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Support the podcast by buying us a coffee here: https://www.buymeacoffee.com/shebrigade Today’s guest is Stephanie Kituri. Stephanie started out studying for a degree in political sciences with dreams of being the Secretary-General of the United Nations. After a retrenchment, she found herself leaning into her passion for clean hair care and established Vana Naturals, a natural hair care clean beauty brand that creates effective products for afro-textured, coily and curly hair types. Tune in to hear her story here.  You can listen to the podcast on our YouTube channel HERE Let us know what you think of this episode by sharing it on Instagram or Twitter and tagging us @shebrigade Please also subscribe, follow and leave us a review on whichever platform you're listening on. www.shebrigade.com --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/shebrigade/message
Support the podcast by buying us a coffee here: https://www.buymeacoffee.com/shebrigade Today’s guest is Kentse Masilo. In 2017, Kentse became a finalist at Sunglass Hut New Talent Search at SA Fashion Week and in 2018 she went on the be the first-ever winner of Project Runway South Africa. In this episode, she shares how she was first introduced into the fashion world, how she’s been navigating it and life before and after Project Runway. Tune in to hear her story here.  You can listen to the podcast on our YouTube channel HERE Let us know what you think of this episode by sharing it on Instagram or Twitter and tagging us @shebrigade Please also subscribe, follow and leave us a review on whichever platform you're listening on. www.shebrigade.com --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/shebrigade/message
Support the podcast by buying us a coffee here: https://www.buymeacoffee.com/shebrigade Ofentse is the first black South African woman to conduct and own an orchestra. She started playing her first instrument at the age of 12. Ofentse studied architecture as a way to combine her love of the arts with numbers but never let go of her love of music. Today she is the owner of Anchored Sounds, an all-black symphony orchestra. In this episode, Ofentse shares how she took the leap from architecture to conducting and all the many many challenges she faced along the way. Tune in to hear her story here.  You can listen to the podcast on our YouTube channel HERE Let us know what you think of this episode by sharing it on Instagram or Twitter and tagging us @shebrigade Please also subscribe, follow and leave us a review on whichever platform you're listening on. www.shebrigade.com --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/shebrigade/message
Support the podcast by buying us a coffee here: https://www.buymeacoffee.com/shebrigade Dr Katlego is a University of Pretoria MBChB graduate. She is a self-trained makeup artist and the founder of Beats by Kaz. Having recently become a mom, she decided to start Clueless Moms, a platform for moms to come together, share knowledge and experiences and gain knowledge from experts as they enter postpartum. In today’s episode, Dr Katlego shares about her journey growing up and all the challenges she faced including a dive into her experiences with colourism. She also takes us through why she decided to become a professional makeup artist while studying to become a doctor and the need for a platform like Clueless Moms. Tune in to hear her story here.  You can listen to the podcast on our YouTube channel HERE Let us know what you think of this episode by sharing it on Instagram or Twitter and tagging us @shebrigade Please also subscribe, follow and leave us a review on whichever platform you're listening on.   www.shebrigade.com --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/shebrigade/message
Support the podcast by buying us a coffee here: https://www.buymeacoffee.com/shebrigade  Today’s guest is Boipelo Mabe. Boipelo is one of the Miss South Africa Top 3 Finalists for 2017 but what many people may not know is that prior to that she had been in the pageant industry from the age of 6 when her mom got her into pageants in order to build her confidence. Boipelo grew up navigating the socio-economic dynamics of being from the township while attending urban schooling. These contrasts in the worlds that she existed in are part of what drove her to eventually become one of the top 3 of Miss SA, embark on a number of entrepreneurial ventures and now to carving her way through the corporate world to become the Digital Communications Manager at one of the leading telecommunications companies in South Africa. In today’s episode Boipelo takes us through her journey of navigating different industries at once, the impact of the Miss South Africa pageant on her life as well as literally creating her own roles in the corporate world and so much more. Tune in to hear her story here. Sign up to get the latest updates from us HERE. The video feed of this podcast is also available on our YouTube channel HERE Let us know what you think of this episode by sharing it on Instagram or Twitter and tagging us @shebrigade Please also subscribe, follow and leave us a review on whichever platform you're listening on.  www.shebrigade.com --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/shebrigade/message
Support the podcast by buying us a coffee here: https://www.buymeacoffee.com/shebrigade  Karen Mwendera is an award-winning multimedia journalist. She is a university lecturer, a speaker, writer, anchor, moderator, and founder of Afrikaren Media. She curates the Forbes Africa 30 under 30 lists bringing together game changers from across the continent in business, sports, tech and creatives fields. In her work as a journalist, she has interviewed the likes of Naomi Campbell, Naspers CEO Phuti Mahenyele, Danai Gurira, Femi Kuti, Yvonne Chaka Chaka, President Cyril Ramaphos and more. In this episode of the podcast, Karen takes us through the highlights of her career as a journalist, the pressure of being the Forbes Africa 30 under 30 curator, behind the scenes of the media industry and her growth through it all. Tune in to hear her story here. Sign up to get the latest updates from us HERE. The video feed of this podcast is also available on our YouTube channel HERE Let us know what you think of this episode by sharing it on Instagram or Twitter and tagging us @shebrigade Please also subscribe, follow and leave us a review on whichever platform you're listening on.  www.shebrigade.com --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/shebrigade/message
Support the podcast by buying us a coffee here: https://www.buymeacoffee.com/shebrigade  Today's guest is Gugu Mfuphi. Gugu holds many titles including orator, moderator, broadcast journalist, senior anchor and so many more. She has also recently presented her first Tedx talk with the University of South Africa. Having studied accounting in university, Gugu quickly realized that the typical accounting route would not be the one for her and joined the campus radio station as a creative outlet. This is where her media career started. In this episode of the podcast, Gugulethu shares how she merged the worlds of financial markets, broadcast journalism, media and public speaking to carve out her own career path. She also takes us through some of the lessons she has learnt on love and loss. Tune in to hear her story here. Sign up to get the latest updates from us HERE. The video feed of this podcast is also available on our YouTube channel HERE Let us know what you think of this episode by sharing it on Instagram or Twitter and tagging us @shebrigade Please also subscribe, follow and leave us a review on whichever platform you're listening on.  www.shebrigade.com --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/shebrigade/message
Season 4 Trailer

