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Our Partnership With Nedbank

Nedbank believes in youth innovation, and provides products and services for future-looking approaches to personal finance, entrepreneurship, and the creation of solutions for South African society. As a returning sponsor of Mail & Guardian 200 Young South Africans, Nedbank is proud to support future leaders, changemakers and innovators. 

Our Partnership With Nedbank

Nedbank believes in youth innovation, and provides products and services for future-looking approaches to personal finance, entrepreneurship, and the creation of solutions for South African society. As a returning sponsor of Mail & Guardian 200 Young South Africans, Nedbank is proud to support future leaders, changemakers and innovators. 

Our Partnership With Nedbank

Nedbank believes in youth innovation, and provides products and services for future-looking approaches to personal finance, entrepreneurship, and the creation of solutions for South African society. As a returning sponsor of Mail & Guardian 200 Young South Africans, Nedbank is proud to support future leaders, changemakers and innovators. 

Boitumelo Katisi, 28

Boitumelo Katisi, 28

Commercial pilot
Aviation Development In Africa

Commercial pilot Boitumelo Katisi got her pilot’s license at the end of 2018 and became a recipient for the Outstanding Contribution to Aviation in South Africa award at the Civil Aviation Industry Awards a year later. On her birthday, she hosted the first aviation...

Jabulile Dlamini-Qwesha | mg.co.za
Mukundi Lambani, 33

Mukundi Lambani, 33

Founder
Ambani Africa

Mukundi Lambani caught the producer bug in 2010 when she began producing the international 48 Hour Film Project. At only 23, she bought the rights to produce the film festival in Johannesburg, Cape Town, Durban and Gaborone. The initiative created opportunities for...

Thando Maeko | mg.co.za
Masixole Makwetu, 31

Masixole Makwetu, 31

Youth development and education coordinator

As the youth development and education coordinator at the Cape Town Opera, Masixole Makwetu gives children from various backgrounds in the Western Cape a holistic introduction to opera. The programmes make the arts accessible to young talent and fosters an environment...

Jabulile Dlamini-Qwesha | mg.co.za
Radzilani Wisdom Thivhafuni, 24

Radzilani Wisdom Thivhafuni, 24

Project manager
You are a star community youth

Some stars shine brighter than others. Their brightness is a factor of how much energy they put out and how far away they are. Thivhafuni Wisdom Radzilani started You Are a Star to give young people in Radzilani, a village in Limpopo, a space to improve their English...

Sarah Smit | mg.co.za
Sinakekelwe Nkwanyana, 28

Sinakekelwe Nkwanyana, 28

PhD intern
Human Sciences Research Council

Sinakekelwe Nkwanyana has carved out an academic niche that she hopes may better inform how we understand masculinity in South Africa. Currently completing her PhD in public health at the University of KwaZulu-Natal, she dismisses the notion that men can be seen as a...

Luke Feltham | mg.co.za
Phakiso Masooa, 24

Phakiso Masooa, 24

Director
The Mentees Ark

Masooa and his twin brother, who were raised by their taxi-driver father and stay-at-home mother, are the first and only matriculants in their family. He is also the first family member to attend university and is studying for a BA degree at the University of the...

Theresa Mallinson | mg.co.za
Mahlogonolo Phahlamohlaka, 27

Mahlogonolo Phahlamohlaka, 27

Founder
Help Matriculate Centre

Upliftment begins with education. This is the maxim by which Mahlogonolo Phahlamohlaka lives her life and drives her career. She is the founder of the Help Matriculate Centre, an organisation that upskills young residents in Tsimanyane Circuit, Limpopo Province. Her...

Luke Feltham | mg.co.za
Mlamuli Nkosingphile Hlatshwayo, 29

Mlamuli Nkosingphile Hlatshwayo, 29

Lecturer
University of KwaZulu-Natal

Transformation in a country begins with transformation in the education sector, and Mlamuli Nkosingphile Hlatshwayo is involved in this. His academic record — graduating cum laude with his master’s in social sciences and last year getting his PhD in education — has...

Scott Dodds | mg.co.za
Wilson Tsakane Mongwe, 29

Wilson Tsakane Mongwe, 29

Front office quantitative analyst
Standard Bank

Wilson Mongwe, who is completing his PhD in artificial intelligence at the University of Johannesburg, hopes his research will further Africa’s position in the fourth industrial revolution. “Artificial intelligence is the key that will drive innovation in the coming...

Sarah Smit | mg.co.za
Sizi Matthews Botsime, 32

Sizi Matthews Botsime, 32

Education activist
Sizi Botsime Foundation, CISE

Education activist Sizi Matthews Botsime says that he wants to see a South Africa that’s diverse in every sphere: “A society in which people look, embrace and unite in their diversity ... that each person will be getting an opportunity without any bias.” It is in his...

Fatima Moosa | mg.co.za
Moeletji Mapheto, 27

Moeletji Mapheto, 27

CA(SA) trainee and founder
Ga-Mphahlele Home-Coming

Moeletji Mapheto doesn’t see growing up in the rural community of Ga-Mphahlele in Limpopo as a disadvantage. Instead, Mapheto sees her upbringing as filled with opportunity. “Success doesn’t mean making it out of the village,” she says. “Sometimes success is going...

Sarah Smit | mg.co.za
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