I am an enthusiastic twenty-five year old from Johannesburg who just completed her National Certificate in Advertising and is due to graduate in brand management and digital marketing. I recently worked for Metropolitan Republic as an Advertising Intern, and I managed and created content for Thinkerneur and MK Oziel Sportswear.
I’m a lover of social media, content creation and currently have entry level experience in managing social media pages and directing shoots to create the right content. I love working in teams to produce the next big thing. The digital world inspires me at all times, it gives me reason to keep chasing my dreams to become the next great creator.
I go by the names Zandile Joyful Dlamini, which I have been fortunate to live up to by increasing positivity in my surroundings and that which I passionately involve myself in. Some may refer to me as Makhosi Dlamini when approaching me by virtue of being a traditional healer. Born and raised in Durban, I completed my tertiary education in Industrial psychology at UKZN, I have a keen interest in the thinking process behind human behavior as well as youth and career development. I enjoy creating doodle art, traveling and storytelling through photography.
Xabiso Vili is a performer, author and social activist. His writings explore his inner world to relate to the outer world. The champion of multiple slams, he has been published in an array of anthologies. He is involved in creating methodology for how the process of writing can be used as a tool for therapy. He has a poetry-lounge album called “Eating My Skin”, a one-man show called “Black Boi Be” and “Laughing In My Father’s Voice” is his debut collection of poetry. He has been awarded the DLA prize and will exhibit his AR exhibition, “Re/Member Your Descendants” in Paris.
My name is Tumelo Modedwa Mako I am a BA in Strategic Communications in Corporate
Communications graduate from the University of Johannesburg. I am a strategic and enthusiastic learner and identify areas where performance improvement is needed with my theoretical analysis ability toward prosperity. I am always looking for growth. Being focused, self-disciplined, and person of integrity, are part of my character. I am a reliable person who has a professional, calm, and honest approach to all work-related matters. Strategically minded with good problem-solving techniques and skills I consider myself to be a strong communicator, presenter, and a good listener as well.
I am career orientated and a strategic thinking individual, interested in environmental and organisational sustainability as well as changing lives of communities through brands. I am currently working for Shomang Brokers, insurance brokerage as a communications and digital marketing consultant.
Seeking a position to advance myself, skills and creativity. I have a clear, logical mind with a practical approach to problem solving and a drive to see things through to completion. I have a great eye for fine detail. I am eager to learn, I enjoy overcoming challenges and have a genuine interest in producing quality results. I have a love for helping businesses get online recognition using online trends and viral imposter.
I enjoy communication online and everywhere. I have superpowers of turning small talks into a business proposal with a huge hunger to work with everything in the creative field and digital sphere.
My name is Pfano Ranwedzi, I am a Bachelor of Arts in Communication Science graduate. I did my internship as a communication and marketing intern at a public entity. I am passionate about the art of brand communication and digital marketing. My goal is to became a brand strategist. I loPhilani S. Dlamini, is a young creative from the kingdom of eSwatini. He is idea-driven with a strong focus on creativity, combining design and results. Creating ingenious digital solutions is his passion.
His love for music and documenting the stories of artists propelled him to start writing. As a freelance writer, Philani has been featured on Okayafrica, Nusoulhubradio, African Hip Hop Blog, etc. He also has a deep interest in technology – that is why he pursued a Bachelors Degree in Computer Engineering in North Cyprus.ve listening to music and watching documentaries.
My name is Pfano Ranwedzi, I am a Bachelor of Arts in Communication Science graduate. I did my internship as a communication and marketing intern at a public entity. I am passionate about the art of brand communication and digital marketing. My goal is to became a brand strategist. I love listening to music and watching documentaries.
A proud business owner of Fro Flow which focuses on enhancing the natural beauty of women and children. I am a Media Practitioner that aspires to become a social media manager and to one day open up a company that will focus on assisting small business with their marketing strategies.
I have had the opportunity to partner with a local beauty pageant as a sponsor and with the hope to improve my skills, I have been selected to be a part of the DigifyPro Marketing Bootcamp.
Content Marketing Specialist, Social Media Manager, Creative Director
My name is Palesa Isabella Mosenye, most people refer to me as Bella, I’m 22 years old and I’m the youngest of 4 girls Growing up my parents encouraged me to follow any path in skill development my heart desired, I was taken to ballet, singing lessons, piano lessons, hockey practice etc. all my life but a self taught skill I developed from a very young age was how to edit my own videos, I’d dedicate my weekends to filming any content that came to mind and edit it any way I felt suitable, over time it lead to discovering YouTube, took a lot of years to build up the courage to post content online but I did through character growth.