Season 4 Trailer

2021-10-0604:49

Support the podcast by buying us a coffee here: https://www.buymeacoffee.com/shebrigade  Welcome to Season 4 of She Brigade, the Podcast. Hosted by Pelontle Mosimege. If you’re new to the podcast welcome and we hope you enjoy the ride and if you’re a returning Brigader welcome back and thank you for being on this journey with us. She Brigade was created to celebrate and amplify the stories of incredible and inspiring black female trailblazers. And in just over 2 years we’ve done just that. Over 60 stories have been shared and we’re back to share even more. While you wait for the new season to start head over to www.shebrigade.com or your podcast platform of choice and go through our archive to catch up with previous seasons if you haven’t already. We love to hear from you so please engage with us on our social media @shebrigade on all social media platforms or email us your feedback at info@shebrigade.com --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/shebrigade/message
Today's guest is Zulaikha Patel. In this episode, we chatted about the events of 2016 that started her activist career and truly sparked global conversation and a lot of change specifically locally. We also discussed the up and downsides of being an activist and the impact it can have on you as a young person. She took us through her journey of radical self-love and what means to her. We also discussed her journey to finding her voice. Tune in to hear her story here. Sign up to get the latest updates from us HERE. The video feed of this podcast is also available on our YouTube channel HERE Let us know what you think of this episode by sharing it on Instagram or Twitter and tagging us @shebrigade Please also subscribe, follow and leave us a review on whichever platform you're listening on.  www.shebrigade.com --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/shebrigade/message
Hi Brigade, This is not your usual She Brigade episode. Today, I'm answering all your burning questions about me, career-related questions and podcasting and so much more. We hope you enjoy this episode. As always, do let us know your thoughts --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/shebrigade/message
Today's guest is Afua Osei. Afua is a partnerships strategist and co-founder of She Leads Africa. She has created remarkable brands both for She Leads Africa and personally. In this episode, Afua shares her journey from being a US citizen growing an incredible African brand and advice for young entrepreneurs looking to start or grow their own brands. Tune in to hear her story here. Sign up to get the latest updates from us HERE. Let us know what you think of this episode by sharing it on Instagram or Twitter and tagging us @shebrigade Please also subscribe, follow and leave us a review on whichever platform you're listening on.  www.shebrigade.com --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/shebrigade/message
Today's guest is Lebohang Masango. Lebohang is a Social Anthropologist, PhD Candidate at Wits University, Poet and multiple award-winning author of children's books. She believes in the power of storytelling and that has been at the core of all the work that she does. We discuss the origins of Anthropology and what the discipline has evolved to in South Africa. We also discuss the importance of representation in the books we read and more importantly the books young children read. Tune in to hear her story here. Sign up to get the latest updates from us HERE. Let us know what you think of this episode by sharing it on Instagram or Twitter and tagging us @shebrigade Please also subscribe, follow and leave us a review on whichever platform you're listening on.  www.shebrigade.com --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/shebrigade/message
Today's guest is Dr Faith Makhubele.  Faith is currently studying and doing her practicals towards becoming a medical doctor. She is also an activist that fights for various causes including women and children empowerment-related initiatives. She has spoken on and represented South Africa on various platforms including being a speaker for the African Union, United Nations Youth and the World Bank. We discussed the challenges that come with studying medicine, her activism career, self-doubt and the impact it can have on you, the challenges she's faced along her journey and so much more. Tune in to hear her story here. Sign up to get the latest updates from us HERE. Let us know what you think of this episode by sharing it on Instagram or Twitter and tagging us @shebrigade Please also subscribe, follow and leave us a review on whichever platform you're listening on.  www.shebrigade.com --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/shebrigade/message
