Stephen Miller I Executive Director at SOS Children’s Villages South Africa

“Our children are the rock on which our future will be built, our greatest asset as a nation. They will be the leaders of our country, the creators of our national wealth who care for and protect our people.” –…

Frances Nwosa | Business Leader and Philanthropist

These days, twelve years of successful service to the same employer certainly speaks of commitment, perseverance, initiative and drive. Frances Nwosa is currently Group Manager, Distributor Operations and E-commerce Leader at the FMCG giant, Procter and Gamble in Johannesburg after…

Edward Mogano I Internet Entrepreneur, Hobbyist Photographer, Technology Enthusiast, Blogger

Edward Mogano is a vibrant and talented young South African, that we’ve recently discovered, who seems to have his head firmly entrenched in helping prepare the youth of today for the solutions of tomorrow, as he blogs about creating awareness…

Keith Jones I Founder of SW7

With a wealth of knowledge from years spent in the IT sector, Keith Jones founded Start With 7 (SW7) to fulfill his passion to grow startup technology businesses in Africa. Recognising the dynamic changes facing this industry, Keith rolls up…

Shaun Harris | Award-Winning Marketer

Shaun Harris is most well-known for his recent role as MD for Futurelife, which he helped become the fastest growing cereal brand in SA as well as market leader in its own new segment, increasing it’s revenue tenfold and in…

Christopher Venter I Traveller, Adventurer, Writer, Blogger a.k.a. The Blind Scooter Guy

Life for Christopher Venter may have seemed like a black hole after losing his sight during his 40s. Before this happened, Chris’ carefree spirit took him on many boundary-pushing adventures. However, his loss of sight demanded that he learn to…

Tracey Gilmore I Operations Director at The Clothing Bank

Empower, impact and independence are three significant words to Tracey Gilmore. Formerly the co-founder of Dress 2 Impress, a non profit organisation that helps low income and unemployed women prepare to enter the workplace, Tracey joined up with Tracey Chambers…

Tracey Chambers I CEO and Co Founder of The Clothing Bank

Formerly a financial manager at Woolworths, Tracey Chambers departed from the safe confines of the corporate world to seek her own personal fulfillment. Co Founding The Clothing Bank with Tracey Gilmore opened the passage to honour this desire as Tracey…

Antonio Leon de la Barra | Global marketer, Branding Specialist, Entrepreneur, Mentor, Coach

For the last 25 years or so, right across Mexico and Central America, Antonio has helped shape and guide the fortunes of many of the region’s most powerful brands – with his passionate energy, creativity, insight and his critical out-of-the…

Felicia Mabuza-Suttle | Talk Show Host, Entrepreneur, Philanthropist, Author and Inspirational Speaker

Over the years, Felicia Mabuza-Suttle has applied her effervescent personality for the benefit of many. As a talk show host in South Africa’s The Felicia Show (1995 – 2004) and more recently, on The Africa Channel in the US on…

10 Reasons why you should remove yourself from your comfort zone

Written by Steve Cragg

Your comfort zone is a wonderful place to be. It’s where you feel most loved, secure and content. It’s different for everyone. It might be at the office, where you’ve worked for 20 odd years. Your comfort zone might even…

Nicola Kleyn I Dean of Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS)

Academia pulses through the veins of Professor Nicola Kleyn, specifically, marketing and its related concepts. Qualifying with an M.B.A and a D.B.A, Professor Kleyn has also lectured at Wits Univeristy. Having been invited by Prof Nick Binedell to join GIBS…

Dr Anthony Turton I Professor, Environmental Advisor, Speaker, Author and Poet

Dr Tony Turton is one of South Africa’s revered authorities on water and as a Professor at the University of the Free State, he seeks to continue the impetus of his valuable work by empowering those that follow him. Specifically,…

Dr. Claudelle von Eck | CEO of the Institute of Internal Auditors of South Africa

Dr. Claudelle von Eck is the CEO of the Institute of Internal Auditors of South Africa (IIA SA), an organisation responsible for representing the interests of Internal Auditors as well as supporting and upholding the fundamental pillars of the profession….

