Four South African women have been revealed as top millenials on the February/March 2016 edition of Forbes Woman Africa magazine now on newsstands. Tagged “The Millennials:The New Biz Kids On The Block”, the magazine profiles Bonang Matheba, Aisha R Pandor, Thato Kgatlhanye & Claire Reid. Check out the GirlBosses below:
The Millennials, or Generation Y (born 1980 to 2000), are scripting a new lexicon of business, and Africa Inc. is in the midst of a quiet transformation as a young army of start-up entrepreneurs are shifting paradigms with their (disruptive) ideas in a sharing economy. Our cover package delves into the world of the millennials, and why they matter.
They came of age during the global financial crisis.They have seen the twin towers of capitalism torn down by terror, and are not willing to take success for granted.They have grown up in a digital world, roaming with apps and aptitude in their back pockets.
The four female millenials featured on the cover of Forbes Woman Africa are Bonang Matheba – media personality and style icon, Aisha R Pandor – scientist, PhD holder and co-founder of cleaning company sweepsouth.com, Thato Kgatlhanye – social entrepreneur, founder of Repurpose Schoolbags for children in need and Claire Reid, founder and CEO of Reel Gardening.
The Issue also discusses the following topics:
- A Joburg girl loses 120 members of her family in The Holocaust. She returns to the ghosts of her past. More in the latest issue of Forbes Woman Africa.
- Is the world of stand-up comedy still male-dominated? Yes, says SA’s leading comedienne in the Feb/March issue of Forbes Woman Africa.