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Theme: RE:

This event occurred on
November 25, 2022
Pretoria, Gauteng
South Africa

RE: - taking a closer look at how we can RE: think, RE: build and RE: imagine to be best prepared for the years ahead.

Our focal points are:

1. Education - and its potential transformation
2. Metaverse - all hype or pay attention
3. Us & AI - team effort or competition
4. Me - in all of this

194 Bancor Avenue Park Lane West Building, Menlyn Maine, Waterkloof Glen, Pretoria, 0181
Pretoria, Gauteng, 0181
South Africa
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Alfi Oloo

Product Designer
Alfi Oloo is a self-taught product designer specialising in design systems. He is a thought leader in the domain of mentorship and is piloting a new mentorship framework that leverages common practices in the domain of psychology & performance coaching. He has a keen interest in the process of transitioning from learning institutions to professional environments. He is also a mentor at a UX bootcamp, a coordinator for a student work-readiness program and a co-host of a podcast.

Ashley Moyo

Spoken Word Artist
Ashley Moyo is a poet and spoken word performing artist. Her body of work acts as aid to begin conversations of healing and reflection with oneself. In 2020 she was invited to New York City to participate in the Model United Nations,where poetry was proposed as a medium to policy making for artists' mental health. Her most recent publications can be found on ODD MAG, and in an anthology called: "Our Stories From the Beginning".

Lazaros Karapanagiotidis

Chief Product and Marketing Officer
Lazaros Karapanagiotidis has spent his career in Digital Strategy development and implementation, eCommerce, Digital Product Development, Marketing, and Enterprise Transformation. He is interested in making sense of what "Digital" means, and how it applies to everyday life for businesses and consumers. His passion is in leveraging data to drive business outcomes and is a regular writer on topics impacting the fourth industrial revolution.

Michael Lee

Innovation Mindset Architect
Michael Lee is an international expert in the mindset of creativity and innovation and has been involved in education for a number of years. With more than two decades of experience as a writer, script editor, director, and producer in the film and TV industry across the US, Europe and Africa. His TV productions have won 5 South African Film & TV Awards (SAFTAs).

Mynhardt van Pletsen

Creative strategist | Content creator | Learning designer
Mynhardt Van Pletsen is a 25 year veteran of the creative and communication industry, with experience in PR, marketing and brand strategy. Mynhardt is passionate about guiding creative professionals to build meaningful careers and doing the work that matters to them.

Okeletsang Mookeletsi

Commercial Legal Attorney - Specialising in Information Technology
Okeletsang Mookeletsi is a Commercial Legal attorney specialising in IT, with experience spanning across telecommunications, technology and petroleum. She is currently pursuing a master's degree in Space Studies at UCT,a member of the International Institute of Space Law (IISL) and the Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) . An enthusiast of data privacy and artificial intelligence, both of which from part of her daily occupation. She is also co-author of the book "Integrated Space for African Society" through her master's.

Rajesh Pasungili Ramakrishnan

CEO - Educational Robotics Business
Rajesh Pasungili Ramakrishnan is the founder and CEO of an educational organisation specialising in robotics. He is an education enthusiast with a passion for people. He endeavours to help better equip students for a life after high school and to foster a passion for robotics and programming from a young age, by introducing students to industry-relevant skills.

Serati Maseko

Artist and Activist
Serati Maseko is a multidisciplinary artist and activist from Johannesburg, she uses the mediums of music, poetry, stage performance and writing to communicate ideas, explore the human condition, express emotion, and to hold a mirror to humanity. Born in Alexandra Township in Johannesburg, her upbringing was divided between different parts of Johannesburg, Boston Massachusetts, and London, England. In early 2022 her article titled ‘’Democratising Nature’’ was published in Daily Maverick.

Shanel Munger

Senior Group Leadership Specialist
Shanel Munger is a well-seasoned corporate leadership and learning development specialist with her master’s in educational leadership. Her passion is people development, yoga and cycling. Shanel assists employees to embrace self-care, active rest and mindfulness to help them perform at their best and achieve sustainable productivity and well-being.

Winnie Mulli

Management Consultant
Winnie Mulli is a Management Consultant at a well-known tech consulting firm and a part of the innovation team at a well-known South African bank. Her passion lies in bringing ethical solutions to complex problems. Winner of awards such as the 'Siemens Women in Tech' and the 'Standard Bank Women in Tech Accelerator', with ideas previously featured in Elle Magazine, Winnie is also the Founder of an open-source software startup geared towards helping individuals pivot into tech.

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