women in leadership
Is it objective when media demonises women in politics? Is it objective to erase the identities of women violated by men?
KPMG has appointed Nhlamu Dlomu to spin the catastrophe into a chapter of black women's leadership in corporate SA.
Women simply being present at the helm is not enough; the other critical role of education is to prepare women to be to the leaders their nations require.
Women have made significant inroads into the world of commerce, but a lot still needs to be done to put them on par with their male counterparts.
The question of the old boys’ club remains: how do we ensure that women voices are heard where the “real decisions” are made.
Then there are those of own making. Don't get me wrong: I'm not reverting to the old habit of blaming women for barriers they cannot possibly control. But if you are to successfully navigate a minefield of external obstacles, you must first be accountable, and know your own mind.
When people didn't believe in her enough, when they doubted her capability and trusted someone with no knowledge whatsoever instead - understand how that felt. How much it knocked our confidence and self-belief. When we speak about this election being about sexism, don't patronise us with all of the reasons as to why we're wrong. Just understand that for so many of us, it was.
With the veritable "shocks" of 2016 still fresh in our collective memory - Brexit, Trump, animal fat in the new £5 notes - 2017 is set to be an interesting year.
I wouldn't throw in the towel just yet. I doubt as sophisticated a politician as Clinton would thank us for claiming that her gender was the cause of her defeat. In a way, there's no better demonstration of her leadership qualities than this. She fought a good fight against a tough opponent. She took the risk. She lost. The next woman may win.
It's been quite a month for women in leadership. The referendum has revealed all kinds of rifts -- within political parties