Penny Foley

Chief Community Partnerships Officer

Penny Foley is the Chief Community Partnerships Officer at Harambee Youth Employment Accelerator. She brings to Harambee three decades of prior experience in youth development, employment creation, human rights, and working with civil society organisations to increase their impact. After ensuring that National Youth Service policy was translated into programmes for youth at Umsbomvu Youth Fund she then spent 7 years as a director of Shisaka Development Management working on projects within the public sector with a primary focus on community works programmes. Penny holds a master’s degree in international development studies from Deakin University as well as a Diploma of Education and Bachelor of Arts from Monash University.

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Harambee in the News

Effort Needed to Move Impact Sourcing to BPO Mainstream

14 Jul 2021

Ryan Strategic Advisory says that now is the time for big ideas about how new ways of doing business in CX and BPO can drive positive social change.

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Harambee in the News

Sector innovation creates new work from home call centre jobs for South African youth

09 Jul 2021

Collaboration between industry stakeholders proves it’s ability to unlock jobs.

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Harambee in the News

Skilling innovations for trade occupations

05 Jul 2021

Plumbing sector leads a new approach to apprenticeships, increasing youth employment and enhancing the sector

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