Networking for Social Change


TSiBA’s Leadership Development Perspectives: Ilana Wetzler, CEO, LUCCA Leadership South Africa

By Karen Leroux, based on an interview by Anna Morris. In addition to training passionate and driven individuals, it is essential to focus on individuals who occupy existing leadership roles to really have a positive and enduring impact on global society, claims social architect, transformational leadership activist, CEO of Lucca Leadership South Africa, and international […]

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Posted on 22 Jun 2012

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Activate! South Africa’s new leaders and public innovators

In January 2012, a new national network of young public innovators was established under the name ‘Activate! Leadership and Public Innovation’.  This year 220 young adult leaders drawn from communities across South Africa have joined a three year programme to build their skills in public innovation.  At this point, the 2012 Activators have completed Module […]

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Posted on 1 Jun 2012

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TSiBA’s Leadership Development Perspectives: Fred Swaniker, CEO African Leadership Academy

By Karen Le Roux, based on an interview by Janet Jobson. Diverse, talented and brimming with potential, African youth essentially holds the key to performance-driven leadership that is carefully underpinned by integrity, humility, compassion and excellence, maintains entrepreneur, practical educationalist and CEO of the African Leadership Academy (ALA), Fred Swaniker. Rather than simply focusing on […]

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Posted on 3 Apr 2012

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From TSiBA Education’s Perspectives on the Search for Tomorrow’s Leaders: The perspective of Ferial Haffajee, Editor of The City Press

By Jackie Lagus, based on an interview by Leigh Meinert. Hailing from a strong line of women, Ferial Haffajee was profoundly influenced by matriarchs who resourcefully managed their families and responded to calls for leadership. However, growing up in apartheid South Africa meant grappling with equally powerful political forces that sought to determine what was […]

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Posted on 12 Jan 2012

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From TSiBA Education’s Perspectives on the Search for Tomorrow’s Leaders: The perspective of Jonathan Jansen, Rector and Vice Chancellor, University of the Free State

By Karen Le Roux, based on an interview by Anna Morris. What transforms, inspires and speaks of true leadership in South Africa is not the noisy, highly-visible, much-revered dignitaries of the nation. “It is the ordinary people whom we will never know,” asserts Jonathan Jansen, professor, rector, educator, courageous leader and advisor to the world. […]

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Posted on 12 Jan 2012

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Perspectives on Leadership Development – Lessons from Life and Practice

Earlier this year TSiBA Education endeavoured to explore the state of leadership development in South Africa’s social sector. The overarching impetus was to explore two key questions: “Where will the next Mandelas, Tutus and Rampheles come from? And what do we know collectively, about helping to nurture them?” Prior to the official release of their […]

Posted on 11 Oct 2011

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Go for Gold: Mediating Opportunity Connections for Youth in the Construction Industry

The Go for Gold programme is a unique partnership between civil society, the Western Cape Education Department and the Construction sector. The partnership emerged as a response to the critical shortage of candidates from disadvantaged communities with the necessary grounding in science and mathematics for entry into the construction industry. Over the last decade they […]

Posted on 11 Oct 2011

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Social Change Assistance Fund

Working with Northern Cape communities, the Social Change Assistance Fund (SCAT) aims to promote greater self-reliance and economic independence by establishing small scale and micro farming communities. Take a look at their strategy, progress and advice for other NGO’s here. We would greatly appreciate your feedback, please comment below.

Posted on 11 Oct 2011

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