Women Empowerment

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 09 2014

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

Feb 05 2014

Stephanie Staples interviews Suzanne F. Stevens about Conscious Contributions™ – check it out! Your Life, Unlmiited with Stephanie Staples & Suzanne F. Stevens Todays conversation just made me want to contribute more to my global community.  Suzanne F. Stevens spends 50% of her time making money to finance the other 50% of her time with humanitarian […]

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.

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. ”

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.

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 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 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 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 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.”

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 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

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.

Apr 20 2011

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

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.”