Think Future Reflections: Josephilda Nhlapo-Hlope

Think Future Reflections: Josephilda Nhlapo-Hlope

I left Think Future almost a fanatic convert for ECD. I attended Think Future 2 in October 2019 because my work demands evidence based policy making and utilizing innovative ideas to maximize impact of Rand spent. This particular Think Future event happened when...
Think Future Reflections: Christina Kirby

Think Future Reflections: Christina Kirby

I’ll admit, that prior to participating in this years’ Think Future event, I considered the 2019 theme “Challenging Perspectives” a tall order.  Out of the diverse group of attendees with varying backgrounds and professions, including a full-spectrum range of...
Think Future Reflections: Nwanyibuife Obiako

Think Future Reflections: Nwanyibuife Obiako

It was a joy to attend and participate as a speaker at the Think Future 2 conference, held at the Spier Wine Farm in Stellenbosch, South Africa. The theme was Challenging Perspectives and I spoke on ‘The Power of Data and Partnerships’.  With over 250...
Imagine: Working for the dreamers of tomorrow

Imagine: Working for the dreamers of tomorrow

“A person’s a person, no matter how small.” ― Dr. Seuss Recently, on a panel discussing ‘race’ on MSNBC (American television network). Eddie Glaude, professor, author and news contributor, was responding to a question about what we say to children in a world...
The Word for Women in 2019: Defiance

The Word for Women in 2019: Defiance

This post was originally published by Forbes. While the world watches the US government shutdown over funding for US President Donald Trump’s border wall, another wall has been quietly built up – in India. On the first day of this year (2019), five million women in...