School wise my parents have always encouraged and raved about the importance of a good education and its benefits, those values have been instilled in me and understand how important it is to get a head in my qualifications, my goal is to score an MBA.
Nosipho Mtshali is a professional makeup artist who provides glam and beauty services to all by creating custom looks and tutorials to all those who want to learn more about techniques and tricks of makeup artistry.
Nosipho acquired a makeup artistry qualification from LISOF furthermore working with MAC Cosmetics and Kolorz. Nosipho has 4 years working experience in the beauty industry working with actors, brides, fashion models among others and is an aspiring beauty accessories business owner.
Content Writer, Social Media Manager, Communications Lead An extroverted soul
I am open to people, I am definitely not shy. Maybe first time meetings I might be but after that I am able to connect with people. I really believe my personality is bigger than me. Literally.
I am just a young woman wanting to make it in life and make a difference. I tell myself that there is a great generation that is going to come after me and mostly because of me. I advocate for the bettering of those behind us.
I am interested to learn more in this program and take that with me to be the best version of myself and work my best. I am grateful for this journey I am about to partake in.
Social Media Creative Director, Social Media Manager, Social Media
Nokwanda Nkala is a classically trained clarinetist, saxophonist, music teacher and freelance arts administrator. In 2012 she graduated from the South African Maritime School and Transport College; where she majored in International Trade and Shipping Practices. She spent a decade as a member of the KwaZulu-Natal Youth Wind Band, and toured Germany, Austria and Mauritius.
She has taught music at the Durban Music School and Ukusa Music Program. She is the recipient of the Music Business Grant from Rare Earth Vibration Association in New York. The grant afforded her the opportunity to study saxophone instrument repair.
I am Nakedi Mothema Mokgawa, born in Limpopo, Louis Trachrdt in Madombidza Village. I went to primary and secondary school in Tshilwavhusiko and Litshovhu and then I went on to further studies in TUT, where I specialized in technical applications in IT. I obtained a National Diploma and completed 7 more certificates in IT, Health and Safety and Firefighting.
I have hosted an event under Afro Essential Entertainment. When the event sold out, I developed my interest in Marketing so I decided to complete this course in Digital Marketing with Digify Pro.
Social Media Manager, Digital Marketing Specialist, Content Strategist, Paid Media Advertiser
I am Motlalepula Malale. I have completed my Bsc Honours Degree in eMarketing. I have experience in Marketing, Customer Service and Sales. I am an aspiring Digital Marketing Strategist with a lot of determination, passion and willingness to learn everything digital.
Marketing Creative, Events Planner, Digital Marketing specialist
My name is Mmakgotso Hunadi Marakalala, I am 24 years old of age and a marketing professional enthusiast. I aim to become a well-rounded individual who is continuously growing through every opportunity afforded to her. I also strive to become a well-learned professional in the industry that I serve and to excel in my job.
Social Media Manager, Community Manager, Media Planner
My passion is helping small to medium-sized businesses skyrocket their social media success to attract more clients and make more sales, I am the bridge that connects the consumer to client on all online platforms.
I’ve worked in the fast-paced world of marketing for over 3 years and over the years I’ve worked with businesses of all sizes and across multiple industries. On my journey, I’ve built up a wealth of social media knowledge, experience and insight and I believe there’s always room to grow.
In my spare time I am a self-taught cook known as @cookedby_mandisa a Digital Content creator focusing on food and beverage, my aesthetic is everyday real food home cooked meals with everyday ingredients you can find at grocery stores. Realistic stuff. Stuff you can pronounce and recognise.
Magdalene Roline Nair
Brand Marketing Manager, Digital Marketing Manager, Marketing Strategist
I graduated from the University of Johannesburg with a BCOM in Marketing Management and have been described as has a helpful, diligent, and analytical person who takes on every task with energy and enthusiasm.
I love watching sport with her family, so if you ever in need of a conversation starter, bring up those two topics and you will be good to go. I am young, talented, ambitious, and have the makings of a great marketer, I have a lot more to learn until I reach the top but have no do doubt that I will.
