She Brigade: In Conversation

She Brigade: In Conversation

By Pelontle Mosimege
Welcome to She Brigade the Podcast hosted by Pelontle Mosimege.
In each episode we have in depth conversations with amazing women across South Africa, from corporate professionals to creatives and entrepreneurs.
We talk about their stories, the good and the bad, and the journeys that have led them to being who they are today.

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S2E22: Carol Nyazika, founder of Ndanaka
Today's guest is Carol Nyazika (IG: @carolnyazika). Carol is the founder of the hair and skincare line Ndanaka.  What you may not know though is that she began her journey studying to become a social worker. Tune in to hear how Carol went from studying social work to becoming a marketing executive and finally founding and running a hair and skincare range across Africa. Let us know what you think of this episode by tweeting @shebrigade or sharing the love on Instagram by tagging @shebrigade and don't forget to leave us a review on iTunes or wherever you listen so that others can find it too. Sign up for our monthly newsletter for all the latest updates and resources from She Brigade HERE.
1:09:24
July 13, 2020
S2E21: Nox Mafu, Content and Media Specialist
On today's show, we have Noxolo Mafu. Noxolo has worked at major media outlets including being deputy editor of HuffPost SA and more recently deputy editor of Cosmopolitan SA. Tune in to hear her story. Let us know what you think of this episode by tweeting @shebrigade or sharing the love on Instagram by tagging @shebrigade and don't forget to leave us a review on iTunes or wherever you listen so that others can find it too. Sign up for our monthly newsletter for all the latest updates and resources from She Brigade HERE.
46:28
July 6, 2020
#SheBrigadeCoffeeBreak Sexual Harassment in the Workplace
Gender-Based Violence in South Africa is increasingly getting worse and more publicized. In the workplace, women are often harassed explicitly or implicitly and as women, we tend to accept being treated a certain way.  On today's coffee break, Lesedi and Pelo sit down wit HR expert Lorna Mosima to discuss, what is sexual harassment? What are the different examples? What should you do if you find yourself in these situations? What if you find yourself going through gender-based violence at home, where does work fit in?  We unpack all of these topics today. Please do tune in to the full episode, it is so important that we are equipped with the right knowledge and tools to protect ourselves and women and men going through violence. We absolutely love hearing your opinions and experiences of the topics we discuss on the show, please send in your voice notes and we will absolutely keep you anonymous if you prefer.
49:14
July 2, 2020
S2E20: Motshidisi Mohono, Award Winning Sports Broadcaster
Today's guest is Motshidisi Mohono. Motshidi is an award-winning sports broadcaster. She won the Sports Awards Journalist of the Year at the SA Sports Awards in 2018. She was also the first woman to anchor a rugby cup final in 2019. Tune in to hear how she went from studying accounting to being a leader in the sports broadcasting world. Let us know what you think of this episode by tweeting @shebrigade or sharing the love on Instagram by tagging @shebrigade and don't forget to leave us a review on iTunes or wherever you listen so that others can find it too. Sign up for our monthly newsletter for all the latest updates and resources from She Brigade HERE.
48:04
June 29, 2020
S2E19: Kgomotso Mosiane, Brand Manager for Smashbox & Clinique
Today's guest is Kgomotso Mosiane. Kgomotso is a brand maven. With over 12 years of brand management experience, Kgomotso has been involved in the development of compelling product launch campaigns, advertising campaigns, influencer marketing campaigns and integrated marketing plans. Tune in to hear how she went from studying I.T. to leading one of the biggest skincare companies in South Africa. Let us know what you think of this episode by tweeting @shebrigade or sharing the love on Instagram by tagging @shebrigade and don't forget to leave us a review on iTunes or wherever you listen so that others can find it too. Sign up for our monthly newsletter for all the latest updates and resources from She Brigade HERE.
55:17
June 22, 2020
#SheBrigadeCoffeeBreak Don't Touch My Hair
Don't forget to send your voice messages and share your experience with your hair in the corporate world. As two black girls working in the corporate world, we've experienced our fair share of side eyes and comments regarding our hair. Our hair is so dynamic that it can go from super short to a big afro to braids of all shapes and sizes. It can be both stressful and annoying being in an environment where people prefer you a certain way. On today's episode, we sit down and talk about our experiences with our hair in the corporate world.
