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Apr 23, 2021 • 4 min read • Gender Equality

Why is your Female Talent not staying the course?

A Mckinsey study revealed that 2 in 5 women considered leaving the workforce in 2020. In another study, a disturbing statistic revealed that, 50% of the women of colour interviewed said they are planning to leave their jobs in corporate America between 2021 and 2022, and not all was blamed on COVID.

Jun 15, 2023 • CHRO South Africa

Yugrow founders believe in providing holistic career support for women to grow and thrive

Described as Africa’s first behavioural tech platform, Yugrow prides itself in being a tech-safe space that empowers women to break barriers, operate with agency and authenticity, and thrive in their careers.

Mar 11, 2021 • 4 min read • International Women’s Day

Equality – what have you challenged lately?

Equality is not for someone else to give, it’s for you to take, challenging all that stands in its way — what do you choose to challenge in order create abundant opportunities for yourself and those around you?

Feb 16, 2023 • Top Business Women

Reigniting your workforce in 2023: How companies can curb the ‘great breakup

From the ‘great resignation’ and ‘breakup’ to ‘quiet quitting’, employers across the world are still navigating and negotiating the emerging future of work, and its impact on female workforces, along with perpetual global crises.

Feb 25, 2021 • 4 min read • Gender Equality

Rebuilding from the She-cession: Why bold goals matter

Between February and April 2020, South Africa lost 3 million jobs, and 67% of these jobs were lost by women, according to a survey conducted by the National Income Dynamics (NIDS). Without a doubt, every major economic downturn in history has impacted both men and women negatively.

Nov 25, 2020 • 3 min read • Diversity

Diversity is being asked to the Party; Inclusion is being asked to dance

The voices calling for diversity and inclusion are rising, with diversity being better understood and easier to measure of the two. Many organisations have clear targets that reflect their intention…

Nov 12, 2020 • 3 min read • Inclusion

How the female archetype is best suited to solve for impending crises

There have been mixed reactions regarding Kamala Harris’ rise to Vice Presidency, with some circles arguing that after more than 200 years of democracy, this milestone is long overdue…

Oct 28 2020 • 3 min read • Equality

Could tech obession be used to close the gender equality gap?

The world was in the throes of a technological revolution when the global pandemic hit, and what we have witnessed in 2020, is an acceleration of the positive use cases on how society could be transformed using technology. 

Oct 14 2020 • 3 min read • Gender Equality

A vision beyond equality

In recent times we have witnessed an “inclusion revolution” with significant attention focused on gender issues, including financial commitments in the billions of dollars being directed to addressing the challenges that create barriers for women.

Oct 11 2020 • 2 min read • Mental Health

Reflections: On mental health

South Africa has declared October Mental Health Awareness month. This year it coincides with us coming out of a severe lockdown period, where we weren’t able to enjoy the simple pleasures of life that we took for granted, like a tight squeeze hello from a loved one.

Oct 7 2020 • 3 min read • Diversity

There is a false assumption that all people care to change the status quo

Despite the significant investments pumped into DEI initiatives, most organisations still struggle to stop the revolving door that professional women swing through at alarming rates.

Sep 23, 2020 • 3 min read • Employee Engagement

Employee engagement is at stake

When the lockdown started it was all hands-on deck for the employees who were fortunate enough to keep their day jobs. Many however, soon felt the realities of the imploding workload as the lines between work and home were blurred.

Sep 18, 2020 • 2 min read • Purpose

Growing where you are planted – pathway to purpose

You don’t find purpose, you ARE purpose. I believe that if we assume a mindset of growing where we are planted, there are infinite opportunities to find and live our purpose daily. Oprah, in The Path Made Clear, highlights that “The simple act of asking, what is my purpose? 

Sep 18, 2020 • 3 min read • Career Development

The extreme sport of getting to equal

I have been reflecting on how gender equality in the workplace can be experienced as an ‘extreme sport’ by most women. This had me thinking about what it will take to create a critical mass of female talent to get through the finish line whilst staying “fit” and operating at peak performance.

Sep 12, 2020 • 2 min read • Growth

Reflections: Growing with your tribe

Every year when it comes to women’s month, it seems that we celebrate the same women year in and year out, these are women who are breaking barriers and they should be celebrated. It comes as no surprise however…

Sep 12, 2020 • 2 min read • Change

Reflections: Changing the world

Every year when it comes to women’s month, it seems that we celebrate the same women year in and year out, these are women who are breaking barriers and they should be celebrated. It comes as no surprise however…

Sep 8, 2020 • 3 min read • Gender Equality

How tipping the inequality scale can yield $160 trillion

The inequalities that many of us have known and uncomfortably, but conveniently lived with, have been heightened by the global pandemic. This period will serve as a significant reference point in history. It will matter how we respond and reconstruct our lived realities…

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