Episodes

Mar 04 2015

CEO & Founder of Strive International which aims to build awareness of DYSLEXIA in Africa.

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.”

Mar 01 2014

March 8/14 Her Excellency Nouzha Chekrouni, Ambassador of the Kingdom of Morocco in Canada, Pioneer: 1st woman to be elected to the party’s regional political board (1999); 1st Arab woman named Vice President of IS; 1st woman with the title of Minister.

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).

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.”

Jun 01 2013

June 5/13 Dr Thandeka Mazibuko, Founder, Sinomusanothando Community Development, Specialist in Radiation Oncology. Words of Wisdom: “You are gold. You are precious, intelligent. You’re beautiful don’t let anyone convince you otherwise. We are the rock of our nation. African women are the vessel of the home and glory of their families.”

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 04 2013

April 19/13 Interview launch. Leah Ngini, Founder & Director, St. Christopher’s Kindergarten, Preparatory and Secondary. Words of Wisdom: “Have a vision as to the sort of family you want. My mother swore that all her children, both boys and girls, would be educated and treated equally in everything. She had 5 boys and 5 girls. ”

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.

Feb 04 2013

Founder & Director, Lesotho Child Counseling Unit, Lesotho. An orphanage that she founded at Lydia’s residence in 2001. Words of Wisdom: “I would tell African women to love themselves and trust themselves. Tell them they are good people that they can do good things and protect the whole world.”

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 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.”

Jul 18 2012

July 24/12 Leading Ladies, mostly from East Africa, Share their Words of Wisdom.

Jun 26 2012

June 26/12 Live YOUR Leadership Legacy, inspired by African Leading Ladies – 7 minute highlight video of African Leading Ladies.
President & Founder of Ignite Excellence Group Initiatives, Canada
Topics: Business Women – Pushing yourself to your personal and Professional Potential
Key Words Wisdom – In order to reach your potential we need to challenge what we are capable of doing. By becoming uncomfortable, pushing the edge of our comfort zone, we often meet a better version of ourselves.

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.”
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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 20 2011

Nov. 29/11 Commissioner Bience Gawanas, Social Affairs Commissioner for African Union. One of the most influential women for children and women in the world.
“The acceptance of the unfairness is the challenge for African women. We need to ask: ‘Why does this rule exist?’ “

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.”

Oct 01 2011

Oct 4 @ 10:00am, Founder of Uganda Federal Alliance party. 2011 Presidential Candidate. African women can change Africa. They need to know the power in their numbers. They need to unite. They are the main victims of hunger, conflict, and child birth. There is so much at stake.

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