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ASISA Academy Newsflash – August 2023

A recent study commissioned by the Eskom Pension and Provident Fund (EPPF) and conducted by the Responsible Finance Initiative of the Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS) focused on the experiences of female professionals in the South African asset management industry. According to the more


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ASISA Academy Newsflash – July 2023

Last month, I reflected on the burden of unemployment that our young people face in South Africa. The painful realisation delivered by the latest data from Statistics South Africa that almost half of South Africans between the ages of 15 and 34 have little to no prospect of employment continues to occupy my more

ASISA Academy Newsflash – June 2023

“Accelerating youth economic emancipation for a sustainable future” is the theme under which the month of June should have been celebrated (Youth Month 2023 | South African Government (, but for the majority of our youth, there was little to more

ASISA Academy Newsflash – May 2023

One month to go before we welcome the 13th intake of TSiBA Business School students to the ASISA Academy IMACS@TSiBA Internship, and we are excited to unveil the new structure, which will allow us to scale this internship significantly. TSiBA is a Cape Town-based not-for-profit higher education institution, and this internship is our more

ASISA Academy Newsflash – April 2023

“You have five minutes to disperse!” The threatening voice from the police helicopter circling overhead became nauseatingly familiar during the eighties.  These were the years of my political awakening, marking my time in high school and university, as well as the start of my teaching career.  These years are more

ASISA Academy Newsflash – March 2023

Growth and success can be measured in different ways. For the ASISA Academy, substantial growth in demand for our learning programmes is the most meaningful confirmation that our approach is working. When the growing demand comes from the same entity year after year, we are truly more

ASISA Academy Newsflash – February 2023

In mathematics, the number 13 is special. Not only is it a prime number made up of the first two odd numbers, one and three, but it is also a Wilson prime. Named after mathematician John Wilson, there are only three known Wilson primes: five, 13 and more