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September 5, 2018
Winners Announced: MTN Women in ICT – Partnership for Change Awards

MTN hosted a gala event on 30 August in Jozi to honour the top performing women in information and communication technology and it was a beautiful evening filled with beautiful  and inspiring women. This is the third year that MTN is hosting this event, and with it MTN is helping to bridge the gender gap by […]

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February 21, 2018
Finding A Mentor (Part 2)

Mentorship: Signed, sealed, delivered! Chicas! SO remember I wrote an article about practical ways to find a mentor and how I was truly sucking at it? I genuinely was giving up and because I had sent texts and emails to people who were either going through their own challenges and could not accommodate another nagging […]

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February 8, 2018
Avoiding Career Limiting Moves

Making sure we are not making career limiting moves Navigating life is one tough task. Managing relationships and expectation of others while still taking care of your own needs and wants is both exciting and terrifying. One thing I have realised is that it makes it a tad bit easier doing all of this with […]

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January 17, 2018
Kelly Khumalo Answers The #CHICA15 Questions

Kelly Khumalo - what does one say about her that hasn't already been said? She is one of those people everyone has an opinion about. Good or bad, it seems everyone has something to say. From back when she first broke out in the industry with Qinisela, to the days of Itshitshi, her well documented […]

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January 8, 2018
King Oprah's Inspiring Golden Globes Speech

Oprah just received the  Cecil B. deMille Award at the 2018 Golden Globes awards and gave a speech that left Hollywood screaming "Oprah For President."  The Cecil B. deMille Award is a special, prestigious award given for outstanding contributions to the world of entertainment and I can't think of anyone who deserves it more than Oprah […]

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December 14, 2017
What South Africans Googled The Most In 2017

Google just released the 2017 Year In Search and as always, South Africa's searches are very interesting. The top trending personalities are mostly those who passed on in 2017, which says something about us, I guess. This year's trending searches show growing interest in local celebrities and events, with seven of the top 10 trending […]

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November 9, 2017
Google SA Invites You To Attend Digital Skills Training Workshop For Women

Google South Africa is once again hosting a Digital Skills for Africa and Women@ Google event as part of their ongoing celebration of women in Africa, education and entrepreneurs  - and they have invited you CHICAs to join them! Alll participants will learn about the Women@ program, go on an office walk-about, receive training and a […]

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September 12, 2017
What I Wish Someone Had Told Me before Jumping Into Entrepreneurship

So, we all know the end of the year comes with a lot of reflection, and the scurry to rush through all of the goals one had set for themselves, before the year is over. I have been on a reflective journey, of late. It has not been in the sense of “what have I […]

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September 4, 2017
Black Leaders, Where You At?

We have to invest in black leadership. There is something powerful about this ordinary statement to me. South Africa is incredibly complex in its history and present context partially the diversity narrative has deluded us. Those that push to advance the agenda of prioritising the needs of black people are often perceived to be doing […]

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August 26, 2017
Are You An Entrepreneur? Here's How To Attend Google's Digital Skills Training

A couple of months ago, Google announced that they are planning to train 10 Million Africans in Digital Skills and as part of this initiative, there is also a Digital Skills programme for Women. Google Africa is hosting a workshop on 8 September for you CHICA entrepreneurs in Johannesburg and we'd like to invite 10 […]

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