Well, hello everyone! Please allow me to introduce myself: my name is Mariska and originally I hail from a city called Kimberley in South Africa’s largest province. Personally I call it South Africa’s black hole because 1) it has the biggest hand-dug hole in the country, and 2) once you end up there it is very hard to claw your way out. But claw I did.
Realising how small and isolated you can feel when faced with the lack of opportunities or even advice, I wanted to create a community where you are encouraged to become The Boss Babe of your own life. Whether it be personally or professionally. This is about owning your destiny and plugging in to a community of believers, and not nay-sayers. Through the years I have been blessed with people who crossed my path and through their belief in me I have achieved my goals. Now is the time to pay it forward.
The purpose of this platform is to connect with women of all levels of experience, different backgrounds and challenges to share ideas, dreams and advice. There is enough space for us all, and we should encourage each other to go after our dreams! We should never be victims of our circumstance. Where there is a dream, there is possibility and if this blog just helps one woman keep on keeping on I will count myself blessed.
Communities without imagination are detrimental to our dreams, and here you can find (and be) support for like-minded and driven women. Here’s how I chased my dream, and ended up traveling the globe…