Shana Derman

Entrepreneur, Technology Specialist, Privacy and Security Advocate

Giving Back Archive

Women in Tech ZA – Tech4Africa

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Women in Tech ZA – Tech4Africa

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…

Giving

Sunday, August 6, 2017

Giving is easy, or so I thought until 2008 when I decided to host a Toy Drive (www.annualtoydrive.info) to raise toys (we can discuss what constitutes a toy in another post (“,)) for orphanages and hospitals. I’ve always respected those who live for others, but until this point, I had no idea what this actually…

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…

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…

Entrepreneurship hockey stick or heart rate monitor?

Wednesday, July 5, 2017

Entrepreneurship is not for the fainthearted “they” say. Who the hell are “they”? Irrespective of who “they” may be, experience tells me “they” may be right. However, with the major down cycles are major up cycles. I started my first business in 2004 with two co-founders. One CTO and one CEO and I was …….

On being a recovering “busy” person

Friday, April 21, 2017

I’ve always believed that being “busy” is being productive. Do you feel the same way? If not, I’ll share my story with you. I am not quite sure where the drive to be busy continuously came from, but busy-ness, in my world, meant working crazy hours, sleeping few hours, working weekends and most importantly the…

Giving back

Friday, March 31, 2017

Giving back doesn’t have to be a grand gesture. Helping someone cross the street, giving some money to a homeless person, or just being kind. Ten years ago, I was tired of waiting for the grand moment to do something good for someone else. That was when The Annual Toy Drive was born. It started…

Tech4Africa WomeninTechZA Panel

Thursday, December 4, 2014