Posted on Thursday, September 10, 2020

Fearless in focus: SA’s most influential women – past, present & future

South African women come from a long line of strong, independent and fearless females, who have fundamentally impacted how we live our lives today. They have, and continue to fight, relentlessly and unapologetically for what they believe in. Their fearless heritage is ingrained in ours.

This month we focus on their journeys and stories, highlighting those of formidable leaders like Thuli Madonsela, first lady, Graça Machel and trailblazer, Lindiwe Mazibuko. Read and listen to what these incredible women have to say, it’s bound to leave you feeling fearless.

Thuli Madonsela

Fearless in her fight for social justice, a resounding voice against corruption, a formidable leader – and an inspiration to all South African women. Some fascinating insights into her indomitable journey come to light in 15 minutes of courageous conversation with Prof. Thuli Madonsela. Listen here.  

You are a magnificent expression of your creator’s intelligence and nothing that anybody says or doesn’t say defines you.  – Prof. Thuli Madonsela

Graça Machel

First lady of two nations, a fearless freedom fighter, international advocate for women’s and children's rights. She’ll captivate you with her insights and influence. Get into the mind and heart of one of Africa’s most powerful leaders. Listen here.  

Because we are in a world now where young women are much more open to learning, to listening, I would advise that they build their confidence and protect themselves much earlier and never absolutely never, allow anyone to humiliate you, to make you feel small, to make you feel incomplete. – Graça Machel

Lindiwe Mazibuko

A bold and brave trailblazer, Lindiwe Mazibuko embodies being fearless in every aspect of her life – and has full confidence in the women of SA to achieve incredible things. She’ll light the fearless fire in you – just listen to this.

South African women have demonstrated that we’re multifaceted, totally intelligent, resilient, able to be innovative and able to lead. - Lindiwe Mazibuko

Follow us on social media as we continue to feature fearless women, who inspire you to let your inner confidence shine – as you explore what you would do if you were fearless.

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