Rumbi joins panelists as Industry Leader in IT

Our Head of STEM, Rumbi Maisva, has been chosen by Codespace, as of one the panelists in STEM for a coding and robotics camp. The camp will run  from 1 – 6 July,  at University of Cape Town for high school learners interested in these skills.

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As a woman in STEM, her insights will inspire students to confidently pursue a career within the tech industry.

At the camp, students will have the opportunity to:

– Work with innovative technologies, including Arduino Robotics and Sonic Pi.

– Learn about career opportunities from professionals in the industry.

– Meet and collaborate with like-minded individuals, while working towards solving real-world problems.

 Rumbi is a QA Automation Engineer at Global Kinetic, a fintech (financial technology) company and proud representative of Womandla!

Our Keynote Speaker Announced

Womandla is proud to announce the Our Keynote speaker for the Women in STEM Awards: Nonku Ntshona, CEO of Nonku Ntshona & Associates Quantity Surveyors.

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She is a South African entrepreneur and business woman that is fast becoming a name synonymous with leadership and transformation in the built environment

Her entrepreneurial spirit and in-depth industry experience is leading her largely female team to noteworthy success, in a male dominated industry. Nonku’ s contribution to women empowerment has been recognised in this industry and her company Nonku Ntshona and Associates Quantity Surveyors ( NNAQS ) has been awarded the PMR Diamond Arrow Awards in May 2018 for the company that is doing the most to enhance the interests of women in the construction industry .

Nonku was also chosen to participate in the EY Winning Women Class of 2017 Programme and being a part of this great programme gives her the ability to impart invaluable knowledge to her fellow female counterparts and enhance her mentoring skills.

Ticket prices and Venue will be confirmed.

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Nominations Now Open for the Womandla – Women in STEM Awards 2019

CAPE TOWN – The Womandla Foundation will be hosting the first Women in STEM Awards this August.

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We will be honouring South Africa’s most inspirational female role models.

The Womandla Women in STEM Awards shines a light on the achievements of women in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics industries and recognises excellence among those who strive to make a positive difference.

Nominations can be sent for entrepreneurs or professionals of any related organisation  from all industries and from the private and public sectors.

Colleagues, family and friends can send in nominations or candidates can simply nominate themselves.

Womandla Women in STEM nominations are now open via the WWIS online form.

Entries close on 26 July 2019.

The Awards ceremony will take place in Cape Town on 17 August 2019 during women’s month!

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Careers Expo Postponement

The Career Expo that was scheduled to be held on the 10th of May has been postponed until further notice. The venue and the timing of the meeting however remains the same and it is just the date that has been postponed.

As there were many public holidays and extra classes to be run in accordance with Langa High School’s Exam timetable, we have decided to postpone the event so that our future leaders can better prepare for that. We appreciate those who have come on board and hope to see more exhibitors and supporters at the later date.

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TWO WEEKS until the Womandla Career Expo

We’re so excited to host the very first Womandla Career Expo this May!


The Womandla team has been working tirelessly towards making this event a success! We have Mazars, Actuarial Women’s Committee, NFSAS and other organizations from the Energy, Quantity Surveying, IT and Education sectors on board.

If you wish to be a part of the action and add value in the community, see below document for the details:

Blown away? Then fill in this form and exhibit for FREE at Langa High School, Cape Town.



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Womandla Sanitary Pad Drive is ON!

Cape Town – Womandla is collecting Sanitary Pads for Langa High School. This drive is intended to keep girls in school during their menstrual cycle.

Seven million school girls in South Africa don’t have access to sanitary pads because they can’t afford them. We as an organization are doing the best to service our community and could do a lot more with your help.

The government has been under pressure to zero-rate sanitary towels after it increased VAT from 14% to 15% in April last year. As of 1 April 2019, sanitary pads have been declared VAT-free in South Africa. This is a small victory for those who can afford them, but what about those who can’t?

Please assist us by collecting sanitary pads within your company, and dropping the donations off at Every Nation N1 City, Solly Smiedt St, Goodwood, Cape Town.

Alternatively, contact us here to collect!



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