Video / 2/12/2015 9:27:42 AM
Historically, societies around the world excluded women from matters relating to finance, but this is fast changing. We're now seeing females taking charge of their wealth and household incomes. Significantly too, we're seeing a rise of women leaders in financial and investment institutions. The Women on Wealth team chat with Aarti Takoordeen, CFO of the JSE and Ipeleng Mkhari, Co-Founder and chief executive officer of Motseng Investment Holdings.
Video / 2/5/2015 7:52:54 AM
The Women on Wealth team delves into the world of technology and the rise of women in this space. Giving us their insights are UN Women executive director, Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka and South Africa's Minister of Science and Technology, Naledi Pandor. We also get to know more about the CEO of Yahoo, Marissa Mayer.
Video / 1/29/2015 7:51:07 AM
In this special edition of Women on Wealth coming to you from Davos, Switzerland, CNBC Africa's Nozipho Mbanjwa chats to some of the leading ladies attending the 2015 World Economic Forum.
Video / 1/23/2015 6:52:03 AM
Women are not new to the hospitality and tourism sector, but have formally climbed the ranks into positions of leadership only in the last 3 decades. The industry remains a male-dominated one, particularly in South Africa. But today we meet three ladies who have persevered in their journey. Samantha Croft, general manager of the Tsogo Sun Elangeni & Maharani Complex in Durban, Kwa Zulu Natal and Lindiwe Sangweni-Siddo, a woman at the helm of two leading Johannesburg hotels. We also get to know internationally acclaimed hotelier Grace Leo-Andrieu.
Video / 12/11/2014 7:55:59 AM
This week Women on Wealth brings you a special episode to commemorate 16 Days of Activism for No Violence Against Women and Children. South Africa has the highest rate of domestic violence in the world. It is estimated that every 6 hours a woman is killed by her intimate partner in this country. The South African Medical Research Council has found that 40 per cent of men have hit their partners, and 1 in 4 men has raped a woman. To tackle this issue we bring you a panel of champions fighting to curb violence against women and children. We speak to actor Patrick Shai, who is the ambassador for Brothers for Life, Mbuyiselo Botha, media specialist at Sonke Gender Justice, Meshack Kekana founder and chairman of Dads in the Picture and Kwezilomso Mbandazayo, programme officer for the One in Nine Campaign.
Video / 12/4/2014 6:44:10 AM
Tonight we profile the rebirth of Edith Venter. She used her socialite status to kickstart a successful events business and is now the go-to guide for many women who find the need to reinvent themselves. We also speak to Tessa Graham and Amanda Sevasti about how to reinvent a tainted brand. And the woman redefining the concept of power this week is the mastermind behind the incredibly successful Kardashian family, Kris Jenner.
Video / 11/27/2014 5:54:18 AM
Tonight we profile a woman who works tirelessly to empower women in her native Kenya by giving them small loans to start businesses. We speak to Jennifer Riria, CEO of Kenya Women Holding Group. We also interview the new President of the Businesswomen's Association of South Africa, Farzanah Mall, to discuss the business landscape for women in the country. And in Power Redefined we bring you South African businesswoman and social entrepreneur, Wendy Luhabe.
Video / 11/20/2014 6:53:17 AM
Tonight we profile fearless Public Protector Thuli Madonsela. She was one of a handful of people who wrote South Africa's constitution and to this day continues to fearlessly protect the country's moral compass. We also speak to the South African Women Lawyers Association's Kedibone Molema to find out whether women are wining in the courtroom. And in Power Redefined we bring you first African woman to be sworn in as a judge at The Hague's International Court of Justice, Ugandan-born Julia Sebutinde.
Video / 11/13/2014 7:51:44 AM
Tonight we profile pint-sized power house and serial entrepreneur, Charlotte Monakisi who owns Johannesburg's trendy Darkie Cafe. We also find out how to grow your wealth pie with The Wealth Chef, Ann Wilson. And in Power Redefined we bring you the woman leading the charge to eradicate global food insecurity, that's UN World Food Programme Executive Director, Ertharin Cousin.
Video / 11/6/2014 6:45:27 AM
Globally the number of female students in tertiary institutions continues to grow at a faster pace than male students, but Africa still lags behind this trend. Tonight Women on Wealth brings you a look at Tertiary Education for Women in Africa. We speak to University of Botswana's Deputy Vice Chancellor, Professor Lydia Nyati-Saleshando and Professor Hope Sadza, vice chancellor of Zimbabwe based Women's University in Africa. We also break down the concept of Executive Education with Duke CE's regional managing director, Sharmla Chetty.