#Economic Empowerment

  • Article: How Women Are Shut Out of the Global Workforce

    How Women Are Shut Out of the Global Workforce

    By Daniele Selby|Sept. 2, 2019

    Advancing gender equality and empowering women could add $12 trillion to the global economy. Read more

  • Article: The World's Biggest Economies Just Pledged Over $250 Million for Female Entrepreneurs in Africa

    The World's Biggest Economies Just Pledged Over $250 Million for Female Entrepreneurs in Africa

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Aug. 27, 2019

    It’s the most significant financing effort aimed at women in the continent's history. Read more

  • Article: Education Is the Key to Unlocking Young South Africans’ Potential
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    Education Is the Key to Unlocking Young South Africans’ Potential

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|July 18, 2019|The World Bank Group

    This 18-year-old Joburger is young, ambitious, and hustling for limited educational opportunities. Read more

  • Article: Pharrell Is Helping More Than 100 High School Graduates Find Internships

    Pharrell Is Helping More Than 100 High School Graduates Find Internships

    By Leah Rodriguez|July 3, 2019

    The singer wants to see the students lead the next Harlem Renaissance. Read more

  • Article: Why Everyone in South Africa Should Care About the Country’s Human Capital

    Why Everyone in South Africa Should Care About the Country’s Human Capital

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|June 21, 2019

    Knowledge, skills, and health are all essential to empowering people to realise their potential. Read more

  • Article: Paris Is Making Public Transit Free For Kids — and Low-Income Families Will Benefit

    Paris Is Making Public Transit Free For Kids — and Low-Income Families Will Benefit

    By Sophie Maes|Jan. 11, 2019

    Paris is the latest city to announce free and discounted transit for youth. Read more

  • Article: Innovating The Future To Close The Gender Gap In South Africa

    Innovating The Future To Close The Gender Gap In South Africa

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Nov. 28, 2018|Motsepe Foundation

    The Motsepe Foundation is increasing the number of girls and women in Science and Technology. Read more

  • Article: This Kick-Ass South African CEO Is Empowering Girls and Women to Achieve Their Potential

    This Kick-Ass South African CEO Is Empowering Girls and Women to Achieve Their Potential

    By Thato Mahlangu|Nov. 19, 2018

    Lerato Motsamai, founder of Girlignite Africa, has supported 3,300 women in just four years. Read more