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Voice of Change - Penny Grimbeek - Historical figures and their meaning on our identity and heritage as individuals

21.10.2021 - Voice of Change gets historical this week as we discuss important historical figures like Jan Smuts and Irma Stern! As well as the complications behind statue removals, historical figures and their meaning on our identity and heritage as individuals, and as a nation. Lauren is joined by Yentl Kohler, artist, educator and curator of the Irma Stern Museum in Cape Town, and Penny Grimbeek who curated Jan Smuts house in Pretoria, and won an award for restoration on this site.
Yentl Kohler is currently the Curator and Educator at the UCT Irma Stern Museum having started in August 2021, prior to this she was The Senior Museum Educator at Iziko South African National Gallery between 2013- 2021. She believes in the power of visual art and the benefit it has as a societal change agent – debunking artistic stereotypes and facilitating transformation, transparency and learning, by bridging the gap between the realities of the South African context and freedom provided by creative expression.

Voice of Change - Karen Bejjani - iHOPE Ministries

14.10.2021 - Karen co-founded iHOPE Ministries ( with her husband to come alongside the Church and change the way everyday Christians think about sharing their faith across cultures. She’s the author of The Blue Cord, coming early 2022.
Karen is passionate about drawing alongside the church and teaching Christians how to share their faith with those from other cultures and religions. She joins Lauren to break down the definition of evangelism, as well as to share how simple it is to share your faith with people of peace - those God is drawing to Himself. Karen's forthcoming book focuses on millennial women and the barriers they experience, which keeps them from sharing their faith. Karen shares about these barriers and equips the listener to boldly proclaim their faith in this generation.

Voice of Change - Sabrina Kamembo & Nancy Sekhokoane

07.10.2021 - It's a full house on Voice of Change this week as Lauren celebrates the internationa day of the Girl Child. Joined by Sabrina Kamembo, Kate Senekal and Nancy Sekhokoane, these powerhouse women straight talk about the challenges facing the African girl child, the importance of female role models, mentors and representation, as well as how disrupting norms is necessary for the empowerment of girls.

Voice of Change - Bianca Buitendag - First South African to win at Olympics in surfing

30.09.2021 - This week on Voice of Change, Lauren catches up with Olympic medalist for surfing, Bianca Buitendag. Bianca came into the olympic surfing competition seeded 17th and proudly won silver, becoming the first South African ever to win at Olympic surfing. She joins Lauren to discuss why she retired after the win, what the medal meant to her and how she is dedicating her time to empower and uplift children.
Bianca Buitendag is a South African professional surfer. She has represented South Africa at the 2020 Summer Olympics where she won silver in the women's shortboard competition.

Voice of Change - Shudufhadzo Musida, Verity Price

23.09.2021 - This week on Voice of Change, Lauren is joined by Miss South Africa Shudufhadzo Musida to discuss her new illustrated children's book Shudu finds her Magic. Shudu shares why children's mental health is vitally important and why it should become part of school education. She also shares the truth about her ultimate calling in life, how she has grown this year, the lessons she has learned and how courage led her to enter the MIss South Africa pageant just two days before the closing date. Lauren also welcomes World Champion of public speaking Verity Price on to the show, to share a personal message for Heritage Day.

Voice of Change - Canon Daniela Grenrich, Rev. Seipati Ngcobo - Create safe places for healing for female leaders

16.09.2021 - : Lauren is joined by Canon Daniela Grenrich and Rev. Seipati Ngcobo to discuss how to create safe places for healing for female leaders of faith communities, as well as pastors wives. Female leaders often face deep discrimination, abuse, and burn out while they navigate the call to ministry. Seipati and Daniela bring clarity and compassion to this sensitive topic.
Daniela has been a feminist gender activist for 35 years, she is the co - ordinatorr of the We will speak out South Afrcia coalition and is a lay canon in the Anglican diocese of Natal. Rev. Seipati Ngocobo is an Anglican priest who serves in the diocese of Natal, she serves as a board member of Philangethemba and is a member of the Diocesan Gender MInistry sterring committee.

Voice of Change - Katlyn Sebatsane - Desperate plight of homeless women

09.09.2021 - Lauren is joined by Katlyn Sebatsane, a missionary and co - founder of the Rea Thusana Foundation. She discusses the desperate plight of homeless women, the turn around stories she has witnessed while working with the homeless and the truth about what homeless women really need from the world, and it's not a hand out. Katlyn is a missionary, currently studying Psychology while managing the U - Turn Homeless Shelter in Muizenburg, she is also the co - foudner of Rea Thusana, a shelter for homeless women.

Voice of Change - Dr Pearl Kupe - Womens unemployment within South Africa

02.09.2021 -
Dr PEARL KUPE is an attorney, Global Speaker, Author, Business woman & International Consultant. She is the recipient of a number of awards, and is the head president of the Global Forum of Women Entrepreneurs.

The recent Labour Survey Statistics reveal a staggering increase in womens unemployment within South Africa. With the numbers increasing, and the effects of Covid still felt on the economy, Lauren is joined by Dr Pearl Kupe whose passion for women's empowerment and entrepreneurship is unmatched. Together they discuss the how, why and what now for women and business in South Africa. Pearl provides sound biblical insight and treasured wisdom on the recent unemployment statistics and how to take the initiative to overcome this mountain.

Voice of Change - Sifiso Ripinga - Noggin Notes Africa

26.08.2021 - This week on Voice of Change, Lauren is joined by Sifiso Ripinga and Nkembo Chris Kiala two individuals passionate about mental wellness. They share their unique stories of dealing with the hard parts of life, how society stigmatises men's mental health and how we can do better when it comes to raising our sons.
Sifiso - founder of Noggin Notes Africa, podcast and training on mental wellness. Chris Kiala - is an entrepreneurial leadership faculty member of African Leadership Academy.

Voice of Change - Male Survivors of Human Trafficking with Ena Lucia Mariaca

05.08.2021 - This week on Voice of Change, Lauren is joined by researcher and advocate Ena Lucia, to discuss the unspoken reality of human trafficking on male victims and survivors. With rising statistics on the reality of male victims of trafficking, they discuss the factors which make men and boys vulnerable to trafficking, as well as how to assist victims, what to look out for, and how family members can help survivors.

Voice of Change - Sabrina Kamembo, Nancy Sekhokoane

29.07.2021 - Lauren warms up the seat for our nations upcoming women's month as she is joined by the CEO of Reveal Woman, Sabrina Kamembo and beloved entertainer, Nancy Sekhokoane. Together they discuss the impact of women who live from a place of resting in their identity, how to overcome limiting self beliefs, and how purpose and assignment is not the same. It's a power hour for women of passion and purpose.

Voice of Change - Lusanda Cebekhulu - Trauma of social unrest

22.07.2021 - The past week of social unrest has been hard to see, hard to experience and hard to make sense of. This week Lauren is joined by clinical psychologist Lusanda Cebekhulu, to discuss the trauma of social unrest. The sense of lingering grief and confusion, and the reality of post traumatic stress that accompanies social upheaval. She will also be sharing tools to help children mentally through this trauma and how this is a time for forgiveness and self empathy

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