This August 2019 5FM celebrates Women’s Month in various ways as the station salutes everyday heroes, while addressing issues women face in all facets of their lives.
5FM DJS have produced podcasts for a special Women’s Month feature called FEMMEnomenal: An audio and video Portrait of South African Women.
Conversations around life, love, #everydaysexism
5FMs’ female DJs host a video and audio podcast series featuring some of South Africa’s most influential and inspiring women. The series includes candid conversations around life, love, #everydaysexism and overcoming hardships. The series is available on YouTube as a video podcast and audibly on www.5fm.co.za, as well as Apple Podcasts.
The Roger Goode Show’s Sureshnie Rider will be chatting to former 5FM DJ and now psychology graduate Zuraida Jardine, who went back to school at 40. She tells Sureshnie what it was like being a student again, while Ms Cosmo (The Stir Up, Sunday, 7pm – 10pm) talks about business and relationships with DJ Zinhle.
Zanele Potelwa (5 Squad, Monday – Friday, 1am – 4am) chats to YouTuber and digital entrepreneur Mihlali Ndamase. Mihlali was recently named amongst the likes of Kylie Jenner on a list of the highest paid Instagram influencers. The beauty and lifestyle influencer talks all things YouTube and influence.
Cape Town-based 5Squad Marilize du Plessis sits down with influencer Nadia Japhta, who talks us through instant fame, how she curates content and her appreciation and love for her mom (who often features in her vlogs).
Nicole da Silva (5FM Xtra Loud Mornings, Saturday and Sunday, 7:00 – 9am) spends time with comedian Nina Hastie, who takes us through her journey overcoming addiction and sexual violence, sharing how her rebirth led to many victories.
Leah Jazz, the stations’ Durban-based 5 Squad member takes time out with Durban based comedians Lindy Johnson and Kate Pincuck, who tell us all about being young women in a male dominated industry.
Gaby G (The Recovery Zone, Saturday & Sunday, 4am – 7am) dialogs with trend analyst and fashionista Nicola Cooper, who sustained horrific injuries after a near fatal car accident and shares her journey of recovery.
DJ Fix Moeti (The Forbes & Fix Show, Monday – Friday, 12pm – 3pm) and her Fix Scholarship Fundraiser is partnering with Future Females Johannesburg for a What Women Want convention which takes place on 29 August. The event features speakers who promise great empowering networking opportunities for women. The event is a full day event (9am – 4pm) in Sandton, Johannesburg, with a cocktail evening thereafter. Tickets R150 for the full day or R100 just for the cocktail event at www.quicket.co.za.