31:54
June 18, 2020
S2E18: Amonge Sinxoto, Social Entrepeneur & Activist
Today's guest is Amonge Sinxoto. At the age of 15, Amonge co-founded Blackboard Africa with her partner. A platform aimed at placing young people at the forefront of change. Since then, Amonge has gone on to represent her organization on regional and global platforms including Global Citizen, Black Girls Lead, Google, Facebook Child Safety Summit, TedX and many more. She was also invited to be part of a roundtable with former First Lady of the US Michelle Obama. She is young, passionate and quite the force.  Tune in to hear her story. Let us know what you think of this episode by tweeting @shebrigade or sharing the love on Instagram by tagging @shebrigade and don't forget to leave us a review on iTunes or wherever you listen so that others can find it too. Sign up for our monthly newsletter for all the latest updates and resources from She Brigade HERE.
44:27
June 15, 2020
#SheBrigadeCoffeeBreak The Toxic Manager Situation
Have you ever found yourself in a situation where you had to deal with a toxic manager? How do you even identify a toxic manager? And once you have identified that you are in this position, what do you do about it? Lesedi and Pelo tackle this topic today with mental health activist Kamo Semenya (IG @kamosemenya) by unpacking the different situations they've been in and how they've dealt with it in the past. Let us know if you've ever found yourself in this situation and how you navigated it by sending in a voice message using the link below (we will keep you anonymous if you prefer)
43:18
June 11, 2020
S2E17: Mapalo Makhu, Founder of Woman & Finance and Author
On today's episode, we have Mapalo Makhu (@mapalomakhu). Mapalo is a Published Author of the book: You're Not Broke, You're Pre-Rich. She is an award-winning Personal Finance Coach, Speaker, the founder of Woman & Finance. Tune in to hear all about her journey. Let us know what you think of this episode by tweeting @shebrigade or sharing the love on Instagram by tagging @shebrigade and don't forget to leave us a review on iTunes or wherever you listen so that others can find it too. Sign up for our monthly newsletter for all the latest updates and resources from She Brigade HERE.
48:09
June 8, 2020
S2E16: Sive Mfenyana, Commercial Pilot
Today's guest is  Sive Mfenayna, IG: @pilotsive, a licensed commercial pilot. Sive's interest in flying was sparked by a question that she says she had as a young girl, which was; "Who gets to keep these big machines in the sky and why can’t I?" Tune in to hear her story from growing up in the Eastern Cape to being a pilot. Let us know what you think of this episode by tweeting @shebrigade or sharing the love on Instagram by tagging @shebrigade and don't forget to leave us a review on iTunes or wherever you listen so that others can find it too. Sign up for our monthly newsletter for all the latest updates and resources from She Brigade HERE.
46:31
June 1, 2020
#SheBrigadeCoffeeBreak Using LinkedIn to Up Your Career with Zimasa Mabuse
How optimally are you using your LinkedIn? LinkedIn can be a great way to increase your network and be exposed to amazing job opportunities. On this episode, Lesedi and Pelo sit down with Zimasa Qolohle Mabuse, founding editor of The Corporate Canvas as she gives us a break of LinkedIn and how to best utilize it for your career growth,
47:13
May 28, 2020
S2E15: Olwethu Leshabane, Media Entrepreneur, Maternal Health Advocate & Host of The Sit Down with Olwethu Podcast
Today's guest is Olwethu Leshabane. Olwethu is a media entrepreneur, style enthusiast and host of podcast: The Sit Down with Olwethu.  Olwethu's journey is one of passion and purpose.  Tune in to hear all about her journey. Let us know what you think of this episode by tweeting @shebrigade or sharing the love on Instagram by tagging @shebrigade and don't forget to leave us a review on iTunes or wherever you listen so that others can find it too. Sign up for our monthly newsletter for all the latest updates and resources from She Brigade HERE.
40:45
May 25, 2020
S2E14: Zandile Mkhwanazi, Founder of GirlCode & EmpowerXx
Zandile Keebine is the Chairwoman and founder of GirlCode, a non-profit organisation aimed at empowering young girls and women through technology. Through her leadership, the organisation has grown immensely to host monthly coding and robotics workshops teaching over 3000 girls from primary and high schools. She is also the founder of EmpowerXx, a women-in-STEM focused recruitment agency whose focus is to accelerate women in leadership positions within corporates. Tune in to hear her all about Zandile's story.  Let us know what you think of this episode by tweeting @shebrigade or sharing the love on Instagram by tagging @shebrigade and don't forget to leave us a review on iTunes or wherever you listen so that others can find it too. Sign up for our monthly newsletter for all the latest updates and resources from She Brigade HERE.
59:42
May 18, 2020
#SheBrigadeCoffeeBreak Taking Leave on Lockdown??
