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The History of Women in Business #BEPROUD

By Maz Halliday Today, women around the world would never question their right to take out a business loan, own property, or even get a college degree. These basic rights, amongst so many others, were not easily bestowed upon us – they were fought for. In history, and as recent as 30-years ago, middle-class women … Continue reading The History of Women in Business #BEPROUD

Women in Business: Shannon te Roller #BEPROUD

Q & A with Shannon te Roller, General Manager of Mundipharma SA 1. Tell us about yourself and Mundipharma SA In September 2011 Mundipharma commenced operations in South Africa. I joined the fledgling company as a Sales Manager in 2012 along with a handful of other employees and have been privileged to be part of … Continue reading Women in Business: Shannon te Roller #BEPROUD

Women in Motoring: Judith Serafim #BEPROUD

Q & A with Judith Serafim, Managing Director at Imvusa Interior Trim 1. Tell us about yourself and Imvusa Interior Trim Born and bred in Durban, I am a mom of two and my educational background is in Finance as well as Marketing, where I hold a Bachelor of Philosophy (Honours) in Marketing Management. My … Continue reading Women in Motoring: Judith Serafim #BEPROUD

Motoring Marvels wear pink – breaking the boundaries #BEPROUD

By Vann Van Staden When anyone, anywhere in the world brings up any topic “automotive” related, they immediately attach some form of masculinity to the subject matter. Sure, just more than a century ago, women didn’t really form part of this industry, but in all fairness neither did men. It was only in 1886 when … Continue reading Motoring Marvels wear pink – breaking the boundaries #BEPROUD

Sorbet Salons unveil new internationally-inspired skincare brand, developed for South Africa

Skin Fitness is the new park run – without the sweat towel or running shoes. It’s the new way to treat, train and build your skin back to life; and it all begins with the elusive digits 3.6.5. Hailing from the skin galleries of Barcelona, 365-Skin Workout is South Africa’s premiere, fitness-first skincare range that … Continue reading Sorbet Salons unveil new internationally-inspired skincare brand, developed for South Africa

Toyota’s New Tier 1 Supplier is a Champion! #BEPROUD

Meet Judith Serafim, major shareholder and Managing Director of Imvusa Interior Trim (Pty) Ltd. South Africa in the early ‘80s was very different to today. Television was still a novelty, typewriters, telexes and adding machines were must-haves for businesses, and fishing on the Free State side of the Vaal River was illegal on Sundays. And … Continue reading Toyota’s New Tier 1 Supplier is a Champion! #BEPROUD

Explore kiddie party venues in SA

Absolute Mama points you in the right direction to find the perfect party venue for your child’s next birthday celebration. We take a look at top kiddie venues around South Africa that your kids and their guests will love. Finding a party venue that ticks all the right boxes is any parents dream. We take … Continue reading Explore kiddie party venues in SA

Rondebosch Oval – A luxury estate in the middle of the Suburbs

Rondebosch Oval is a desirable secure lifestyle estate with 41 upmarket homes situated in the leafy family-focused suburb of Rondebosch. The estate is nestled between table mountain and the southern suburbs of Claremont, Newlands and Rosebank, in an area known for its wealth of schools, world-class sporting venues and open green spaces. Rondebosch Oval has … Continue reading Rondebosch Oval – A luxury estate in the middle of the Suburbs

Don’t wait until it’s too late to get financially fit

It’s harder to maintain fitness as you get older and if you do miss a week or two of exercise, getting started again can be difficult. The secret is consistency. There’s plenty of medical evidence proving the physical and mental benefits of regular exercise. And if you get into the habit of exercising three or … Continue reading Don’t wait until it’s too late to get financially fit

Women avoid gym for fear of being judged — survey

A US survey shows that more than half of women avoid gym for fear of being judged on their weight, how they look and how they work-out. The survey of 1 000 women by a prominent fitness company found that: Sixty five percent of women avoid gym for a fear of being judged on their … Continue reading Women avoid gym for fear of being judged — survey

Six simple ways to beat burn-out – and be happier

Are our lifestyles killing us? According to Stats SA’s most recent report on Mortality and Causes of Death, they may just be, with diabetes, cardiovascular disease and stress-related ailments among the leading killers of South Africans. This is borne out by the Global Wellness Index, published earlier this year by investment firm LetterOne, which placed … Continue reading Six simple ways to beat burn-out – and be happier

Falke Spring/Summer 2019 Collection

Sock specialists since 1895, Falke introduces their latest  Spring/Summer 2019 collection. Locally designed and manufactured- this seasons sock collection draws inspiration from nature namely, Symbiosis. Nature and man, masculine and feminine, flora and fauna: Terms that are closely related to each other and would not exist without their respective counterparts. Falke illustrates the wonderful symbiosis … Continue reading Falke Spring/Summer 2019 Collection