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Women In Business Q&A: Volente Morais

By Volente Morais, Executive Manager at Koogan Plastics 1.     As a woman in business, how do you balance work and life? Lots of Communication and calendars. Communicating with my family and staff when I have certain pressures and deliverables about what I need from them and scheduling appointments with a family and work calendar helps me see …

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Tech CEO Calls For Diversity And Inclusion “Upgrade”

Only 23% of tech jobs are held by women in South Africa – out of 236 000 ICT (tech) roles, women occupy 56 000 of them, according to industry website WomenInTech.co.za. “As a sector, we need to hire women to improve diversity in the workplace (and it’s been proven that higher diversity equals higher productivity and …

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Women In Business Annual Leadership Meeting 2019

Innovation And Technology At The Heart Of The Debate The AFRICA CEO FORUM extends its commitment to the advancement of women’s leadership by organizing the second edition of the Women in Business Annual Leadership Meeting in Paris on June 17 and 18. The Forum will host 250 high-level African women leaders to discuss the role …

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Women’s World Banking: Inviting Women Into The Financial Fold

President of Women’s World Banking, Mary Ellen Iskenderian, says there is a growing recognition that women’s financial inclusion is not only important in achieving every other social goal, but it makes financial sense. Women’s World Banking is a global NGO that has provided low-income women in developing countries access to micro-financing for nearly four decades. …

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LISTEN: Inviting Women Into The Financial Fold with Mary Ellen Iskenderian

The topic of financial inclusion was a major theme at the recent World Economic Forum (WEF) on Africa, with many of the recommendations discussed there already being implemented. President of Women’s World Banking, Mary Ellen Iskenderian, says there is a growing recognition that women’s financial inclusion is not only important in achieving every other social …

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