WOMANDLA X STER KINEKOR WINNERS

WE HAVE OUR WINNERS!

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Congrats to Xiane Francis and Lindiswa Nxesi! You have won DOUBLE TICKETS to The Spy who dumped me movie at ANY Ster Kinekor nationwide!

Please fill in the form and send us your email address and phone number and we’ll contact you!

Happy Women’s Month!

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Meet the EXCO

These are the strong, powerful and intelligent faces behind Womandla!

Sam Gqomo

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@sam_gqomo is a Marketing Officer at a luxury fashion house. She manages all marketing activities across brands, with a strong focus on forging strategic brand partnerships, managing digital and social media as well as Retail and Sales.
Sam is an experienced Marketing Communications professional with a demonstrated history of working in various industries. She is skilled in Digital and Social Media, Brand and Event Management, PR & Media Relations, Corporate Social Responsibility and Corporate Communications.
She is a seasoned blogger, having started this digital platform turned Non-Profit Organisation called Womandla.com, which is aimed at informing, equipping and inspiring women in Africa. This has afforded her an invitation to the United Nations in Bangkok.
Her articles have been featured on Bizcommunity, Women24 and other press offices.

Yolanda Mahaeng

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Yolanda Maheang, our Head of Mentorship, is a Quality Project Analyst at GSK (Glaxo Smith Kline).
She graduated in Analytical Chemist at CPUT, and has also worked for Johnson and Johnson in a Quality Operation Lab. She has a certificate in Quality Assurance and also pursuing a Quality Audit certificate.

She’s a young entrepreneur, loves wellness and fitness and has always wanted to help people. She is passionate about empowering and mentoring women and believes in their power. She used to do spiritual dancing at dance school and is a proud wife and a mom of two handsome boys.

Somila Cuntu

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Somila Cuntu, is a Deputy Director at the Department of Local Government.
She is experienced in Intergovernmental Relations and Development planning with a demonstrated history of working in the local government ambit. A young and dynamic professional, skilled in municipal strategic planning processes as well as liaising with various stakeholders across different spheres of government, non-profit organizations, the private sector and other organized groups.

She holds a Masters degree in Development Studies from the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, where she fulfilled her research on the developmental impact of Microfinance on economically excluded women.

Liziwe Segano

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Liziwe Segano is a PR & Communication Strategist. She has lectured and mentored Public Relations students in Cape Peninsula University of Technology since 2014. She uses communication strategy as a tool to empower and add value to causes that benefit young women and youth.

Called to be a builder and repairer of broken walls in this generation, Liziwe is a strong believer in transformation that starts from the inside out.
She holds a Bachelor of Technology Public Relations Management from Cape Peninsula University of Technology, where she is currently completing her Masters in Public Relations and Communication.

Rumbi Maisva

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Rumbi  Maisva is Quality Assurance Analyst (QA). She studied a double major in Accounting and Computer Science and completed her Honours in Information Systems and Auditing. She is here to represent women in STEM.

She has been involved in the Code4CT initiative and believes there is a gap in knowledge in terms of the vast roles that are available in IT and a lot of fear for women to pursue IT roles. Part of her involvement with Code4CT has been speaking and sharing her life story of how she ended up in IT and the challenges that she had to overcome, the hard work required and the possibility thereof of Women in IT.

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[SOLD OUT] Own Your BRILLIANCE Masterclass

Tonight is the final leg of the Forbes Masterclass Tour in South Africa!  Cape Town tickets for the “Own Your Brilliance!” Master Class Tour with International Business Strategist & Forbes Coach are sold out!

SOLD Here’s to a great evening of learning, networking and partnering with each other!

Follow us on Facebook and Instagram to stream in!

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WIN with WOMANDLA and STER KINEKOR

IT’S COMPETITION TIME!

This Women’s Month, two lucky Womandla subscribers stand a chance to WIN double tickets to the movie, The Spy Who Dumped me which opens NATIONWIDE on 17 August 2018!

Answer this easy question in the comment section to enter:

When is the opening date for the The Spy Who Dumped Me at Ster Kinekor?

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T’s and C’s:

Competition ends 24 August 2018. Winners MUST be blog subscribers and will be contacted thereafter.

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Womandla in STEM for Cape Town

Rumbidzaishe Maisva, Womandla’s EXCO member and Quality Assurance Analyst at Open Box Software, shared her journey with young ladies as part of Women’s month.

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Rumbi was recently invited as a guest speaker at the Women In ICT event held at College of Cape Town in Crawford, Cape Town.

She spoke about how her journey led her to IT and encouraged the younger girls in the audience which comprised of Grade 10-12 learners and some students from the college through her life story.

Amongst what she said to the girls was advice on how to enrich themselves by protecting their space and their time. To not allow negative energy in their space and to use their time in a way that they are enriched for the future.

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She shared how her success story actually stemmed from failure. A failed module could have cost her her degree, but she turned that around to complete her degree and further her studies by doing her Honours – which fell short of a cum laude by 3%. The girls related so much to the story and reached out to her  for more inspiration after her speech.

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One of the young ladies even asked to interview her and she got the opportunity to ask her questions and find out more about her role in IT.

It sounds like not only the younger girls where learning from this seminar, Rumbi says she learnt so much too. The more experienced women in the field encouraged her to keep studying – acquiring international certificates and to keep hitting more milestones. Most of what they said was validation for what she is already embarking in.

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Here’s to encouraging younger ladies to grow into empowered and confident women!

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PODCAST: Womandla on CAPE TALK 567AM

Our director, joined the Weekend Breakfast team on Cape Talk 567 AM to speak about the upcoming Forbes Masterclass and Womandla’s journey thus far.

Listen to the podcast online which falls under the Lead SA segment!

https://omny.fm/shows/weekend-breakfast-with-africa-melane/lead-sa-interview-womandla-com

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Women in ICT: Empower. Enrich. Engage.

Rumbi Maisva, our EXCO representative in STEM, has been invited to speak at the first Women in ICT Seminar brought to you by the College of Cape Town & On the Ball College.

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Rumbi will be speaking about the journey to IT. She is a Quality Assurance Analyst (QA) at Open Box Software. She studied a double major in Accounting and Computer Science and completed her Honours in Information Systems and Auditing. She is here to represent women in STEM. She has been involved in the Code4CT initiative and believes there is a gap in knowledge in terms of the vast roles that are available in IT and a lot of fear for women to pursue IT roles. Part of her involvement with Code4CT has been speaking as a guest speaker and sharing her life story of how she ended up in IT and the challenges that she had to overcome, the hard work required and the possibility thereof of Women in IT.

Who should attend?

Current female ICT students, Grade 11 & 12 female students, Unemployed ICT
graduates & Business, Entrepreneurial, Academic and Government stakeholders
who are actively involved in promoting the development of women in ICT.

Join the journey and explore the roles of women in Information & Communication Technology (ICT) here.

Well done Rumbz!

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