Angela Horn I Minimalist, Writer and Public Speaker

Angela Horn has heart for people and a wonderful disposition for humour. Armed with these strengths, she worked her way through a variety of careers before landing on her knack for wordsmithing as a way to impact the world around…

Professor Mamokgethi Phakeng | Mathematician, Researcher, Educator

As South Africa’s first black woman to receive a PHD in mathematics education, Professor Mamokgethi Phakeng knew it was her duty to use her successes to inspire hope in the country’s next generation of mathematicians. She has been honoured by…

Lebogang Mashigo | Founder Nubreed | Champion for SA’s Rural Poor.

Recently voted one of Mail & Guardian’s TOP 200 young South Africans for 2016, Lebogang started and runs a non-profit organisation called Nubreed that gives music and dramatic art lessons to kids in rural Mpumulanga. She is the perfect example…

Lusanda Worsley | Founder and MD of EMPIRE

Lusanda Worsley is a strategist, entrepreneur and innovative leader who is challenging the status quo in the advertising agency sphere. She is the Founder and MD of EMPIRE, which remains South Africa’s first and only black female driven experiential marketing…

TOP 40 most read Interviews on The Legacy Project for October month, from a total of 31 075 reads:

Written by Steve Cragg

To all those men and women who have been selected so far, and who have already participated as contributors and participants on The Legacy Project, thank-you again for sharing your Wisdom, Inspiration and Know-How with the many thousands of adults…

Angel Jones I CEO and Founder of Homecoming Revolution. African, Mother, Wife and Believer

Devoting her time and energy into bringing back the talents and skills of African people back to Africa, Angel Jones mirrors the love and enthusiasm Nelson Mandela epitomized in uniting all Africans on African soil. Angel grew up in the…

Alana James | CEO The Sunflower Fund | Coach | Beacon of Hope

Alana James is the driving force behind The Sunflower Fund – a South African non-profit organisation dedicated to creating awareness, educating and recruiting people to sign-up with the South African Bone Marrow Registry as stem cell donors to help hundreds…

Mike Laws I CEO of Imaginatrix

Mike Laws is an expert in mobile communications and is currently the CEO of Imaginatrix, a company providing mobile marketing and advertising consulting services. He has worked with some of South Africa’s biggest brand names and was instrumental in the…

Lindiwe Matlali | Founder & CEO at Africa Teen Geeks

Lindiwe Matlali is the founder and CEO at Africa Teen Geeks. The initiative is dedicated to inspiring Africa’s next generation of technology innovators by providing computer science training to youth in under served communities. With Lindiwe devoting not only her…

Dave Duarte I Founder of Treeshake, Entrepreneur and Keynote Speaker

The World Economic Forum named Dave Duarte a Young Global Leader in 2014, and not without reason. He is one of South Africa’s most influential individuals in the fields of media and digital marketing. Amongst many achievements and accolades, Dave…

The 5 Love Languages of Children

Written by Steve Cragg

You may have come across Gary Chapman’s 5 Love Languages, or even read the summary we published on his thought-provoking concept. This article will help you to apply the 5 Love Languages when raising children, based on the book by…

Lance Brown I Author, Speaker and Driver of Change

Lance Brown author of “The Driver of Change” is a living testament to his “Creating Opportunities” philosophy and presentations. Growing up in Mitchells Plain, a Cape Town suburb where dreams rarely stretch beyond one’s street corner, Lance dared to reach…

Rabbi David Rosen I International Director of Interreligious Affairs, AJC (American Jewish Committee)

Rabbi David Rosen has dedicated his life to the promotion of interreligious understanding and cooperation. On a daily basis he practices respect, compassion and acceptance of diversity as well as trying to instil the same virtues in all who he…

Ken Varejes I Founder of Primedia Unlimited and CEO of Nfinity

Born and bred in Durban, Ken is known as one of South Africa’s biggest media legends. As a lover of homemade biltong and all things spicy, Ken is first and foremost a family man. Besides his latest venture, Nfinity, which…

Sam Paddock I Co-Founder of GetSmarter

Exploring the online realm via his areas of interest namely wine and education, Sam Paddock has developed Get Smarter with his brother Rob Paddock. Aiming to improve lives through better education, the brothers lead a dynamic team showing groundbreaking results….