My name is Lutho Deliwe, I am from Johannesburg, South Africa. An independent young lady and full of integrity. A graduate of a degree in Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Communications, which I received from the IIE’s Varsity College. I work as a part-time school tutor and social media consultant. I am a fast learner, able to multi-task and work well under pressure.
Loatile Manyedi (Born in December 09, 1991) is a South African record producer, audio engineer, artist and entrepreneur. Born in a small town called Mahikeng located in the North West province and raised in Alberton (Johannesburg). For his education, Loatile took Sound Engineering at City Varsity in Newtown (Johannesburg), where he earned a Diploma in Sound Engineering in March 2014.
He seeks to create unique content that explores beyond the horizons of a field saturated with unoriginality and repetitivity, and it is his mission to explore the depths of entrepreneurship and share ideas he discovers along the way, to implement them in business projects and campaigns. Loatile has 6 years of experience under his belt, and with over 10 years of being a record producer, Loatile has developed a great sense of dynamism in his sound.
This entails a distinct ability to mix a diverse range of tracks that are tactfully selected to suit any given moment or event. Since 2015, Loatile has served as an Audio engineer/Record producer for some of the most thriving solopreneurs and companies from various industries. He enjoys working and collabroate with different businesses to elevate his media company, Gold life Media to different heights in the industry.
I’m a proactive, young individual who is passionate about uplifting others and learning more about going against societal norms to create a sustainable future for oneself. I aspire to become an account manager because I love interacting with driven individuals who achieve a common goal.
It allows me to learn more about the different industries and personalities within the marketing sphere. My motto is ‘If it costs you your peace, it’s too expensive’. I believe in order to perform at an optimal level, peace of mind is of utmost importance because that is when your creative juices come to life and a clear intention is determined.
Community Manager, Paid Advertising Specialist, SEO Specialist
My name is Lerato Ndhlovu, a young adult from Orange Farm, last born from 4 siblings. I like to dance and bask in the sun like a tortoise but I’m not slow. My hobbies and interests include listening to podcasts, socialising, travelling and social media.
I’m currently pursuing Bcom Law at Unisa, after graduating I’ll then look into upskilling myself academically within the Marketing field ‘I’m a lifelong learner’. My desired profession is within marketing, without sales there’s no business and the business field highly intrigues me. I am also passionate about digital innovation, Humanitarianism and entrepreneurship.
Founder and Director of Reatlegile Charity, Youth Development Centre. Who has studied Business Administration, in 2014. Then later completed her Entrepreneurial Development at University of Johannesburg Business School under Raymond Ackerman Academy. In 2019.
Khanyiswa Masangwana (26) reflects a unique personality including ambition,well determined and self motivated. She’s a woman with a vision for the upliftment of South African children and currently working towards transforming the approach of youth development in a unique and
“My emphasis has always been placed on the development of a multi-faceted and sustainable model with the idea of allowing children/youth to be creative, innovators of their own destiny and to allow a free flow of opportunities” she says. She has participated in numerous community upliftment projects and intends to add more value back to her community. “My love for learning and succeeding motivated me to become an outstanding and successful woman in today’s society”, she adds.
My name is Kelebogile Mabena and I am recent graduate with a National Diploma in PR and Communications from the University of Johannesburg being one of the top achievers included into the Dean’s list of top Achievers.
I am self-driven, take well to instructions, reliable, a problem solver,
very helpful, work well with others, family orientated, have excellent communications skills and I believe that dreams delayed are not dreams denied.
Keith Stacey is a digital communications specialist who helps connect people to people, people to brands, and brands to brands. Before starting out in digital communications, Keith worked for five years with youth at a church in Johannesburg.
With the lessons learned helping connect people to people, Keith now partners with businesses to communicate with their target audiences. When not at the computer, Keith enjoys reading, juggling, and listening to audiobooks while juggling.
Social Media Manager or Marketer, Brand Strategist, Digital Strategist
My name is a Kabelo Mogotsi, I’m a 25 years old Creative Entrepreneur based in Rustenburg. I hold a Google’s Fundamentals Skills of Digital Marketing Certificate. I am the Founder and Marketing Director of Ideal Creatives Agency and Entrepreneurs Network Corner.
I build brands for communities and build communities for brands, at the intersection where brands and its consumers meet, I come from a direction of “what do brands do for customers that buy from them”. To me a brand’s priority before its offerings is the relationship it has with its customer, how it maintains and grows it.
Junior Accounts Executive, Community Manager, SEO Specialist
My name is Joy Kunene, I am 28 years old and currently unemployed. I am seeking opportunities that will enhance my skillset and assist in finding me permanent employment.
