Read the latest insights from experts in the entrepreneurship education and support field.

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Selecting Future Entrepreneurs: Insights from the Allan Gray Orbis …

Entrepreneurship programs face an ongoing challenge of selecting the best candidates as beneficiaries, whilst balancing that with a need to produce results that prove...
Sihle Magubane
2 min read

Developing an Entrepreneurial Culture: Who is Responsible?

Over the past 40 years, the global narrative and outlook on Africa’s potential for economic growth have dramatically changed. Historically, countries in post-independent Africa...
Sihle Magubane
2 min read

In Conversation with Claudia Makwela: My Experiences Parenting a …

Editor’s interview with Claudia Makwela, mother to Ntando Makwela, a 15-year-old author, motivational speaker, and co-founder of Molo Africa, an initiative to strengthen youth...
Sihle Magubane
3 min read

Creating Shared Value is a Leadership Imperative

Three lessons on Shared Value from the African Leadership Academy Africa Shared Value Summit Pre-Event Dinner with Prof. Mark Kramer of Harvard Business School....
Sihle Magubane
2 min read

How My Parents Enabled My Entrepreneurial Journey

by Thokoza Mjo, Founder, Beyond the Lemonade Stand My entrepreneurial journey began a while ago. I perhaps did not see it that way at...
Sihle Magubane
3 min read

What Parents Should Know About Young Entrepreneurship

by Danie Jacobs. Parents should focus on enhancing the entrepreneurial mindset in their children — a skill that is increasingly important as young people...
Sihle Magubane
3 min read

Parents: The Forgotten Players in the Entrepreneurship Ecosystem

The Entrepreneurship”Ecosystem” is defined as the individuals, organizations, or institutions that are outside the individual entrepreneur, that are either conducive or prohibitive to their...
Sihle Magubane
1 min read

Young African Entrepreneurs and the Next 6000 Days.

Africa will need to massively and rapidly scale up its investment in entrepreneurial youth if it is to have a chance to seize the...
Sihle Magubane
2 min read

5 Critical Lessons for Supporting Youth Entrepreneurs and Leaders Through …

The Graca Machel Trust hosted a gathering of youth support organizations from across Africa exploring how to build impactful support structures for youth. In...
Sihle Magubane
4 min read