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Jaqqui-Mari Posthumus

As an experienced executive director and country manager at Digitail, an international tech company specialising in veterinary software, Jaqqui stands out as a remarkable candidate for the 40 Under 40 award. With a proven track record of exceptional leadership, achievements, and a transformative vision for veterinary healthcare, she has consistently demonstrated her ability to excel… read more »

Gloria Phakathi

Gloria Phakathi has studied different courses and she has the below qualifications. International Certificate Computer Studies ,A+,N+ ,MCSE/MCITP System Engineer; Project Management Prince2 PMI; Accredited Facilitator, Small Business Enrichment Programme, Management Development for Employment Services Professionals and Currently studying BCOM Information Technology at Mancosa doing her last year. She is a qualified Individual Staffing Professional(APSO… read more »

Drisha Kirkman

Born in the township of Isipingo Hills, Drisha completed her Bachelor of Commerce in 2004 from the University of Kwa Zulu Natal. She was awarded a bursary to study for a month at the university of Stuttgart in Germany in 2003. After her degree Drisha spent a year working in London. In 2006 she returned… read more »

Lwazi Duma

Lwazi Duma Entertainment, a South African filmmaker with a true passion for storytelling, has made his mark in the vibrant world of filmmaking. From his early days as a songwriter, Lwazi transitioned seamlessly into the realm of visual narratives, embarking on a journey that has spanned over a decade. His exceptional talent and dedication have… read more »

Charlenè Brouwer

Charlenè Brouwer is a multi award-nominated actress, producer and director, who knew she wanted to become a storyteller from an early age. Dedicated to powerful narratives with a positive impact, her own story started in the small farming town of Sannieshof in the North West, where she grew up. A diligent student of Potchefstroom Gimnasium… read more »

Paul Modjadji

Paul Modjadji is a multi-award winning South African artist, social entrepreneur, and activist who uses film, theatre, writing and dance to tell stories. Modjadji has worked as a theatre, television, and film storyteller for nearly two decades. In 2015 Modjadji choreographed Africa’s first made-for-cinema dance film “Hear Me Move”. He then produced and directed a… read more »

Bianca Isaac

Bianca Isaac, born and raised in Kwa-Zulu Natal, Durban; graduated high school in 1999, heading off to University of Pretoria to study BSC: Financial Mathematics in 2000. She soon realized that her passion for storytelling needed to be voiced. She had studied drama and fine arts thought her primary and high school – so she… read more »

Kganya Mogashoa

Kganya Mogashoa (b 1994) founded Koranges Art (pty) Ltd. She is currently working and based in South Africa, City of Johannesburg. Her studio is based at Ellis House Art Building in Johannesburg. She enrolled at the University of Johannesburg to study Interior Design (2013 – 2016). She obtained her Btech Honours Degree and eventually quit… read more »

Jaco Nothnagel

Jaco Nothnagel grew up in the Northern Suburbs in Cape Town. With his mom a teacher and dad working in the sales industry, Jaco’s dreams of pursuing higher education seemed distant. However, his natural leadership qualities shone through from a young age, as evidenced by his appointments as Head Boy in both primary and high… read more »

Gavin Krastin

Short description (2000 characters): Straddling theatre and live art performance, Gavin Krastin is an interdisciplinary artist, educator and curator with an interest in the body’s representation and operation in alternative, layered spaces. He holds a Master of Arts Degree in Drama (cum laude) from Rhodes University and is immersed in the professional performance art scene… read more »

Boitumelo Diseko

Boitumelo Diseko is one of the youngest black female art gallery owners in South Africa. Diseko has close to a decade of experience in visual arts. Diseko’s first solo exhibition was in 2015 in Pretoria when she was only 18 years of age. Diseko studied at University Of Pretoria and received a Honours degree in… read more »

Tshepiso Khumalo

Tshepiso Khumalo started school at J. M. Mosiane Primary School, proceeded to Boitshoko Secondary School then completed matric at Letsatsing Science High School. He has acquired a diploma in Customer Care in Tourism NQF level 5, he has a diploma in Performing Arts NQF level 4, and Arts administration. He is building the community through… read more »

Mandla Sunnyboy Motau

Mandla Sunnyboy Motau is an artistic Director (moving into Dance), He was born and bred in Alexandra township international. He is an acclaimed Choreographer and performer, a community developer, a mentor, and a facilitator/teacher. Mandla Sunnyboy Motau believes his country hasn’t honored most Theatre artists. We create international relations more than any department, he has… read more »

Cece Celestina

Cece Celestina is an artist, culture activist and theatre practitioner based in Johannesburg. Her career in the arts began at the age of 5, when she appeared weekly in the Sunday school church plays and sang with the children’s choir, a fact meticulously documented in her self-published autobiography; 20 YEARS IN SUNDAY SCHOOL In 2022, she founded EMASIKWENI… read more »

Sarah May- M.E.

Sarah May Stevens is first and foremost an entrepreneur as well as an author, a photographer and creator. Sarah is a motivational speaker and mentor and Sarah is the founder and CEO of the women empowerment brand M.E.  A leader in community growth with a great vision for genuine communities and the difference it will… read more »