Facebook unveils the wonderful works of women in celebration of women

Facebook unveils the wonderful works of women in celebration of women

Facebook unveils the wonderful works of women in celebration of women

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, August 11, 2020, — As a part of its celebrations around Women’s Month in South Africa, Facebook (www.Facebook.com) today unveiled ‘Inspiring #Changemakers: Lessons from Life and Business’ – a book heroing the careers, lives and life lessons of 13 inspirational South African businesswomen and changemakers.

Celebrating the positive impact these women are having within society and across their respective fields in entertainment, law, retail, beauty, and food, they share their advice and life lessons for future leaders and changemakers of South Africa. Each chapter focuses on an insightful and private lesson hoping to resonate and encourage the longer-term generations; from the way to turn your passion into a business, to how a perceived weakness is often a strength.

The book, featuring bespoke commissioned artwork by three South African female artists – Karabo Poppy Moletsane, Nontokozo Tshabalala and Zinhle Sithebe, includes stories from women like Dr. Precious Moloi-Motsepe, Nomzamo Mbatha, Bonang Matheba, Mogau Seshoene (The Lazy Makoti), Professor Thuli Madonsela, Catherine Constantinides and lots of more.

Commenting on the book, Nunu Ntshingila, Regional Director, Facebook Africa, said: “Inspiring #Changemakers: Lessons from Life and Business has been created to not the only hero the ladies making a positive impact in our society, but to inspire future leaders. These women are making a difference in their communities, from starting social movements that change the planet, through to businesses that positively impact their local communities. This Women’s Month, we still celebrate the achievements of all women, but also acknowledge the gender entrepreneurship gap and under-representation of girls leaders. We hope the stories and life lessons inspire a subsequent generation with possibilities that their futures hold.”
Facebook unveils the wonderful works of women in celebration of women

Available as a free download from ISSUU site (https://bit.ly/3fK8c27), variety of printed versions are going to be made available and distributed by our local partner Digify Africa to colleges across six provinces in South Africa – Gauteng, Limpopo, Kwa-Zulu Natal, Eastern Cape, Western Cape, and North West.

Women featured in ‘Inspiring #Changemakers: Lessons from Life and Business’:

Nomzamo Mbatha (actress and philanthropist)
Mogau Seshoene (chef and author)
Bonang Matheba (media personality and entrepreneur)
Dr. Precious Moloi-Motsepe (doctor and entrepreneur)
Rabia Ghor (entrepreneur)
Siba Mtongana (chef and entrepreneur)
Professor Thuli Madonsela (advocate and academic)
Glenda Ramathavha (entrepreneur)
Catherine Constantinides (environmentalist and humanitarian)
Keitumetse Qhali (director, writer, producer)
Reabetswe Ngwane (entrepreneur)
Precious Thamaga-Mazibuko (entrepreneur and CEO)
Palesa Mokubung (fashion designer)