Youth Day: Celebrating Youth in Entrepreneurship


Date: 12/06/2018
Time: 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Event Info

Learning Lunches provides a practical and informal space for entrepreneurs to learn over lunch from experts in their field. In commemoration of Youth Month, we are focusing on one of our pillars, youth and entrepreneurship. This month’s theme is ‘celebrating youth in entrepreneurship’.

In a Q & A format, our guest facilitator will be engaging with three phenomenal female entrepreneurs. Come along and learn while they share their learnings.

Guest Facilitator :

Moshe Apleni, Communications Specialists, Spur Corporation

Moshe Apleni currently looks after the Communications function for the JSE Exchange listed Spur Corporation, based in Cape Town. With the many hats he wears, he is also a member of the Board of Trustees of the African Scholars Fund, a NPO that assists secondary school learners in both the Eastern and Western Cape, to mention but a few.


Zizipho Dyubeni, Founder, The Creative Corner

Zizipho Dyubeni currently serves as a Digital Lab Project Manager at Independent Newspapers. With an incredible knack for creative dialogue and technological advancement in the digital media space, be it through spoken or written communication she excels. She is also an alumnus at the Raymond Ackerman Academy for Entrepreneurial Development.

Dr. Cherise Dunn, Co-founder, South Africa Makes

Dr Cherise Dunn is the co-founder of South Africa Makes™, a social enterprise using 3D printing for socio-economic and educational development (3D4D) in Southern Africa. She is a Durban Ambassador for Future Females, an NPO that connects, inspires and supports existing and aspiring female entrepreneurs. She’s part of the current cohort of the Impact Venture Incubation Programme at the GSB Solution Space Philippi.

Nyasha Chimhandamba, Co-Founder, Aura Innovations

Nyasha Chimhandamba is the University of Cape Town’s Alumni graduate holding a BSc in Genetics and Biochemistry and a BSc (Hons) in Molecular and Cell Biology. Her honors thesis, titled bioengineering a sodium biosensor placed her in the 2018 National final of Famelab, the world’s largest science communications competition. She is now a master’s candidate at the Graduate School of Business (UCT GSB) and a part of the current cohort of the Impact Venture Incubation Programme at the GSB Solution Space Philippi, for her product Femwash.



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