Gia Whitehead

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).

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sheila freemantle tintsaba

Sheila Freemantle

In loving memory - Founder & Managing Director Tintsaba, Master Weavers in Sisal. Sheila Freemantle left us on October 29, 2012. Sheila impacted so many lives. Watch, Listen, Read, her inspiring words of wisdom of how to change the lives of thousands with love. Help her legacy live!

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Philippa Reiss Thorne | Philippa Thorne | gone rural | wisdom exchange tv

Philippa Reiss Thorne

Managing Director, Gone Rural, Swaziland. Impacting hundreds of rural women by creating jobs through high-quality hand-crafts. During Philippa's tenure, she has doubled business turnover, quadrupled artisan incomes, and fostered a positive economic impact on Swaziland’s rural communities by enabling women to earn money while maintaining their customary lifestyle.

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Sara Abera of Muya Ethiopia PLC

Sara Abera

Fashion designer and founder of Muya Ethiopia P.L.C. Sara has created hundreds of community jobs through export and innovation. Muya won a first place Millennium Award for woman exporters in the handloom sub-sector.

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Nigest Haile CAWEE wisdom exchange tv guest

Nigest Haile

Founder & Executive Director of Center for African Women Economic Empowerment (CAWEE) in Ethiopia. Nigest received an award from the Department of State, United States of America, in recognition of her extraordinary contributions to the development of women-led businesses. Nigest invests in the international potential of women.

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Jane Wathome Beacon of Hope wisdom exchange tv guest

Jane Wathome

Founder of Beacon of Hope, a faith-based and community NGO instituted to address the HIV/AIDS pandemic among women in poor communities. Registered in 2002 perform work in Ongata Rongai, Nairobi, Kenya.

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Joyce Muraya Amani Ya Juu Wisdom Exchange tv guest

Joyce Muraya

Kenya Country Director, Amani Ya Juu. Amani Ya Juu. A Fair-trade, non-profit organization. Joyce was previously a pastor and always wanted to work with women. Amani Ya Juu marries her background in microfinance, her faith and the ability to work with women in an inspirational setting.

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