The name Womandla is a combination of Women and Amandla, Xhosa and Zulu, for power/strength.
The fist that you see in the logo is a symbol of unity, strength and fighting the good fight.
Womandla.com was founded by Sam Gqomo, a marketing exec, who uses her skills in the marketing and communications industry to equip, inform and advocate for her community.
This digital platform shapes the mind of the African Girl/Woman. The general objective of Womandla.com is to celebrate and empower women in Africa and around the globe through digital media. Womandla.com uses story-telling as a tool for social innovation, public education, community enrichment and transformation.
Womandla demonstrates a commitment to sharing content and conducting events which profiles leading and upcoming women in various fields and sectors. We showcase to the rest of the world what 21st century Africa looks like. We want to show the transformative creativity and innovation that comes from the continent, the African stories that can resonate with anyone and the world-class work being done here.
Our vision, as a Non-Profit Organisation, is to form partnerships with leading colleges and universities and establish a Womandla Travel Bursary, Womandla Scholarship of the Arts and Womandla Leadership Programme for young African leaders.