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Join our free meridian meet-up with GIBS Entrepreneurship Development Academy, featuring our Senior Project Manager, Keneilwe Malotle

Date: Wednesday, 25 May 2022
Time: 12:00 – 12:45pm

The GIBS Entrepreneurship Development Academy (EDA) invites you to a free meridian meet-up with Keneilwe Malotle, a Senior Project Manager at the Academy at Digify Africa. The EDA is the heart of entrepreneurial development and thinking at GIBS. The EDA specialises in understanding entrepreneurship, enabling business owners to understand the environment within which they work and thrive within it. The academy works with entrepreneurs in both the formal and informal sectors, at various stages of business growth, in multiple geographic locations as well as through online programme delivery. The EDA has an extensive and diverse research portfolio, leading the first national mapping study of social enterprises in South Africa, and with numerous publications in the green economy, social, youth and township-based entrepreneurship. For more information about the EDA, click here.

Keneilwe will join the EDA to discuss Digify Africa and its various offerings to entrepreneurs. We are a registered NPO that provides free education, demand-driven skills, and work opportunities for youth across Africa. We drive impact through our youth-led network of digital professionals, entrepreneurs and trainers and sustain themselves through meaningful partnerships with organisations that support our mission, and by co-delivering digital training and services to clients along with our network. To learn more about Digify Afria’s work and social impact, click here.

The Slaying In Your Lane Series is brought to you by ProfitShare Partners. ProfitShare Partners is an innovative short-term funding company that is disrupting the market and enabling growth for SMEs by bridging the gap between what traditional financial institutions offer and what government is driving for the sector. Their approach is to enable businesses, particularly SMMEs, by offering a solution that will assist them in delivering on their contracts by partnering on the deal and supporting the full project through to delivery. For more information, click here.

Early Registration for Upcoming Events

Date: Tuesday, 21 June 2022
Time: 12:00 – 12:45pm

This Environment month, Richard Mabaso, Founder and CEO of the Imbumba Foundation is a humanitarian and social entrepreneur behind the Trek4Mandela Expedition, the Caring4Girls Menstrual Hygiene Programme and Vision 20/20. This Madiba Day, Richard will climb Mount Kilimanjaro for the seventh time to raise funds and creating awareness for the Caring4Girls programme.

Date: Friday, 15 July 2022
Time: 12:00 – 12:45pm

For World Youth Skills Day we will be chatting to Tshepiso Malema, Co-founder and CEO of Gamers Territory and chairman of the Tshepiso Malema Speaks Initiative. At the age of 15, the award-winning social entrepreneur founded Gamer’s Territory. Today, five years later, Gamer’s Territory runs full time in a small garage equipped with entry-level gaming equipment.