Podcast #4: Daniel J. Martin

Welcome to the first episode of the Bellwether Podcast in the year 2022. We had the honour of speaking to a man of many titles and talents, Mr. Daniel J Martin. During his university career he started 2 successful businesses. He sold the one and the second, Delega, specialises in growing small to medium-sized businesses through an array of digital solutions such as professional and … Continue reading Podcast #4: Daniel J. Martin

Black Dragon: The Legend of Vusi Tembekwayo

How do you hatch a dragon egg? Yes, a dragon egg. As in the mythical, monstrous lizard-like creatures that are often winged, breathe fire and have been the subject of everything from children’s nightmares to scientific study from ancient China to Europe for as long as stories have been told. Well, the answer to that question depends on which origin myth you’re going with and … Continue reading Black Dragon: The Legend of Vusi Tembekwayo

#Support Local: Panache Design and Architects

Luxurious mansions, private beach condos and tiny mobile homes all have one thing in common: They were all just a drawing on a piece of paper at some point. Thereafter, brick by brick, they were built and brought to life: The manifestation of imagination. They also point to another reality, which is that everyone desires to build their own reality. Whether it is the friends … Continue reading #Support Local: Panache Design and Architects

Podcast #3: Trauma and posttraumatic growth in the lives of sex trafficking victims with Dr Heather Evans

Dr. Heather Evans is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Director of Evans Counseling Services LLC, a private group counseling practice in Coopersburg, Pennsylvania. She has over 20 years of clinical experience, with a specialization in women’s issues, particularly sexual trauma, sex trafficking, and aftercare of its victims. Heather received a Doctor of Clinical Social Work degree from the University of Pennsylvania and her dissertation highlighted … Continue reading Podcast #3: Trauma and posttraumatic growth in the lives of sex trafficking victims with Dr Heather Evans

Podcast #2: Breaking into the entrepreneurship sphere with Ibahim and Rinae

Join us for our second episode with student entrepreneurs Rinae and Ibrahim, the co-founders of  RINAIBRA. RINAIBRA is a maintenance communication system with a focus on students and the residence maintenance administrator. Founded in 2020 by Riane and Ibrahim, they offer tracking of residence maintenance issues on the platform and a convenient communication system between the administrator and the students of the residence. The platform … Continue reading Podcast #2: Breaking into the entrepreneurship sphere with Ibahim and Rinae

Women in leadership: Karen Nelson

A person’s success is often measured by how much money they have made, their net worth, real estate portfolio and any other such material possessions that they have amassed over the years. Maybe that is too materialistic a view of success to be palatable for some of you. Some prefer to measure success by the impact that one has on those in their community and … Continue reading Women in leadership: Karen Nelson

Women in Leadership: Dr Heather Evans

Listening to Trafficking Survivors: Lessons Learned on the Journey Dr. Heather Evans, LCSW An excerpt from Understanding Complex Trauma and Posttraumatic Growth in Survivors of Sex Trafficking:  Foreground Women’s Voices for Effective Care and Prevention Human trafficking is a global human rights violation, enslaving men, women and children.  Human trafficking is defined as the recruitment, harboring, transportation, provision, obtaining, patronizing, or soliciting of a person … Continue reading Women in Leadership: Dr Heather Evans

Women in Leadership: Natasha Theunissen

August is a very special period in the calendar year. Where I am from, August signals the end of winter and the beginning of spring. Those howling Cape Town winds and the pouring rain pack up operations and make way for the spring season. The sun shines lustrously; never too hot, never too weak. The skyline is a beautiful mix of blue and orange hues … Continue reading Women in Leadership: Natasha Theunissen

The Voice of Art and its Place in our World

I was privileged this past week to meet with a man of many talents. He is a rapper, poet, artist and teacher to mention a few of his titles modestly. His name is Ntobeko Mjijwa. Ntobeko was born and grew up in the Eastern Cape province of South Africa. He graduated with an honours degree in Fine Arts at Nelson Mandela University. He has lectured … Continue reading The Voice of Art and its Place in our World

Podcast #1: Art and its place in Society: Conversations with Ntobeko Mjijwa

The premier episode of this podcast is with artist, rapper, teacher and student mentor Ntobeko Mjijwa. Ntobeko starts by giving us commentary on three of his art pieces that explore the theme of ‘violence in language’ we also talk about how he ended up studying art, his work and how his take on the issues of our society. Links to his art pieces that he … Continue reading Podcast #1: Art and its place in Society: Conversations with Ntobeko Mjijwa