I currently volunteer at Mpilo Enhle Community Development Centre, an NPO that has created a number of projects that assist underprivileged Community members. To date we have donated over 100 food parcels to families that were affected by the COVID 19 pandemic, we have created afternoon classes at Thembalikazulu Primary School in partnership with the Department of Basic Education and lastly we have donated over 100 toiletries to underprivileged scholars.
My Community work is very important to me, this is something I am overly passionate about. Throughout my past professional career, I have undertaken various important responsibilities with utmost sincerity. I have provided excellent inbound and outbound services, captured and administered data, I have assisted a local NPO with liasing with local media and stakeholders about the organisation, social media management and content creation.
Digital Marketer, Brand Strategist, Social Media Specialist and Analyst
I’m a marketing and communications enthusiast seeking opportunities of growth and advance my career. I’m an original person with a creative approach to problem-solving and a penchant for initiating action. I’m drawn to marketing and communications because they allow one to create solutions in a way that leaves lasting impressions. Always ready, able, and willing.
Account manager, UX Design Researcher, Social Media Customer Service Manager
I am Dineo Bambo, 28 years old, currently located in Soweto. Having achieved many goals in my career, I am interested in expanding my professional horizon by seeking new challenges in the digital marketing space which is my passion. I am interested in gaining knowledge and experience in that space, to arm and equip myself as an expert.
I am currently finishing off two modules in RPL-Marketing management and planning to further my studies in digital marketing once done with my RPL. As a team member of your Digify Africa bootcamp, I can provide efficiency , reliability, maturity, honesty and the ability to look at challenges as opportunities.
I see myself as an extremely well presented, result orientated individual, with well-developed interaction skills. My strengths include career orientation, commitment, initiative, decision making, attention to details, creativity, time management, persistence, goal orientation, working well under pressure, accuracy, listening skills, teamwork, meeting deadlines, interaction with people at all levels, creativity and personal ethics. My ideal environment is a professional one where I can enjoy ongoing growth and career development opportunities in an atmosphere of teamwork.
Copywriter, Content Writer, Social Media Manager
Desiree Makhombothi is a BA English and Philosophy graduate from the University of KwaZulu-Natal. She is an ambitious, driven, and dedicated lifelong learner who believes that a strong will to learn and grow leads to success.
With a strong passion for the digital marketing industry, Desiree is looking to build a career within the field, which she believes holds an abundance of opportunities for young people in Africa.
Boikanyo Thamae is a University of Pretoria graduate, and she holds a Bachelor of Information Science in Multimedia degree. She participated in a graduate trainee programme where she was placed with the web development team and gained experience as a front-end web builder. She is the content creator for StylistaAndTheFro, a platform she uses to share her hair care tips and DIY hairstyles. Boikanyo currently lives in Soweto and is pursuing upskilling opportunities.
She recently completed her Fundamentals of Digital Marketing certification with Google and has recently been selected as part of the Digify Pro 14.0 Digital Marketing bootcamp.
Editor, Events Planner, Events Social Media Coordinator
I am a twenty four year old young woman from Pretoria Atteridgeville, I studied marketing management at MSC business college Pretoria obtained my national diploma in 2019. I have creative thinking skills, computer skills, organizing skills and good research skills. My interests are literature, arts, media, events and travel & tourism.
In my free time I like to research, write, read fiction and nonfiction books, listen to music and movies. I would like to gain more knowledge in the media and advertising industry. My goal is to find a job and open my own events management business, thus creating job opportunities.
Born and Bred in the lively streets of Dassenhoek, Amanda is a calm and collected family orientated individual.
As a Digital Artist during and after work hours, she enjoys working on projects that enhance her skills and expand her creativity. Although she does not want to be viewed as a workaholic she immerses herself fully in anything she is a part of.
As much as she is a team player she can also work individually and stay motivated. A reader, listener, observer and slight overthinker – Amanda knows when to adapt and when to make a bold move.
Social Media Manager, Campaign Manager, Content Strategist
Akhona “Dreadlock Princess” Kom (born 11 July 1993) is a South African model, dreadlock enthusiasts, influencer and entrepreneur. I completed my Bcom Business Informatics degree with UNISA in 2018. I’m also a COSY Graduate, which is an entrepreneurship Programme by The British Council. I was selected to attend Impact Africa social entrepreneurship summit in Kenya, 2019, which was held in Nairobi, Kenya through the COSY Programme. In 2020 I completed a certificate with The British council for Active citizen facilitators development workshop.
