Youth


DGMT calls for bold ideas from South Africa’s youth for addressing key social challenges

CALL FOR IDEAS – DGMT Leadership for a Winning Nation Programme Twenty years into our democracy, how has South African history begun to define the youth of the 1970s and 1980s? Increasingly, their role in South Africa’s struggle for freedom and subsequent liberation is being revered and today, we marvel at their successes in mobilising, defending […]

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Posted on 5 Aug 2014

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TSiBA’s Leadership Development Perspectives: Wayne Blauw, Programme manager, Western Cape Education Foundation

By Jackie Lagus, based on an interview by Anna Morris. If there is a maxim that Wayne Blauw lives by, it is this: ‘A good leader inspires people to have confidence in them, but a great leader inspires others to have confidence in themselves.’ As programme manager of the Western Cape Education Foundation, a public- […]

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Posted on 30 Oct 2012

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Supernews: Focus on the tertiary drop-out stage

Supernews, is a citizen-generated, citizen-funded news and idea network that encourages young South Africans to change the content of the news as we know it. Recently it challenged students across the country to: –        Find out what the drop-out levels were on their campuses –        Find out what the major reasons behind drop-out are –        Come up with innovative ways […]

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Posted on 29 Oct 2012

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TsiBA’s Leadership Development Perspectives: Pip Wheaton, Executive Director, enke: make your mark

By Jackie Lagus, based on an interview by Leigh Meinert. A personal call to action led Australian born Pip Wheaton to South Africa and the helm of an organisation that encourages young people, and those around them, to shift their perception of what young people are capable of achieving. Spurred by her studies in morality […]

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Posted on 26 Oct 2012

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100% In: The Supernews Tertiary Drop-out Superstage

Supernews, the citizen-generated, citizen-funded news and idea network that encourages young South Africans to change the content of the news as we know it challenged students across the country to –        Find out what the drop-out levels were on their campuses –        Find out what the major reasons behind drop-out are –        Come up with […]

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Posted on 22 Jun 2012

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TSiBA’s Leadership Development Perspectives: Anisha Archary, Human Resources Director, Old Mutual

By Jackie Lagus, based on an interview by Anna Morris. Anisha Archary has devoted herself to a life of continuous learning – and in the process, is helping others to achieve their dreams and ambitions. As Old Mutual’s human resources director of emerging markets, Archary has the task of managing the people issues, strategy and […]

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Posted on 22 Jun 2012

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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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100% In: The Supernews Tertiary Drop-out Superstage

Supernews is a citizen-generated, citizen-funded news and idea network that encourages young South Africans to change the content of the news as we know it, one success story at a time, one big idea at a time to increase awareness, change systems and influence new ways of thinking; democratise the news-making environment by generating news […]

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Posted on 25 May 2012

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TSiBA’s Leadership Development Perspectives: Shaun Johnson, CEO, The Mandela Rhodes Foundation

By Karen Leroux, based on an interview by Anna Morris. Africa is teeming with high-minded leadership potential that simply has to be recognised, mentored and nurtured in emulation of the greatest statesman of the twentieth century, Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela. That’s the opinion of Shaun Johnson: struggle son, Rhodes Scholar, award-winning novelist and media man extraordinaire. […]

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Posted on 11 May 2012

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