Keamogetswe Matsho is the former Chief Executive Officer of atmospheric water generation company, Aqua Air Africa (Pty) Ltd. She has previously held the roles of Spokesperson, Brand Strategist, Group Marketing and Communications Manager and has also worked in the heavy-duty vehicle manufacturing industry. Keamogetswe Matsho is passionate about the development of Africa, building brands and start-ups and the advancement of women in the industrial sector. On this episode we discuss the challenges that come from being a young CEO, inter-generational leadership dynamics and the value of curating your journey from the company you keep to the content you consume.  Tune in to hear her story here. Sign up to get the latest updates from us HERE. Let us know what you think of this episode by sharing it on Instagram or Twitter and tagging us @shebrigade Please also subscribe, follow and leave us a review on whichever platform you're listening on.  www.shebrigade.com --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/shebrigade/message
Today's guest is Shiela Yabo. Shiela is a Business Strategist, Venture Builder & Project Manager with an interest in how Human Behaviour Science impacts the world of Business. She has a Bachelor of Social Science in Social Anthropology & Gender Studies, completed the Associate in Management Programme, and the Postgraduate Diploma in Management Practice (specialising in Business Administration). She is currently Programme Manager for the Solution Space, an ecosystem for early-stage ventures at the Graduate School of Business, UCT. In this episode, we discuss how she had to overcome challenges in her upbringing to get to where she is today as well as what entrepreneurs need to consider when starting up. Tune in to hear her story here. Sign up to get the latest updates from us HERE. Let us know what you think of this episode by sharing it on Instagram or Twitter and tagging us @shebrigade Please also subscribe, follow and leave us a review on whichever platform you're listening on.  www.shebrigade.com --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/shebrigade/message
Today’s guest is Thandi Nyati. Thandi is a product policy manager at TikTok. Born and raised in Zimbabwe, she has carved her law career into the works of tech.  Tune in to hear her story here.  Sign up to our newsletter HERE.  Let us know what you think of this episode by sharing it on Instagram or Twitter and tagging us @shebrigade Please also subscribe, follow and leave us a review on whichever platform you're listening on.  www.shebrigade.com --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/shebrigade/message
Today's guest is Milisa Mabinza. Milisa is the founder of Khula Lula, a private equity fund that focuses on creating access to micro-financing and scale for black female-owned tech startups. They have recently just made their first angel investment into Native Nylon, an upcoming fashion eCommerce startup. Tune in to hear her story here. Sign up to get the latest updates from us HERE. Let us know what you think of this episode by sharing it on Instagram or Twitter and tagging us @shebrigade Please also subscribe, follow and leave us a review on whichever platform you're listening on.  www.shebrigade.com --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/shebrigade/message
Today's guest is Caron Williams. She founded The Throne Magazine and Agency. The Throne Magazine is an online publication that celebrates the most impactful local tastemakers, bloggers, content creators, designers and influencers within contemporary culture. Caron has also been recently named as a Play Your Part Ambassador for Brand South Africa. Tune in to hear her story here. Sign up to get the latest updates from us HERE. Let us know what you think of this episode by sharing it on Instagram or Twitter and tagging us @shebrigade Please also subscribe, follow and leave us a review on whichever platform you're listening on.  www.shebrigade.com --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/shebrigade/message
Today's guest is Tetlanyo Lekalake. Tetlanyo is a marketeer in technology, a small business champion, and a community builder. She is currently working as the Regional Program Marketing Lead on Facebook's Global Business Marketing team. Born in Botswana, she lived in South Africa for 10 years and has now been based in Ireland at Facebook's HQ for the last 6 years. Tune in to hear her journey.  Let us know what you think of this episode by sharing it on Instagram or Twitter and tagging us @shebrigade  Please also subscribe, follow and leave us a review on whichever platform you're listening on. Sign up to get the latest updates from us HERE.  www.shebrigade.com --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/shebrigade/message
Today's episode is something a little different. Having had over 50 women on the podcast it is important to pause every now and then and reflect on the lessons learnt from the women of the podcast. In this episode, host Pelontle Mosimege reflects on the lessons she's learnt on finding and using your voice. If you enjoyed this episode don't forget to share it with a friend and share on social media and tag us @shebrigade on all platforms. Sign up to get the latest updates from us HERE. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/shebrigade/message
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Zesuliwe Zondo

Thank you Zimasa. I have admired you so much

Jul 16th
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