Award-winning radio and TV host Elana Afrika-Bredenkamp launches her new podcast, Boardroom Besties – A Podcast About Women Who Inspire Us, today 3 August 2022. Coinciding with Women’s Month in South Africa, Boardroom Besties creates a safe space for women by women to share ideas and empower one another.

“I’m launching this podcast to motivate women. I told myself what I would want my daughters to experience and who would I want them to meet professionally. Those are the types of women that I’m interviewing for the series.”

No stranger to podcasting, Afrika-Bredenkamp has also owned, produced and presented SA’s number one parenting podcast since 2016. “Parent and Baby Brunch is all about helping parents. Now, in tandem with that, we can also help women at work with Boardroom Besties. With Boardroom Besties I want to motivate all women to be recognised and feel valuable.”

Listen to the first Boardroom Besties here: https://iono.fm/c/7457

More about Elana

Elana Afrika-Bredenkamp is an award-winning radio presenter and founder and host of SA’s #1 parenting podcast. Further celebrated as a TV, film, commercial and stage performer, Elana is undoubtedly one of the country’s leading broadcasters. 

A highly-sought after Master of Ceremonies, Elana is in high-demand as event host, conference facilitator and key-note speaker. Her recent clients include Mercedes Benz SA, Momentum, SPAR, Standard Bank, ABSA, Nedbank, OUTsurance, Laureus Awards and many more. 

A doting mom, Elana is the mother of two young daughters and manages ballet recitals and after-school hockey whilst presenting one of the country’s most-listed-to midmorning radio shows on Jacaranda fm. Her relationship with her listeners is sincere and intimate as she broadcasts across the pulse of SA, Gauteng, Mondays to Fridays as well as KZN, Mpumalanga, Limpopo, Northwest and Free State. 

Elana conceptualised the popular “Parent & Baby Brunch” podcasts in 2016. The series has grown from strength to strength, garnering over 200 000 unique streams to date. It regularly ranks on Apple and Spotify’s podcast charts.

Her hobbies include wine-making and golf.

Elana lives between Johannesburg and Cape Town with her husband and two daughters. 

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