Ms. Ntandokazi Nodada


With over 10 years’ experience in local SMME development, start-up, incubation, growth landscape and mentorship, Ntandokazi has served in key positions at the SAB Foundation, New Generation Mindset’s Enterprise and Supplier Development Programme, The National Gazelles Programme for Mtiya Dynamics, the Climate Innovation Centre at The Innovation Hub and the Mamelodi Business Clinic at the University of Pretoria. Having presented at both local and international conferences and industry events that focus on entrepreneurship development, innovations in the healthcare sector, and social impact, Ntandokazi strongly believes that teaching young people how to develop their business skills will help reduce poverty and create jobs necessary for economic stability.

With this in mind, she has established a university programme to encourage entrepreneurship and has served as a mentor to university students, helping them position their businesses for growth. Ntandokazi holds a BSc in Molecular Biology from the University of Cape Town, and Entrepreneurship Postgraduate Diplomas from Rhodes University and the University of Pretoria. Her commitment to social impact is supported by a Social Entrepreneurship Programme Certificate, which she completed at the Gordon Institute of Business Science. She has also completed the Management Development Programme at the University of Pretoria.