South Africa: My encounter with crime

On Wednesday the 13th of April 2016, I was involved in an attempted armed robbery on my way back from work. I know its crazy to think that crime can lead to epiphanies but I experienced some. Here are the 7 things that my experience this week taught me: God is real…. So before I even…

South Africa: Live beyond your qualifications

“There can be no happiness if the things we believe in are different from the things we do” -Freya Stark   Imagine yourself, fresh out of university in South Africa. Bright- eyed, bushy tailed. You’ve graduated with an Accounting degree and well on your way to becoming a member of the prestigious South African Institute…

#feesmustfall

So a revolution is happening in South Africa, led by the youth and future leaders of my country. I cannot sit back and not say what is in my heart.I think what hurts the most, apart from the institutions that don’t care or have compassion(which is ironic considering that educational institutions should primarily focus on…

What keeps you up at night?

The most uncomfortable feeling-knowing that you were born to make a big difference, but you have no idea how, or what it is. What you’re certain of is the greatness inside of you and it’s a constant, daily battle trying to keep that passion alive that makes you search for, and do what your heart…

WENOSA: The Inaugural Women In Business Seminar

Over a month ago I had the privilege of helping to organise WENOSA’s (Women’s Empowerment Network of South Africa) first seminar. The event took place at the JoziHub, a minimalist venue which has been dubbed as a “co- creation space dedicated to creating sustainable change in Africa” situated in the heart of Johannesburg. As our…