Send in your voice messages here: https://anchor.fm/shebrigade/message  On this segment of She Brigade, myself, Pelontle Mosimege and co-host Lesedi Molokomme sit down and talk about the various things we go through as career women. A lot has changed and today we're discussing taking leave on lockdown... Hope you enjoy... Don't forget to let us know what you think and send in your voice messages on Anchor.
26:41
May 14, 2020
S2E13: Londy Ngcobo, Global Ship Navigator & Africa's First Female Dredge Master
On today's episode, we have Londy Ngcobo (IG: @blaqmermaid). A Global Ship Navigator and Africa's First Female Dredge Master. Londy Ngcobo has over 13 years of experience in the Maritime industry, her background includes Maritime Studies, International Merchant shipping experience, Advanced dredging from the Netherlands IHC and her current roles as a Maritime Compliance Manager for Transnet National Ports Authority, Founder of Global Maritime Youth and Chief Executive of Womaritime Experts, a consulting firm in the shipping industry. All of this has led to her well-known title, “The BLACKMERMAID”. Tune in to hear her all about Londy Ngcobo's story. Let us know what you think of this episode by tweeting @shebrigade or sharing the love on Instagram by tagging @shebrigade and don't forget to leave us a review on iTunes or wherever you listen so that others can find it too. Sign up for our monthly newsletter for all the latest updates and resources from She Brigade HERE.
42:52
May 11, 2020
S2E12: Nozipho Tshabalala, Conversation Strategist & Global Moderator
On today's show, we have Nozipho Tshabalala (Mbanjwa) Nozipho is a conversation strategist who moderates global conversations that are designed to have measurable outcomes. She is also an award-winning financial markets broadcaster.  Let us know what you think of this episode by tweeting @shebrigade or sharing the love on Instagram by tagging @shebrigade and don't forget to leave us a review on iTunes or wherever you listen so that others can find it too. Sign up for our monthly newsletter for all the latest updates and resources from She Brigade HERE.
43:04
May 4, 2020
#SheBrigadeCoffeeBreak WFH?!
Send in your voice messages here: https://anchor.fm/shebrigade/message  Hey Brigaders, we will be bringing you tons more Coffee Break episodes as requested. On this series, myself, Pelontle and co-host Lesedi sit down and unpack issues about the various things we go through as career women. Since we've been on lockdown a lot of us have had to adjust to this new world of working from home. Lesedi and I chat about our experiences of working from home and how we've been adjusting to our new normal. Hope you enjoy... Don't forget to let us know what you think and send in your voice messages on Anchor.
45:58
April 30, 2020
S2E11: Sewagodimo Matlapeng, Software Engineer, Techpreneur & Founder of Indoni Developers
Happy Freedom Day to all my fellow South Africans! On today's show, we have Sewagodimo Matlapeng (IG: @matlapeng). Sewagodimo is a software engineer and also founded Indoni Developers which provides career support for female developers. She is a speaker on local and international stages and uses her YouTube channel- Sunshine in My Code to educate others on coding. Tune in to hear all about her journey in engineering and around the world. Let us know what you think of this episode by tweeting @shebrigade or sharing the love on Instagram by tagging @shebrigade and don't forget to leave us a review on iTunes or wherever you listen so that others can find it too. Sign up for our monthly newsletter for all the latest updates and resources from She Brigade HERE.
41:17
April 27, 2020
S2E10: Sinenhlanhla Ndlela, founder of Yococo dairy-free ice-cream
On today's episode, we have Sinenhlanhla Ndlela. After changing to a plant-based diet, Sinenhlanhla recognised the lack of dairy-free ice cream options and started up her own dairy-free ice cream company. She has since grown it to become a nationwide brand supplying many of our favourite stores.  Tune in to hear all about Sinenhlanhla's story and how she managed to build this amazing brand. Let us know what you think of this episode by tweeting @shebrigade or sharing the love on Instagram by tagging @shebrigade and don't forget to leave us a review on iTunes or wherever you listen so that others can find it too. Sign up for our monthly newsletter for all the latest updates and resources from She Brigade HERE. ** we apologize for some of the technical difficulties experienced in this podcast. Please don’t let that takeaway from the beautiful message. We will only get better during this time. **
36:45
April 20, 2020
S2E9: Bontlefeela Mogoye, former SANDF Major & Fashion Stylist
On today's episode, we have Bontlefeela Mogoye. After spending 10 years in the South African National Defence Force, she pivoted and went after her passion for fashion. She has styled people such as Cassper Nyovest and Thembi Seete and has styled the iconic covers of the 2020 Forbes Africa 50 Most Powerful Women as well as their 2020 Forbes 30 Under 30 cover. Let us know what you think of this episode by tweeting @shebrigade or sharing the love on Instagram by tagging @shebrigade and don't forget to leave us a review on iTunes or wherever you listen so that others can find it too. Sign up for our monthly newsletter for all the latest updates and resources from She Brigade HERE.
