Kasthuri Soni

Executive Board Member & Finance Director

Group Finance Director and Incoming CEO, Harambee Youth Employment Accelerator
Kasthuri is a chartered accountant who spent 10 years at Deloitte in various leadership positions. She brings prior experience as Chief Executive Officer of Soul City and is widely regarded as a seasoned executive. As a member of the team that incubated the organisation at its founding in 2011 she has deep institutional knowledge of Harambee. Kasthuri will assume the CEO role in January 2022.

Other Interesting Articles

Harambee in the News

From the desk of the President: SAYouth.mobi enabling the Presidential Employment Stimulus

18 Oct 2021

Since the Department of Basic Education opened applications for the next cohort of school assistants just two weeks ago, over 940,000 young people have applied via the zero-rated recruitment platform called SAYouth.mobi, which forms part of the national Pathway Management Network.


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Harambee in the News

Rooting for change: solving the unemployment crisis

06 Oct 2021

In this episode of the Impact Room, we meet the women leaders charting a new course against unemployment – and delivering results.


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Harambee in the News

When scale is not enough: To tackle youth unemployment in South Africa, we need systems change

30 Sep 2021

No single social enterprise can scale operations enough to address the significant, complex, and severe crisis of unemployment and specifically youth unemployment in South Africa. What is needed is systems change, which recognizes and address the complexity of the challenge to go farther and faster together.


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