Let’s all be active citizens

Let’s all be active citizens

Active citizens can, and do make change! “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has,” so said Margaret Mead. This quote captured me this week as I considered the topic...
Spring, a season for rebirth

Spring, a season for rebirth

Let go. Spring, a season for rebirth, renewal and regrowth, is upon us. Beginnings. It’s time for new things to take root and blossom, as we let go of everything that no longer serves us. But how do we do this? Six months ago, I had a very bad fall while...
Death, be not proud!

Death, be not proud!

I have been at a loss for words since the sad and untimely passing of Gugu Zulu. In deep reflection and in a prayer, all I can offer to the Zulu family is a prayer of comfort and peace, especially for his wife Letshego and their baby girl Lelethu. O’ death where...
Raising a tribe

Raising a tribe

One of my greatest privileges, my highest calling, is being a mother. The work I do and the businesses I run are not who I am, it’s what I do. Often in interviews, I am asked how I would define who I am. But my answer is always consistent and simple: I am a...
Collective effort will move women forward

Collective effort will move women forward

What would you march for in 2016? I pondered about this question, inspired by the commemoration of the women’s march in 1956 that changed the course of our history 60 years ago on August 9. This momentous occasion was a part of the struggle for our freedom and...