[Black Goals] Nkuli Mlangeni Is Weaving Her Way To Success

Nkuli Mlangeni, a young South African entrepreneur captured the world’s attention with her gorgeous, handmade Sankara rugs,which were voted the Most Beautiful Objects in SA at this year’s Design Indaba
November 22, 2017
  • [Black Goals] Nkuli Mlangeni Is Weaving Her Way To Success

    Nkuli Mlangeni captured the world’s attention with her gorgeous, handmade Sankara rugs,which were voted the Most Beautiful Objects in South Africa at this year’s Design Indaba. Mlangeni started her Ninevites platform as a hobby to explore her interests in fashion and textiles. “I was working at a social enterprise...
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    In recent times, evidence has shown that women have been making significant strides in politics. Through initiative such as Gender Equality, women have better positioned themselves for greater career success, better business opportunities and countless other opportunities for political advancements. Despite these gains, statistics on global leadership and political...
  • South Africa’s Pop Artist Toya Delazy Is Voicing The New Powerpuff Character For Cartoon Network

    Townsville has a new resident and she is voiced by South African pop artist Toya Delazy. Cartoon Network will run a five-episode special of its popular Powerpuff Girls called Powerpuff Girls: The Power of Four. Who is the new girl in town? Buttercup, Bubbles and Blossom have a long...
  • Lusanda Tyebileyo And Lerato Kotane – South Africa Female Engineers Defying Stereotypes

    Gender parity in the civil engineering field in South Africa is a major concern, but women like Lusanda Tyebileyo and Lerato Kotane are making an impact. Only 11% of the civil engineers in South Africa are women. Of those, three-quarters leave the profession early on, due to stigma. Of...
  • Spotlighting Thembisa Mdoda – Actress, Radio And TV Personality

    Thembisa Mdoda is born creative and her creativity spans far and wide earning her the title of ‘Jack of all Trades’ in the entertainment industry. A purposeful and driven woman, Thembisa strengthened her knowledge adding to her creative streak. This wonder woman has bagged three degree – Graphic Design,...
  • Spotlighting Senamile Masango – First African Woman Nuclear Scientist

    Senamile Masango is the first African woman Nuclear Scientist, she alongside a group of students from South Africa’s University of the Western Cape, UWC recently performed the first African-led experiment at the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) laboratory in Switzerland. In an interview with CERN, Senamile said: “I...
  • Women Thou Art Loosed, Not Be Loose! By Lulu White-Raheem

    My limited understanding on feminism is that it’s a movement that seeks to establish equal opportunities for women in education and professional career development. Women come from a history where there were limited opportunities for them in politics, economics, personal and social rights. Women have for generations been treated...
  • Spotlighting Gugu Nkabinde: Founder, ‘Gugu Intimates’ Underwear Collection That Aims To Inspire Black Women

    Gugu Nkabinde  recently launched Gugu Intimates. An underwear collection that aims to inspire black women to embrace themselves by loving their skin. A Bachelor of Arts Media Studies graduate, Gugu had the intention of taking the journalism and radio world by storm, until she found an opportunity at Unilever...
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    Funeka Montjane is South Africa’s Standard Bank Personal And Business Banking Head. At the age of 27, when some of her peers were still trying to climb the corporate ladder, Funeka Montjane became a partner at multinational financial services giant PwC Undaunted by being entrusted with such responsibility at...

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