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August 23, 2017
Nominees For The MTN Women In ICT Awards Have Been Announced

MTN announces shortlisted candidates in prestigious MTN Women in ICT – Partnership for Change Awards A few weeks ago MTN announced that nominations were open for the Women In ICT awards and since then hundreds of nominations were received. Members of the adjudication panel have now selected the top three entries in the respective categories. The […]

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August 14, 2017
Samke Hilariously Breaks Down What Unit Trusts Are

You know I often avoid the Search/Explore function on Instagram because it has a way of making me feel like my life is boring, dull. Heheh I'm sure people with self esteem find it inspiring.. but anyway, I managed to gather enough strength to explore and I came across Samke Mhlongo's page. At first I […]

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August 7, 2017
Still To Come on Power FM's #987Woman Feature

One of my favorite features on Power FM must be the #987Woman feature they do every year around Women's Day. It reminds me of that time Metro FM used to have celebrities hosting radio shows while we waited for them to announce the new line up, in April. Mmmh... come to think of that, do […]

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July 20, 2017
Know A Phenomenal CHICA In ICT? Nominate Them For MTN Women In ICT Awards

The MTN Women In ICT Awards are back for the second year in a row and this year they promise to not just celebrate CHICAs who are making strides in the information and communication technologies sector, but also to showcase the opportunities that exist and attract young aspirant female professionals to consider a profession in the […]

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July 17, 2017
Head CHICA In Charge – Zovuyo Zoe Msutwana

It is true when they say dynamite comes in small packages. I first met the beautiful, young Zoe Msutwana while I was studying at the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University. She was doing Information Technology at the time. Fast forward to 2017, Zoe is a Senior PR Account Director at VIVIDLUXURY, Founding Editor and CEO at […]

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July 3, 2017
Listen To That Small Voice

I was pregnant when I stopped working at Zara because I thought I had found a nice job in the industry that I have always wanted to be in. The little voice inside me told me not to, especially since I was climbing up the ladder there and thriving. The place was growing on me […]

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June 19, 2017
Behind The #YouFought4Me Portrait Series With Lebo Lukewarm

This weekend was special in may ways. I got to spend time with some of my CHICAs and whenever I spend time with them, I get reminded of the reason we started this site and as tough as things get, that feeling energizes me to keep going. This weekend South Africa also commemorated Youth Day, […]

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June 9, 2017
ME-Ternity Leave: A Real Concept or Just Another Insult?

For the longest time, I’ve been sitting at my work desk, contemplating how to quit my job without actually quitting my job. A tad dramatic, I know, but what does one do when they’re faced with the desire to take a considerable amount of time off from work to focus on other equally important aspects […]

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May 30, 2017
There Must Be More

  I am a young professional in South Africa today. I fall under the statistics that cover a small group of people who, through academic achievement, have shown the potential to make a meaningful impact in the country and the world at large. I clearly recall a lecturer addressing us as a room full of […]

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May 25, 2017
Have Dinner With Us #CHICAInTheWorkPlace

Hi CHICAs! Are you free on Tuesday night, 30 May 2017? Keen on having dinner with us? CHICA would like to invite 10 of our readers to an intimate dinner hosted by Google SA in Johannesburg. The evening is for us to get together, share a good meal while chatting about our lives as women in […]

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