Shana Derman

Entrepreneur, Technology Specialist, Privacy and Security Advocate


Mirror Mirror Standing Tall

Sunday, February 11, 2018

The most amazing thing happens to me when I am in front of my mirror drying and/or flat-ironing my hair. Flat-ironing by the way, is really just a glorified way of “ironing” hair, something my mom started doing literally on an ironing board with me leaning over while she “ironed” my hair straight. (Not sure…

2018 F**k resolutions, say hello to goals instead

Friday, January 12, 2018

Why do resolutions have such a ….. well, negative connotation, in my opinion anyway? Maybe, because as human beings (and according to science) when it comes to changing habits, is not easy to do as they are automatic or “conditioned” responses. When we set these new year resolutions, we make them, and usually it is…

Xian Competition – An Overview (Video)

Wednesday, January 3, 2018

Women in Tech ZA – Tech4Africa

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Women in Tech ZA – Tech4Africa


Monday, November 13, 2017

Shana Kay Derman Eight South African entrepreneurs share their secrets to success

Speaker Experience

Monday, November 13, 2017

Talks/Panels/Radio: I’ve been growing my speaking experience by being fortunate to be invited to speak at various events and participate on various panels. The topics I speak on range from Women in Business to fund-raising, to perfecting your pitch to staying safe online. To book me as a speaker, email me. Date: 11 November 2017…

Domain lovers, or travel sites, this one is for you

Saturday, October 28, 2017

I am as obsessed about buying domains as I am about my son, my husband and my business. But, with no time to develop the sites, I am selling them. Make me an offer. I’ve owned these domains for years. They need a showcase. Could you be the one? Buy…


Saturday, September 23, 2017

Lately, I’ve been doing my fair share of pitching. Whether a customer pitch, or for investment, life …. is …. a … pitch! Looking back over the years and the cycles my business has gone through, I have been fortunate to experience and compete in a few competitions. In the beginning they may not have…

YouTube Favourites

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

These are some of my favourite YouTube channels for laughs, inspiration, motivation and learning. Business Gary Vaynerchuk Tony Robbins Marie Forleo Chase Jarvis Entrepreneur Evan Carmichael Foundr Magazine Tim Ferris Tom Bilyeu Vayner Media Inspirational Ellen Oprah Get Motivated Sales Grant Cardone Mind Brene Brown Spirit Deepak Chopra Satya Kalra Laughter James Corden Jimmy Fallon…

About Shana Kay

Sunday, August 6, 2017

Name: Shana Kay Derman Date of Birth: 16 May Word: Succeed Feeling: Happy Cannot Live Without: My son, my husband, my friends, my family, my concealer, laughter, happiness, walking, sunshine. Passion Entrepreneurship, technology, writing, business, painting, dancing, sharing, giving, laughing, creating, business development, idea generation, strategy Hobbies Painting, running, walking, writing poetry, blogging, reading, photography, vision boarding. Interests…

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