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Grow Africa: USB Eastern Cape Alumni Business Dialogue and Information session

  Business Dialogue and Breakfast event     16 October 2019 Port Elizabeth

Join us at this alumni networking event where USB’s Dr Nthabiseng Moleko, the first woman in South Africa to receive a PhD in Development Finance, will present on the use of Development Finance to re-ignite the economy.

Date: Wednesday, 16 October 2019

Time: 07:30 for 08:00 – 10:00

Venue: Port Elizabeth Golf Club, Port Elizabeth | Map

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Dr Nthabiseng Moleko is a faculty member at the University of Stellenbosch Business School (USB) where she teaches Economics and Statistics part time. She was appointed by the President of the Republic as a Commissioner for the Commission for Gender Equality in 2017. She is passionate about development economics, women economic empowerment and development finance, and her mission is to alleviate poverty and be an instrument of positive social and economic change in South Africa and the continent at large.

She seeks to understand how financial development (and more specifically pension funds) in Africa can be better used to aid economic development. Her research on pension funds in the South African context has been presented at the International Pensions Workshop, African Development Finance Series, Global Development Finance Conference and PEG Net Conference of Poverty Alleviation held in Accra, Zurich, Cape Town and Paris respectively. Her work has also translated into written articles in FinWeek, African Development Banks’s Making Finance Work for Africa and Business Live. The African Institute of Financial Markets and Risk Management (AIFMRM) selected her as one of the leading future African researchers in Finance and Economics for the 2016 Summer School.

As a former CEO at the Joe Gqabi Economic Development Agency (JoGEDA), Project manager and Researcher at the Eastern Cape Socio-Economic Consultative Council (ECSECC), she has worked extensively in the economic development landscape. The Minister of Trade & Industry has appointed her as a Board of Trustee for the National Empowerment Fund, where she Chairs the Boards Investment Committee.

She is also an author and avid poet. She has published three books: Career Guidance and Technical Training: A solution for youth unemployment, and two anthologies of poetry (Abundant Living and Been Chasing Destiny). Her twitter handle is @drnthabimoleko and Facebook Page is Been Chasing Destiny.

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USB Namibia Alumni Business Breakfast

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USB Namibia Alumni Business Breakfast

  Business Breakfast     Friday, 01 March 2019      Windhoek

We invite our USB alumni in Namibia to join us at this Business Breakfast where Seno Namwandi, Director of Innovation and Intellectual Property at the International University of Management (IUM), will talk about the “the building blocks of a vibrant intellectual property economy”.

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Date: Friday, 01 March 2019
Time: 07:30am for 08:00am
Venue: The Lemon Tree Restaurant, Windhoek | Map

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Seno Namwandi is one of the pioneers of Intellectual Property (IP) in Namibia.  Her recent achievement was being selected as one of 16 Mandela Washington Fellows from Namibia for 2018. She currently serves as the youngest director on the board of the Business Intellectual Property Authority (BIPA) in Namibia.  Seno is also employed full time at the International University of Management (IUM) where she serves as the Director of Innovation and IP. Seno has a Master’s degree in IP from Africa University, Zimbabwe and other postgraduate certifications in IP. She obtained her Bachelor’s degree in Molecular Biology and Biotechnology from Stellenbosch University.

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