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This month Startup Grind Vaal Triangle hosts Social Entrepreneur, Speaker, MC, Facilitator and Change Agent Miss South Africa 2nd Princess 2015 Ms. Ntsiki Mkhize.
Born Pamela Nontsikelelo Mkhize in Limpopo, Ntsiki was initially raised in Benoni on the East Rand followed by a more rural upbringing when her family moved to a plot in the Midvaal. Still based in Midvaal, Ntsiki manages Pamanda Farming, which specializes in poultry and herb farming as well as Pamanda Properties, which focuses on student rental accommodation in Sedibeng and Vanderbijlpark.Read More
Social Entrepreneur, Speaker, MC, Facilitator and Change Agent Miss South Africa 2nd Princess 2015
Ntsiki is passionate about working with individuals and teams to inspire, connect and empower them to discover their purpose, and implement practical methods for personal and business success.
Her diverse portfolio involves the following roles which she is actively involved in;
Chief Purpose Officer :Resilient Energy Center
Ntsiki facilitates corporate training sessions focusing on empowering teams with tools for energy management. She delivers talks on Mindful Nutrition and the FAB Quotient.
Ambassador : Johannesburg Business School Centre for Entrepreneurship
Ntsiki supports UJCfE in creating content as well as coordinating key events with the Dr Richard Maponya Institute. She is a guest lecturer on aspects of social media and social marketing for the Advanced Social Entrepreneurship and Social Innovation programme. She also helped the centre in piloting the Common Good First project with Glasgow Caledonian University.
Social Entrepreneur : eKasi Entrepreneurs & Clothes to Good
Ntsiki serves as a Non-Executive Director for eKasi an organisation focused on creating networks, developing infrastructure and content to support township entrepreneurs. She was National Programme Manager at Clothes to Good, which recycles clothes to raise funds for social outreach.
Presenter and Content Producer : Career Connect on Business Day TV Basic* on MyBigStartUp.com
Career Connect is a weekend show focused on providing students and graduates with information they need relating to the corporate world. Basic* is an online show aimed at guiding entrepreneurs on their start-up journey.
Mentor : Phakama Women’s Academy, SONG & Hadithi Wethu
Ntsiki is a speaker and MC under Unique Speaker Bureau. The author of her soon to be published book: My Hall of Mentors: Lessons Learned Along the Journey of Success. Writer of Living on Purpose blog on her website www.ntsiki-mkhize.com
She holds a B.Com Marketing Management and B.Com Honours Logistics Management from the University of Johannesburg. She is currently in her final year of study in Ministry at Christian Family Church Bible College.