Amanda Nzimande

Non-executive Board Member

Amanda Tandiwe (Tandi) Nzimande is the CEO of Solidarity Fund. She is a chartered accountant who started her career as a corporate finance advisor at Deutsche Bank. Following that, she acquired and ran a small business in the postal and courier industry for 4 years. During that period, she did work for WDB Investment Holdings (WDBIH), a women’s empowerment company where she eventually spent 14 years. She was most recently at Chapter One Innovation Brokerage, a business model research and development firm. Tandi joined the Hollard Foundation Trust in 2013 and started working more closely with its early childhood development programmes, KYB Change Management and KYB Incubator. She is a trustee of the FirstRand Empowerment Foundation, and a fellow of the Africa Leadership Initiative.

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Harambee in the News

Harambee Youth Employment Accelerator enters its second decade with planned CEO transition

14 Sep 2021

Harambee has announced the appointment of Group Finance Director Kasthuri Soni as its next Chief Executive Officer. Soni will assume the role in January 2022 from current CEO Maryana Iskander, who is entering her tenth year at Harambee.


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South Africa needs a national, co-ordinated plan of action to create jobs for youth

Harambee in the News

South Africa needs a national, co-ordinated plan of action to create jobs for youth

08 Sep 2021

To turn SA’s youth unemployment crisis around, we need to believe in young people’s potential, but also come up with a concrete, inclusive action plan.


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Harambee in the News

Employment intervention: How to keep young women from being left further behind

26 Aug 2021

To build resilience in young women’s employment, we must help them get resilient jobs. This means focusing employment interventions on growth sectors that already employ large numbers of women and dismantling the barriers that lock women out of other well-paid, secure sectors of the economy.


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