Africa

Embracing Failure as an Entrepreneur

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“Just to be clear, a startup isn’t sexy at all.” Kenyan entrepreneur Hope Mwinzi talks about how radically her view of failure has changed over the past eight years…

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Interview with Female Partner & Exec Head of People (HR) at KPMG, Africa

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Tantaswa Fubu talks about her role at KPMG, how she’s overcome professional challenges, and her advice to other women who want to advance in their careers…

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Interview with Nigerian Woman CEO & Marketing Entrepreneur

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Adeshola Komolafe leads by example in her pursuit of business success as well as social, economic and political reform for women in Nigeria.

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Personal Sustainability in the Pursuit of Success

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South African entrepreneur Lavinia Sonnenberg believes it is imperative that women learn how to sustain themselves in the pursuit of success.

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African Woman Tech Entrepreneur Develops Software & Women

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In three short years, Kenyan Angela Oduor went from intern to software developer and co-founder of AkiraChix, an organization that helps develop African women in technology.

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Pioneering & Risk-Taking: Interview with South African Wendy Luhabe

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“Women have the responsibility to pioneer or model a new way of being for other women…”

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Interview with Regina Agyare, Ghanaian Tech Entrepreneur

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A coder who loves a challenge, Regina is using tech to help local business and create the next generation of innovators in rural areas…

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Interview with Kenya’s ‘SupaMama’ Entrepreneur

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“Entrepreneurship is similar to motherhood. It doesn’t come with a manual. You go with your gut feeling, and believe that you are good at what you do.”

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My 8 Secrets to a Successful Career & Thriving Life

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One of Africa’s rising professional women – Mwamvita Makamba – shares her reflection on 2012 and intentions for an even greater year in 2013. Learn from her personal experience and success, not only as a single mom but in the fast-paced business world…

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It’s Not Who You Know, It’s Who Knows You: the Mentor Effect

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Kenyan native Angela Oguna Oruoch is a shining example of the immense power of mentors, sponsors and a network. From Nairobi, to engineering school at University of Kansas, to her first job as an electrical engineer at a global company, it was the support along the way that gave her courage, guidance and the ability to succeed…

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