“Any mother could perform the jobs of several air traffic controllers with ease.” – Lisa Alther
We were lucky enough to be able to interview some tech-savvy working moms, and get their input around time management, coping skills and the impact of technology in their lives. We will be sharing their insights and tips over the next few weeks, but in the meantime we would like to introduce you to these amazing women.
Sue Faith Levy (@Sue_Levy)
Sue’s Twitter profile describes her as #Inspirational, blogger and social media account manager. She is the mastermind behind the Award-wining blog Just Pursue It, as well as the founder of Inspirational Woman International Foundation. Sue hosts workshops and talks aimed at inspiring women from all walks of life. She also happens to be a mom, who managed to fit everything into her busy schedule. We find this very inspiring.
Sarah Rice (@ricegirl2)
Sarah is a technology communications specialist with over a decade’s worth of experience in her field. She ran the IT focused PR agency, Sentient Communications, after which she joined South African social network, Mxit, as the VP of Communications. After two years as an employee Sarah realised that she was much happier being her own boss so in late 2013 she joined Batstone. (http://www.batstones.com/) Another busy, creative working mom, Sarah juggles managing her company with looking after her two children and we hope that she can share some of the skills she picked up in the world of technology with us.
Leslie Maliepaard (@mydesio)
Self-described clean energy geek Leslie is passionate about Clean Energy, and preaches her gospel at Charge Energy. Leslie founded Wineweb, Wine Directory and Wine Club SA which she grew into one of the top online wine retailers in SA. She is passionately interested in global trends, innovations, mobile technologies, entrepreneurship and start-up businesses. Leslie is also a young mother, and we are sure to learn from her vision and experience.
Tanya Kovarsky (@TanyaKovarsky)
Tanya left Living and Loving magazine a few years ago to strike out on her own, and what a success she has made of it. Blogger, editor, runner, mother to a five year old and winner of the best parenting blog in Africa for Rattle & Mom.
We are hoping to get some ‘momspiration’ from Tanya and hear how she juggles her vibrant career with the demands of motherhood and the stresses of modern life.
You can look forward to these SuperMoms’ stories over the next few weeks, and if you have any tips on managing being a career woman and Mom, please share that knowledge with us on our Xander Apps Facebook page or on twitter using our #XanderMoms hashtag.