5 Magwa Crescent
Neliswa Fente is a dynamic young leader who grew up in Alexandra Township.She is committed to making a difference to the African continent and its people through leadership and innovation. She is passionate about young people and their ability to be part of the solutions.
World Economic Forum: Curator of Global Shaper Tshwane Hub
Represented the Tshwane Hub in Geneva
Mandela Washington Fellow: Fellow 2015
The flagship program of President Obama's Young African Leadership initiative (YALI).
Presidential Working Group: member of a collection of 15 leaders of youth focused organizations that give guidance and provide new ideas on South African Youth Policy (Presidents Zuma’s initiative in 2015).
Duke University (USA): Part-time Faculty Member
Lecture on Youth-led Innovation and Millennials
Brand South Africa: Ambassador
Recent Awards and Accomplishments
Top 40 Women Under 40, Destiny Magazine (2014)
Top 20 Most Inspiring Young Person in South Africa, Student Village (2013)
One Young World Advisory Board Member 2013
Spark Changer Maker 2013
Jb Marks Bursary 2004