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COURSE HOSTS

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Suzette Louw

PERMISSION TO THRIVE

Suzette is a Self-Awareness Coach on a mission to help young people transform their lives by reconnecting with themselves, finding their voice, and living a life of abundance on all levels.

Since working as a coach, she came to realize self-love was missing in many women's lives. Wanting to change that, she has created this Challenge to help you build self-esteem, set boundaries, practice self-care, and learn the art of forgiveness.

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Trevor Ndlazi

AI SESSION

Trevor Ndlazi, your session host, is a seasoned Information Technology and Communications (ITC) professional. Throughout his career, he has evolved into a recognized thought leader in AI. Known for his ability to demystify complex concepts, Trevor's engaging teaching style ensures learners grasp both theoretical and practical aspects of AI. In these sessions, he will guide you through a comprehensive exploration of AI, and its impact on industries and careers, and help you anticipate future AI trends and define your place within them.

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Omphile Ramela

THE CHANGE ROOM

Omphile Ramela is a former professional cricketer who has played for some of the top teams in the world. In addition to his sporting career, he has completed four degrees, including a Master's in Economics from a leading South African university. He served as President of the South African Cricketers' Association and was elected to the board of Cricket South Africa by the Minister of Sport, Arts, and Culture. His experience in leadership, administration, and negotiating commercial agreements with major global sporting organizations has equipped him with unique skills to help companies and stakeholders decide and negotiate partnerships.

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Thembalethu Shange

LAW OF CONSENT

Thembalethu Shange is the Founder and Executive Director of Integrate Legal Group a company that specialises in Legal Education and Legal Compliance. She is also an international award-winning public speaker who has taken her profession and passion and turned it into a working model. As a young woman in South Africa, she aims not only to empower but also to forge a path to achieving transformation in all entities she works with. Through her team, she aims to bring a different approach to law by making it accessible to all, both at a corporate and at a secondary school level.

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Sandra Gazimbi

BULLYING AWARENESS

Sandra has a Master's Degree in Critical Diversity Studies from the University of Witwatersrand. She also holds a BSc Psychology honours degree from the Midlands State University, Zimbabwe.

Sandra has experience in delivering knowledge and understanding around bullying as she works with Stress Xchange - a therapy clinic involved in both traditional and digital mental health.

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Quinton Jacobs

DIGITAL BIZ CEO

Quinton climbed the corporate ladder for 20 years, amongst others, working for the world’s biggest consumer marketing & media data analytics companies.

The highlight was a 3-year assignment working as a consultant at Coca-Cola headquarters in Atlanta, GA. After returning to South Africa Quinton switched to IRI and was promoted to CEO shortly after.

Quinton recently founded The WebPreneur to provide online entrepreneurs with affordable tools and training to fast-track the establishment and growth of their businesses.

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Varuna Ramlagan

BUSINESS FINANCE

𝗩𝗮𝗿𝘂𝗻𝗮 𝗥𝗮𝗺𝗹𝗮𝗴𝗮𝗻 𝗖𝗔(𝗦𝗔) is 𝗮 𝗵𝗶𝗴𝗵𝗹𝘆 𝗲𝘅𝗽𝗲𝗿𝗶𝗲𝗻𝗰𝗲𝗱 𝗙𝗶𝗻𝗮𝗻𝗰𝗲 𝗣𝗿𝗼𝗳𝗲𝘀𝘀𝗶𝗼𝗻𝗮𝗹 𝘄𝗵𝗼’𝘀 𝗲𝘅𝗰𝗶𝘁𝗲𝗱 𝗮𝗯𝗼𝘂𝘁 𝗰𝗿𝗲𝗮𝘁𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗮 𝗽𝗼𝘀𝗶𝘁𝗶𝘃𝗲 𝗶𝗺𝗽𝗮𝗰𝘁 𝗶𝗻 𝗲𝗻𝘁𝗿𝗲𝗽𝗿𝗲𝗻𝗲𝘂𝗿𝘀’ 𝗹𝗶𝘃𝗲𝘀.

Her next career step is focused on leveraging her business financial expertise and ontological coaching knowledge, to support and empower entrepreneurs in SMEs with how to manage their money.

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Alison Holmes

BUILDING SALES RELATIONSHIPS

For the last 25 years, Alison Holmes has been learning the art of Networking, which has lead her to gain more sales, referrals and secure great speaking slots. Her passion lies in helping people overcome their fears of networking, win sales (without selling) and create opportunities

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Tshego Sebogodi

SOCIAL MEDIA AND PERSONAL BRANDING

Tshego Sebogodi is a seasoned Chief Excellence Officer with a rich background in customer engagement and operational efficiency. Now, she brings her expertise to Value ed as the host of the 'Social Media and Personal Branding' course. With an eye for strategic thinking, Tshego aims to guide participants through the intricacies of leveraging social media for personal and professional growth. Don't miss this opportunity to learn from a leader who knows how to turn digital platforms into powerful tools for success.

