OUR TEAM

Chief Executive Officer

Agueda Colom

Agueda has a wealth of experience working with young people and fundraising in the NGO sector. She has run several programmes for youth in South Africa and is passionate about the development of young people through education. She studied International Relations and Social Communication at the University of the Republic of Uruguay. Agueda believes in teaching people to fish instead of giving them fish. 

Chief Operations Officer

Thabisile Botjie

Thabisile is passionate about education and the power it has to change South African communities. She holds a Master’s in Finance and Investment from the University of the Witwatersrand and has volunteer experience in facilitating a youth programme in her community.

Director of Policy and Campaigns

Phomello Mojapelo

Phomello Mojapelo is an experienced professional who is currently pursuing a MBA at the Gordon Institute of Business Science in Johannesburg. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Development Studies and values education and its impact on the lives of previously disadvantaged South Africans. 

Projects Director

Vicki Bolton

Vicki is an experienced teacher with extensive volunteer experience which includes directing and facilitating youth programmes in Johannesburg. She holds a BA Degree in Education specialising in primary school. She strives to cultivate her passion for teaching and youth to help shape young people who are driven. 

ADVISORS

Edupreneur

Irene Porres

Irene holds a BCom (Honours) in Strategic Management from the University of Johannesburg and a Bachelors Degree in Accounting and Business Management from Northeastern University in the USA. She also has a Post Graduate Certificate in Education and has worked as a high school teacher in South Africa for over 7 years. Irene is passionate about the education of young people and invests a lot of time in exploring alternative methods of education. 

81 Westwold Way

Johannesburg, South Africa

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