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I have learned over the years that when one's mind is made up, this diminishes fear.

Rosa Parks

Banking

The Only Woman In The Boardroom

By  Forbes Woman Africa September 7, 2017
Reinette van der Merwe has been in the banking industry for more than two decades, and risen to be one of Botswana’s most formidable professionals, but says she still sees glari...
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Barclays
Serena Williams

The Superstar And The Star

By  Forbes Woman Africa September 1, 2017
Venus Williams made her debut at Wimbledon in 1997. That same year, Wang Qiang, Noami Osaka and Jeļena Ostapenko were born. In 2017, Williams beat all three of them on the way t...
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Serena Williams
Sjogren's Syndrome
ChillieMama Catering Services

Pots, Pans And Passion

By  Forbes Woman Africa August 4, 2017
What do you do when you stay six years without a job? Lebogang Matsetse turned to what she knew best – cooking – to keep the fires burning at home. With the rate o...
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ChillieMama Catering Services
Cooking
Fashion

Fashion For A Cause

By  Forbes Woman Africa July 27, 2017
Preeti Kapoor moved to Cape Town, South Africa, in 1997 from Hamburg, Germany, and 10 years later, with her business partner, Sasha Aleksic, set up Scalini, a luxury boutique in...
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Fashion
Preeti Kapoor
Celebrity

7 Questions With Jo-Ann Strauss

By  Forbes Woman Africa July 19, 2017
One of South Africa’s most familiar public personalities Jo-Ann Strauss has worked to raise awareness for children’s rights as a national ambassador for ...
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Celebrity
Jo-Ann Strauss
Cricket

On A Good Wicket Now

By  Forbes Woman Africa July 18, 2017
There was a time when the phrases ‘throw like a girl’ or ‘run like a girl’ were considered insults. These days, they’re not; especially not if you are a member of the South Afri...
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Cricket
Women
Conservation

A Paradise In Retreat

By  Forbes Woman Africa July 11, 2017
Flying over the 400-mile wide Mozambique Channel that separates Madagascar from the African continent, my heart raced at the prospect of visiting a remote island that separated ...
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Conservation
lemurs
Co-working spaces

The Workplace Of The Future – Or Now?

By  Forbes Woman Africa July 11, 2017
The time for an intervention of the workplace has arrived. The traditional office as we know it, bound by a desk with set working hours, being present for meetings, and processi...
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Co-working spaces
future
CEO

‘I Have Never Been Paid A Salary’

By  Forbes Woman Africa May 25, 2017
I’ve never been paid a salary; I became an entrepreneur straight after college,’’ says Jenny Miller, CEO and Creative Director of MIGLIO jewelry in Cape Town. The self-ta...
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CEO
December 2015
Alexandra

Trading Punches In A Male Bastion

By  Forbes Woman Africa May 25, 2017
In the tiny dining room of a dimly-lit home in Alexandra, Johannesburg’s oldest township, the only child of Davidson Moyo would sit transfixed on her father’s lap, usually in th...
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Alexandra
Boxing
Advertising

‘I Stick To My Guns’

By  Forbes Woman Africa May 19, 2017
Nigeria’s advertising and media market is on the cusp of growth. Newly-affluent consumers, new products and communication channels abound but navigating them with a clear market...
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Advertising
Career