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Are you ready to meet the faces and read the stories of the future female leaders who are stepping up to shape a better South Africa for us all?

Congratulations to over 300 nominees!

We are pleased to announce that over 300 women have been nominated for the sponsorship of our Developing Women Leaders Programme after our #IWD2021 campaign!

We at MasterStart, are so proud to be hosting a competition that showcases the diversity of new female leaders stepping up to shape South Africa for the better.

Meet our two winners of the competition

Meet the women who want to change the world!

Many incredible and inspiring nominations have been sent our way and we would like to share them with you. Meet the faces and read their truly unique and inspiring stories, below.

We were only planning to sponsor a limited number of places on the programme, but we are humbled by the amount of inspiring women who have been put forward and we are pleased to announce that that our Business School partner Graduate School of Business – University of Cape Town has agreed to provide free online workshops for ALL the nominations.

About this course

The Developing Women Leaders online short course provides a unique nine-week learning opportunity. The core areas of this course – self awareness, leadership presence, and building relationships for impact – allow aspiring female leaders to become more self-aware, connect more authentically with others as an inspiring presence, and manage relationships successfully across a broad spectrum.

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By Varsha Morar for MasterStart COVID-19 has placed demands on people and organisations in almost all aspects of their daily lives. From going online (transforming digitally) to working remotely, and – perhaps most critically – demanding a change in consciousness from leaders across the globe. The pandemic has not only irrevocably shifted the ‘employee experience’, but also highlighted our need for a more holistic and integrative focus on the life experience. READ MORE
Faryn Pearson, Chief Innovation Officer, MasterStart Diversity and inclusivity have become something of a clichè – boards and management teams talk about them, but how many actually look at them as something that should be measured? Or invested in?… READ MORE

This year, as well as celebrating lots of success stories, we hope that International Women’s Day will provide members with the opportunity to join the challenge to create more opportunities for everyone to achieve their potential, whatever their background… READ MORE

Recent studies show that women make up 46% of the South African workforce, yet only 7% of executive directors on boards are females. It’s up to all of us to change that number. The first step could be an online short course that requires one hour per week… READ MORE

The era of feminine leadership has arrived By Varsha Morar for MasterStart  

COVID-19 has placed demands on people and organisations in almost all aspects of their daily lives. From going online (transforming digitally) to working remotely, and – perhaps most critically – demanding a change in consciousness from leaders across the globe.    

The pandemic has not only irrevocably shifted the ‘employee experience’, but also highlighted our need for a more holistic and integrative focus on the life experience.

5 ways companies can improve their inclusivity and diversity this International Women’s Day

Faryn Pearson, Chief Innovation Officer, MasterStart
 
Diversity and inclusivity have become something of a clichè – boards and management teams talk about them, but how many actually look at them as something that should be measured? Or invested in? 

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