Nedbank YouthX Live Event To Showcase Latest Trends In Technology And Inspire Next Set Of Innovators – iAfrica.com

Technology and innovation create opportunities for entrepreneurs to explore new business venutures plus help the youth find new career opportunities in order to participate in the particular economy of the country. The youth play a critical role in advancing technology and innovation, which can turbocharge economic growth and employment opportunities. Nedbank created YouthX, a movement to encourage the birth of ideas by allowing the youngsters to exchange with youth to unlock their potential.

The youngsters will have an opportunity to learn from, plus engage with, changemakers at the Tech & Innovation YouthX Reside event, happening in the Hearty Collective inside Cape Town, this Saturday, 19 th of  November. Last year’s Technology & Development Changemaker associated with the Year, Keitumetse Pule, will be part of the four changemakers in this category. With the programme kick-starting at 12h00 midday, Attendees can look forward in order to masterclasses from Ulrico Grech-Cumbo, co-founder of one of the biggest virtual reality studios; Dr Cherise Dunn, a pioneer of bringing 3D printing; and Baratang Miya, founder of GirlHype Code.

Joining the changemakers will be Linda Gcwabe, financial education facilitator through Nedbank, who will share valuable tips on equipping the particular youth with financial schooling and practical tools to help them make better money choices. Mainstream artists such as Hiphop start YoungstaCPT and Dee Koala will be handling the entertainment duties as well because competitions along with great prizes that will be up for grabs throughout the day.

‘Unemployment has been a good ongoing challenge, especially among the youth associated with South Africa. We hope that with these industry leaders may spark inspiration with those attending the event to encourage them to get that big idea off the ground, ’ said Nedbank’s Group Executive with regard to Marketing plus Corporate Affairs, Khensani Nobanda. ‘As we look forward to the particular 4 th YouthX Live event, we urge young people in order to register, join the movement and learn from our experts in the Tech & Advancement space, ’ she stated.

Keitumetse Pule won the Changemaker of the 12 months Award based on her entry for an app she was developing to help make legal education and services more accessible. ‘Nedbank YouthX has impacted me and my business positively. The support I received in funding was crucial to building my app and growing our business. I am looking forward to seeing the programme do the same for someone else this year as the particular assistance I received helped immensely in getting the business to where it is today, ’ says Pule.

With thre successful YouthX Live events within the Arts & Culture group, Sport & Entertainment class and Social Good & Sustainability all wrapped upward, Tech & Innovation is the final type in the hybrid series of events. Anyone can attend, whether in person or via streaming on te YouthX app or Unlocked. me personally . Tickets to attend the particular physical event are free and available at Ticket Pro .

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