Topco Media Top Women Business Unusual Podcast

Top Women Business Unusual Podcast

Ever wondered what’s different about successful people? Business, policy and society are interwoven… and the future always allows us to see things differently. What sort of life do we really want? A disrupter is always looking at things from a different perspective. Let’s take a journey away from short termism and start looking at a better future. Meet the interesting people empowering women in Africa – and the way we work, think and live.
Monthly English South Africa Business · Business
37 Episodes
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Building safer communities: Honourable Sizakele Nkosi-Malobane

Honourable Sizakele Nkosi-Malobane is a passionate advocate for eradicating gender-based violence and caring for victims. Honourable Nkosi-Malobane is a seasoned lawmaker who goes beyond her primary mandate in order to actively address one of the biggest challenges that South African society faces. One of the initiatives she has driven is…
22 Mar 2022 45 min

Is your content making an impact? Aisha Baker, “The Accidental Entrepreneur”

Founder and Owner of Baked Online, Aisha Baker-Parnell is an award-winning digital content creator and entrepreneur with a flair for all things beauty, fashion and lifestyle. One of South Africa’s most beloved style icons and businesswomen, Aisha is a remarkable example of the results that can come from utilising social…
13 Sep 2021 48 min

Together we build it - Extremely Together Hajer Sharief

Together we build it - Extremely Together Hajer Sharief on democracy and youth empowerment Hajer Sharief, co-founder of the Together We Build it NGO in Libya and an Extremely Together Young Leader of the Kofi Annan Foundation, is known for playing a key role in peacebuilding and conflict prevention. An…
18 May 2021 41 min

Andrea Böhmert Co-Managing Partner at Knife Capital

Co-Managing Partner at Knife Capital, Cape Town, Andrea Böhmert, is passionate about planning how to strategically and successfully scale businesses, and meeting the entrepreneurs responsible for building them. She is actively involved in numerous initiatives aiming to accelerate the African entrepreneurial ecosystem, and is a member of The Institute of…
30 Nov 2020 1 hr 01 min

How organisations can better manage emerging cultural transitions - Jasmin Pillay

Jasmin Pillay talks on how organisations can better manage emerging cultural transitions alongside spontaneous digital disruption HR Director of Microsoft South Africa, Jasmin Pillay, is a strong advocate for taking a programmatic approach to cultivating organisations that are seeking out and amplifying the potential of their individual employees. She believes…
16 Nov 2020 59 min

Group Chief Digital and Fintech Officer at MTN unpacks her journey and her vision

Fasten your seat belts! This is a powerful conversation! Group Chief Digital and Fintech Officer at MTN unpacks her journey and her vision Last week Topco CEO, Ralf Fletcher spoke to award-winning Group Chief Digital and Fintech Officer at MTN, Yolanda Cuba. Since winning the Top Empowerment Business Woman of…
9 Nov 2020 1 hr 10 min

Transforming Lives and Communities - Dr Snowy Khoza

In this week’s Business Unusual podcast, Ralf Fletcher, CEO of Topco Media, speaks to multiple award winner Dr Snowy Khoza, Group CEO of Bigen Africa and renowned for driving business growth in the infrastructure development sector. Born into a family which suffered extreme hardship, Dr Khoza has become one of…
13 Oct 2020 58 min

The importance of staying in your lane with Becky Motumo

In this week’s Top Women podcast, Topco Media Director, Karla Fletcher, sits down with Becky Motumo − Sports Talent & Brand Manager for Caster Semenya and Carol Tshabalala. Becky is also a radio personality and fitness model who believes whole-heartedly in empowering young South African girls and pointing them in…
14 Sep 2020 33 min

The benefits of being audacious and taking risks with Tara Fela-Durotoye

Tara Fela-Durotoye is an entrepreneurial powerhouse. But more than that, she is real. As a beauty entrepreneur, lawyer and founder of House of Tara, she has received multiple national and international awards for her contribution to the industry and active role in entrepreneurship and empowerment among women. Although Tara is…
7 Sep 2020 1 hour
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