One Young World’s newly established Local Organising Committee for South Africa contributed two Delegate scholarship places for young leaders from South Africa to attend the One Young World Summit 2017 in Bogotá.
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Founder, Africa Matters
Farai founded Africa Matters which encourages young Africans to become active citizens, embracing African identity. Currently, it has reached out to over 5000 including those in the diaspora. Student Parliament Speaker, Head of the Women Empowerment Portfolio for the Stellenbosch, to activist roles in #EndRapeCulture and #FeesMustFall. She's a 2017 Queens Young Leader, and has been selected for several education opportunities including the Leading Change programme at Cambridge University and the Deloitte Consulting Launchpad.
Co-founder and Managing Director at Presto Academy, an organization aimed to promote education. They have published 12 titles for high school and college students and sold over 2000 copies of their university study guides at the University of Cape Town. Presto Academy has provided free educational content to over 30 000 high school content. Shivad has authored five books aimed at empowering young people, and he has discussed the issues raised on several radio stations in South Africa reaching over 300,000 listeners. He also gives motivational talks at events and companies such as Red Bull, Investec and Studietrust Stakeholder Function along with TV personality Ruda Landman.