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Thuli Cele

MARKETING SESSION

Thuli is an experienced Marketing Manager currently managing brand for Nestlé South Africa. She is a Masters Degree holder and has experience in various industries working for companies such as P&G, Energizer Holdings & Adcock Ingram. She is highly skilled in Marketing Strategy, Brand Management & Trade Marketing.

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Ashie Singh

SIMPLY HAPPINESS

As a facilitator, over the last 23 years, I have coached 100's of people and transformed their lives to resolve stress and work from a place of higher energy and connection with their purpose.
I have been coaching people into smiles and happiness since 1998, using powerful yoga, breathing, mindfulness and relaxation techniques. I hold a deep belief that we have the ability to learn new habits and re-wire ourselves to be "Happy For No Reason".

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Vikela Rankin

SELF-MASTERY

I have been able to unite my experience working with industry game changers to create the future leaders of tomorrow. As the founder of the Value ed and Elevate, we have been able to reach over 5,000 learners and over 1 000 executives with the aim of inspiring them to make better choices to build a better tomorrow around their chosen path and leadership principles.

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Candice Chirwa

PERIOD POSITIVITY

Candice Chirwa is an author, gender activist, and thought leader. Better known as the Minister of Menstruation, her activism is led by the belief that women and girls deserve fundamental human rights. This has informed her academic background, as she educates the youth on menstruation, and promotes Eduliftment with the award-winning NGO, Qrate.

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Lerato Sobhuza

VALUED TEENS

Lerato Sobhuza is an expert in early childhood development and a Value ed host of the Valued Teens session. With three years of teaching experience in primary schools and a passion for education, Lerato is uniquely qualified to guide teenagers through the challenges of the digital world. As the Chief Communicator and Ambassador for Value ed, Lerato is committed to uplifting youth and helping them become model citizens in a functioning society.

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Vikela Rankin

VALUEPRENEUR

I have been able to unite my experience working with industry game changers to create the future leaders of tomorrow. As the founder of the Value ed and Elevate, we have been able to reach over 5,000 learners and over 1 000 executives with the aim of inspiring them to make better choices to build a better tomorrow around their chosen path and leadership principles.

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Josh Dylan

CREATREPRENEUR

Josh Dylan is an entrepreneur, model, and creator.

He is the founder of the digital marketing company JD Creations as well as The Creatrepreneur community. He inspires people through the creativity and tenacity that he has shown through his accomplishments and is committed to bridging the gap between entrepreneurs and creatives.

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Tracy A. Shigoli.

NEW GRADUATE

Nine years experience in recruitment and onboarding, benefits and compensation administration, performance management, HRIS and LMS support, and a whole lot of learning

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Elise McCabe

NAVIGATING YOUR JOB SEARCH

Elise McCabe is the Managing Director of Career Management Consulting PTY (LTD). She is a Career Coach specialising in Outplacement and Career Transitioning. She is passionate about assisting job and work seekers across all business and job levels by sharing knowledge, experience, guidance and providing them with the necessary tools. This will increase your chance of finding a job or transitioning.

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Allan Rankin

NEW CONNECTED TECHNOLOGIES

Allan Rankin is the Founder and Managing Director of Target3D, a new emerging technology company focusing on 3D technologies based in London. He built the Target3d team to offer cutting edge solutions from a range of manufacturers who collaborate across numerous industries, including the automotive, serious gaming and creative sectors.

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Stacey Fong

EXPLORING RELATIONSHIPS

Stacey Fong is a Counselling Psychologist with a passion for working with young people.

She has experience in Psychotherapy and has worked as a Career Development Practitioner where she ran a Work Readiness Programme for university students entering the world of work. Stacey has conducted individual career counselling sessions and provided assessments for subject choice, career guidance and career transition.

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Siyabonga Ntshangase

MENTAL HEALTH AND WELLNESS

Siyabonga Ntshangase is a Counselling Psychologist registered with the HPCSA. He currently works at UJ as a psychologist, providing counselling services to students and the broader population. A public speaker and mental health activist, Siyabonga has a keen interest in the provision of mental health services in post-apartheid South Africa.

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Stacey Fong

WORK READINESS

Stacey Fong is a counselling Psychologist with a passion for working with young people.

She has experience in Psychotherapy and has worked as a Career Development Practitioner where she ran a work readiness programme for university students entering the world of work. Stacey has conducted individual career counselling sessions and provided assessments for subject choice, career guidance and career transition.

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Jocelyn Metherell

TEACHERS AND EDUCATORS

Jocelyn is an experienced teaching and learning manager with twenty years of experience in structured learning processes in skills development and occupational qualifications. She has been involved with learners of all ages, including adults, and people coming from various cultures and backgrounds. Jocelyn specialises in overseeing learning programmes, she also liaises to promote employment links.

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Brian Kanyangarara

BUSINESS AND EXECUTIVE COACHING

Brian is an Executive Coach with Strategy Formulation & Implementation skills in a wide range of industries.

He is an experienced Management & Business Consultant with a demonstrated history of working in the management consulting industry. His experience has enabled him to develop strong entrepreneurship & professional skills in Business Process, Business Planning & Operational Management.

Start your Coaching journey by joining the Business & Executive Coaching session today.

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