of Wisdom: We need to learn from the West. We have to work a lot. We don’t dream. We have to learn from West based on what we have.






May 23 2012

May 29/12 CEO of Tanzania Gatsby Trust, nominee for the Africa Hunger Prize. In 1990, she was appointed by Pope John Paul II as a member of the Vatican Pontifical Council of the Laity and was recently appointed by the president of the United Republic of Tanzania as a trustee to the Presidential Trust Fund, her third appointment. A real leading lady!






May 07 2012

May 15/12, Founder, Byogenic Beauty Spot, Pioneer in the Ethiopian beauty industry. Provided beauty education for approximately 700 Ethiopians to enter into the Ethiopian job market. Co-Founder of GMM Garment P.L.C Q What makes you feel beautiful on the inside and out?






Apr 26 2012

May 1/2012 Founder & Group Managing Director, Professional Approach Group – Words of Wisdom: “Whether the boy child respects women, is because of the mother. It lies squarely on African women’s shoulders.”






Apr 11 2012

Apr 17/12 Chairperson Enat Bank, Lawyer & Women Activist in . Words of Wisdom “If you are in the public service, If they have a voice, and have public trust, I believe you have to continue talking, continue to fight, continue to contribute to make the world a better place.”
Please contribute to the exchange:

Q. What has been the biggest recent movement pro-rights of women in your country?

Q. What is the biggest injustice done towards women in your country?

Q. What is the primary initiative that needs to happen in your country to address this injustice?






Mar 27 2012

Apr. 3/12 Founder & Managing Director of Travel Ethiopia, plus leader, multi-business owner, pioneer, a true trailblazer in the travel industry! Words of Wisdom: “Taking a job is not about money, but it is about the knowledge you acquire.”






Mar 09 2012

Mar 20/12 Founder & Executive Director, Center for African Women Economic Empowerment (CAWEE), Ethiopia. A Women who invests in the international potential of women.






Feb 27 2012

Mar 6/12 – Ethiopia, Educator, Director, Founder – It is not your inabilities, but your abilities that make the woman. A inspirational woman who believes her blindness does not interfere with her 99 abilities. Perspective is everything.






Feb 17 2012

Feb 21/12 Pioneer of MUBS Enterprise Centre Uganda, Director of Zibra Solutions and multi award winner. Words of Wisdom: “Believe in yourself, than others will believe in you and follow you.”






Feb 02 2012

Feb 7/12 Founder Oribags Innovations Ltd. Uganda. Winner top entrepreneur under 25 TIAW awards. Words of Wisdom: “Commitment. We often make promises by we are not committed to them.”






Jan 20 2012

Jan. 24, 2012 6 Serial Entrepreneur, Presidential Adviser, Association Founder, Financial Trust co-founder. Words of Wisdom
1. Integrity is the most expensive currency that we should carry as African women.
2. Always keep your promise and work on your promise. If you keep your word, die keeping your word, you will always be trusted – there will be always be success.
3. African women, especially in prominent positions, respect your husband and family and you will always have success.






Jan 04 2012

Jan, 11, 2012 Hellen Acham, Executive Director, North East Chili Producers, Peace Keeper, Business Builder – Words of Wisdom – “Become involved with the economic activities that will not separate your family. We need to work with the support of our partners.”






Dec 06 2011

Dec. 13/11 Gladys Ogallo, Managing Director, Virtual HR”You need to realize you are spec in the world. Top 40 under 40 winner. “As small as you are, you have to make a difference.”






Nov 03 2011

Nov. 15/11 Rehmah Kasule, CEO, Century Marketing & Founder of CEDA International- International Award winner
“Never ask why did this happen? Ask, how can we overcome it?”






Oct 25 2011

Nov 1, 2011 East Africa Fashion Icon, Designer & Publisher. Founder, Africa Women, Ziper Agency, Sylvia Owori designs. “You feed your mind, the way you feed your body. Surround yourself with positive images, people and things.”






Oct 09 2011

Oct 18/11 Public Affairs & Communications Director for Coca-Cola Central East & West Africa, “WE all have to work toward leaving an amazing legacy.”






Sep 17 2011

Eva Muraya

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Sept 20 @10:00am. President & Founder BSD Ltd. Founder of Color Creations Limited. Leading brand expert. “Leadership is service, not Rulership.”






Sep 01 2011

Sept 6 @10a.m. CEO, Kenya Women Holding
Pioneer in microfinance. Award winner – fastest growing & best managed microfinance company is subsahara






Aug 18 2011

I am very proud to announce that Wisdom Exchange TV (www.wisdomExchangeTv.com) is now is being viewed in 30 countries and on 6 continents. This demonstrates the power and influence of the African Women leaders and their ability to effectively communicate Leadership Lessons, Words of Wisdom, Leadership Legacies and Edgeness Insights. These are the women that […]

Aug 03 2011

Aug 9, @10a.m. Kenya Country Director, Amani Ya Juu
A Fair-trade, non-profit organization. Amani started in 1996 and is a sewing-marketing-training project for marginalized women in Africa. Words of Wisdom: To survive as an African woman, you have to deploy every single strength and gift you have.






Jul 19 2011

July 26, @10a.m. Executive Director FEMCOM, an institution of COMESA
Gender Policy Pioneer. FEMCOM is comprised of 19 member countries that make up the COMESA region.






Apr 20 2011

CEO, PMS Group, Woman of the Year 2010,
Words of Wisdom: “Don’t take life so seriously”






Mar 15 2011

March 16/11 Ignite Excellence Inc.
President & Founder
Leadership & Sales Training Organization
Key words of wisdom – In order to influence, you need to ‘get out of your own way.’ Your perceptions and values have no place when trying to understand and therefore influence others.