49:50
April 13, 2020
S2E8: Mogau Seshoene, aka Lazy Makoti
On today's episode, I chat to Mogau Seshoene also known as Lazy Makoti. Mogau is a qualified chef and an internationally recognized cookbook author.  Tune in to hear Mogau's story as she takes us through her journey as a young girl from Polokwane to being an internationally recognized cookbook author and chef. Let us know what you think of this episode by tweeting @shebrigade or sharing the love on Instagram by tagging @shebrigade and don't forget to leave us a review on iTunes or wherever you listen so that others can find it too. Sign up for our monthly newsletter for all the latest updates and resources from She Brigade HERE. **Sorry for the static sounds in the background, we've moved all our recordings online due to the COVID-19 pandemic and faced some technical issues in the beginning.
35:27
April 6, 2020
S2E7: Sihle Bolani, Transformation Specialist, Communications Strategist & Author
On today's episode, I chat with Sihle Bolani (IG: @sihlebolani ). Sihle is a transformation specialist, communications strategist and author of We Are The Ones We Need. After years in the corporate industry, Sihle now runs multiple platform aimed at helping young black professionals navigate corporate South Africa.  Let us know what you think of this episode by tweeting @shebrigade or sharing the love on Instagram by tagging @shebrigade and don't forget to leave us a review on iTunes or wherever you listen so that others can find it too. Sign up for our monthly newsletter for all the latest updates and resources from She Brigade HERE.
52:06
March 30, 2020
S2E6: Samke Mhlongo, Founder and Chief Executive of The Next Chapter Wealth Partners
On today's episode, I sit down with Sam’kelisiweSiph’esihle Mhlongo. Samke (as she is commonly known), started her career as a private banker and after going through a life-changing event, found there was a real need to help people and especially women navigate their finances better so that they can become not just rich but wealthy. Let us know what you think of this episode by tweeting @shebrigade or sharing the love on Instagram by tagging @shebrigade and don't forget to leave us a review on iTunes or wherever you listen so that others can find it too. Sign up for our monthly newsletter for all the latest updates and resources from She Brigade HERE.
43:43
March 23, 2020
#SheBrigadeCoffeeBreak Being a Woman in Tech
Welcome to the first coffee break! On this series, myself Pelontle and co-host Lesedi sit down and unpack issues about the various things we go through as career women. Don't forget to let us know what you think and send in your voice messages on the Anchor app
43:08
March 19, 2020
S2E5: Ayanda Vana, COO of Khula App
On today's episode, we hear all about Ayanda's story. Ayanda obtained her Law degree from Rhodes University and recently finished her articles and started her LLM with Wits University. She then made an unexpected career change by taking an opportunity as the COO of Khula App. An app that helps connect farmers with businesses.  Tune in to hear all about Ayanda's journey and how she has found herself as the COO of a company at the age of 26.
47:42
March 9, 2020
S2E4. Kopano Shimange, Speaker, Youtuber & Founder of Club She Is
Let us know what you think of this episode by tweeting @shebrigade or sharing the love on Instagram by tagging @shebrigade and don't forget to leave us a review on iTunes or wherever you listen so that others can find it too. Sign up for our monthly newsletter for all the latest updates and resources from She Brigade HERE. www.shebrigade.com
1:01:14
March 2, 2020
S2E3. Mmabatho Mokiti, Mathemetician & co-founder of Dream Girls Academy
On today's show, we have Mmabatho Mokiti who is a mathematician turned impact entrepreneur. She is the founder of Mathemaniacs, a tutoring company as well as the co-founder of Dream Girls Academy, a female empowerment and mentoring organization that empowers women through various impactful programmes that use mentorship and skills development as a tool. Tune in to hear the story of how she became passionate about helping young people get into STEM careers. Let us know what you think of this episode by tweeting @shebrigade or sharing the love on Instagram by tagging @shebrigade and don't forget to leave us a review on iTunes or wherever you listen so that others can find it too. Sign up for our monthly newsletter for all the latest updates and resources from She Brigade HERE. www.shebrigade.com
54:01
February 24, 2020
S2E2. Lucy Nkosi, Art Director at Forbes Africa
