Abaxoxi, The Storytellers, a podcast made just for you by BrightRock, explores the stories of phenomenal African women and the work they do. Listen to ground-breaking conversations with hosts, Rehema Isa and Lebo Biko, and their special guests as they unlock local, intercontinental, and intergenerational stories of women who are thought leaders and change makers in their respective fields.
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Abaxoxi - The Storytellers - In conversation with Mamedupi Matsipa
Former CEO of ATA Capital, Mamedupi Matsipa’s knack for change has built her an extraordinary and dynamic career over the last two decades. The successful investment executive saw the opportunity in change when she left her job in IT to further her studies and pursue a career in investment banking and private equity. Today, she’s one of the leading women within the male-dominated investment space. In this revamped episode of Abaxoxi, she chats to hosts, Lebo and Rehema, about how she executed her master plan through courage, and hard work, and her goal to change the investment industry for the better through transformation.
Abaxoxi - The Storytellers - Building a legacy with Dzana Investments CEO, Nkateko Khoza
Nkateko Khoza is a powerhouse. She’s not only the CEO and founder of Dzana Investments, but she’s also a mother, director, and investor. She shares her change-filled story of hard work, agency, and ambition with our hosts, Rehema and Lebo. The successful entrepreneur chats about the importance of respect and values in business, purpose, and building an impactful and sustainable legacy.
Abaxoxi - the Storytellers - How Christi Maherry went from real-life spy to cyber security pioneer
In this episode of Abaxoxi, The Storytellers, we reintroduce you to a woman who’s shattered glass ceilings in the cyber security space – newly revamped to offer you an even better, more inspiring listening experience. Co-CEO of Snode Technologies and founder of the V3 Foundation, Christi Maherry, shares her change journey from state security and intelligence officer to cyber security pioneer. She chats to hosts, Rehema and Lebo, about how she built one of Africa’s leading cyber security companies. She also touches on the V3 Foundation which aims to combat human trafficking through cutting-edge technology.
Abaxoxi - The Storytellers - in conversation with agricultural pioneer, Jeanne Groenewald
Jeanne Groenewald, founder and former CEO of Elgin Free Range Chickens, discovered her passion for farming and became a pioneer of the free-range market in South Africa. She chats to Rehema Isa and Lebo Biko about building a sustainable business that cares for both the environment and employees, and the philanthropic work she does with aspiring businesswomen across the country.
Abaxoxi - The Storytellers - Chatting opportunity within change and adversity with Lebo Mutloane
In this revamped episode of Abaxoxi, The Storytellers, hosts Lebo and Rehema chat to co-founder of events management company, Luzuko. The successful entrepreneur opens up about her journey of change, adversity and perseverance and how her experience in a male-dominated industry like IT helped her survive and thrive in entrepreneurship.
Abaxoxi – the storytellers – in conversation with Michelle Mokone
In this episode of Abaxoxi, The Storytellers, we chat to businesswoman and co-founder of Mo’s Crib, Michelle Mokone. The former agricultural economist shares her story of home décor success and all the changes she and her sister had to navigate to get to where they are today – running a sustainable home décor company that uplifts and supports the community.