Xanthe Hunt (27)

Xanthe Hunt (27)

Xanthe Hunt has dedicated her career to health research, specifically the effects of social dynamics on sexual, mental and reproductive health. With postgraduate degrees in journalism and psychology and her doctorate in psychology behind her, Hunt is now affiliated...
Jessica Breakey (26)

Jessica Breakey (26)

Jessica Breakey (26) is a sociologist working as an associate lecturer in the School of Electrical and Information Engineering at University of the Witwatersrand, where she co-ordinates a multidisciplinary course called Engineers in Society, teaching final-year...
Bryan Majola (32)

Bryan Majola (32)

Thirty-two-year-old solar energy guru Bryan Majola fell in love with the concept in 2013 when he was working as a junior project manager in rural Northern Cape, installing solar panels in homes without electricity. Two years later, he registered Energy Doctors, a tier...
Raymond Monyela (34)

Raymond Monyela (34)

Raymond Monyela is a self-motivated and self-taught farmer working towards creating food security. His farming initiative, Monyela and Sons, began as a vegetable patch in his backyard and through his persistent improvements has since expanded gradually to become a six...
Tracey Malawana (25)

Tracey Malawana (25)

The 25-year-old advocacy firebrand, Tracey Malawana is also an Atlantic senior fellow for health equity in South Africa at Cape Town-based non-profit organisation Tekano. This means that she is an ambassador for change through initiating campaigns and transforming the...
Thando Mthimkulu (27)

Thando Mthimkulu (27)

Twenty-seven-year-old transport practitioner for South African Cities Network (SACN) Noluthando (Thando) Mthimkulu was aware of the disparity in spatial planning, one of apartheid’s cruel legacies, from early childhood. As she grew to adulthood, she remained...