She Leads Africa inspiring African women to greater heights

She Leads Africa is an organisation which identifies itself as being part of an ecosystem to empower women to break the barriers which hold them back in the continent.

The organisation helps young African women to achieve their professional dreams and links them up to like-minded and inspiration women around the world.

We don't see ourselves as a solution to all women's issues. We see ourselves as part of an ecosystem of solutions

Yasmin Belo-Osagie, She Leads Africa co-founder

Speaking to #NightTalk's Lovelyn Nwadeyi, She Leads Africa co-founder Yasmin Belo-Osagie, says that the organisation focuses on three undertakings.

She Leads Africa gives women access to networks which are available to them; the organisation provides an education to African women on running a business in the continent; and it focuses on raising the confidence of women in the continent.

I find that a lot of young women just don't have the confidence that they can be the next Oprah... because often times they haven't seen women who look like them doing amazing things

Yasmin Belo-Osagie, She Leads Africa co-founder

Belo-Osagie says that organisations like She Leads Africa are important to tackle mental barriers women experience in the continent, so they can fulfill their professional potential.

Listen to the conversation below:

Read More
Broadening the taste of Khayelitsha's spinach revolution

Broadening the taste of Khayelitsha's spinach revolution

Espinaca Innovations founder Lufefe Nomjana describes how he has grown his bakery business which produces goods made from spinach.

Makhamisa keeps mouths open with its distinctly Mzansi sauces

Makhamisa keeps mouths open with its distinctly Mzansi sauces

Terence Leluma describes the entrepreneurial journey of Makhamisa Foods which has introduced a proudly South African brand of sauces.

Developing future leaders for a stronger Africa

Developing future leaders for a stronger Africa

The African Leadership Academy works to strengthen Africa by developing the next generation of leaders.

Adding quality and ubuntu to local healthcare

Adding quality and ubuntu to local healthcare

Dr Nthabiseng Legoete describes the work of Quali Health, which provides quality and affordable healthcare in Diepsloot.

Afro Botanics turning good hair into great hair

Afro Botanics turning good hair into great hair

Ntombenhle Khathwane describes Afro Botanics' growth as a business which produces quality natural hair products.

Right2Know Campaign broadening its fight to 'let truth be truth'

Right2Know Campaign broadening its fight to 'let truth be truth'

Busi Mtabane describes how the Right2Know Campaign has grown to become integral in South African civic action.