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She enjoys playing golf and creating wine. Along with her husband and two daughters, Elana splits her time between Johannesburg and Cape Town.

Boardroom Besties – A Podcast About Women Who Inspire Us, hosted by award-winning radio and television host Elana Afrika-Bredenkamp, launched on August 3, 2022. Boardroom Besties develops a secure space for women by women to discuss ideas and empower one another during South Africa’s Women’s Month.

“I started this podcast to inspire women. I made a list of the experiences and professional contacts I wanted my daughters to have. For the series, I’m speaking with those kinds of women.

Since 2016, Afrika-Bredenkamp, who is no stranger to podcasting, has owned, produced, and hosted SA’s top parenting podcast. 

“The main goal of Parent and Baby Brunch is to support parents. 

In addition to that, Boardroom Besties can assist women in the workplace. 

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I want to inspire all women to feel valued and respected through Boardroom Besties.

Elana is in high demand as an event host, conference facilitator, and keynote speaker since she is a highly sought-after master of ceremonies. Mercedes-Benz SA, Momentum, SPAR, Standard Bank, ABSA, Nedbank, OUTsurance, Laureus Awards, and many others are among her most recent clients.

Elana, a devoted mother of two young kids, manages ballet performances and after-school hockey games in addition to hosting one of the nation’s most-listened-to midday radio shows on Jacaranda FM. She broadcasts across the pulse of South Africa, Gauteng, Monday through Friday, as well as KZN, Mpumalanga, Limpopo, Northwest, and Free State, and she has a genuine and intimate relationship with her listeners.

The well-liked “Parent & Baby Brunch” podcasts were created by Elana in 2016. Over 200 000 unique streams have been received thus far as the series continues to develop. It frequently appears on the podcast charts for Apple and Spotify.

She enjoys playing golf and creating wine. Along with her husband and two daughters, Elana splits her time between Johannesburg and Cape Town.


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Details about Elana

Award-winning radio host Elana Afrika-Bredenkamp is the creator and host of South Africa’s top parenting podcast.


Elana, who is also well-known for her work in television, cinema, commercials, and theater, is unquestionably a prominent broadcaster in the nation.

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