She’s a qualified music therapist (one of only 47 in South Africa) and also the personal development facilitator at the Raymond Ackerman Academy of Entrepreneurial Development. She’s passionate about social justice, social development and working with fellow South Africans to create a more just society. This is why she loves her job. She also loves […]
Osiame Molefe is a chartered accountant who’s crunched numbers in Johannesburg, Bermuda and New York. But that was then. Now he’s a Cape Town-based writer who crafts words into news, opinion, analysis, public sector strategy and also some fiction. His interest is in, “the space where personal and societal ambitions intersect with technology, politics and […]
First she was an investment banker. Then she was a social investment banker. Now she’s a Dean’s Fellow at the Saïd Business School, Oxford. She’s consulted with the UK government, Big Society Capital, the Skoll Centre for Social Entrepreneurship and social enterprises the world over. In June 2013, she moved to Cape Town to be […]
He’s a consultant, specialising in strategy and evaluation for public health. For more than 15 years, he’s worked with governments and UN organisations on how to use data strategically to shape or evaluate what they do. Now he has an agency called Lushomo, which finds creative ways to present and share strategic information, mainly through […]
Heather Parker is a journalist, editor, UCT MBA-graduate and lover of her home city, Cape Town. She’s also the Legacy Officer in the World Design Capital 2014 team at the City of Cape Town. The team is working with the City to identify and further develop design-thinking culture within City structures. Heather clearly loves her […]
Sarah-Anne Arnold is the Manager of the Solution Space at University of Cape Town’s Graduate School of Business . In 2011, she completed an MBA at the UCT Graduate School of Business, with a thesis on Innovation Adoption in Higher Education. She’s also been a graphic designer, a lecturer and a volunteer on an expedition […]
Warren Nilsson is a Senior Lecturer in Social Innovation at the University of Cape Town Graduate School of Business and co-founder of the international social change project Organization Unbound. He also cycles to work every day – and everywhere else too.
She’s a scientist by training, but editor of Inside|Out by profession. She has a Bachelor of Science (Medical) Honours from the University of Cape Town and 10 years experience as a health and science journalist. She was a Mondi Magazine Award finalist and the international winner of the 2006 Novo Nordisk Media Prize for Excellence […]
Francois Bonnici is the editorial director of Inside | Out and the co-founder and director of Bertha Centre for Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship at the Graduate School of Business, University of Cape Town. He originally trained as a medical doctor, graduating top of his class. He then read for a Masters in Public Health (London) […]
Dr Emma van der Vliet is a teacher, writer and former coordinator of the Center for Educational Innovations (CEI) hub in South Africa. She also has a Masters in creative writing, a PhD in Film and Media Studies, two published novels and some very lucky kids who get to call her Mom.
Dr Nosakhere Griffin-EL is a self-confessed dreamer and lecturer at the University of Cape Town’s Graduate School of Business. From a traditionally socially and economically oppressed background in America, he’s worked extensively with oppressed communities on realising their value and reaching their potential. All of this while caring for his eight-month old baby boy with […]
He started with a PhD in Nuclear Physics, then worked as the Shuttleworth Foundation Fellow for Open and Collaborative Resources. That’s when he transformed the Free High School Science Texts project, which he co-founded, into open source educational resource company Siyavula – an apt Nguni word that means “we are opening”. Mark is the CEO […]
She’s co-founder of Organization Unbound, a global community of practice based out of Cape Town that explores how social purpose organisations can live out, in their daily functioning, the changes they are seeking to create in the world, and by doing so deepen their social impact. In her own words, Tana craves, “dialogue, community, and […]
Dr Eliada W. Griffin-EL is a Senior Lecturer of Social Entrepreneurship at the UCT Graduate School of Business. Her research focuses on networked ecosystems for social change and how social entrepreneurs innovate, operate, and transform systems using the social networks in which they are embedded. Eliada loves words, live music, and is a collector of […]