Nicola Galombik

Founder & Board Chair

Nicola Galombik is Founder and Board Chair of Harambee Youth Employment Accelerator. Nicola’s career spans television broadcasting, political activism, policy development, investment and business leadership – all with a common thread of igniting and leading social change. She is Executive Director at Yellowwoods, an investment holding company with several businesses in the financial services sector and restaurant/leisure sectors. Previously, Nicola established and was Managing Director of Converse Consulting, held senior executive positions in television broadcasting, policy and regulation and in education, and was a documentary filmmaker. Nicola was a Fulbright scholar and holds an MA from New York University.  She is a fellow of the African Leadership Initiative and the Aspen Global Leadership Network, as well as the IGD Frontier 100 and African Leadership Network.  She sits on the boards of several private sector businesses as well as the African Leadership Network.

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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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