First female pilot in South Africa and Captain of the first all-female flight crew.
We still wonder why educating girls in the developing world is such an important topic… well because not enough is being done about it!
As put by one of two female Presidents in Africa- Ellen Johnson Sirleaf is the president of Liberia and a Nobel Peace Prize winner.
“It is …
Women in Business Challenge 2013-2014View this email in your browserBiD Network ends 2013 with wonderful news! The launch of the fifth edition of the Women in Business Challenge.This business plan
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Managing Director, Nedbank (Swaziland) Limited - Pioneer: first woman in Swaziland to head up a Managing Director Post for an International Bank.
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 to think on your feet."
I am very proud to announce that Wisdom Exchange TV (www.WisdomExchangeTv.com) is now being viewed in 49 countries and on 6 continents! This site was designed for African women to
I am presently sitting at Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe. As I watch the sheer volume of water and the power of its force as it crashes down to Batoka Gorge, I am reminded of one of my favourite books, The Power of [...]
At the Hanne Howard and Ted Horton funded community for children, we were watching the children do their crafts, playing, conversing and looking you in the eye when they speak, you quickly recognize that they have been brought up with [...]
As I depart from Kenya I cannot help reflecting on the diversity of the women I have met, and where some of their values intersect and where they are polarized. I came to Kenya from Toronto, Canada to hear the perspectives of Kenyan women from different backgrounds. These perspectives I [...]
As my husband I arrive in the middle of the night to Kenya and then to Africa International University, I quickly remember the fresh African air, the monumental potholes, and the Kenyan hospitality. With each Karibu greeting, (Welcome [...]
The Women Leadership Blog is honoured to launch with the announcement of the successful summit of a group of 13 Canadian women who climbed Kilimanjaro to raise funds for a women’s leadership centre, Leah Ngini Community Centre, in Nairobi, Kenya. For the last year these women trained rigorously on weekends [...]
Since the inception of the Ignite Excellence Foundation in April 2007 we have made some strides to develop the women leadership in Africa.