Forestry South Africa celebrates women in forestry with its profile series

Forestry South Africa celebrates women in forestry with its profile series: JOHANNESBURG, AUGUST 8, 2019 – This month, Forestry South Africa (FSA) is celebrating women in forestry. Over the next few weeks, FSA will be publishing the stories of 24 women in a series of profiles on www.forestryexplained.co.za. With more than 320 years experience among them in a variety of roles, these women show that no job is off limits as long as you have the passion and dedication required. “Some have dedicated their lives to the sector, others are just at the … [Read more...]

Women power at Engen prepares to pay it forward

Women power at Engen prepares to pay it forward: Vuyile Ngqulunga has made significant strides to realise her ambition of becoming a “strong, independent black woman”. Now, thanks to her place in Engen’s Graduate Development Programme, she is preparing to focus on the second half of that goal – to empower other women like herself and help young children achieve greater results, “as that will help pave the way for them”. Vuyile believes that it is important for all women to understand that all that is great, comes from hard work and … [Read more...]

Vibrant Zama empowers women through Project Dignity

Vibrant Zama empowers women through Project Dignity: Zama Magoso is just one woman, but through her passion for others’ wellbeing and her day-to-day work, she is empowering other women with dignity. The 33-year-old was appointed Projects Co-ordinator at Project Dignity in February this year, and has already impacted the lives of thousands of schoolgirls through her dedicated work. Project Dignity is the non-profit extension of KwaZulu-Natal based organisation, Subz Pants and Pads. Founded by Sue Barnes, Subz Pants and Pads is a completely … [Read more...]

Women of the Fairmont Zimbali Resort

Women of the Fairmont Zimbali Resort: Daphne Naidoo, Kgabo Phaka and Verona Oliver DURBAN, August, 2019 – Hospitality is a great fit for women! Although up to date statistics are hard to come by, tourism industry leaders estimate that more than half of all employees in the sector are women, and that more and more women are being promoted into managerial positions across South Africa. While the clichés that women are good at caring for, and getting on with people, and that decorating and catering come naturally may apply in some instances, the … [Read more...]