07 Aug Let’s talk female empowerment with the Bernini Squadcast
The team behind Bernini (SA’s only real Natural Sparkling Grape Frizzantè) is back with The Squadcast. The Squadcast is a platform for open, honest conversation. With confident, empowered women who live life with style, strength, flair and purpose. These phenomenal women will share their professional journeys and their personal experiences, on their roads to success. Along with insight and advice regarding topics that affect women and their lives.
The Squadcast was first launched as a podcast, during Women’s Month last year. This year it’s back, and will be presented as an engaging YouTube series, reaching women across the country. Strong, female guests bring with them an infection energy. While sharing their personsonal experiences, at the same time holding individual and important conversations. Each episode focuses on a new and interesting topic.
Bernini’s objective with this series, was to inspire women to embrace all that they are. As professionals, mothers, sisters, wives and so much more. Thereby empowering them to have the courage to stand up to a world that tends to stereotype women into one-dimensional roles. The Squadcast is a sacred space where women can find support and strength, within a network of women connected across the country.
Feminism and Women’s Rights
This is the theme for the first episode of the installment – airing Monday, 9 August (Women’s Day). With new host, Penny Lebyane. Penny is a media legend, who has herself juggled many roles professionally and personally. She’s a fan favourite radio broadcaster (DJ at Metro FM) and TV presenter (anchor at e.tv morning show)
The guest line-up for episodes 1 and 2 features successful women from the entertainment and business industries. Who hustle in style, yet always make time to support the women in their lives. Their personal stories and insights into topics that matter, will inspire viewers to show the world all that they can be. Their lively conversations and sharp wit are set to leave viewers entertained and ready to take on the world.
Among the phenomenal women who will join Lebyane in conversation are popular television presenter and entertainment personality Roxy Burger, entrepreneur Nomndeni Mdakhi – a passionate proponent of female empowerment, and founder of Agenda Women – an online platform that brings women together to learn from each other and grow, and glamorous entrepreneur and digital creator Melody Molale.
This episode is set to spark lively conversation with topics ranging from ‘What does success look like for a modern woman.’ To ‘Is the GBV situation in South Africa improving.’ Episode 1 will be accessible on YouTube on Monday 9 August. The theme for the 2nd episode of The Squadcast is Fashion and Beauty, and Lebyane will once again be joined by an influential squad, who will discuss ‘hot’ topics like ‘Why we should always support local designers over global trends’, and ‘Is the definition of natural beauty evolving’. This episode will be accessible in early September.
It’s a wrap
Bernini Marketing Manager Tania Kotze says. “We introduced The Squadcast last year, and are proud of how quickly it has become a safe space for guests to share their vulnerabilities. These honest topics resonate with women from all walks of life. With this series we want to unlock the power of women-helping-women, as the key to rising above difficult circumstances. We want to drive the message that, no matter what their situation may be, there is a way for women to rise above and live their purpose.”
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