Executive and Business Coach, Consultant and Keynote Speaker
Founder & Managing Director
Kefilwe is passionate about empowering professionals to show up. Through her extensive experience as a Consultant, Executive and Business Coach, she has witnessed how some people are holding themselves back due to ineffective communication and leadership skills, a lack of confidence, grit and belief in themselves. She is committed to equipping professionals with the knowledge, skills and tools to use their communication and leadership skills effectively to excel in the workplace, business and society.
She holds a Masters degree in Communication Management from the University of Pretoria and is the 2017 Social Entrepreneur Winner in Gauteng of the Business Women's Association of South Africa Achiever Award.
"Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness, that most frightens us" - Marriane Williamson
Consultant, Speaker and Facilitator
Thato specializes in business growth and development, information technology as well as the utilization of a strategic mindset. She is a seasoned Consultant, Speaker and Facilitator. Thato has broadened her knowledge, insight and experiences over the past 12 years in the ICT industry. She holds a National Diploma from the Tshwane University of Technology in Information Technology specialising in Business Informatics. She is also an alumnus of the MMH Senior Management Programme in partnership with Duke University and attained her qualification with distinction. Thato is passionate about innovation and uses her hands-on experience and qualifications to help organizations and businesses approach problem-solving strategically and creatively.
“Not everyone can be famous but everyone can be great, because greatness is determined by service” - Martin Luther King
Ellah is passionate about creating project solutions to generate an excellent end-to-end experience for a user. She is an Entertainment Technology graduate from Tshwane University of Technology. With her extensive experience in managing theatre and film productions, Ellah believes that any project should be handled like a production to ensure the client needs are met. She loves engaging with people and aims to make a positive influence on their lives.
"The most amazing thing about life is we need to live and learn. Without living and learning we are just passing time."
Clinton is responsible for Digital Media at Giving Wings. He holds a degree in Business Administration and attained his qualification with a distinction. Clinton is a self-published author of a book titled ‘Essence of life’ – a book about people realising their worth and taking ownership of their lives. In 2020 he won an award for the best achiever in academics hosted by Growthpoint Properties Gems, CSI Initiative.
“I often say, set visions before you start missioning what was not visioned”
Calandray holds a Public Relations Diploma from Boston College and a Business Communication qualification from UNISA. Calandray was awarded top achiever in the Service Industry Faculty at Boston City Campus and Business College and was 3rd place in the best academics’ awards for the class of 2012. She is a creative who is passionate about diversifying and acquiring new skills in her career journey. Her past work experiences include Assistant Lecturer, Front Desk Officer, Personal Assistant, News Anchor & Reporter and Operations Assistant.
“Every new day the Lord grants me is a blessing and an opportunity to do better than yesterday”.
Brand and Marketing – Facilitator
Raksha Mahabeer is a marketing and brand strategy expert who works with SMEs and large corporates to establish their brands to create jobs, impact lives and build businesses in South Africa. Raksha believes that effective marketing strategies, combined with conscious creativity and strategic design thinking, can help businesses provide real value that meets the needs and expectations of their customers.
“Your business is the body, your brand is the soul.” – Ashley Chimiy
Legal – Facilitator
Nkopane is a well-rounded attorney of the High Court of South Africa with specific expertise in corporate law, civil litigation, and family law practice. His past work includes forensic auditing and advisory services. He is the managing director at MN INC, a boutique law firm in Rosebank, Johannesburg, and has worked for various clients both in the private and public sectors.
“Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.” – Winston Churchill
Performance, Career and Life Coach
Karina holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from UNISA and currently pursuing her Ph.D. in Metaphysics, at the University of Metaphysics in the USA. She is the founder and Director of Exceptional People Consulting & Training, a coaching company that brings diverse coaching and development skills to corporate and individual clients with a mission to raise awareness and consciousness. Over the years Karina facilitated and coached thousands of individuals in various industries from their careers to wellness and worked with the Desmond and Leah Tutu Foundation in upskilling the unemployed youth. Karina is also a published author of Prepare for the Workplace - Insider Tips of the Trade, a book on tips of the trade on how to find employment.
“Passionate, authentic, energetic and sincere, I yearn to make a difference, serve and add value in the world.”
Charles Cele(CA) SA
Business Compliance, Pricing and Negotiation – Facilitator
Charles is a well-rounded Chartered Accountant with solid finance experience at the senior management level in both public and the private sector. He is a member of the audit and risk committee for Vuselela TVET College. He is passionate about business and social development thus he founded the Professional Aiders Foundation an NPO that provides career guidance to learners in high school and, he is the Managing Director of Bokamoso Advisory Services (Pty) Ltd which assists young black entrepreneurs with and accounting, tax, and financial management services.
“When you know your Why, people will see your Why. You have to see yourself succeeding before you even succeed.”
Financial Management - Facilitator
Nonopa holds an Accounting Degree from Walter Sisulu University, a Programme in Investment Analysis and Portfolio Management qualification from UNISA, and a Master’s degree in Accounting and Finance from the University of Dundee in Scotland. Nonopa has fulfilled various roles in financial management, credit risk management, sales, and relationship management roles in SA’s blue-chip companies and has worked in SA and Scotland. Over 15 years in banking, she has facilitated various landmark transactions for local mid-tier and large corporates, multinationals, as well as public sector and government entities. In 2021, Nonopa switched from her illustrious career in banking to focus full-time on entrepreneurship. Consequently, her farming business was awarded the prestigious inaugural Presidential Award for Rural-based SMME of the Year for 2022. She is passionate about entrepreneurship and is currently working with small businesses in setting them on a path to sustainable growth.
“In God we trust. All others must bring data.” – W.E Deming
Koketso has dedicated the past 10 years of his working life partnering with organisations, teams, and individuals empowering them in their pursuit of personal and professional health and effectiveness while embracing growth. As an Organisational Development (OD) Consultant, he has led a team of Industrial Psychologists working with listed companies implementing change management and organisational development processes. Through these processes, he has helped organisations manage change effectively, increase employee engagement, build more collaborative teams, culture innovation, an foster and healthy relations between executives, managers and their employees.
“It’s only a matter of time if you put in the hours”
Business Management – Facilitator
Bradlee has over 20 years of experience in various sectors from Human Capital to Management Consulting and Coaching. With experience spanning across industries, Bradlee has been at the cutting edge of most IT departments, financial institutions, recruitment, advertising agencies, and call center companies. Bradlee is the founder of Amazing Lives Consulting, and he is passionate about helping entrepreneurs realise their truest potential.
“By discovering your truest potential, you break free from limitations to achieve your highest capabilities. It's never too late to make that first step”.
Business Strategy - Facilitator
Xolani is an entrepreneur who has experience as a professional strategy facilitator who spearheads discussions to develop compelling and distinctive strategies. He is passionate about solving operational problems through business process design and optimization. Xolani has worked with both large companies in the private and public sectors and entrepreneurial businesses early in their lifecycle. Xolani holds an Electronic Engineering degree from the University of KwaZulu-Natal.
"Without a strategy, execution is aimless. Without execution, strategy is useless." - Morris Chang