Aug 28

Violet Polelo Selwana’s super power is self-motivation

Name: Violet Polelo Selwana Province: Eastern Cape Facebook: Polelo Violet Selwana Twitter handle:@Violet­_pvs Instagram: violet_selwana What is the essence of being a woman to you? The essence of being a women lies in her, faith, caring heart, kindness, and wisdom. Being a women is a blessing and a gift from God. A woman is fearless, …


Aug 25

Young women in conversation

Minister of Communications joins young women leaders in a conversation aimed opening opportunities for their representation in media Minister of Communications, Ayanda Dlodlo has confirmed her presence and participation for the upcoming Activate! Change Drivers brunch that is going to be held on August 28th 2017 in Johannesburg. Activate! is a network that connects young …


Aug 24

Activator Khangwelo Mulovhedzi’s super power is strength

Name: Khangwelo Mulovhedzi Province:Limpopo Facebook:Glam Kay Twitter handle: Instagram: khangwelomulovhedzi  What is the essence of being a woman to you? Being able to give birth and raise a leader means that I am a leader by nature. I should stand still and be strong and shield all my beliefs and my value. With hope to …


Aug 23

Young female entrepreneur fighting for her start-up

As part of our digital youth supplement, Uncensored Voices, Activator Sebina Ramaseli looks at women in entrepreneurship and why it is difficult for them to thrive. The small business sector contributes to job creation and economic growth. However, South Africa’s 2016 National Small Business Survey found that 76% of businesses under 5 years cited access …


Aug 21

The woman I met yesterday

By: Gladys Nomvuyo Sebeko LET ME TELL YOU ABOUT THE WOMAN I MET YESTERDAY She had a smile of a queen and the breath of a princess Her face was like an ocean with hair like the sunset Her body so perfect like the clear blue sky LET ME TELL YOU ABOUT THE WOMAN I …



Aug 16

Activator Blessing Mutiti’s super power is resilience

Name: Blessing Mutiti Province: USA Facebook: @ Africanmythbuster Twitter handle:@blessmutiti Instagram: Africanmythbuster What is the essence of being a woman to you? Knowing my worth before anyone else defines it for me and setting goals endlessly What is your super power? Resilience, knowing my worth and exercising a strong sense of self-esteem. What words would …


Aug 16

Activator Keneuoe Masegela is passionate about empowering women

Name: Keneuoe Masegela Province: Gauteng Facebook: Keneuoe Rorisang Twitter handle: @KellykeneuoeM Instagram: @Keneuoe_Rorisang What is the essence of being a woman to you? The essence of my womanhood lies in my passion for the future of my people What is your super power? Love What words would you use to describe yourself? Resilient Do you …


Aug 14

Chantal Martin’s super power is giving love

Name: Chantal Martin Province: Northern – Cape Facebook: Chantal Chante Martin Instagram: Chantalchane  What is the essence of being a woman to you? The real essence of being a woman is the ability to nurture and to love deeply, unconditionally. What is your super power? My super power is giving love to others who needs …


Aug 10

ACTIVATE! Men celebrate women

By Gladys Nomvuyo Sebeko In 1956 20 000 women took to the streets to fight an oppressive government. They did not focus on colour or status. The unity they shared made the oppressor listen and make changes. 64 years later we see women in high positions and some even in Parliament. The government is even trying …


Aug 10

Activator Kgadi Mmanakana’s super power is serving people

Name: Kgadi Mmanakana Province: Limpopo Facebook: Kgadi Mmanakana Twitter handle: @KgadiMmanakana Instagram: @the_possibilitarian  What is the essence of being a woman to you? To play a role of a mother which is a divine mission given only to women due to their innate resources; nurturing and intuitive nature. What is your super power? I am …


Aug 8

ACTIVATE! Hackathons finding solutions to gender-based violence (GBV)

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE RE: ACTIVATE! Hackathons finding solutions to gender-based violence (GBV) 09 August 2017 Reports of Deputy Minister of the Department of Education Mduduzi Manana physically assaulting Mandisa Duma at Cubana restaurant this past Sunday is reflective of a society that has normalised the abuse and brutalisation of women, girls and other vulnerable groups …


Aug 8

Celebrating the resilience of ACTIVATE! Women

The month of August marks Women’s Month where we celebrate the women within the ACTIVATE! Change Drivers Network and how they are contributing towards positive change. By showcasing these amazing women through a photo exhibition on Instagram (Instabition) we will highlight the resilience of women Activators in their various spaces and the immeasurable contribution they …


Aug 8

Activator Philadelphia Sanzinza’s super power is nurturing

Name: Philadelphia Sanzinza Province: Northern Cape Facebook: Siziwena Samunzala Sanzinza Twitter handle: @Siziwena Instagram: @Siziwena What is the essence of being a woman to you? To me the essence of being woman is motherhood and being able to share and give so much love endlessly and being peacemakers and homemakers without wanting to be rewarded …


Aug 8

Activator Penester Tjale’s super power is love

Name: Sehlorana Penester Tjale Province: Gauteng Facebook: MamaGaopalelwe Tjale What is the essence of being a woman to you? Being a woman means encouraging, empowering and showing love in abundance to everyone What is your super power? Love What words would you use to describe yourself? Kind, welcoming and humble Do you relate to Women’s …


Aug 7

Activator Mpho Tshabalala’s super power is empowerment

Name: Mpho Palesa Tshabalala Province: Originally from the North West but staying in Gauteng now. Facebook: Palesa Mpho Tshabalala  Twitter: @MissMbalientle Insta: palesa_mpho_tshabalala What is the essence of being a woman to you? The essence of being a woman to me is a message of inspiration, empowering women to live overflowing with an abundance of …



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