She is a social worker working for a Charity organization, leading a team of seven case management workers. World Literacy foundation ambassador alumni. 2nd SAYoF SADC Disability Committee Member. Mentee at Global Thinkers Forum, Africademics scholarship ambassador and KECTIL colleague; a leadership program for talented youth leaders from developing countries across the globe. Mapaseka is a member at Rotary club of Maloti Lesotho, and member at Global Shapers Community Maseru. She is passionate about leadership, humanitarian service and community development.
Ayaan Khalif is the Director of Innovation at iRise Hub, the first innovation and technology hub in Somalia with the aim of unlocking the potential of Somali’s talents and accelerating changes and economic development. Miss. Khalif is also the co-founder of Digital Shelter, a local initiative that promotes digital safety, digital rights and inclusion in the growing digital civic space of Somalia. Ayaan has been working with humanitarian organizations for over 6 years, giving her an excellent understanding of the peace building initiatives in Somalia.
Having participated in the entrepreneurship and technology industry for the past six years. Ditshego currently contributes as UX Designer consultant who works with tech startups in the South African eco-system. Her connection with these startups have pulled her towards working with corporate investors to assist in pipeline strategies and marketing to appeal to young entrepreneurs, while guiding the startups in finding their specific pain points as far as investment and scaling in creating feasible solutions.
Ditshego has previously worked with companies such as Google, Red Bull, Innovation Hub, Geekulcha, IDF Capital and I'M IN Accelerator.
Sthabile “Stha” Mavundla is passionate about making a real difference in the world. She is the CEO of Zanda Zonke (Pty) Ltd.
This young, ambitious woman believes that it is vital for women in leadership to be given the necessary training and development for their personal and professional success.
Stha believes in the power of authenticity, especially in leadership! She believes that women shouldn’t have to behave like men in order to be successful in their positions of leadership. She also believes that putting women into high positions of leadership isn’t enough to combat gender inequality.
Stha says that it’s important for the mindsets of women in top positions to be altered in order for them to feel more worthy and capable of driving real change. Mental shift.
Zanda Zonke (Pty) Ltd incorporates various aspects of leadership development other companies do not offer. The company addresses self-esteem, self-love and assists leaders with walking down the authenticity path. Each female leader has her own unique fingerprint and there is power in using it. The company has tailor-made leadership training for women in which it teaches female leaders how to be confident enough to lead entire organisations and create a long-lasting company culture that lives on even after their reign.
Transformational Game-Changing Leadership
Stha has more than 10 years experience in leadership and her love for inspiring and motivating others to live out their purpose in their true potential led her to her international speaking career.
Women Empowerment and Gender Equality
Stha believes that empowering women means empowering a community because women are natural givers. She will give of her time, resources and expertise to those around her: men and women. So, if a woman is empowered - everyone will be empowered too.
She has a dream of inspiring 100,000 women to love who they are, to show up and be authentic and to be bold enough to start their own businesses.
Oscar A. N. BEKARI
Founder and Managing Director
Holds an MBA and a double degree in economics and trade, minoring in English.
Selected among the 50 digital champions of Africa 2020. He is the Founder and Managing Director at Dreams Hub (Equatorial Guinea), also a Business Consultant and motivational speaker who invites his audience through his incursions to think or reflect on topics as current and necessary as uncertainty management, assertiveness for decision making, results management, vision strategic, active listening of the environment and attitudes to achieve success; as well as tools for the development of personal leadership, and effective communication for teamwork. He directed his country's first business guidebook (2013) and has also worked as a consultant at UNDP Equatorial Guinea during the preparation and visit of SE Ban Ki Moon.
The Dreams Tech Hub is an initiative that he founded to promote free information technology teaching space in the community for children under 12 from families with limited resources. This project was born with the intention of articulating a network of organizations and prominent people in the business, professional, tech and cultural field of the country to foster a movement that values the importance of returning to reading and reflective listening, as a basis for managing uncertainty, prioritizing the management of values as a fundamental pillar of any society.
Ruvarashe W. Miti is a Youth Development Practitioner and Founder of Youth Vibes AfriKa, a Youth-Led Organisation proudly Zimbabwean for Africa. She represents young people on various boards and global platforms with focus on Sexual Reproductive Health Rights, Education, Women and Gender Equity.