Camille Agon I Co Founder of WeThinkCode_

Her heart has answered the call to empower the next generation in Africa to learn to code. Camille Agon has been instrumental in co founding a French and South African initiative We Think Code with Arlene Mulder.  Her ambition to…

Peter van Kets I Professional Endurance Adventurer, Conservationist and Keynote Speaker

Everyone has a spirit for adventure yet few passionately pursue this professionally. Amongst many other extreme endeavours, Peter has rowed across the Atlantic, raced across the South Pole, negotiated blizzards all the while capturing the beauty of this planet and…

Anna Freemantle-Zee | supermodel, businesswoman, fashion visionary

After a ‘moment of magic’ when Anna was spotted by a model agency scout while working as a barmaid in London, she was thrust into the world of International modelling when she joined the agency that also managed supermodels Yasmin…

Doug De Villiers I CEO Interbrand Africa, Acoustic Guitarist, Practical Academic

Extensive globe travel and international work experience has opened up the world of brand opportunity to this enquiring mind. Doug de Villiers has studied widely, pens papers and delivers talks on his subject. He has honed his professional skills towards Africa…

Rapelang Rabana I Computer Scientist, Entrepreneur and Keynote Speaker

Rapelang is an advocate of self-love, reflection and awareness. She believes that who you are as a person shows in the success of your business. Recognised widely, this stellar young South African woman is respected for her inspirational and transformative…

Braam Malherbe | International Motivational Speaker, Extreme Adventurer, Conservationist

With a keen and searching eye for a big vision and with passion for our planet, Braam Malherbe has succeeded where few others have dared to tread. As the author of the best seller, The Great Run Braam Malherbe candidly shares his…

Pam Golding I The Founder and Life President of the Pam Golding Property Group

Buying and selling homes while building an empire has enabled Pam Golding to travel a distinguished journey. Pam generously shares a wealth of her experience with us here: My Definition Of Success | I have always believed that if you are…

FW De Klerk I Former President

With heartfelt appreciation for his work and commitment to South Africa, we are immensely proud to share part of Former President F W De Klerk’s wisdom here: My Definition Of Success | The conventional definition of success is the ability…

Farah Fortune | African Star Communications Founder

With a tenacious spirit and a steely determination, Farah Fortune started her own PR company in 2008. Steering through struggles and bumpy roads, Farah focused her energy on promoting South African hip-hop performers thereby creating a niche for herself resulting…

David Klatzow I Forensic Scientist

For justice to prevail, the application of maths, physics, pathology and chemistry needs to be applied. Methodically and meticulously, evidence must be analysed for the truth to be told. As a leading Forensic Scientist in South Africa, David Klatzow reveals his honest truth with us here:…

Dr Marguerite Poland | Widely acclaimed South African Author and Historian

It is with thanks to this dedicated author and meticulous researcher that the indigenous South African Nguni cattle, their widely patterned and multi-coloured hides and the poetry surrounding their Zulu naming, have been recorded for posterity in a beautifully crafted…

Susan Hayden I Blogger

Addressing her fears and inner doubts means Susan Hayden tells off a fictional guinea fowl called Martha. Susan waxes lyrical via her Disco Pants Blog offering a distinctive opinion on a wide range of topics. Her honest and intuitive approach keeps her audience reading until the…

Clive Butkow I Chief Executive Officer at Grotech Venture Capital Company

Here Clive Butkow shares his journey from humble beginnings, through a remarkable career, leading from the front and investing and growing human capital. He advises on investment in self development, being always willing to learn but also being willing to…

Dr. Adisa A. Alkebulan I Associate Professor in Africana Studies

Dr. Adisa A. Alkebulan is an Associate Professor in Africana Studies at San Diego State University. He is also the Director of Study Abroad Programs in the Department of Africana Studies. He takes teams of students and community members to…

Donna Rachelson I Group CEO Seed Engine including Seed Academy and Founder of Branding & Marketing YOU

As an experienced branding and marketing specialist Donna Rachelson is passionate about empowering entrepreneurs and women. Donna is a guest lecturer at Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS) having penned three books. With a wide frame of reference, being a mother…

Stefan Antoni | South African Architect Extraordinaire

Stefan Antoni is South Africa’s very own “Howard Roarke” – creatively brilliant, outlandishly bold and prolific. He is today, without doubt, one of the most formidable and most decorated architects that South Africa has produced in recent times. Together with…

