Founder

Mar 04 2015

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

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.”

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).

Aug 11 2013

Lydia Zingoni is Founder and Director of SA Teen Entrepreneur Foundation

Jul 16 2013

Dr Thandeka Mazibuko, interviewed by Suzanne F. Stevens, the host of Wisdom Exchange TV. Dr Thandeka Mazibuko is a specialist in Radiation Oncology and the Founder of Sinomusanothando Community Development. In this 5min video, Dr Mazibuko shares one of the most important skills of human kind. This skill can save lives. This skill can save someone from emotional despair or a life threatening disease. Interestingly, this skill can also provide the most hope and opportunity.

Jul 09 2013

Abuse can be an option. What society and you can do about it to avoid such attacks on women.

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.

Jul 04 2013

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. These insights are based interviewing women pioneers all over Africa over 20 months and continuing.

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 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 29 2012

Jan 11/13 Gandhi Development Trust, Start the year with Peace in your mind and heart.

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 19 2012

Oct 30/12 A pioneering Human Rights Activist in Swaziland. Not to be missed interview if you want insight to women’s realities as second-class citizens. Words of Wisdom: “We should not wait to be counted in. We should just count ourselves in.”

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)

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.

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 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 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.

Aug 15 2011

Aug. 23, @10a.m. Founder, Beacon of Hope
How to marry philanthropy with a real business approach. Words of Wisdom: “Be the change you want to see in the world.” Gandhi

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.

May 06 2011

Co-Founder, Hanne Howard Fund, Philanthropist,
“Think out of the box. Make sure you take the chances that come your way. And make sure you become self reliant, you cannot put yourself in the hands of other people.”

Apr 20 2011

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