DJ, Project Manager and Social Justice Activist
No stranger to the stage Ang is involved in hosting workshops and knowledge share groups within the SA creative industries. This incredible soul is passionate about making the world a safer, more diverse and accepting place for everybody. She is deeply inspired by music, her closest friends and new adventures, making her incredibly relatable.
Ang has chosen the TEDxYouthCapeTown stage to enlighten us about Diversity and safer spaces in the South African music industry.
Social Entrepreneur and Language Enthusiast
A linguistics enthusiast, Emer enjoys good tea and meaningful conversation, preferably at the same time. She is an introvert at heart, invigorated by being awake at 4:00 am in order to have the morning silence and fresh air all to herself. No stranger to the stage she has partaken in Model United Nations and WIMUN and now the TEDxYouth2018 stage.
Moved by her passion to fight for human rights, she started blogging for UNICEF's Voices of Youth at 14. It is no surprise that she has decided to share her thoughts on Building Equality with us.
Coach and Facilitator
Josh Ramsey is a playful and passionate trainer who believes our personal power comes in the form of small everyday decisions. As a behaviour change coach and organisational development facilitator he sees time and again how grand sweeping gestures of change do not hold the same power as small and often invisible decisions to effect change. In this talk he transparently shares his experience of healing his relationship with pornography as well as the logic which led to and impact which followed this healing. He poses questions which invite the viewer to consider the small choices they make on a daily basis regarding their consumption of Hyper-stimulating Digital Media, and how those choices may be affecting their sense of personal power.
A bonafide entrepreneur deeply inspired by the idea that anyone can change the world if they try hard enough.
His talk is aptly named, 'Entrepreneurship Needs to Be Taught In Schools'.
This multifaceted young lady can be found lost in putting her thoughts to paper or playing a township variation of pool that replaces the pool cue and balls with a stick and some stones.
In 2017, she was part of the SAVE Foundation’s TED-Ed Club which is where she discovered and honed her passion for writing. When she heard about the opportunity to speak at the TEDxYouthCapeTown 2018 event she just could not resist.
This bright young mind shares her thoughts on the importance of taking care of the future as it is, after all, ours.
Tiisetso Mashifane wa Noni
She uses the stage masterfully. Easily captures her audience with her intimacy and knowledge of the arts. Meet Tiisetso Mashifane wa Noni, our resident smooth and mysterious black panther. This brilliant young mind is passionate about relentless, fearless and limitless storytelling and intends to showcase that on 10 November. She was drawn to the TEDxYouth stage because she wants to highlight the importance of starting conversations that speak to the social complexities of the silenced voices in the new South Africa.
The topic of her talk is ‘Another Conversation for the Dinner Table?'