John McInroy | Great South African change-agent, social entrepreneur, ultra-athlete and philanthropist

South Africa is blessed to have the passionate and hugely inspiring John McInroy as one of her major MISSION MEN. With a heart for supporting primary education as a means to empower South African people, and address the significant inequalities…

Wade Bales | Founder, Owner & CEO of the Wade Bales Wine Society

Over the last 25 years Wade Bales has built a hugely successful wine brand and business for himself and his colleagues on the back of an obsession to have both unsurpassed local industry knowledge and the most intimate of personal…

Cindy Nell | Model, TV Presenter and ex Miss South Africa

From winning the 2002 Miss South Africa pageant and being runner up as Miss Universe a year later, to being a co-host on a number of local magazine and lifestyle television shows, Cindy Nell is once again living her super-charged…

Riaan Cruywagen | South Africa’s Longest Serving TV News Anchor

Riaan Cruywagen started reading the Afrikaans news on SABC in 1975 and is regarded as one of South Africa’s iconic voices, guiding many through the turbulent 80’s and 90’s. He considers himself a truly proud South African and his legacy lives…

Trevor Mclean-Anderson | Founder & CEO of Axis House | local community leader | philanthropist.

 Trevor Mclean-Anderson is Founder & CEO of Axis House, a billion Rand turnover multinational business servicing mines with a range of highly specialised proprietary chemical products.   My Definition Of Success | In the beginning, success meant the accumulation of…

Francisca Kakra Forson | Freelance journalist | social activist and campaigner

Francisca Kakra Forson is an international freelance journalist with Voice of America and West Africa Democracy radio based in Ghana and a consultant for the Institute for Statistical, Social & Economic Research at the University of Ghana. She is also…

George Dearnaley | Former Bafana Bafana player and Chairman of Football Magic Foundation

Former Bafana Bafana player and Chairman of Football Magic Foundation: George is a former international football striker who played for Hellenic FC, Seven Stars, AmaZulu and most notably Bafana Bafana in the 1994 World Cup qualifiers. George then applied his football skills and experience to a distinguished career in football…

Michaela Strachan l UK TV’s Best Loved Wildlife Presenter

MICHAELA STRACHAN is one of UK TV’s best loved and most well-known wildlife presenters. She has been presenting since 1986 on a variety of programmes from The Wide Awake Club to The Hitman And Her, The Really Wild Show to…

Daren Denholm l The Memory Guy I Entrepreneur

Daren Denholm is known as “The Memory Guy” and is the global face of PowerStudying – a hugely successful and enterprising online learning platform used by thousands globally to fast-track enhanced use of memory for learning, studying and achieving more…

Grant ‘Twiggy’ Baker l Big Wave surfer

Mavericks is a surfing location in Northern California where storm-waves can top out at over 60 feet with many actually being recorded on the Richter Scale!! It is also the home of the Mavericks Big Wave International Surf Contest for a select few of the…

Alyson McGregor | Women’s Health Pioneer

Alyson McGregor is a graduate of Boston University School of Medicine and Brown University Emergency Medicine Residency. Dr. McGregor is the Director for the Division of Sex and Gender in Emergency Medicine (SGEM), formerly Women’s Health in Emergency Care, at Alpert Medical…

Tim Goodenough | High Performance Coach & Best Selling Author

  Tim Goodenough is a Certified Meta-Coach and holds a trainers qualification in both NLP and Neuro-Semantics. He is a member of the MCF. He was the full time mental coach for the Sharks in the 2008 Super 14 competition….

Andy Fenner | Meat Merchant, Entrepreneur & Food Writer

Andy Fenner is the co founder of Frankie Fenner Meat Merchants which is responsible for starting a conversation that can now be heard at butchers, restaurants and dinner tables across the country. The meat merchants are getting in touch with…

Daniel Ting Chong | Illustrator & Designer

Daniel Ting Chong is an illustrator, designer and artist based in Cape Town, South Africa. Daniel was born in 1987 in Cape Town. Studied graphic design at Vega. He is emerging as one of Cape Town’s top creative talents following a…

