Shana Derman

Entrepreneur, Technology Specialist, Privacy and Security Advocate

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Experience

Sunday, August 6, 2017

Writing – One of my many passions – writing about anything and everything. And, add to this my twist, it has to find the funny side of life. I’ve written a few blog posts and articles and will post them as they are released, here are some of the first: Brand South Africa: Go for…

Talks this month

Sunday, August 6, 2017

This month marks Women’s month and there are a few awesome things happening: Women’s Day Breakfast Networking hosting by Standard Bank Date: 05 August 2017 Location: Johannesburg Showcase for Women’s Day via Standard Bank’s Women in Technology Accelerator Date: 30 August 2017 Location: Johannesburg Women’s Day Networking Event hosted by The Business Exchange: Date: 10…

Inspiration

Friday, August 4, 2017

Get out of our heads and do. Get out of our comfort zones and be stretched. Hear from those who have been there, done that and have the battle scars to impart wisdom. These are some of the channels, podcasts I listen to which help when the challenges are many. Enjoy! Inspiration Marie Forleo Comedy…

Women’s Day activities, events and more

Sunday, July 30, 2017

Here are some events and activities taking place in August 2017 in Johannesburg. Women’s MBA Recruitment Breakfast – Johannesburg Date: 03 August 2017 Venue: GSB JHB, 5th Floor, 61 Katherine Street, Sandton The Business Exchange Date: 10 August 2017 Venue: The Business Exchange, 90 Rivonia Road, 2nd Floor, Webber Wenzel Building, Sandton, Johannesburg, 2193 Standard Bank…

Women’s Month 2017 approaching

Saturday, July 29, 2017

Women’s month always fascinates me. It feels like once a month, in an ENTIRE year, women are pampered, praised and made the centre of attention. Sure there are always programs and events geared especially for women, but somehow August is where it is all at. I often get asked to speak, addressing a group of…

Connection

Monday, April 3, 2017

In today’s digitally-connected era, the misconception that thousands of followers or Facebook friends indicate true connections or friendships is mis-guided. Science and Robin Dunbar (Dunbar’s number) indicates that as humans, we can maintain about 150 social relationships with as little as 5 to 15 being in our inner circle. So what have we lost and what…

Most impressionable quote at the DWEN Summit

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

I’ve always believed that in order to do lots of good in the world, one has to do well. At the DWEN Summit I attended in Cape Town last week, this belief was flipped around by Ashish Thakkar who believed that if you “do well you will do good“. I love this philosophy so much…

Lessons

Saturday, August 6, 2016

Life lessons cannot be paid for. Most times they can be the most unpleasant of experiences but the end result, is mostly one of growth, discovery and learning. Since my 30th birthday, life has been teaching me many, many – oh many lessons (as I say this, picture me slamming my hand against my head,…