"Be you and do you in order to bring the positive change that builds others by keeping your roots alive"~RuvaMiti
Cynthia Asha Amani is a Kenyan-Born with an Engineering background- Instrumentation and Control major, residing in the United Arab Emirates as Business Development Manager at InterAfcon, an Oil & Gas Company with a focus on the Mozambique market. Responsible for business strategies, commercial and partnerships agreements, new market initiatives, strong business relationships and services implementations.
An experienced technical operator in FMCG manufacturing companies having diverse knowledge in systems and operations both in the Procurement and Engineering departments.
Appointed as Mozambique Chapter Leader at World Women Conference & Awards 2020/2021 an organization that aims at connecting power women from all sectors around the world.
Founder & CEO at TETCO GROUP, a Mozambican company that focuses on powering up communities through global collaborations in the renewable energy, recycling and Agricultural sectors.
Appointed as The Global Union & it’s mission Ambassador to Kenya; a Switzerland based organization that aims to empower, rescue and protect lives of people around the world.
Now the East African Regional Coordinator at Grand Africa Initiative an organization that aims at gathering and empowering African youths around the globe by training, mentorship, advocacy, workshops, partnership and creating opportunities.
Edmond Bangalie Margai is a Sierra Leonean by nationality and a Christian by religion and also a married man and a father of two wonderful daughters.
Edmond B. Margai is an Industrial Engineer with over 10 years of experience working in the Sugar Can and Power Plant industry at ADDAX/SUNBIRD BIOENERGY SL. LTD as a Operational & Production Foreman managing over 1200 employees on site.
Edmond B. Margai has also worked in the Solar Renewable Energy Sector as a General Manager at SMILING THROUGH LIGHT SIERRA LEONE.
Edmond B. Margai is also a Climate Change Activist, a Youths Leader and a Change Maker impacting the lives of young people in the Coastal Communities Mainly the Peninsula in Sierra Leone.
Edmond Bangalie Margai is the Founder and CEO of REACHOUT SALONE.
REACHOUT SALONE (Stretching Hands ) is a registered local based Non-Governmental and Charitable and Advocacy organization with operations in Coastal Communities in Sierra Leone. We focuses on creating a conducive environment that enhances sustainable human development, promotion of employment opportunities for youths more especially women and girls, community protection and development, human rights promotion, protection of human dignity and security.
Reachout Salone also focusing in encourage communities to embrace the concept of reform by education and understanding of the alternatives to tribal, social, economic, cultural and educational segregation actions.
Mubarak Musa is a business and entrepreneurship enthusiast who is passionate about social entrepreneurship.
As a result of his drive and passion, Pioneer Post, a UK-based publication has featured him among the 30 leading social entrepreneurs in Sudan in 2020.
He is a member of the Young African Leadership Initiative and gained hands-on experience working with the Alumni Chapter of Sudan as communication chair.
He is also a career writer; his job is to provide job seekers with expert advice on career-related topics.
As a person, Mubarak is a genuine and caring people protagonist who talks the talk and walks the walk, and nothing makes him happier than leading the change.
Tayamika Mattao is an economist who has specialized in Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability & Learning, Business & Innovation Advisory; Author and Public Speaker. Currently works as Assistant Country Manager for Africa Clean Energy Technical Assistance Facility (ACE TAF) overseeing activities in Tanzania and Rwanda. She is well experienced in systematically measuring results, documenting, analyzing, and incorporating learning at project and organizational levels.
From 2017 to date she has used her skills to support and offer business advisory services to small and medium enterprises and monitor different projects from ideation to prototype deployment phase. She believes in optimizing use of technology to improve accuracy, accessibility and timeliness of monitoring and evaluating data. She is determined, hard-working, open minded and works well in teams.
She is also an author, public speaker and organizer of events. Tayamika released her first book titled "SUCCESS IS A 360° DIMENSION" and she has designed several planners to help people stay organized and set their goals.
In her work, she has hosted a number of events including bringing people together to learn and create vision boards. She has been invited to speak at several events on the area of self-awareness and personal development. She strongly believes in optimizing potentials and creating the right mindset for a better life and achieving a better version of oneself. Her strong desire is to expand the use of her skills in designing and implementing high impact programs.