Kasthuri Soni

Group Financial Director

Kasthuri Soni is Group Finance Director and Board Member of Harambee Youth Employment Accelerator. She spent 10 years as a chartered accountant at Deloitte, where she focused on audit and advisory services to social investment and development initiatives. She then became CEO of The Soul City Institute, one of South Africa’s largest health and development NGOs, focused on health promotion and social change communication. Kasthuri also serves as a director of the Open Society Institute, the Competition Commission, Yellowwoods Trust Investments (Pty) Ltd and is a member of the South African Global Fund Country Co-ordinating Mechanism & Oversight Committee. She obtained her degree in Accounting (Honours) from the University of South Africa.

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Harambee in the News

Tilting towards equality: Can nudges improve gender inclusion?

08 Feb 2021

In the fight for greater gender equality and inclusion, governments, NGOs and other stakeholders are increasingly recognising the power of nudges to change human behaviour. The results are promising.


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Harambee in the News

Where is the Office?

28 Jan 2021

Maryana Iskander, CEO of Harambee Youth Employment Accelerator, shares her perspective around adapting to new ways of work in Episode 3 of Echo Radio’s “Where is the office?”.


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Harambee in the News

Free training videos launched as part of safe back2work campaign

21 Jan 2021

As thousands of South Africans return to work from the far reaches of the country and beyond, workplace safety takes the spotlight. Anticipating this need, the Return2Work Initiative has launched a range of punchy and accessible safe back2work videos.


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