Celiwe Mabaso is a seasoned communications and sustainability professional with a specialisation in community development and impact investment. Currently working as the Senior social performance manager for BTE Renewables.
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About Celiwe Mabaso
Celiwe Mabaso is a seasoned communications and sustainability professional with a specialisation in community development and impact investment. Currently working as the Senior social performance manager for BTE Renewables, she is responsible for leading the Social Performance team in the design and implementation of BTE's social impact programs and ensuring align to the organisations overall Sustainability ESG objectives, prior to her role at BTE she's held similar roles at EIMS Africa and General Electric (GE). Celiwe is passionate about the develop of youth in rural and underdeveloped areas and is an advocate for active citizenship. In 2021 Celiwe was acknowledged for her contributions to community development in the Mail; Guardian as part of the 2021 200 Youth South Africans.
About the Bright Young Minds Show on Future Cities Africa
Africa has the youngest population in the world. By 2030, young Africans are expected to make up 42 percent of the world's youth and account for 75 percent of the those under age 35 in Africa.
Young peoples' experiences, ideas, choices and preferences help shape the future of cities.
The Bright Young Minds show gives a voice to some of the brightest young minds to share their thought leadership, how they solve problems, their vision for future cities, how we can achieve this vision, and give hope to a younger generation.
Youth is the future of African cities.
A collection of interviews with 12 thought leaders.Play Now
Prof. Hangwelani Hope Magidimisha-Chipungu is a Professor of Town and Regional Planning at the University of KwaZulu-Natal, SARChI Chair for Inclusive-Cities, and Academic Leader for Planning and Housing. We explore the challenges keeping us from inclusive cities, what can be done to solve the challenges, improving the role of local authorities in inter-governmental dialogues and how to build cities that respond to the people’s needs.Play Now
Episode 3 of the Series focussing on urban governance and how to get it right in managing urban growth in towns and cities in Kenya. Show guest: Mary Chege, Founding Partner of EMSI and Associates. She has over seventeen years' experience in advising on a broad range of transactions across Sub-Saharan Africa.Play Now
Monika Iuel is Chief Destination Marketing Officer at Wesgro. In episode 2 of the 10 episode Wesgro Series on Future Cities Africa we discuss: Tourism After The Great Disruption.Play Now
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