CEO, Gold Youth
Susannah is a visionary social entrepreneur who holds a Master of Philosophy degree from the University of Stellenbosch, South Africa. Inspired by a passion to find innovative solutions that address the youth-education-and-unemployment crisis amongst the most vulnerable, she founded gold Youth Development Agency (gold-youth) and gold-youth Enterprises of which she is the current CEO. Through the gold hybrid structure, young Africans from disenfranchised communities are being ignited with hope. They are up skilled and supported to complete their education and go on to reach their social and economic potential. Susannah is a Triga Fellow, an Ashoka Fellow and Globalizer, 2016 Social Entrepreneur category winner in the South African Regional Businesswomen Achiever Awards and was part of the 2020-2021 Ashoka ASPI-re societal change mission leader cohort. She is committed to contributing towards changing the system of youth education and upbringing in Africa- transforming the role of young people from being passive recipients of negative norms to proactive social and economic change agents who empower themselves and their peers to become the ethical leaders of tomorrow.
Title: The Role of Learning Institutions This session will explore the critical role that learning institutions play in advancing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI). Don't miss this opportunity to share and gain valuable insights into how learning institutions can foster DEI and drive innovation and success.