"... we can design and construct a new status quo for the continent.
If poverty can be designed, then so can prosperity."

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Featured Blog Posts

World Economic Forum Annual Meeting
Panelist for The Future Across Generations with Prof. Klaus Schwab (Founder of World Economic Forum)
and Prof. Mohammed Yunus (Founder of Grameen Bank)
Davos, Switzerland, 2012
Cape Town Global Shapers Hub
The Global Shapers Community is about young people having a local impact in their communities. These are some of the projects that the Cape Town Hub undertook in 2013 and 2014.
Cape Town, 2014

Harambe Entrepreneur Alliance
The Alliance brings together entrepreneurs from the continent and the diaspora to identify meaningful ways to support entrepreneurs through academic study, mentorship, funding for businesses and growing businesses.
Bretton Woods, USA, 2013

Unpacking Southern Africa's Development Challenges
CNBCAfrica hosts a panel exploring ways to address development challenges with Rapelang Rabana, Founder & CEO Rekindle Learning; Mamadou Toure Founder & Chairman, Africa 2.0 Foundation; Dr Sipho Moyo, Executive Director for Africa at ONE; Dr Iqbal Surve, Executive Chairman, Sekunjalo Investment Holdings
Johannesburg, 2014

TEDxCape Town - Using mobiles to rekindle learning
Rapelang presents her perspective on how mobile devices can be used to improve learning, at school and at work.
Cape Town, 2013
Women in Business Forum
Participating in a panel with business and government leaders, Rapelang shared innovative solutions to the constraints faced by women entrepreneurs and explored ways to accelerate their full participation in the global economy.
Nairobi, Kenya, 2015
World Economic Forum on Africa
Rapelang participating in a panel discussion on the potential and pitfalls of digital education. Here she features, dealing with the challenges of internet connectivity in Africa.
Kigali, Rwanda, 2016


World Economic Forum Collaborative Innovation Report 2015
Produced as part of the World Economic Forum's
The Future of Software in Society Council