Quick Intro into Womanity
|RADIO SHOW:||Womanity – Women in Unity|
|PROFILE:||Womanity is a gender-based radio show that celebrates prominent and ordinary African women’s milestone achievements in their ongoing struggle for liberation and self-emancipation, covering various topics that affect women, such as: the political arena, human rights, democracy, cultural perspectives, racism, socio-economic class division and legal rights issues.|
|PRESENTER:||Dr Amaleya Goneos-Malka|
|FORMAT:||Pre-recorded. One-to-one talk show|
|STATION:||South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) www.sabc.co.za
Channel Africa www.channelafrica.co.za
|CHANNEL AFRICA:||Channel Africa is an international radio station whose mandate is to support South Africa’s foreign policy enshrined in the Department of International Relations and Cooperation’s – vision and mission, and contribute to the development of Africa, support peace, democracy and good governance through the production and broadcast of innovative, dynamic and stimulating news, current affairs and informal knowledge building content in English and other major African languages.|
Channel Africa broadcasts live on four platforms; shortwave, satellite, DSTV Channel 802 and internet. Its broadcasts are in Chinyanja, Silozi, Kiswahili, English, French and Portuguese. The shortwave broadcast covers the south, east, central and west Africa. The satellite broadcast covers the sub-Saharan region although it can be picked up as far as London. The internet broadcast covers the entire world.
|Special attention was given to make these podcasts available to women/ people with hearing impairments. All podcasts have been transcribed and are easily accessible from the download transcript icon on each podcast page.|
|RECORDING DURATION:||40 minutes|
About the presenter
Dr. Amaleya Goneos-Malka was born in South Africa, grew up in Zambia, was educated in England and in 1998 returned to South Africa. She holds a PhD in Marketing Management addressing digital platforms from the University of Pretoria, South Africa. MBA from the University of South Africa (UNISA), and BSc degree in Biochemistry and Physiology from the University of South Africa (UNISA) and Royal Holloway, University of London, England. She was awarded three Post-doctorates in Business and Communication Management focusing on the translation of consumer insights into digital marketing practices, mobile platforms… from the University of Pretoria, and is currently doing a second PhD on platform-based businesses in the networked economy, addressing customer experience in e-commerce through artificial intelligence in the Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment & IT at the University of Pretoria.
In her pursuit for development, she has built her professional career over the last 20 years in conjunction with her academic education, specialising in developing organisational strategies that connect digital capabilities with business targets, working with the world’s leading marketers and brands like Procter & Gamble, Samsung, Kraft/Mondelez, Nestlé, Nissan, Fiat, RIM BlackBerry; financial institutions like Standard Bank, Liberty, PostBank, JSE, and government departments, such as the Presidency, along with political parties namely the African National Congress and local government. Moreover, she has worked extensively with most media groups (TV, radio, mobile, online, press and out of home channels) encompassing media advertising, content development etc… Roles include: Head of Digital Standard Bank Wealth (R3trn assets under management) Africa’s largest bank; Director – Head of Strategy (One Billion Rand+ client billing responsibility) at Starcom Media Vest Group South Africa one of the largest marketing communication companies in the world; nominated by the Telecommunications and Postal Services ministry to sit on the ICT Research Experts Reference Group… .
She has won several prestigious local and international marketing communication awards, to name a few; in 2009 a Silver award from the Internationalist Awards for Innovation in Media for Procter & Gamble, in 2008 a Gold AMASA award (Advertising and Media Association South Africa) in multiple/mixed media, and in 2008 she was nominated as a finalist in the Roger Garlick awards for Best use of Multiple/Mixed Media and Best use of Television.
During her career she has published several academic and professional articles, authored the book ‘African Tribal Journey’ and presented her work at leading international conferences. Her recent work in the field of marketing communication was selected for presentation at the 2012 World Marketing Congress in Atlanta USA, the 2012 Australian & New Zealand Marketing Academy Conference in Adelaide Australia, the 42nd Academy of Marketing Science annual conference (2013) in California USA, the 2013 European Conference of the Association for Consumer Research in Barcelona Spain, at the 25th Southern African Institute of Management Scientists (SAIMS) conference in Potchefstroom South Africa (2013), the 2013 – Australian & New Zealand Marketing Academy Conference in Auckland New Zealand, the 2014 Academy of Marketing Science 17th Biennial World Marketing Congress in Lima Peru, at the 27th Southern African Institute of Management Scientists (SAIMS) conference in Cape Town, South Africa (2015), the 9th Annual International Business Conference in Livingstone Zambia (2015), the 3rd Biennial Africa Academy of Management (AFAM) conference in Nairobi Kenya (2016), the 28th Southern African Institute of Management Scientists (SAIMS) conference in Pretoria, South Africa (2016), the 2nd National PhD Conference in Economic, Management and Accounting Science in Pretoria, South Africa (2016), and at the 6th international conference on Postgraduate Supervision in Stellenbosch, South Africa (2017).
She is internationally renowned for driving the agenda that academic education is the key element for progress and development amongst women in Africa, and presented her work on ‘Education: Women Making their Futures and Changing our World’ at the 42nd Academy of Marketing Science conference in California USA. She frequently participates in programmes and has given interviews on this subject to most media channels. Currently, she produces and presents a weekly radio programme on this topic called ‘Womanity – Women in unity’ that is broadcast by SABC’s Channel Africa across Africa.