Ripple Effect

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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Mar 04 2015

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

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

May 10 2013

May 17, 2013 Regina Ingabire, Co-Founder Never Again International Youth Network. Words of Wisdom: We are mothers, and we need to be educators of our children. We have to encourage our children to be active citizens and to part of finding solutions to our countries.

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 29 2012

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

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 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 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.”

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 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!

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.”

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.

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.”

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 19 2011

Founder, WOW Safaris, Bringing the West to work with and invest in African women leaders. Providing women with scholarships.
Words of Wisdom: “Don’t wait for it to happen to you, just keep trying to make it happen.”

Mar 08 2011

Welcome to the Ignite Excellence Foundation Blog! Since the inception of the foundation in April 2007 we have made some strides to develop the women leadership in Africa. • We have sponsored two potential women leaders through post-graduate educati…