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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. 

Sandika Baboolal, 34

Sandika Baboolal, 34

Sandika Baboolal is a consultant ophthalmic surgeon, lecturer and PhD candidate, as well as the first South African to be accepted into the Glaucoma Fellowship at Moorfields Eye Hospital in London, a prestigious and internationally renowned institute in the field of...

Leigh-Ann Carey, 32

Leigh-Ann Carey, 32

Leigh-Ann Carey has had a measurable effect in the past three years as a passionate advocate for women seeking abortions, especially those in impoverished areas. Her volunteer activities, which are as varied as her skills, include: helping people understand and...

Malangu Blose, 32

Malangu Blose, 32

Asked what her biggest surprise has been on her personal journey, Malangu Blose says, “I mean, being a PhD candidate was never really part of the plan. So I could say that that on its own has been quite the surprise for me.” Blose’s surprise will benefit the medical...

Melusi Dhlamini, 32

Melusi Dhlamini, 32

Dr Melusi Dhlamini is a medical practitioner who focuses on obstetrics and gynaecology and is the director of clinical services at Marie Stopes South Africa.He is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day running of abortion services at the facility. He sees all of...

Dr Cosnet Lerato Rametse, 28

Dr Cosnet Lerato Rametse, 28

Dr Cosnet Lerato Rametse is a clinician scientist and PhD candidate at the University of Cape Town. During her studies, she had found that content was mostly founded on data derived from first-world populations, and that there was a lack of room to explore the content...

Phumudzo Ndwambi, 33

Phumudzo Ndwambi, 33

Dr Phumudzo Ndwambi marvels at how women surgeons are taking up space with sheer force and doing a great job in a field that has long been conceived as a space in which men lead. She continues to thrive in the male-dominated field; this is evident in the leadership...

Huzaifah Khan, 30

Huzaifah Khan, 30

“With my work in vaccination, I would want to remove the doubts and misconceptions that lead to vaccine hesitancy,” said Huzaifah Khan. The 30-year-old pharmacy manager is currently pursuing a master’s in public health pharmacy and management, and is passionate about...

Zainab Kader, 29

Zainab Kader, 29

Zainab Kader’s proudest moment says a lot about who she is. She was working in an impoverished area helping children with externalising behaviour such as aggression and focusing on family intervention. She had worked with fathers but soon realised that mothers were...

Afsana Kajee, 34

Afsana Kajee, 34

It seems as if every day we take the wonders of modern medicine for granted but, as the world is gripped by the Covid-19 pandemic, we’re reminded of the need for talented researchers behind medical advancements. Minds like that of Afsana Kajee, who works at the...

Caroline Pule, 30

Caroline Pule, 30

It’s hard to know where to start when introducing the multidimensional Caroline Pule. She spends most of her time at Stellenbosch University’s Division of Molecular Biology and Human Genetics, making the most of her extensive knowledge attained through a MMedSc...

Nhlanhla Mafarafara, 35

Nhlanhla Mafarafara, 35

Inspiring confidence in the public healthcare sector is a task that Nhlanhla Mafarafara has set himself. He’s a pharmacist and the pharmacy manager at Matlala District Hospital in Limpopo, and a strong believer in values-based leadership. In 2019 he was asked to step...

Kapil Narain, 24

Kapil Narain, 24

Kapil Narain wants to build a community of medical professionals who comprehend their patients’ struggles beyond a biomedical vacuum. He hopes to contribute to improving the level of healthcare in South African through research and advocacy, and to this end he is...

Dr Phale Phillemon Machacha, 35

Dr Phale Phillemon Machacha, 35

Dr Phale Phillemon Machacha grew up as a sickly child. The lack of doctors in his hometown of Burgersfort in Limpopo meant that no one could detect what was wrong with him. He was later diagnosed with hydronephrosis, the swelling of a kidney because of a build-up of...

Sipho Ncube, 25

Sipho Ncube, 25

It’s hard to imagine just where Sipho Ncube finds the time. Already a final-year medical student at the Southern Utah University in the United States, the 25-year-old is always on the lookout for opportunities to make a difference — whether that is in places back home...

Kate Lara Solomons, 25

Kate Lara Solomons, 25

Kate Solomons is the internship co-ordinator at the Trauma Clinic Foundation, an organisation that provides counselling for adolescents in underprivileged government high schools in Cape Town. Her proudest moments are when she can help individuals in her community. “I...

Dr Chelsea Zindoga, 27

Dr Chelsea Zindoga, 27

There’s perhaps no one more respected and appreciated in the world right now than the brave healthcare workers manning the frontlines of the Covid-19 pandemic. It’s there you’ll find one of South Africa’s brightest young medical professionals, Dr Chelsea Zindoga,...

Chantal van Zitters, 35

Chantal van Zitters, 35

Quality, affordable healthcare seems more important than ever. Chantal van Zitters, a Cape Town-based medical practitioner, is dedicated to bringing this standard of care to those who need it most. At 30, Van Zitters started her own practice. In only four years, she...

James van Duuren, 26

James van Duuren, 26

James van Duuren would like to leave a positive mark on South Africa’s healthcare system. As the deputy secretary for the People's Health Movement South Africa, Van Duuren has been inspired through his work for the organisation to push for a strengthened primary...

Dr Jonathan Macauley, 31

Dr Jonathan Macauley, 31

Dr Jonathan Macauley is a medical doctor and HIV clinician whose passion lies in healthcare administration.He currently serves in a rural area in North West, where he helps facilitate the sub-district's decentralised multidrug-resistant tuberculosis(MDR-TB) programme....

Gloria Mothapo, 27

Gloria Mothapo, 27

Dr Gloria Mothapo joined the Fees Must Fall Movement when she was a member of the student representative council at the University of Witwatersrand. This was another movement — after the 1976 student uprising — that shook the higher education system across the country...

Dr Thozama Siyotula, 34

Dr Thozama Siyotula, 34

Thozama Siyotula is a medical doctor whose main focus is paediatric surgery. She is also the president of the South African Paediatric Surgical Trainees Association. Siyotula wants to see all children in South Africa, regardless of socioeconomic status, being able to...

Ken Mark Kabongo, 25

Ken Mark Kabongo, 25

More than 140 injuries were sustained during the Rugby World Cup’s 45 matches in 2019. Athletes expose themselves to a much higher risk of getting injured than the average couch potato. This is where Ken Kabongo comes in. At the age of 25, Kabongo opened a...

Sibongile Mongadi, 29

Sibongile Mongadi, 29

Sibongile Mongadi’s work has the potential to greatly improve lives of amputees across South Africa. A passionate entrepreneur, she is the founder of Uku’hamba, a start-up company that focuses on biotechnology and healthcare manufacturing. Utilising 3D printer and 3D...