Getting to know Carol Nake

Getting to know Carol Nake

Getting to know our Presidential Award Winner 2021/2022 Carol Nake Carol grew up in a small village called Ronaldsey near Hazyview on the way to Kruger National Park in Mpumalanga, raised by a single parent with six children, Carol is baby number two. We asked what...
Getting to know Marlene Smuts

Getting to know Marlene Smuts

Getting to know our Businesswoman of the Year 2021/2022 Marlene Smuts Marlene grew up in a small town called Christiana on the border of the Free State, Northern Cape, and North West Province.  On asking what she wanted to be growing up, Marlene responded “I always...
Getting to know Laurie Edwall

Getting to know Laurie Edwall

  Getting to know our Community Warrior Woman 2021/2022 Laurie Edwall Laurie Edwall grew up in Minnesota in the USA.  She has lived in South Africa since her early 20s and currently finds herself in George in the Western Cape. On asking her what she always wanted...
Featured Member | Louisa von Moltke

Featured Member | Louisa von Moltke

Hindsight and Experience are powerful tools Life is not a destination; it is a journey!  This is the motto of Louisa Von Moltke, member of the Centurion branch of the SA Council for Business Women and a well-known Centurion resident.  Louisa grew up in Centurion and...
Featured Member Elistia Evertson

Featured Member Elistia Evertson

  Fairness, equality and justice “I want to build an empire that focusses on the upliftment and empowerment of young women”.  This is the dream of Elistia Evertson, a proud member of SACBW in Kimberley.  “I want to do this through education, internships,...
Featured Member Michaela Oberholzer

Featured Member Michaela Oberholzer

  Don’t leave a vacancy – leave a legacy! Michaela Oberholzer, member of the Centurion branch, has been a member of the SA Council for Business Women for a long time and has been a successful business owner for the past 20 years. When OB-Motion was established it...
Featured Member Odette Hartzenberg

Featured Member Odette Hartzenberg

Odette Hartzenberg: Designer, entrepreneur and mother Odette Hartzenberg combined her passion for design with a desire for excellence as a graphic designer. She is above all, a photographer, busy entrepreneur, and mother-of-three. Odette Hartzenberg gives us an...
Lynn Hill, SACBW Patron for 2021

Lynn Hill, SACBW Patron for 2021

MY PAIN BECAME MY POWER, MY WOUNDS BECAME MY WISDOM! “We all have the power to decide how anything affects us. “It takes the same amount of soil to dig a grave than it does to plant a garden.  When I could have been buried, I chose to be planted”, says Lynn Hill,...
Featured Member: Hanlie Delport

Featured Member: Hanlie Delport

Meeting people energise me – I think it’s addictive! I love people and the stories they tell.  I also like to tell the stories of others.  And therefore, I studied Journalism.  Hanlie Delport, Gauteng Provincial Leader, has always been keen to learn new things. ...
Kyla-Leigh Rodgers: Neethlingshof Wine Estate

Kyla-Leigh Rodgers: Neethlingshof Wine Estate

Her glass runneth over… September is Tourism month and we proudly profile some of our members working in the tourism or related industries.  This week, we visit Kyla-Leigh Rodgers, Tasting Room Manager at Neethlingshof Wine Estate, to find out a little more...
Project Heartbeat

Project Heartbeat

Tell us what you need for your business With many women currently restructuring their businesses and taking decisions that will have long term effects on their businesses, we realised that there is a need for us to fully understand what you are going through. With...
Never stop learning

Never stop learning

  When she couldn’t find formal employment after graduating, Erikka Motang decided to be self-employed.  But her first official business actually “just happened”  when a client could not pay for her services and offered her equity and partnership instead. “The...
When you work for yourself

When you work for yourself

Keeping to 9 – 5? Not when you work for yourself! Nadia Carolissen, member of the National Executive Committee of the SA Council for Business Women, is not a new entrant to the business scene but she has quickly learnt that being your own boss meant that office hours...
IT’S ALL IN THE DETAILS

IT’S ALL IN THE DETAILS

The special touch of a soft-spoken, beautiful young woman, Cheyna Ross, may be just the touch your event needs to be transformed from good to great!  When you order from She’s Cheyna, you can be assured that the gift, the flowers, or the complete event will hit the...
BELIEVE IN YOUR OWN ABILITY

BELIEVE IN YOUR OWN ABILITY

What should have been an exciting new start for Karin Igesund and her husband in 2018, turned out to be slightly different than planned.  As a Marketing and Consulting Coach, married to a seasoned retail businessman, Karin and her husband bought Packtown in...
THE ROAD TO EXTREME SUCCESS

THE ROAD TO EXTREME SUCCESS

Although successful in her own right, Bettie Pretorius shies away from the limelight and won’t take any individual credit for her company’s dynamic growth: “I am merely part of a large team, where each person brings their own unique skills and abilities to the table,”...