On this episode, we sit down with Lucy Nkosi (IG: @lucynkosi).  Lucy is the Art Director of Forbes Africa. She started her career as a graphic designer after obtaining her degree BA (Communications Design) degree from the University of Johannesburg. After working for multiple publications and obtaining her diploma in Digital Marketing, she joined Forbes Africa as a Layout artist and soon worked her way to becoming the Art Director. Tune in to hear all about her journey and all the twists and turns Lucy had to take along the way to get to where she is today. Let us know what you think of this episode by tweeting @shebrigade or sharing the love on Instagram by tagging @shebrigade and don't forget to leave us a review on iTunes or wherever you listen so that others can find it too. Sign up for our monthly newsletter for all the latest updates and resources from She Brigade HERE. www.shebrigade.com
36:00
February 17, 2020
S2E1. Mapitso Thaisi, Occupational Therapist & founder of Shweshwekini
On our first episode for season 2, we sit down with Mapitso Thaisi (@sothogirldiaries). Mapitso is an occupational therapist and recently obtained her Master of Philosophy in Human Rights Law. She is also the founder of Shweshwekini, a swimwear and activewear line inspired by the shweshwe print of the Sotho culture.  Mapitso also runs and maintains a travel blog, Sotho Girl Diaries, documenting her travel and work journeys. Let us know what you think of this episode by tweeting @shebrigade or sharing the love on Instagram by tagging @shebrigade and don't forget to leave us a review on iTunes or wherever you listen so that others can find it too.  Sign up for our monthly newsletter for all the latest updates and resources from She Brigade HERE. www.shebrigade.com
43:38
February 10, 2020
Season 2 Trailer
Season 2 of She Brigade is baaack. The new season is officially launching on the 10th of February 2020. This season we made sure that we have women from an even more DIVERSE range of careers. Women we didn't even know where behind the scenes of some of our favourite brands, women that are really marking the path for African women. Tune in every Monday with your host, Pelontle Mosimege. Follow us on social media @shebrigade on all platforms (Instagram, Twitter & Facebook) and sign up for our monthly newsletter HERE. Visit our website for more www.shebrigade.com
01:13
February 3, 2020
22. Season 1 Finale - The Story of She Brigade
I can’t believe it’s been 21 episodes of pure magic! Thank you all for being a part of this community and this journey. This episode is not like the others. I’ll be taking you through the She Brigade story of how all of this came to be and of course we’ll on a trip down memory lane and look back on all the past episodes. Hope you enjoy it and as always I love and appreciate all your feedback and ratings.
37:24
November 11, 2019
21. In Conversation with Liz Letsoalo, Founder of Masodi Organics
On today's episode we sit down with Liz Letsoalo. Liz is the founder of Masodi Organics which is an online based beauty shop that makes and sells 100% natural hair and skin products. She is currently working on launching Rave, a mobile beauty service that brings hair, makeup and nail services to clients in the comfort of their home. Liz shares her story and journey into entrepreneurship. Don’t forget to let us know what you think of this episode by tweeting us or (@SheBrigade) or Instagramming (@SheBrigade) and do leave us a review on iTunes.  www.shebrigade.com
58:10
October 28, 2019
IGC x SB: In Conversation with Zesipho Mncwango
She Brigade has collaborated with In Good Company to bring you a series of conversations with the dynamic, trailblazing women from the In Good Company Experience: Business Festival.  In this episode, we talk to Zesipho Mncwango who is the brand manager for Ponds South Africa.
14:11
October 25, 2019
20. In Conversation with Paballo Makupu, Property Underwriter and Innovation Partner
In today's episode we sit down with Paballo Makupu (IG: @kp_paballo). Paballo is a philanthropist and motivational speaker. She works as a property underwriter and innovation partner at Munich. She was awarded the Carrol Boyes Fabulous Girl Award of the Year for 2019 and received the CEO Globals Pan Africa Award for Africa's Most Influential Woman in Business and Government. She was also named as one of Inspiring Fifty SA - Top 100 Women in STEM. Tune in to hear Paballo's story. Don’t forget to let us know what you think of this episode by tweeting us or (@SheBrigade) or Instagramming (@SheBrigade) and do leave us a review on iTunes.   www.shebrigade.com
47:29
October 21, 2019
IGC x SB: In conversation with Lesedi Mashale
Welcome to the In Good Company & She Brigade In Conversation Series. We collaborated to bring you conversations with the women from the In Good Company Business Festival. In this episode, we chat with Lesedi Mashale who is the Head of PR, Influencers, and Events at Diageo South Africa. We talk about branding & authenticity.