I am a woman who believes wholeheartedly in supporting other people and making a social impact in my community. I’ve learnt that providing quality over quantity is what will change the game for your business. To always think value when producing content, creating products and providing services. In 2020 I started a business called Dreadlockprincess Africa where I sell a natural hair growth solution and clothing/apparel called #LocNation using the Facebook business platforms to celebrate the beauty of dreadlocks, the people who rock them, the journey, the lifestyle and the culture.
I am very ambitious, persistent and creative, I’m passionate about harnessing self-care & healing, connecting with like minded people. I am Queen of affirmations and manifestation, I believe you have the ability to achieve anything you set your mind to. My intention is to gain certainty of purpose, openness to love, and abundance of energy.
I am an energetic, ambitious person with a mature approach to tasks. I have strong technical and interpersonal skills enabling me to interact with a wide range of clients.
I am eager to be challenged as far as Digital Marketing and IT is concerned. As a student of life, my greatest passion is using my technical know-how to benefit other people and organizations.
I am an energetic, goal-oriented and ambitious person who has developed a mature and responsible approach to any task that I undertake, or situation that I am presented with. I am a team player who is committed to learning, excellence, ethics and people.
I am also an excellent communicator with great interest in digital marketing and technology innovations. I have a passion for community service and positive change for the betterment of the organisation and society at wide.
I am a self-driven professional with working experience in project management, advocacy, healthcare, tech-innovation, research and marketing in various environments both locally and internationally. I am currently working for the Danish Youth Council (DUF) as a global youth leader and project manager in one of its projects called RESPEKT(Reproduction and Sexual Health Education Program for Kenyan Teenagers). My role here is overseeing the day to day running of the project, accounting for its financials, establishing partnerships with stakeholders in the health and education sector, and increasing the number of marginalized and underprivileged Kenyan youths receiving Sexual and reproductive health (SRH).
I have so far overseen a 2-year research study whose report was presented at a conference in August 2021 in Eldoret. In addition, I was recently the Clinical Innovation Associate for Ponea Health, a Dutch-based health-tech company that is revolutionising healthcare accessibility in Kenya. I managed the clinical department where I succeeded in implementing 8 additional business verticals, innovating new clinical packages, testing tech wireframes and increasing quality assurance and turnover of clinical data and hence overall performance and output of the department.
I aim to attain an engaging internship position in the field of digital marketing. I hope to use the experience gained to champion for better healthcare services for citizens and conducive working conditions for healthcare providers.
I am a 23-year-old entrepreneur. I have a diploma in Business Management and I am currently pursuing a Bachelor of Commerce. I recently graduated from DigifyAfrica as part of cohort 4 with two Facebook Blueprint Certifications.
I consider myself a results-oriented, self-driven individual who is superb at critical thinking, active learning and listening, social media marketing and management, spoken communication, persuasion, negotiation, and the management of financial resources.
Most of these skills have been acquired through education and general life experiences and I intend to leverage, improve and showcase them at every possible opportunity extended to me.
I am Christine Makena, a creative consultant and digital marketer with 3+ years of experience in the field. I majored in Journalism and Mass Communication at The Technical University of Mombasa. I then graduated from Digify Pro Kenya cohort 1 in 2019 as one of the 20 graduates.
I work with creative entrepreneurs, small business owners and brands to build “cult” followings for their product(s) or service(s) through digital and lifestyle marketing.
To me, brands are more than just a product or a service; they’re an opportunity to impact the world and the way people think.
I strategise campaigns and initiatives in order to help brands:
I am a digital strategist with more than 3 years of expertise in designing content for new and current social media platforms. I am capable of assessing data analytics and marketing campaign outcomes in order to fine-tune plans and realize objectives. I am capable of efficiently monitoring and managing social media. My strongest motivation for pursuing digital marketing is my desire to influence the public. Marketing is one of the keys to long-term success for organisations.
I am an experienced digital marketing specialist skilled in Microsoft Office, Java, database management systems, advanced Excel, SPSS, quality control, digital marketing, digital content creation, social media marketing, achieving advertising objectives, digital media buying, community management, records management, performance management, and personnel management.
Coming from an analysis background, I know digital marketing and how you can get actionable insights from analysis and get your brand appearing to the right audience.