Game-Changing Leaders


TSiBA’s Leadership Development Perspectives: Wendy Luhabe, Social Entrepreneur

By Karen Le Roux, based on text provided by Wendy Luhabe. An intuitive thought leader committed to breaking the shackles of mediocrity – a malaise that she believes is destroying the fabric of contemporary society – Wendy Luhabe, pioneer, visionary and advocate of learning through doing, is intent on creating the space where others can […]

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Posted on 29 Feb 2012

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TSiBA’s Leadership Development Perspectives: Isaac Shongwe, Executive Director, Barloworld Group

By Karen Le Roux, based on an interview by Janet Jobson. “To develop and sustain sound, values driven leadership across the African continent, it is essential to inspire and shape successful leaders in the mould of Gandhi, Mandela, Martin Luther King and Mother Theresa, all leaders of incomparable significance,” asserts Rhodes Scholar, Africa Leadership Initiative […]

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Posted on 29 Feb 2012

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Amazing Opportunity – Google Zeitgeist Young Minds

Last year one of the co-founders of our grantee Rethink Leadership attended the incredible Google Zeitgeist Conference as one of 10 Young Minds selected from around the world. Google Zeitgeist brings together 400 of the world’s leading thinkers across business, education, science, activism and the arts to talk share and brainstorm on all things innovation. Speakers […]

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Posted on 10 Feb 2012

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Perspectives: The Search for Tomorrow’s Leaders

In the second edition of Perspectives[1], DGMT grantee, TSiBA Education set out to understand the state of leadership development in South Africa by identifying twenty-five thought leaders in twenty-four diverse organisations.   As a country that has given rise to world famous leaders of great integrity, TSiBa was convinced that untapped wisdom was close at hand […]

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Posted on 12 Jan 2012

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Leadership for a Winning Nation in 2011

At the start of 2011, the Leadership for a Winning Nation portfolio posed a question: “How can we move away from a crisis-management approach to youth, and begin engaging with young people as agents of their own, and the country’s broader successes; as innovative, capable and with the potential to input wisely, inventively, and responsibly […]

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Posted on 22 Nov 2011

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Conference for Young Humanitarians

Check out this opportunity for young leaders who are interested in, and taking action on, humanitarian issues: Humanitarian Affairs United Kingdom is inviting Outstanding Youth Leaders from your Organization to participate in the 2nd University Scholars Leadership Symposium from August 1 to 7, 2011 in Pattaya, Thailand. The recent natural disaster in Japan has made us realise that […]

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Posted on 5 May 2011

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How do we find a youth voice outside of politics?

I came across this interesting piece by Athambile Masola on Thoughtleader today. I think she’s pondering some of the same quandaries I am about the space for a publicly-minded, non-political youth that can drive innovation. Check it out here.

Posted on 28 Apr 2011

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