Thank you Wendy

Dear Ma Wendy I trust that you are well. On the 13th of April I will be graduating from the University of the Western Cape with a Bachelor of Arts degree majoring in Psychology. I want to say thank you to you for believing in me and giving me this opportunity. Had you not funded… [Read More]

AWCA Duke Board Leadership Programme 2016

AWCA and Duke Corporate Education signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). Through this MoU, AWCA members and affiliates have an opportunity to partake in a Board Leadership Program.Click HERE for the brochure.The AWCA Duke Women Leading Africa Board Leadership Programme has become one of AWCA’s flagship leadership programmes. AWCA signed an MOU with Duke CE… [Read More]

Economic Activism

Good morning Ladies and Gentleman. I don’t often agree to early morning commitments because I find getting stuck in traffic unproductive unless you have a driver but once in a while, I break my own rules and say yes if I feel the occasion deserves it. Vuyo Ntloko was very persistent, she refused to take… [Read More]

How Economic Activism Can Empower the African Woman

Social and economic activist Wendy Luhabe passionately believes in empowering women, especially when it comes to realizing their potential in contributing to the economy. Knowledge@Wharton: You describe yourself as an economic activist. You’re based in South Africa. What is an economic activist? Wendy Luhabe: In my case, it’s focusing on the participation of women in… [Read More]

The Entrepreneurs Spurring Africa’s Rise

Many African nations face grave challenges, including widespread poverty and unemployment. But the continent is also home to many of the fastest-growing economies in the world and entrepreneurs who are spurring Africa’s growth in unique and dynamic ways, write Katherine Klein, Wharton management professor and vice dean for the Wharton Social Impact Initiative, and Nick… [Read More]