Women

Announcing Young Women Business Network Co-operative Financial Institution

Announcing Young Women Business Network Co-operative Financial Institution

BDM speaks to Dr Maureen Tong, a shareholder and Chair of the Board at the newly established YWBN Co-operative Financial Institution (CFI) which is the first step towards forming YWBN Co-operative Bank BDM: Great to talk to you again, Dr Maureen Tong. DMT: Thanks indeed for the opportunity that BDM continues to provide me to more…

Women In Science Awards: Keynote Address

Women In Science Awards: Keynote Address

KEYNOTE ADDRESS WOMEN IN SCIENCE AWARDS (WISA) CEREMONY HILTON HOTEL, SANDTON, JOHANNESBURG 13 AUGUST 2015 DR MAUREEN TONG   The Programme Director, Ms Leanne Manas, The Honourable First Lady Madame Bongi Ngema-Zuma, The Minister of Science and Technology, the Honourable Mrs Naledi Pandor, Other Ministers and Deputy Ministers present, The Director-General of the Department of more…

Running your own business from home

Running your own business from home

Tips for mumtrepreneurs Although widely-used in places like the United Kingdom and the United States, the terms ‘mumtrepreneur’ and ‘mumpreneur’ are not yet commonly-used in Africa. They are derived from the words ‘mum’ and ‘entrepreneur’ and therefore refer to a woman who combines running a business enterprise and looking after her family. Interestingly, there are more…

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