Category Archives: Africa & Middle East

11 actually useful career tips from ELLE editors around the globe

International ELLE editors share their advice on how to feel more confident in the boardroom and beyond: http://www.ellecanada.com/culture/society/mediagallery/real-life-career-hacks-from-international-elle-editors

Impact2 Award, in South Africa

Meet Nonhlanhla Joye, the inspiring Impact2 Award Global Winner! In its Jan/Feb 2017 issue, ELLE South Africa introduced us to Nonhlanhla Joye, founder and director of Umgibe Farming Organics and Training Institute, and winner of the Impact2 Award semi-finals in Johannesburg in November last year for which ELLE formed part of the judging panel. Find […]
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The Happiness Index

ELLE INTERNATIONAL LAUNCHES THE 2nd EDITION OF ITS WORLDWIDE SURVEY ON WOMEN AND THEIR HAPPINESS: THE HAPPINESS INDEX  The International Department of ELLE, the world number one upscale women media brand, has mobilised all of ELLE’s 46 international editions around a common worldwide project: “The Happiness Index”, an exceptional and global survey carried out online […]
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Women in Science: the interview of Prof. Jill Farrant, the jury president of the awards

The L’Oreal-UNESCO For Women in Science Laureate Awards works to recognize women in science, and their contribution to the field. International judges choose 5 women annually, to represent their continents as they are honoured in this prestigious award ceremony. This year the  jury president for the awards was University of Cape Town’s Professor Jill Farrant, who was […]
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ELLE BOSS 2016, South Africa

October 6th was held the ELLE BOSS 2016 awards dinner in Johannesburg, a real celebration of excellence through young women rising and making moves in the world of business ! Find out more on ELLE South Africa website: http://www.elle.co.za/elle-boss-2016-awards-dinner-celebration-excellence/  

ELLE Foundation: #ELLEpourelles

Created in 2004 to promote education of women worldwide, the ELLE Foundation launches an awareness digital campaign: #ELLEpourelles : 1 photo to act Through this campaign, the ELLE Foundation aims at mobilising as many people as possible, especially young people, on the importance of educating girls and training women. For Karine Guldeman, General Delegate of the […]
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ELLE South Africa: 10 questions with feminist researcher, Joy Watson

With over 21 years of experience, specialising in research  on women in politics, women and governance and violence against women, feminist researcher Joy Watson is one to watch. She recently joined ELLE South Africa as newest guest contributor. Here you get to know her a little bit better: http://www.elle.co.za/10-questions-with-feminist-researcher-joy-watson/

ELLE Impact2 Award: the grand final

After weeks of preparations, the nine finalists for the second ELLE Impact2 Awards, gathered in Paris for the winners ceremony held on 7th April, at Paris City Hall. ELLE, together with the Comptoir de l’Innovation, are making it their mission to recognise and support female social entrepeneurship worldwide. Last year this initiative was launched in […]
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Celebrating International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day is celebrated internationally to commemorate the social, economic, cultural and political achievement of women around the world. It is also a day to remember the struggles women face and honour the accomplishments they have made. In honour of this day, ELLE South Africa has compiled a list of inspirational quotes from phenomenal […]
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ELLE South Africa Impact2 Awards

On February 26th, was held the final judging for the ELLE Impact2 Awards for South Africa. The South African panel – consisted of successful women, each amazing in leadership and commitment to social issue – elected Thato Kgatlhanye as the overall winner. Thato is the founder of Rethaka Trading which manufactures Repurpose Schoolbags, solar-powered backpacks, […]
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