FEMtrepreneur: Tanya de Waal – Architect and Interior Design Expert

In what was traditionally a male-dominated field, architect and interior designer, Tanya Letaba de Waal has skilfully forged her own unique path. She’s assiduously built her business, Salt + Light Design, from the ground up and with each innovative brick, she’s laid a solid and well-structured foundation upon which her company has flourished. Based in Sandton, Johannesburg, Salt + Light Design is distinguished through personalised and emphatic design – both locally and overseas. Tanya intuitively and authentically connects a client’s emotions and personality to their dream space, and with more than ten years of experience at the helm of her company, this talented fashioner of interiors and design enlightens us on being a FEMtrepreneur in the interior architecture and design industry. Continue reading “FEMtrepreneur: Tanya de Waal – Architect and Interior Design Expert”

FEMtrepreneur: Megan Hendry – Reflexologist and Fitness-wear Designer

Megan Hendry at ARNASA Movementwear launch

Reflexologist and fitness-wear designer Megan Hendry proves that the gentle nudge of unexpected life experiences happen for a reason, and the possibilities presented by an array of beckoning career paths are far too interesting to be tied down to one job until ‘death do you part’. When her initial career in fashion didn’t pan out as planned, Megs (as she is more fondly known as) took a leap of faith and changed professions but her passion for fashion never wavered, and now eight years later, she has married her two great loves. Continue reading “FEMtrepreneur: Megan Hendry – Reflexologist and Fitness-wear Designer”

FEMtrepreneur: Thandie Daniella Dowery – Founder and Creator of Nomi Handmade Jewellery

Thandie Dowery of Nomi Handmade

To bring the beauty of traditional shweshwe fabric to the forefront of modern jewellery design, Thandie Daniella Dowery left her day job in pursuit of her creative dreams. With the launch of Nomi Handmade in 2015, this vivacious and passionate FEMtrepreneur singlehandedly runs her business processes from design and manufacture to marketing and sales. If that isn’t enough to keep her busy, Thandie also finds time to generously share her skills by hosting jewellery-making workshops for anyone looking to do something unique, fun and challenging. She shares her exciting entrepreneurial journey with us from her studio in Cape Town. Continue reading “FEMtrepreneur: Thandie Daniella Dowery – Founder and Creator of Nomi Handmade Jewellery”