Introducing Micro-Financing VC Fund For Black Women Entrepreneurs In Tech

According to Olivia Rusch’s 2019 study on Female Entrepreneurship, “only 9% of South African women are involved in early-stage entrepreneurial activity,” this is a statistic that new kid on the private equity funding block, Khula Lula has set their sights on changing.  Founded by University of Johannesburg alum in 2019, Milisa Mabinza carries a BComm Honours in Investment Management. Under…

Mbali Bhengu Shares Business Lessons We Never Received On Self-Ish

Mbalenhle Bhengu, the esteemed serial entrepreneur and owner of MindSwitch, is releasing a book that promises to be a light in the darkness for entrepreneurs both new and seasoned. Her ultimate how-to of entrepreneurship, titled SELF-ISH – Mastering Self in a Selfish Business World, offers both anecdotal advice, stemming from long years of first-hand experience,…

ONE And Black Girls Rock! Partner Raise Global Awareness About Access To Education For Girls In Africa

In honour of International Day of the Girl Child, ONE and Black Girls Rock! have announced a partnership to help raise awareness about access to education for girls in Africa. Poverty is already a key factor in girls’ access to education, and now COVID-19 related school closings are exposing girls to heightened risks and increasing…

ONE’s Digital Dialogue Explores The State Of Gender-Based Violence #Justice4AllWomxn

In recognition of August being Women’s Month in South Africa, on Monday, 24 August, ONE Campaign hosted a digital dialogue with Kuhluka Movement and Justice 4 All Womxn exploring the current state of Gender-Based Violence (GBV) in Africa. Panelists included Josina Z Machel, founder of Kuhluka Movement and Justice 4 All Womxn, South African artist…

[News] Strength In The Collective Power of Women

2020 began in a fearless fashion, as BlackBark Productions hosted the first Rising Star – Making it Happen – Cross Sector Female Forum on the 28th February 2020 at Henley Business School, Johannesburg.  This forum is dedicated to creating an empowering space for young businesswomen to gain their confidence, trust in their voices and own…