We are starting a brand new series this week – The Sit Down Womenomics Week, which aims to call on South African,s especially corporates, to make a concerted effort to accelerate women’s participation in the economy.
In today’s discussion, we gear towards finding and implementing solutions to change status quo in the workplace.
Tryphina Mopai is the Founding member and Managing Director of Phahamang Human Capital Consulting; a Recruitment company focusing on Middle to Senior Executives including Board placement.
She gained her experience in top International Search firms such as Spencer Stuart, Heindricks and Struggles, Korn Ferry an alliance to Leaders Unlimited as well Renwick Talent. Followed by a considerable amount of years in Eskom where she worked as a Senior Advisor and Recruitment Manager among other things. She later joined Gibela Rail Consortium, a train manufacturing company that has been tasked to build 600 trains while creating 3000 employment opportunities. This is where she developed a passion for an end-to-end HR function.
It was after leaving Gibela that she decided to pursue Entreprneurship. Phahamang Human Capital Consulting partnered with Executives Online (EO), a London based company whcih had offices globally to continue on the recruitment space. She later left the partnership to focus on Phahamang. She holds an honours degree in Social Work, a National Diploma in Management Practice and currently finalizing her MBA.
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I am excited to be starting a brand new series for the month of August, The Sit Down Womenomics Week, which aims to call on South Africans, especially corporates, to make a concerted effort to accelerate women’s participation in the economy. Women make the world go around, literally. Yet despite juggling all of life’s crazy demands — birthing and raising children, providing financial stability and home-cooked meals while also trying to find time for exercise, time with friends, and the occasional moment of relaxation — women are still treated as “less than” in the workforce. The truth is we can have these discussions till we turn blue which is why we are gearing towards finding and implementing solutions to change status quo. We are joined today by @trymopai as unpack the pillars and give an intro to the Womenomics conversation.