Three panelist will discuss and offer solutions on various issues of interest on the topic. There will be an open discussion thereafter. We are excited to have Edgars Eswatini back on board again this year.
Entrepreneur Mfundo Mohhamed will focus on:
It is never easy to run a business. Things go wrong, when they do:
* What do you do?
*How do you practically overcome challenges?
* What to avoid?
* The backup plan.
* Financials, where do you even start?
Sanelisiwe Mdlovu, a Mental Health Activist:
Running a business is stressful. There are going to be ups and downs. Paying attention to your health is as vital as finding your next customer.
* How do you take care of your mental health?
* How to deal with anxiety, depression and stress.
* Facing reality.
Motivational Speaker, Mentor and Entrepreneur Celumusa Dlamini:
When things go wrong in business, there is an urge to want to give up. Do you give up?
How do you press on?
Lastly, Just because things are going wrong does not mean the world needs to see your misery. Dress for success and always look great! How you look is your unique selling point.
Edgars team will share male and female grooming tips.
Tips on how to put an outfit together, affordably.
2 Lucky attendees will win free makeup session.
See you there.
Event is free, just RSVP to secure your seat as our venue is limited. SMS your full name to 7638 3810.
Net Storm Technologies
International Mental Health Resource Services
As the Founder and Internet Solutions Engineer at Onswaziline, an ICT services company he co-founded in 2008, he continues to work on various ICT projects for leading Swazi corporates offering services in web design, ICT consulting, online & mobile marketing and ecommerce. Through Onswaziline and personal involvement in a number of community, national, regional and international initiatives, Mfundo continues to work towards availing opportunities for the youth to be active participants in the development Eswatini.
Mfundo is an active leader in following institutions: Evangelical Church, Waterford Kamhlaba UWCSA Governing Council and the Innovators Association of Eswatini (IAS). Heis also a member of the Eswatini National Committee of the United World College at Waterford Kamhlaba. He was one of the Top 5 Young Innovative Leader in the 2018 Eswatini Service Excellence Awards organised by Institute of Research Management & Development - IRDM Consultancy. He was also a Top 5 Winner in the 2012 Technoserve Believe Begin Become (BBB) business plan competition.
Mfundo is a Member of the Ministry of Information, Communications & Technology technical committee reviewing the Eswatini Broadcast Media Policy. He was also a Participant and facilitator at the Wilton Parks (www.wiltonpark.org.uk) Youth Dialogue on Boosting Youth Employment in Sub-Saharan Africa: creating opportunities and building skills in July 2018.
Mfundo continues to be involved in many areas of society as a contributor, influencer and a motivational speaker.
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He founded his first company, NET STORM TECHNOLOGIES™, while he was an undergraduate student at the University Of Swaziland.
Celumusa is a graduate of the University of Swaziland, with a B.Sc. Environmental Health Sciences.
While at university, he developed Swaziland’s first and currently only online radio broadcasting website for VOC radio station. He has done consulting work in digital marketing and completed projects for some United Nations agencies including UNICEF and UNFPA. He is also the co-founder of PENCIL FLAME™, a indoor and outdoor branding company. He also is a founding partner at TIM Group™, a people development company with a special focus on entrepreneurship development and mentorship.
He also created the first website to share academic resources and opportunities for Swazi Students, swazischools.com Celumusa speaks on entrepreneurship and business leadership to various groups, in Swaziland, the Africa region and overseas. Locally, he has given keynote addresses to the faculty and staff of the Southern Africa Nazarene University. He has given an address to Inyatsi Construction, Swaziland Office management and staff on the CEO’s invitation.
He has also given talks to the management of Swaziland Electricity Company, Manzini regional headquarters. He also is a life coach and mentor, with the Coaches & Mentors of South Africa (COMENSA) He also frequently is a guest speaker on youth, business and entrepreneurship programs on SBIS 2 and VOC radio station. He has also spoken on business and entrepreneurship on various TV stations including Swazi TV and TBN Africa.
He has spoken at the Swaziland Innovation Conference in 2014,about Alternative Funding for Innovation and also at the Swaziland ENACTUS National finals in 2015 on the same topic.
Celumusa studied Business and Entrepreneurship in Skyline Business College in Silicon Valley, California.
He is a Lions Africa Fellow, a USA based program, funded by the US State Department to grow African entrepreneurs and connect them with one another throughout the continent.
He is also a Mandela Washington Fellow 2017, a USA residential program that takes Africa’s most promising young leaders for training in the United States.
Celumusa has lived, studied and worked side by side with entrepreneurs and venture capitalists in Silicon Valley, USA. These include companies like Google, Facebook, YouTube, Lyft, Africa Technology Foundation, Garage Ventures, Shark Tank Live.
He has worked for the Global Entrepreneurship Network headquarters in Washington DC.
He has been a speaker at the Annual Mandela Washington Fellowship Summit in Washington DC, speaking to business leaders, university professors and leaders and entrepreneurs from all 53 African countries. Celumusa has also done TV a panel discussion on youth and entrepreneurship on TBN Africa, which airs in all African countries. He has also spoken about business and Africa on VOICE OF AMERICA radio station in Washington DC.
Active member of The African Umbrella for Mental Health (TAU4MH) and United Southern Africa for Mental Health (USAHM). Serves as a senior counselor at Girls Leading Our World Eswatini. Communications for Uniquely Me for Success.
She is very passionate about mental health more especially early childhood mental health. Provides mental health services and mentors young people. Have facilitated trainings on mental health, art therapy and youth empowerment in Eswatini.
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