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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. 

Dr Ndumiso Vusumuzi Mazibuko, 34

Dr Ndumiso Vusumuzi Mazibuko, 34

Senior agricultural economist at the National Agricultural Marketing Council, Dr Ndumiso Vusumuzi Mazibuko believes patience is key to building a career you can be proud of. Inspired by effecting the change he wants to see, one of his proudest achievements was being...

Palesa Lengolo, 33

Palesa Lengolo, 33

Palesa Lengolo is a finance whiz and the author Stokvels: How They Can Make Your Money Work For You, which was published last year. The book looks at how investing in stokvels can boost the economy and make money for individuals. Lengolo says that writing a book was...

Dr Lwando Mdleleni, 31

Dr Lwando Mdleleni, 31

Having a dream is all very well, but it’s far better to have a vision says Dr Lwando Mdleleni, a senior researcher in social innovation and development at the University of the Western Cape. With a vision you can paint a clear mental portrait of where you want to be...

Zandile Mkwanazi, 29

Zandile Mkwanazi, 29

The tech industry is still male-dominated and Zandile Mkwanazi is working to increase the visibility of women in it through her nonprofit organisation, GirlCode. Combining her passions for women, technology and education, Mkwanazi helps to provide historically...

Thandokazi Maseti, 30

Thandokazi Maseti, 30

Thandokazi Maseti says joining Wits University as one of the youngest lecturers in the department of family medicine and pursuing a career as a lecturer was a big surprise. However, what served as a bigger surprise was becoming a lecturer that was not linked to what...

Moeletji Mapheto, 27

Moeletji Mapheto, 27

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...

Phakiso Masooa, 24

Phakiso Masooa, 24

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...

Mahlogonolo Phahlamohlaka, 27

Mahlogonolo Phahlamohlaka, 27

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...

Mlamuli Nkosingphile Hlatshwayo, 29

Mlamuli Nkosingphile Hlatshwayo, 29

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...

Wilson Tsakane Mongwe, 29

Wilson Tsakane Mongwe, 29

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...

Sizi Matthews Botsime, 32

Sizi Matthews Botsime, 32

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...