Trapped Free State Miners: Women to the Rescue!

Trapped Free State Miners: Women to the Rescue!

The team of Eskom workers who rescued 955 miners from Sibanye Gold mine, who were trapped for more than 24 hours below ground last week, were led by a dynamic group of women. The miners, who were rescued on Friday morning, were trapped when a storm caused an electric...
Never give up on your dream

Never give up on your dream

As an entrepreneurial woman striving to establish a business legacy making headway is anything but easy, but Top Woman Dolly Mbuyane is living proof that persevering will come to change your own life, as well as many others. In 2002, CEO Dolly Mbuyane established...
Step it up, South Africa: Planet 50:50 by 2020

Step it up, South Africa: Planet 50:50 by 2020

Sixty years ago former textile factory worker Sophia de Bruyn helped lead 20 000 women on a historic march to the Union Buildings in Pretoria to protest against the pass laws. When she thinks back to that day on August 9, 1956, De Bruyn she says she still becomes...
Video |  Top women are big business

Video | Top women are big business

Research confirms: having more women at the top is good for bottom line performance. Standard Bank Top Women Leaders presents the Standard Bank Top Women Conference: Day One. Click the video below to watch.
Welcome Speech by Ralf Fletcher, Topco Media CEO

Welcome Speech by Ralf Fletcher, Topco Media CEO

14th annual Standard Bank Top Women Awards 17 August 2017 “Good evening Honoured Guests, Finalists of the Top Women Awards, esteemed Judges and Ladies and Gentlemen.” Tonight we will recognise 27 award winners. Each has been supported by our amazing category...
The double-edged sword of social media

The double-edged sword of social media

While most of us happily update our Facebook and Instagram accounts with selfies, check-ins and hashtags, there’s a monster lurking in the social media closet, ready to rear its ugly head in our workplace and private lives. Social media expert Emma Sadleir explains....