A South African farm might seem an unlikely place for the birthplace of an idea that could save millions. But Sarah Collins used her experience growing up under apartheid in South Africa to create Wonderbag, a revolutionary way of cooking food. She is proud to call herself a poverty activist, a woman transforming the world for women. She talks to Cynthia and John about her commitment to collaboration, keeping people rooted in your purpose and how much she’s learned from her so-called recruitment failures.
Cynthia is a Senior Client Partner at Korn Ferry, responsible for driving strategy executions and organization design solutions. She has extensive global consultancy and business management experience, having held several advisory, management, and sales roles across different industries. Cynthia is based in Korn Ferry's London office.
John is the founder of BigHeads Network, a podcast production company that arms listeners with the critical cross-industry perspectives and diverse viewpoints that help spur innovation, solve tough problems and build skills.
Inventor, CEO and equality innovator Sarah Collins is best known as the creator of the Wonderbag, a globally conscious 1-for-1 social enterprise. Sarah’s extreme dedication, resilience and determination has earned her Fortune Magazine’s Top 10 Most Powerful Women Entrepreneurs, Oprah’s African Heroines, Fair Lady’s prestigious Woman of the Future Award and in 2019 she graced the front cover of Forbes Africa Women Magazine as one of Africa’s top six wealth creators on the continent.
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