Victoria Verbaan | Artist, Illustrator & Designer

Victoria Verbaan is an established designer, artist and illustrator. Working in a wide variety of artistic disciplines ranging from illustration and painting to the design of bespoke rugs, wallpaper, limited edition fine art prints, fabric and more recently, ceramics. Commissioned…

Adam Duxbury | Co-Founder of Granadilla Swimwear

Adam Duxbury graduated with an Honours in Economics & Law from the University of Cape Town in 2013.  He then started working at Delta Partners, the leading advisory and investment firm specialising in the TMD industry. Adam grew up in…

Linda Cliatt-Wayman |Principal of Strawberry Mansion High School

After 20 years as a classroom teacher, Wayman decided to become a New Teacher Coach, then Principal in 2003.  In 2005, she was moved to Rhodes High School where she was credited with moving the school from 3% and 9%…

Matthew Wild | Theatre Director

Matthew Wild is one of the most versatile and prolific South African theatre directors of his generation, equally at home staging operas, musicals, new plays and classic texts. A two-time Fleur du Cap Award winner, and one of the Mail…

Josh Meltz | Co-Founder of Granadilla Swimwear

Joshua Meltz is a 24 year old graduate with Honours in Economics & Sociology from the University of Edinburgh. Meltz and Adam Duxbury (to be featured) created Granadilla together in 2015.  Josh grew up in Johannesburg, in a retail environment….

Thato Pule | Co-Founder of The Trans Collective & Transgender Activist

Thato Pule is an actuarial science student and prominent activist studying at the University of Cape Town. Her activism, which is premised by her very own survival, is centered around issues effecting the black queer trans community. She began her…

Kelly Grevler | Musician

Kelly Grevler is a Joburg-based music fanatic. She works in music publication, got a masters’ degree in Music Cognition, teaches guitar both privately and at schools, performs with her band Lacey May whenever she can, and above all this still…

Gareth Pon | Photographer, Instagrammer & Filmmaker

Gareth Pon believes that everyone should have at least one ridiculous dream they believe can come true and since he can remember, his has been to go to space. Growing up, he maintained his dream of space travel and avoided it…

Rich Mnisi | Fashion Designer

Rich Mnisi is a LISOF graduate and Africa Fashion International Young Designer of the Year 2014. He founded RICH MNISI, is a South African based contemporary fashion brand. The brand has a global view catering for an aspirational market, the brand is young…

Theodora Lee | YouTube Personality, Vlogger, Writer & Actress

Theodora Lee followed in her brothers footsteps and became a YouTube sensation. All thanks to her witty charm and talent for talking about awkward topics. She gets hundreds of thousands of views per unique and quirky post. After studying English…

Mark Middlewick |Filmmaker

Mark is a South African writer and director. He graduated with Honours in Dramatic Art from the University of the Witwatersrand. After completing his studies, he taught himself screenwriting and film appreciation before traveling to Los Angeles, where he worked as…

Lara Lipschitz | South African Actress

Lara began her career as a host on SABC 1’s daily interactive show, YOTV. After school she attended Wits University to study drama where she focused on acting, physical theatre and musical theatre. Her first stage production as a professional…

Phendu Kuta | Founder, Editor & Creative Director of Unlabelled Magazine

Phendu Kuta is the founder of Unlabelled, an online South African youth culture magazine for which she now acts as creative director, editor and stylist. Through Unlabelled, she aims to encourage youth to embrace their unique identity while offering a…

Nicholas Rawhani | Photographer, Videographer, Poet & Electrical Engineering Student

Nicholas Rawhani first felt the urge to photograph everything around him on a family trip to India. Today, he shares the things that shock his senses on his photo blog, iamnixpix , which is a vehicle he uses to capture…

Louis Minnaar | Director, Animator, Musician & Illustrator

Louis Minnaar forms one half of Albino Creations, with Werner Burger. Their amazing collaboration allows them to tackle animation, illustration and design work, and from what we can see, there is no shortage of magnificence in their work. They see…

Francois Pienaar | Retired South African Rugby Player & Founder of MAD (Make a Difference) Foundation

Francois Pienaar is South African rugby royalty. Served as captain and flanker for the South African Springboks national rugby team in the 1990s. Won 29 international caps (awards for appearing in international tournament games) and led the 1995 Springboks to…

