As CEO and co-founder of ME to WE, Roxanne is at the helm of a leading B-Corp social enterprise that supports the sustainable development projects of its charitable partner, WE Charity.
First female pilot in South Africa and Captain of the first all-female flight crew.
Managing Director, Nedbank (Swaziland) Limited - Pioneer: first woman in Swaziland to head up a Managing Director Post for an International Bank.
Founder & Director, St. Christopher’s Kindergarten, Preparatory and Secondary in Nairobi, Kenya. A first of many, she has been an inspiration to her community, and an influence in education for women in East Africa
Co-Founder and COO, Gahaya Links is known for exporting 'Peace Baskets' to international markets and weaving peace among Rwandan's rural communities. Employers of 100's of women and men in Rwanda.
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!
A pioneer Human Rights Activist in Swaziland. Great insight into African women's realities as second-class citizens.
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.
Chairperson Enat Bank, Lawyer & Women Activist in Ethiopia. Meaza contributed to the inclusion of women and children’s rights provisions in the 1995 Constitution of Ethiopia. She was identified as one of the five prominent women’s rights activists worldwide.
Founder & Managing Director of Travel Ethiopia. A leader, multi-business owner, pioneer, a true trailblazer in the travel industry and inspiration to many women in Ethiopia and aboard.
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.
Educator, Director, Founder from Ethiopia. "It is not your inabilities, but your abilities that make the woman." An inspirational woman who believes her blindness does not interfere with her 99 abilities. Perspective is everything.
Founder and Managing Director of Oribags Innovations Ltd. in Uganda. Winner top entrepreneur under 25 TIAW awards.
A Ugandan business pioneer, serial entrepreneur, Presidential Adviser, Association Founder, Financial Trust co-founder, Author.
A peace builder and business leader as Chairperson Northern Uganda Transitional Justice Working Group and Executive Director of North East Chili Producers (NECPA). A remarkable, powerful, and caring woman.