#10: The woman who turned pain into passion, passion into purpose, and purpose into profit


Jared Kruger

04 Nov 2019

Listening time: 48 min Entrepreneur on the Grow Podcast Series | Featured post | Startup stories
SHARE:

Jared chats to one of the bravest, humblest and most inspiring female entrepreneurs of our time in this exciting episode of the Entrepreneur on the Grow podcast series. Joy Ezeka, founder of the Zuri and Imani textile and surface design studio, tells us about her deeply personal journey of self-discovery and self-empowerment. She talks about abuse, creativity, learning, and of course, entrepreneurship. This is an episode not to be missed, so tune in now.      

Check out Zuri and Imani on Facebook and Instagram!


6 Comments

Siyasanda Larena

So inspired by her story I totally relate in so many levels.

Reply to Siyasanda Larena

    Joy Ezeka Siyasanda Larena

    Siyasanda! So glad you could relate and thank you for listening.

    Reply to Joy Ezeka

Stella George

I am inspiref Joy. People get depressed and sleep for days until they can't see the light anymore but you said after two days, one must pick up himself or herself and get going. Finally there is light at the end of the tunnel. CONGRATULATIONS! Thank you Joy Ezeka

Reply to Stella George

    Joy Ezeka Stella George

    Thank you so much Stella!

    Reply to Joy Ezeka

Alex Rajis

I’ve no appropriate words to describe my emotions and the pleasure I derived listening to you from a perspective of someone who know your journey, it’s the narrative and a path indicative of all successful people. Long live Zuri & Imani!

Reply to Alex Rajis

Anne Ibekwe

You are a strong women you have endured but you didn’t let it stop you rather it energized you and encouraged you to ride on. You are your mothers daughter. Long live Zuri and Imani. Don’t stop learning you are an inspiration to other women who are in abused relationship. You turned your sorrows into Joy and the darkness into light . May light keep shining upon you.

Reply to Anne Ibekwe

Leave a response


Other Articles


Big dreams, small budget: 7 affordable tips for marketing your startup

Featured post | Thought leadership articles

Building a business and NOT focusing on your marketing is like owning a car without wheels – useless. Because your business is as good as the customers who know about it and, if 97% of them are...


Read article Reading time: 8 min

Read article Reading time: 8 min
D0E7C73E-3E1F-41BA-A8A2-0AD6FEA4F7F2 Created with sketchtool. Podcast

Podcast: #17: Jaryd Raizon: The entrepreneur bringing a global job market to South African youth

Entrepreneur on the Grow Podcast Series | Startup stories

We recently sat down with Jaryd Riazon, founder of Trusted Interns and the Shift Tomorrow movement. This is a story of how entrepreneurship meets social impact; a story packed with hope, inspiration ...


Listen to podcast Listening time: 35 min

Listen to podcast Listening time: 35 min

When and how to register a business in South Africa

Thought leadership articles

If you’ve ever felt intimidated by red tape and heaps of paperwork that don’t make sense, then this blog is for you! We’re going to walk you through registering your business (aka: slaying the dragon...


Read article Reading time: 7 min

Read article Reading time: 7 min

Business ideas for entrepreneurs in lockdown

Thought leadership articles

An international pandemic… Yup, that happened. How could anyone foresee this kind of global catastrophe? Ok, except for Bill Gates. Aside from the multibillion-dollar man himself, no one even conside...


Read article Reading time: 8 min

Read article Reading time: 8 min
For

Entrepreneurs

View Courses
For

Mentors

Become a mentor

Join our newsletter

Subscribe for the latest thought leadership on startups in Africa