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Women need to take control of their careers from an earlier age

Other than the structural issues our society faces, one factor that has been fueling the existing gender pay gap in South Africa is the educational and career choices young women make. The World Economic Forum…

How to empower women at work?

When it comes to talking about the empowerment of women in the workplace, it’s all too easy to quote the statistics at hand. They remind us that, on average, women earn between 60 and 75%…

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How can changing gender perceptions and behaviours in the workplace promote economic growth?

How can changing gender perceptions and behaviours in the workplace promote economic growth?

Despite decades of progress towards achieving equality in the workplace, women remain significantly under-represented in emerging tech. The imbalance between men and women in the technology sector is unlikely to be remedied unless organisations, schools…

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5 reasons why AI needs Women

5 reasons why AI needs Women

Over the course of the last few years, Artificial intelligence (AI) has become recognised as one of the keys to solving some of the world’s most complex issues – unlocking a level of growth and…

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Why is learnability a critical equaliser for women in the workplace?

Why is learnability a critical equaliser for women in the workplace?

Learnability is now more important that any existing skill set. This principle is one of the most serious disruptors in the modern workplace, and is a trend that many businesses are either unaware of, or…

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Is South Africa lagging behind when it comes to Women in C-Suite roles?

Is South Africa lagging behind when it comes to Women in C-Suite roles?

Having so much recent focus on women and their roles in society is, of course, a good thing. Even if, very belated. It is clear that change needs to happen and needs to be on…

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3 ways SA women can #PressForProgress in the workplace

3 ways SA women can #PressForProgress in the workplace

In the past year, gender issues have come to the fore globally, with movements like #MeToo dominating headlines and taking over Twitter. Awareness of these issues has accelerated, and former industry icons are being brought…

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5 courage strategies to become a fearless female in the workplace

5 courage strategies to become a fearless female in the workplace

When you’re growing up, boys are told to play rough. Jump from the top of the monkey bars! Climb that tree! Give it a try and who cares if you fail? Whereas girls are taught…

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5 tips to facilitate transformation

5 tips to facilitate transformation

Many organisations are struggling to come to terms with transformation under the new Broad Based Black Economic Empowerment (BBBEE) codes. The reality is, BBBEE is here to stay and the sooner companies embrace the idea,…

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6 ways to nurture junior women into management roles

6 ways to nurture junior women into management roles

As an HR professional, you may be among the first in your organisation to recognise talented young recruits who show the potential to become future leaders. Making sure they get into those senior leadership roles…