Teenage girls win national entrepreneurship competition

Erin Fredericks (14) and Morgan Pelser (15) walked away with the winning trophy in the national SAGE (Students for the Advancement of Global Entrepreneurship) competition that took place in Bloemfontein. These two teenagers presented an innovative business plan to no less than eight judges from different industries and backgrounds from around the country. According to SAGE CEO Dr Thabo Pitse the programme, an initiative of the California State University, has three main aims. Firstly they educate teenagers who participate in the programme about business.  “They follow a strict curriculum and…

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All about brows

Somewhere, some years ago I read about Anastasia Soare. She is a beauty icon, considered to be the world’s definitive eyebrow expert and she has a list of serious A-list clients in Beverly Hills and Hollywood. But what stood out to me in the article, was the way she applied for her first credit card. Being a Romanian immigrant in America with no-one to back her up, she was not allowed any credit card facilities by her bank. At that stage she knew she could grow her business exponentially if…

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ANESI launches future of beauty in SA

A team of Spanish representatives are currently in South Africa to launch the exciting new ANESI range. Their first stop happened to be South Africa and Bloemfontein was one of the first to launch this incredible new product. Woman and Business was there.   Ultimately, what you and I want from our beauty product is to revive our youthful skin. A skin that is firm, smooth, blemish free with less wrinkles and refined pores. That is a lot to ask from a beauty product, but that is what the DRV…

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