10 Women Making African Money Moves

The women are making their mark on the globe but these women doing it all while being amazing, African females. On this list, there are women from all walks of life – LGBTQ+ advocates, CEOs, founders, social justice, and equal rights activists, just to name a few. Here are women writing their names on the sands of time.

1. Fortune Mbopo

She is the founder of a non-profit called Inspire a Teen. The company aims to help youth differ their way of life by awakening their creative side.

2. Michelle Mosalakae, 24

Michelle is a model and actress, as well as an activist. In 2018, she became the first Revlon ambassador with albinism.


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3. Luyanda Mafanya

She is a food content creator and has one of the most appetizing Instagram feeds on the app.


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Easter is just around the corner. You know what that means? You need to get your Easter fish dish recipe ready! Growing up, my mom would make a feast. I loved feeling so full after a plate filled with delicious flavours, and my mother’s fish was delish!​ This year Sea Harvest challenged me to share a taste of my tradition in a cook off, creating my very own Easter fish dish alongside three other chefs. You guys will get to vote for your most favoured dish! ​You’ll stand a chance to win a new Philips Air Fryer when voting on Sea Harvest’s page, @fishntips_sh Keep an eye out for the competition details. Soon you’ll have plenty recipes to choose from this Easter!​ #EasterWithSeaHarvest​ #fishntips​ #sp

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4. Laura Ferreira

Ferreira is a South African based entrepreneur and business owner. She started House of Lucent – an apparel brand that focuses on being ethically and locally produced.

5. Tatjana Schoenmaker

This South-African swimmer is a Commonwealth Games Double Gold Medallistbecame the first female swimmer in eight years to a medal at the Commonwealth Games.

6. Karabo Mokgonyana

Mokgonyana is an African Youth Ambassador for Peace, as well as a Youth Advisory Panel member for the United Nations Population Fund, law student, researcher, and program director.

7. Robyn Keyser

Robyn started the unisex brand called Artclub and Friends.

8. Simbongile Ndlangisa

Ndlangisa is killing the PR game. She is the co-founder of a digital platform called MELENIAL.com and is a PR consultant manager.


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Ready! #TogetherForTheWin

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9. Wandile Jama

Wandile is a content creator and co-founded the Unconventional Woman. It’s an outreach program that helps connect speakers to different schools in Africa to talk with them about varying topics from educations, sex, and self-empowerment.


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Mothers are truly Gods greatest gift to mankind. We honour all the mothers at the Hospital who are so selfless and caring. 🙏🏾🌸

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10. Qiniso Van Damme

Qiniso is a model and actress. She is also a Master’s student. Van Damme appeared in the South African version of The Bachelor.

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