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I Lost These 3 Self-Limiting Beliefs As A Woman Entrepreneur

I Lost These 3 Self-Limiting Beliefs As A Woman Entrepreneur

As evidenced by McKinsey’s Women in the Workplace 2016 report, women are still not represented in the numbers they should be in corporate America. Men’s lot is rather more promising: Early in their careers, they are promoted at a rate 30 percent higher than that of women, leaving the female half of the workforce substantially more likely to […]

Qualities of a Successful Female Entrepreneur

Qualities of a Successful Female Entrepreneur

A couple of years ago, I quit my 13 year career with a FTSE30 company to set up my own online business. The driving force behind my decision was the fact that I have two young sons, and I was sick of not being there for them. I felt like I was in a permanent […]

These Female Entrepreneurs Created A Fake Male Co-Founder To Work Around Sexism

These Female Entrepreneurs Created A Fake Male Co-Founder To Work Around Sexism

From the scandals involving gender bias at Uber and Google and the resignations of two prominent investors as a result of accusations of sexual harassment, the last few months have seen an intense focus about how issues of workplace sexism and discrimination are addressed, especially in Silicon Valley. The sexism at play in the tech industry can manifest in a number […]

Be The Powerful Force That Shapes The Work Environment

Be The Powerful Force That Shapes The Work Environment

1. Look Forward, Not Back Part of being an entrepreneur is being an innovator. So I encourage women to be the unstoppable force that makes the future what you want it to be. Pursue your passion and don’t get deterred if it is in a historically male-dominated field. I was told early in my career that there aren’t many women executives […]

Tanzania: Cement Firm Invites Female Entrepreneurs

Tanzania: Cement Firm Invites Female Entrepreneurs

Women can make a change in the construction industry that employ a large number of labor force it has been learnt. Speaking in an exclusive interview in Dar es Salaam yesterday, Tanga Cement PLC Communications and External Affairs Manager, Ms Mtanga Noor said Women can make a change as bricks makers, contractors and even industrialists. […]

South Africa: Western Cape Hosts Female Entrepreneur Awards in Paarl, 11 Aug

South Africa: Western Cape Hosts Female Entrepreneur Awards in Paarl, 11 Aug

The Western Cape’s top women in agriculture will be announced this week. As part of its Women’s Month campaign, the Western Cape Government will host the Female Entrepreneur Awards in Paarl on Thursday, 11 August. The competition is a joint effort between the National Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (DAFF) and the provincial Department […]