Iconic artist Helen Mmakgabo Sebidi tells us what it took to Leap from being a domestic worker to becoming one of the world’s most acclaimed black African female artists.
Yolande and Pierre Korkie were abducted in Yemen by Al Qaeda in May 2013. Yolande was eventually freed but Pierre remained and died at the hands of his captors. This is her story.
When Vanessa Lynch’s father was murdered in 2004, Vanessa turned tragedy into action and transformed South African law by lobbying for, and helping craft, the countries first ever DNA Act.
21-year-old former Miss South Africa finalist Vanessa Goosen was sentenced to death in Thailand for drug trafficking. Today, in her 40s, she is home to tell her story.
Imagine building a network of over 40 000 women savers across South Africa, helping the poor across the world and, with one’s organisation, being nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize. This is Rose’s amazing story.
Nirmala Nair is a woman who breaks all the rules. This development and sustainability activist’s multi-layered life has led her to Bhutan where she is helping to create a more sustainable world.
In Lavender Hill she is known as ‘That Woman’. Even gangsters are scared of her. Meet firebrand activist Lucinda Evans and see what she is doing to transform her community.
Chinese born restauranteur Yang Zhao arrived in South Africa alone as a 12 year old. Follow her fascinating journey and the brave Leaps of Faith she has taken to find a new sense of ‘home’.
Hayley McLellan is determined to help South Africans ‘Rethink the Bag’ and change our behaviour around plastic waste. She has taken many brave Leaps to help save our planet.