All Posts By The Thread

Yolanda Sangweni on Change

Journalist, singer, podcaster, media innovator and mother of three beautiful boys, Yolanda Sangweni is no stranger to change and this month she taught us how to identify the opportunity in transition. A senior editor in the glamorous world of glossy magazines and an advocate for global African culture long before it was trendy, Yolanda recently…

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Authenticity

The constant tidal wave of messaging on authenticity can make “finding yourself” feel like a chore, or worse, an unattainable ideal.

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Thando Hlophe on Authenticity

Thando Hlophe is a groundbreaking digital storyteller who went from telling harrowing and humane stories behind the camera, to sharing her own journey in front of the camera. She’s used her platform raise awareness about issues like queer rights in Africa and access to pads for school girls, while sharing her own life, the highs…

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Community in the time of Covid-19

“When I is replaced with we, even illness becomes wellness.”

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Umunyana Rugege on Planning Your Joy

Umunyana Rugege handles some of South Africa’s landmark legal cases. Here she tells The Thread how she plans her joy and for insights from other women in The Thread community.

Joy

We plan our careers or we plan our days around our children’s schedules, but we hardly take the time to plan for things that focus on us.

Grace

The holiday season should be a time for grace, compassion and tenderness towards yourself and your loved ones.

Boundaries

No. Such a short word with such far-reaching consequences.

Gladys Bogoshi on Empowerment

Gladys Bogoshi was one of the few black physiotherapists in South Africa’s public health sector when she was thrust into leadership as CEO of two of the country’s largest public hospitals.

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Empowerment

We want real empowerment, in all aspects of our lives, and it starts with us.

6 min read
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