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Acting Director’s Foreword: August 2022

Acting Director’s Foreword By Simphiwe Mntambo CELEBRATING WOMEN AND BUILDING RESILIENCE THROUGH OUR COMMUNITY August presents an opportunity to celebrate women as we commemorate Women’s Month, a key period in the national calendar. At the Allan Gray Orbis Foundation (AGOF), more than 56% of our…

Fellow Congratulations

Congratulations to the Following Fellows for their extraordinary recent achievements:  Sanelisiwe Njobe – for being a part of the FURTHER community of entrepreneurs. Sanelisiwe Njobe is the CEO and Co-Founder at OURS. OURS Space aims to democratise access to information, space and eCommerce through its hardware…

Association events to look forward to

JAMBOREE 2022!   Business Masterclasses Date: Ongoing, Topics below Who should attend: All Fellows with a business idea or who just need a little help to refine their concepts Details: The masterclass series hosted by the Entrepreneurs-in-Residence and other industry experts, seeks to unpack and…

Community Update

A few Fellows met for some fun bowling to unwind and catch since the world is slowly going back to being “normal”. Here are some of the captured moments:                           Be on the…

Careers Update

In the past three weeks, the Association has held a series of Career Conversations with our newer Fellows. The series was facilitated by Career Coach and Personal Brand Specialist Pam Cherry. We would like to make the recordings available to any Fellow that may have…

Opportunity Roundup

2023 Mandela Washington Fellowship Applications OPEN Applications for the 2023 Mandela Washington Fellowship (MWF) have opened, and the application deadline is September 13, 2022. We are looking for demonstrated leaders between the ages of 25-35 years old, who are doing innovative work in the areas…

AGB Club (Allan Gray Book Club)

Sitting down with a good book provides an escape — and the opportunity to consider concepts that would not have occurred to you had you not picked the book up in the first place. While reading a new book alone might be a relaxing experience,…

Call To Action

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