07:40
October 16, 2019
19. In Conversation with Liat Madinane, Founder of Sika Creative Agency
Liat Madinane (IG: @liat_madinane) is a dynamic young woman who at the age of 22 founded Sika Creative Agency. An agency aimed at helping small businesses achieve success in their marketing and brand communication. Liat is also currently working as the Operations Manager at an education-based non-profit organization.  Tune in as she shares her journey. Don’t forget to let us know what you think of this episode by tweeting us or (@SheBrigade) or Instagramming (@SheBrigade) and do leave us a review on iTunes.  www.shebrigade.com
52:24
October 14, 2019
18. In Conversation with Kabelo Matlala, Product Owner and Intrapreneur
On today's show we sit down with Kabelo Matlala (IG: @kabeloglobal). Kabelo currently works as a Product Owner for one of the big banks. She was also a program manager for the Standard Bank incubator where she initiated 4 accelerator programmes taking on 120 women-owned businesses (90% of which were black owned). Kabelo is truly passionate about empowering women in business and uses her role in corporate to do just that. Don’t forget to let us know what you think of this episode by tweeting us or (@SheBrigade) or Instagramming (@SheBrigade) and do leave us a review on iTunes.  www.shebrigade.com
42:37
October 7, 2019
17. In Conversation with Buhle Mbele, Head of Graduate Recruitment and Social Entrepreneur
On today's episode we sit down with Buhle Mbele (IG: @buhle_m) who heads up the Gauteng Regional Audit Graduate Recruitment Programmes for a Global Audit Firm. She is also involved in multiple initiatives to uplift society. Buhle is passionate about empowering the youth and more so about changing the narrative of the young African girl. Tune in to hear all about Buhle's journey. Don’t forget to let us know what you think of this episode by tweeting us or (@SheBrigade) or Instagramming (@SheBrigade) and do leave us a review on iTunes.  www.shebrigade.com
1:08:55
September 30, 2019
16. In Conversation with Luyanda Duma, Founder of Stripped by Luyanda
Luyanda Duma (IG: @luyandaduma) is a vivacious 22 year old. You feel her presence as soon as she walks into a room (which I'm sure you'll hear as soon as the podcast starts). She is currently working as an HR Practitioner and also founded Stripped by Luyanda, a safe space for women to come together 'strip down' and have candid conversations. Luyanda is also the founder of the Malusi Duma Foundation. Tune in to hear all about Luyanda. Don’t forget to let us know what you think of this episode by tweeting us or (@SheBrigade) or Instagramming (@SheBrigade) and do leave us a review on iTunes.  www.shebrigade.com
40:24
September 22, 2019
15. In Conversation with Oletilwe Mogashoa, Senior Business Development Manager and Founder of Secrets to Success
On today's episode we chat to Oletilwe Mogashoa  a Senior Business Development Manager and Founder of Secrets to Success an online TV show where successful people share the secrets to their success.  Tune in as Oletilwe takes us through her journey of navigating corporate, mentorship and paying it forward.  Don’t forget to let us know what you think of this episode by tweeting us or (@SheBrigade) or Instagramming (@SheBrigade) and do leave us a review on iTunes.  www.shebrigade.com
48:13
September 16, 2019
14. In Conversation with Thokozile Mangwiro, Founder and CEO of Nilotiqa Hair Care
On today's show we have Thokozile Mangwiro who is the  founder and CEO of Nilotiqa (IG: @nilotiqa) which is a natural hair care product line formulated for dry damaged natural afro hair.  Tune is as Thokozile takes us through her journey of going from obtaining her Masters in IT and working in database administration to  building up; a powerful brand. Don’t forget to let us know what you think of this episode by tweeting us or (@SheBrigade) or Instagramming (@SheBrigade) and do leave us a review on iTunes.  www.shebrigade.com
41:09
September 2, 2019
13. In Conversation with Aurelia Nxumalo, Legal Advisor and Co-founder of The Professionista
You may have seen her on social media with her bubbly charismatic personality. Today we sit with Aurelia (IG: @aurelianxumalo) who works s a senior legal advisor but is also the co-founder of The Professionista. She is also a Play Your Part Brand SA Ambassador  Aurelia talks us through her upbringing, and how she navigated the corporate law world without going through the traditional attorney route. We also chat about the effects of social media, finding your way and asking for what you want. Don’t forget to let us know what you think of this episode by tweeting us or (@SheBrigade) or Instagramming (@SheBrigade) and do leave us a review on iTunes.  www.shebrigade.com
58:23
August 26, 2019
12. In Conversation with Phemelo Segoe, Wellness Coach and Entrepreneur
