Glass Ceiling: Women Grab More Seats in Boardrooms

Posted by - November 8, 2022

The 2021 Kenya Institute of Management Board Diversity and Inclusion Report indicates a significant improvement from 18% in 2015 to 36% in 2021. Indeed, the composition of company boards in Kenya is becoming more diversified as more women take up board roles. However, with only eight years left to the deadline of the United Nations

Women: Know your worth in the workplace

Posted by - August 17, 2022

It’s important for women to be role model to their children that they can be successful and earn just as well as their male counterparts, especially when it comes to single mothers with no supplementary source of income, writes Yael Geffen. Women undoubtedly still battle many challenges in the workplace, but all too often, this

Nestlé Nigeria Empowers More Rural Women Across Nigeria

Posted by - June 24, 2022

In a bid to help more rural women in Nigeria build financial security and improve their standard of living, Nestlé Nigeria has held the fourth phase of the Nestlé Empowering Rural Women in Nigeria Project in Port Harcourt. An additional 50 beneficiaries from the South-south region of the country, selected from the company’s value chain,

Why women need to be in control of their finances at all stages of life

Posted by - September 1, 2021

There are many factors which can leave women financially vulnerable, divorce being only one of these. Eloise Boezak, Head of Customer Experience at African Bank, says a common mistake many women make is to rely on their spouse for financial security and retirement planning. But what if your marriage ends? What if your marriage contract

Women are drivers in job creation, survey finds

Posted by - June 14, 2021

WOMEN are drivers in job creation, the first South African Women Entrepreneurs Job Creation Survey has found. The report offers insights into the role that women entrepreneurs play as job creators and suggests most see job creation as a key responsibility. Despite the challenges and setbacks due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the survey reveals “green

Men Do More For Work Equality Than Women-Nancy Aburi

Posted by - June 16, 2020

Nancy Aburi has been on the United Nations and international NGOs’ grind for two decades now, living and working in London, Dublin, Rome, and New York. She’s now back home as the senior adviser to the special envoy, Horn of Africa United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. After her undergraduate degree in Design from the

Google to empower 20,000 women across Africa in 2020

Posted by - March 17, 2020

Google announced that it is doubling down on its commitment to women in Africa and aims to train 20,000 women this year. A new Women Will training tour aims to train 5,000 women in 20 cities across Africa. Through this programme, Google will empower participating women with entrepreneurship, workplace readiness, leadership and technology skills, starting