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Jamboree Registration

JAMBOREE DATE ANNOUNCED FOR OCTOBER! AND IT’S IN PERSON!   We couldn’t be more excited to co-create an in-person Jamboree again this year! We are entering planning and would like your help with certain information, like your location, preferred method of attendance, vaccination status, interest…

Acting Director’s Foreword: July 2022

Acting Director’s Foreword By Simphiwe Mntambo Reflecting on the first half of this year, the dominant theme on all fronts seems to have been resilience and recovery. We have continued to collectively push through challenges that have impacted the business landscape, both domestically and globally,…

Fellow Congratulations

Congratulations to the Following Fellows for their extraordinary recent achievements:  Congratulations to Edward Nkululeko Lambani and team for being one of the five impact – driven Irish Tech Challenge South Africa winners – https://www.linkedin.com/feed/update/urn:li:activity:6946014233360752641/   Well done to Thato Schermer, Sanelisiwe Njobe, Khanya Papu and Kurhula Baloyi for winning…

Opportunity Roundup

And for more great news! Announcement!!! Co-working space is here! Fellows get an additional 3% discount, over and above the standard commitment discount on memberships. A discount code will be generated and shared with Programme Participants who have indicated interest in the survey shared. To…

Careers Update

Introducing ‘Office Hours’ The professional work environment can be extremely challenging – from fraught team dynamics to insecurities about your performance, even the most talented individuals are tested in the workplace. For this reason, the Careers Portfolio will be introducing weekly drop-in sessions where a…

Community Update

Half the year has passed already! It has been great meeting some of you in person. We kicked off these in-person session through the Admission Ceremony Regional Connect Sessions in May and June this year. We want to encourage the Fellows in those regions to…

Association events to look forward to

JAMBOREE DATE ANNOUNCED FOR OCTOBER! AND IT’S IN PERSON!   We couldn’t be more excited to co-create an in-person Jamboree again this year! We are entering planning and would like your help with certain information, like your location, preferred method of attendance, vaccination status, interest…

More events to look forward to

Fellow Investments and Financial Management You are all invited to a Fellow specific Finance session hosted by Allan Gray. The session will specifically look at Fellow Investment opportunity that exists that you all have been aware of since being part of the Foundation. The session…

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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

This is your newsletter – Take control! Please share your ideas and thoughts about what you would like to see in this newsletter going forward. To do this, please email association@allangrayorbis.org.    

Acting Director’s Foreword: June 2022

Acting Director’s Foreword By Simphiwe Mntambo The seemingly insurmountable challenges that we face in the world, have the potential to become an inspiration for conceptualising and implementing world-changing ideas. The question is how might we, collectively, identify the main obstacles that stand in the way…

Association events to look forward to

JAMBOREE DATE ANNOUNCED FOR OCTOBER! Look out for more communications and the call for Fellows to be part of the planning. Business Masterclasses Date: Ongoing, Topics below Who should attend: All Fellows with a business idea or who just need a little help to refine…

Community Update

Thank you, Class of 2021! We would like to thank you for attending the regional sessions. We hope you had fun and added to your network. We look forward to engaging with you again soon!      

Ventures Update

Ideation Bootcamp We hosted an ideation bootcamp in May. Thank you to all the Fellows who came through to test and validate their ideas and businesses with us. Here’s to many more! 2022-23 Foundry Fellowship The Legatum Center for Development & Entrepreneurship at MIT is…

Association Working Space Results

What is your age group?           19-25 years 59 26 – 35 years 64 35 – 45 years 2         What is your working arrangement currently?           Full-time working from home 36 I work…

Getting to Know McKinsey with Allan Gray Orbis Foundation

Dear Students, McKinsey & Company is pleased to invite you to register for the Get to know McKinsey with Allan Gray Orbis Foundation event. We invite individuals who are passionate about consulting or just curious to learn more about it, to apply to join the…

Opportunity Roundup

And for more great news! Announcement!!! Co-working space is here! Fellows get an additional 3% discount, over and above the standard commitment discount on memberships. A discount code will be generated and shared with Programme Participants who have indicated interest in the survey shared. To…

Careers Update

Introducing ‘Office Hours’ The professional work environment can be extremely challenging – from fraught team dynamics to insecurities about your performance, even the most talented individuals are tested in the workplace. For this reason, the Careers Portfolio will be introducing weekly drop-in sessions where a…

Fellow Congratulations

Congratulations to the Following Fellows for their extraordinary recent achievements:  Lindiwe Nhlapo for landing the UX/UI Designer position at Absa!     

AGB Club (Allan Gray Book Club)

Sitting down with a good book provides an escape— and the opportunity to reflect on topics that you may not have considered beforehand. While reading a new book might be a relaxing experience, there are times when you just want to talk about what you…