Stacey Brewer | Co-Founder of Spark Schools & Social Entrepreneur

 While pursuing an MBA at Gordon Institute of Business Science, SPARK Schools co-founders Stacey Brewer and Ryan Harrison decided that, instead of waiting for others to create the change in education, it was up to them to do so. Ryan…

Tony Leon | Executive Chairman of Resolve Communications (Pty) Ltd

Tony Leon has a long list of accolades and note-worthy achievements.  He is currently the Executive Chairman of Resolve Communications (Pty) Ltd, a South African consultancy specialising in strategic communication, reputational management and issues’ advocacy. He is also a noted…

Lindiwe Donna Motshaba |Founder & CEO of Lonkama Sales & Marketing

Lindiwe Donna Motshaba is the founder and CEO of Lonkama Sales and Marketing, a 100% black owned company. Lindiwe started her career in 2003 at the Department of Education, 2005 Cadbury SA, 2008 ABB Holdings and Later joined Lonkama Sales…

Octavia Ephraim | Founder and CEO Octapear Image Consulting Firm

Octavia has a strong passion for coaching, beauty and fashion; she always cherished the idea of empowering men and women to be the best in all areas of life. She decided to establish the company that will allow her to…

Musa Ngqungwana | South African Opera Singer

Bass-baritone Musa Ngqungwana is a native of Port Elizabeth, South Africa and graduated with Honours in Performance (Magna Cum Laude) from the University of Cape Town. Mr. Ngqungwana is also a graduate of the prestigious Academy of Vocal Arts (AVA)…

Kate Schrire| Founder & Co-Owner of The Creamery Ice Cream Company.

After becoming a chef, Kate Schrire worked for several years in the non-profit world, mainly on sustainable food projects. She always knew that she wanted to run her own food business along Slow Food principles, but it wasn’t until she started…

Maddy deLone | Executive Director of The Innocence Project

Maddy deLone has been the executive director of The Innocence Project since 2004. The Innocence Project is a national litigation and public policy organization dedicated to exonerating wrongfully convicted individuals through DNA testing and reforming the criminal justice system to prevent…

Nils Hansen | Founder & Owner of Woodstock Cycleworks

Five years ago Nils started his own business focusing on his passion for bicycles. Then, having grown too large for the original studio on Woodstock main road, Woodstock Cycleworks moved into a warehouse in Searle Street, which is a much…

Susan Colantuono |CEO of Leading Women

Susan Colantuono is a globally recognized expert in women’s leadership development and gender dynamics. As CEO of Leading Women, which is one of the world’s premier consulting firms, supporting corporate initiatives to advance women and close the leadership gender gap….

Shaun Raaff | Founder of MAD2Run

Shaun Raaff is the founder of MAD2Run which is an annual fund raising event in support of the MAD Leadership Foundation™. It’s a 7-day long relay-style running adventure from Johannesburg to Cape Town with 12 runners embracing the journey. This…

Do You Have Adult ADHD? Find Out How it Can Give You The Upper Hand

Written by Brittney Freese

ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) is a condition that people tend to use in casual conversation without really knowing what it means. They will say things like ‘I’m feeling so ADD today’ when they can’t concentrate or complete a task….

Lesego Mashishi | Founder & Director of Limitless Occupational Therapy

Lesego Mashishi is the founder of Limitless Occupational Therapy, a practice that assumes the role of expert witness in the court of law. They also carry out functional assessments in medical negligence cases to assist in establishing a person’s functional…

Gary Kirsten | Former South African Cricketer & World Cup Winning Coach

Gary Kirsten is a former South African cricketer and the World Cup winning coach of the Indian Cricket Team. He played 101 Test matches and 185 One-day internationals for South Africa between 1993 and 2004, mainly as an opening batsman. He has…

Ntsika Daki | Art Director, Creative Strategist & Xhosa Copywriter.

Ntsika Daki is a Xesi born Art Director, Creative Strategist & Xhosa Copywriter. He is passionate about Youth & Rural development. He is also the Co-founder of DIFTP & the founder of I And Friends. My Definition Of Success | …

Understanding The 5 Love Languages

Written by Brittney Freese

After finding out about Gary Chapman’s 5 Love Languages, I realized what a truly powerful, even life-changing concept it is. It ties in so strongly with values I choose to include in my daily life, like choosing to try and…

Nikki Allorto | President of the South African Burns Society & Founder of the Burn Care Trust

Dr. Nikki Allorto is the president of the South African Burns Society and founder of the Burn Care Trust. She is a burn surgeon at Edendale hospital, in Pietermaritzburg KwaZulu Natal. In 2006 during her community service year that she took an interest…

Romy Titus | Broadcast Journalist, Sports Presenter, Founder & Director of Babies Behind Bars.