On today's episode we chat to Phemelo Segoe, an entrepreneur and wellness coach.  Today Phemelo shares her journey on entrepreneurship and we chat about what Self Care really means and how to practically implement it in your life. Don’t forget to let us know what you think of this episode by tweeting us or (@SheBrigade) or Instagramming (@SheBrigade) and do leave us a review on iTunes.  www.shebrigade.com 
45:04
August 19, 2019
11. In Conversation with Mpumi Khumalo, Social Entrepreneur & Activist and Marketing Professional
On today's episode we chat to Mpumi Khumalo (IG: Qhawekazi_Speaks), a social entrepreneur, activist and marketing professional. Mpumi has worked wit brands including YFM, the CHOC foundation and Redbull. She also founded Who Is Woman after noticing a gap in platorms for women to collaborate and network. Today she shares her journey including talking about loss, unemployment and finding her voice. Her energy is so infectious, you're definitely going to love this one. Don’t forget to let us know what you think of this episode by tweeting us or (@SheBrigade) or Instagramming (@SheBrigade) and do leave us a review on iTunes.  www.shebrigade.com 
32:27
August 12, 2019
10. In Conversation with Jabulile Gwala, Head of Marketing and Founder of In Good Company
 On today's episode we have Jabulile Gwala, who is a Head of Marketing and also the founder In Good Company (IG: @in_good_companyza). In Good Company is an organization that hosts platforms where women and members of the youth can share ideas and knowledge on how to attain gender diversity and inclusivity in the African economy. She is also the co-founder of Siko Republic and athleisure clothing brand that offers active wear in traditional African prints. Jabulile shares her journey with us including how she manages her dual career. Don’t forget to let us know what you think of this episode by tweeting us or (@SheBrigade) or Instagramming (@SheBrigade) and do leave us a review on iTunes.  www.shebrigade.com 
50:29
August 5, 2019
9. In Conversation with Tebogo Mphahlele, Aspiring CA and Founder of Lead Young SA
Tebogo (IG: @tebo.mphahlele) is a powerhouse. She founded Lead Young SA at the age of 16 and has gone on to receive numerous awards for her work with the foundation. She is a Lead SA Future Leader Ambassador was a delegate at the Asia World Model United Nations.  When she's not saving the world, she is also studying towards her accounting degree, a part-time model and speaker and an aspiring author. Tune in as she shares how she overcame being young, black and female to empower and inspire other young people around her. Don’t forget to let us know what you think of this episode by tweeting us or (@SheBrigade) or Instagramming (@SheBrigade) and do leave us a review on iTunes.  www.shebrigade.com 
29:34
July 29, 2019
8. In Conversation with Cikida Gcali, Chemical Engineer and Founder of The Money Fam
On today's episode we chat to Cikida Gcali (IG: @missmagnate) is a chemical and petroleum engineer. Her research contribution to this body of work won 2nd place at the Society of Petroleum Engineer’s highly competitive Mid-Content Regional Paper Contest, making her the only female engineer to win an award in the Masters and Doctorate divisions combined.  She is also the Founder of The Money Fam (IG: @themoneyfam) which is a digital publication for ambitious millennial to learn how to master their finances as they master their careers. It has been judged as one of the top 5 new ventures by the Tulsa Startup Series.  Don’t forget to let us know what you think of this episode by tweeting us or (@SheBrigade) or Instagramming (@SheBrigade) and do leave us a review on iTunes.  www.shebrigade.com 
39:46
July 22, 2019
7. In Conversation with Zimasa Qolohle Mabuse, Head of Legal at Yalu and Founding Editor of The Corporate Canvas
On today's episode we chat to Zimasa Qolohle, Head of Legal & Compliance at Yalu a black-owned Insuretech & Fintech startup and Founding Editor of The Corporate Canvas (IG: @thecorporatecanvas) -  a contemporary magazine for young professionals which was founded on the premise of elevating the everyday life of the young corporate player. Some of her achievements include winning the McKinsey Next Generation Women Leaders Award in 2016 as well as being featured in True Love’s “Class of 2018” Women’s Month Issue in 2018. Tune in as Zimasa takes us through her journey as a Careerist. Don't forget to let us know what you think of this episode by sharing on Instagram or Twitter @shebrigade and do leave us a review and rating on iTunes. www.shebrigade.com
50:05
July 15, 2019
6. In Conversation with Noxolo Peter, Ethics & Conduct Risk Manager and Women's Empowerment Advocate