Romy Titus is the founder of Babies Behind Bars, an organization established in 2007 to assist convicted mothers whose children are born during their sentence. The inspiration to start this organization came when Romy discovered that prisons in South Africa and the…

Martin Kobald | Chef & Honorary President of South African Chefs Association

Martin Kobald is not your run of the mill professional chef. He has spread himself into various roles in the South African culinary world. In 1988 he immigrated to SA from Austria, where he was recruited as a Chef de…

Lyall Sprong | Co-Founder of Thingking

Lyall Sprong & Marc Nicolson run Thingking, a designer-maker consultancy. They work in things and ideas of expression and problem solving. Their aim is to create work that increasingly reflects a deeper sense of place and understanding. Sprong has studied Industrial…

Margi Biggs | Managing Director of Special Tours & Founder of StreetSmartSA

Margi Biggs has been involved in inbound tourism for 25 years running her own Southern Africa Destination Management Company, Specialized Tours and Events. Margi served on Junior Chamber International as Vice President, Jaycee South Africa as National Secretary General, Cape…

Lori Milner | Entrepreneur, Wellness Coordinator & Founder of Beyond The Dress.

Lori Milner is an engaging facilitator, thought leader and mentor known for her insightful approach to being a modern corporate woman. Her brainchild, the successful initiative Beyond the Dress, is the embodiment of her passion to empower women. She saw a gap…

200+ Hours of Reading, 100+ Articles Later

Written by Jason Stewart

In November I decided that I would take advantage of the quiet time during the December holidays to engage in some good ‘ol binge learning! I would learn and read about absolutely anything, as long as it was of interest…

Neliswa Gaji | Founder & Managing Director of The Milani Foundation Of Hope

Neliswa Gaji is the Founder and Managing Director of the NGO Milani Foundation of Hope, which is named after her son. It aims at supporting, empowering and motivating mothers who have children living with disabilities and chronic illnesses. Neliswa is…

Gary Player | Professional Golfer, Philanthropist & Golf Course Architect

Gary Player is quite simply, golfing royalty and in a class of his own. He is one of the most recognisable faces in the golfing and in the sporting world. Player is also a renowned golf course architect with over…

Mike Fola Dokunmu | CEO & Director of Sports Midfield Agency

Fola Dokunmu is based in South Africa and has over 24 years experience in the soccer industry first as a player, then in coaching, talent identification, sports management and branding for athletes, also in sports organizations and corporate looking to invest in sports…

Alan Brand |Founder of Positive Alive & Motivational Speaker

Alan Brand is a leading expert in the development and provision of innovative employee wellness strategies enabling business enterprises throughout South Africa to mitigate the threat of HIV and AIDS and other associated health and wellness risks. He has developed…

Jessica Dewhurst | Social Justice & Advocacy Desk Coordinator of ERNSA

Jessica Dewhurst has been an active member of the Edmund Rice Network for 13 years, a volunteer in ER projects for over 9 years, and the Networks Youth Coordinator for 2 years. She is also the chairperson of the Edmund…

Nigel Saval | Founder of The 9 Miles Project & Youth Mentor

Nigel Saval was motivated by his love for surfing and the pivotal role that this sport played in his life, he started the 9 Miles Project in 2013 with the vision of improving the community. The project works with the youth of Strandfontein,…

6 Simple Solutions for a Better Sleep

Written by Brittney Freese

I have often wished that I had a button that would switch off my brain at night. My mind seems to be a great deal more active when I’m trying to get to sleep, than first thing in the morning….

Bukhosi Nyathi | Poet, painter and sculptor

Bukhosi Nyathi is a Zimbabwean poet, painter, and sculptor whose work blatantly speaks to deep issues affecting humanity. He utilizes his artwork to express perceptions about the abuse of power, religion and even the disposition of Africans. His father, a…