On this episode we're in conversation with Noxolo Peter (IG: @noxolo.peter) who works as an Ethics and Conduct Risk Manager at one of the South African big banks. Noxolo has also founded and runs a gourmet food company called Cheesy Steaks (IG: @cheesysteaks). Three years ago, Noxolo started a women's empowerment organization called First Class on Your Becoming (IG: @firstclassonyourbecoming) which has now grown to 8 chapters across Africa as well as one in New York. Tune in as she takes us through her journey to this point at just the age of 25.  Don’t forget to let us know what you think of this episode by tweeting us or (@SheBrigade) or Instagramming (@SheBrigade) and do leave us a review on iTunes. www.shebrigade.com
40:20
July 1, 2019
5. In Conversation with Thato Pule, Social Justice Activist and Actuarial Specialist
On this episode, we're in conversation with Thato Pule (IG: @roguethato). Thato is a transgender woman who works in the corporate world as an Actuarial Reporting Consultant. Thato also has a strong commitment to social justice based on her upbringing as a transgender woman and has been involved in the Rhodes Must Fall movement as the Chair of the Intersectionality Audit Committee and also currently sits on the board of Iranti Org which helps local and regional lesbian, trans, intersex and gender non-conforming movements in South Africa.  Don’t forget to let us know what you think of this episode by tweeting us or (@SheBrigade) or Instagramming (@SheBrigade) and do leave us a review on iTunes. www.shebrigade.com
44:10
June 23, 2019
4. In Conversation with Mpho Manyisa, Sponsorship and Experiential Marketing Consultant
On this episode we’re in Conversation with Mpho Manyisa (IG: @mphoxo). Mpho is a Sponshorship and Experiential Marketing Consultant and has worked on campaigns with Caster Semenya, Chad le Clos and Team Dimension Data.  Mpho is also involved in the Forbes Leading Women Summit and was recently named as one of the 2019 Cosmopolitan's 25 under 25 Next Generational Women in SA. Tune in as Mpho shares her journey from her humble beginnings to being a corporate powerhouse at such a young age. What you’ll learn in this episode:  Finding your feet in corporate SA as a young black woman. Finding your purpose and thriving against the odds.    Don’t forget to let us know what you think of this episode by tweeting us or (@SheBrigade) or Instagramming (@SheBrigade) and do leave us a review on iTunes. www.shebrigade.com 
42:02
June 16, 2019
3. In conversation with Mathebe Molise, Founder and Owner of Beauty on TApp.
On this episode we’re in Conversation with Mathebe Molise (IG: @mathebe_molise). Mathebe is the founder of Beauty on TApp (IG and Twitter: @beautyontapp) an online beauty directory. We chat to Mathebe on her entrepreneurial journey while still juggling her 9 to 5.  What you’ll learn in this episode:  Being an entrepreneur while still at your 9 to 5.  Stepping out of your comfort zone.  Being a disruptor in South Africa.  Don’t forget to let us know what you think of this episode by tweeting us or (@SheBrigade) or Instagramming (@SheBrigade) and do leave us a review on iTunes. www.shebrigade.com
35:36
June 10, 2019
2. In Conversation with Kim Nokwaza, Trust Specialist and Career and Fashion Blogger
On this episode we’re in conversation with Kim Nokwaza (@KimmyNokz on Instagram) who works as a Trust Specialist. Kim also runs a fashion and career blog called An Ode to Style (www.anodetostyle.co.za). Having been in corporate for almost 12 years, we chat to Kim about her journey as a woman in South Africa navigating the corporate world.   **Apologies for the sound issues, we recorded while I was in Johannesburg and Kim in Cape Town and technology was not being our friend ;') ** What you’ll learn in this episode:   What are Trusts and why you should care about them.   How Kim navigated her into and through the corporate world:  Finding your footing and path in corporate, imposter syndrome and how to deal with it, dealing with tricky bosses and the importance of having a solid support system.   Don’t forget to let us know what you think of this episode by tweeting us (@SheBrigade) or Instagramming (@SheBrigade) and please leave us a review on whichever platform you’re listening on and visit www.shebrigade.com.
37:00
June 2, 2019
1. In Conversation with Tebello Kutoane, admitted attorney and entrepreneur
In conversation with Tebello Kutoane, an admitted attorney and entrepreneur. She is the founder of Collective Intelligence- a legal consultancy and advisory firm and Sister in Law (@sister_in_law)- a platform that empowers women through legal education. Tebello shares the tough personal decisions she had to make in her life being a young mother and her journey from being in corporate to being an entrepreneur.  Follow her @bellz_motshwane on Instagram.  Don’t forget to let us know what you think of this episode by tweeting us @SheBrigade or Instagramming us @SheBrigade and please leave us a review on whichever platform you’re listening on. Visit our website www.shebrigade.com
40:58
October 8, 2018