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Carol  Dyantyi

Carol Dyantyi is a mother of five, born on the 6th of May 1956. Carol could not complete her matric at Morris Isaacson due to the Soweto Uprising in 1976, In 1980 Carol worked as waitress at the Carlton Hotel she then registered with an ABET institute and completed her matric in 1993.

In 1997 she registered with RAU College now known as The University of Johannesburg where she studied and completed her Diploma in community development. She further studied through Unisa for HIV/AIDS Counseling in 1999.

In December 2002 Carol Founded Ikageng Itireleng Aids Ministry in Orlando West. Ikageng Itireleng Ministry is a non-profit organization which uses a community outreach approach and home base caregivers to support Orphaned and Vulnerable children and youth in Soweto.

Carol is currently furthering her course on Community Development and leadership through the University of Johannesburg.

In 2014 Carol attended the Human Rights Advocacy program at University of Columbia and I was chosen amongst the 30 advocates to be part of The Bill Clinton Global initiative 2015 conference in New-York to be one of the presenters. Carol is now one of the Bill Clinton Global Initiators in a program named Imbogodo that empowers woman is remote Villages Like Mpumalanga, KwaZulu-Natal and Limpopo, to empower them to be part of the solution towards the reduction of HIV/AIDS in South Africa and on early childhood development.

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James Lennox

Capetonian James Lennox began his broadcasting career on Good Hope FM after completing his post-graduate studies at UCT.

Television exposure followed soon after, where he progressed from contributing to M-Net's Red Nose Day to anchoring the Mr Price Pro (formerly Gunston 500) surfing event in Durban.

He co-hosted MTN Gladiators with Ursula Stapelfeldt before moving to Johannesburg in 2005 to establish a new division of the global Sports marketing and entertainment company, Octagon, called Impanzi Productions.
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Sandy Pollard

Sandy Pollard is the Managing Director of Cape Grace Hotel and Executive Director of Mentor Africa. Prior to joining Cape Grace, Sandy held various directorship roles with multinational companies in the fields of food service, telecommunications, and real estate, with operational responsibilities in the UK, Europe, the Middle East, Asia, and Southern Africa

Sandy worked in Mining Industry for several years before joining the Compass Group becoming Group Human Resources Director Southern Africa where she was responsible for negotiations with over 30 Trade Unions. She later transferred to one of the operating companies of Compass Group’s UK division and thereafter joined Orange PLC.

In 2002, she joined Hamptons International. During this period she was involved in numerous business acquisitions, new office openings across a number of continents as well as the disposal of some of Hamptons operating companies, and ultimately the sale of the business.
Sandy returned to Cape Town to serve as the Managing Director of Khayelitsha Township Trades in 2010, a social enterprise responsible for manufacturing and exporting fair trade cosmetics primarily to the UK.
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Cheryl Uys-Allie

Cheryl has an MBA from UCT, speaks French, Portuguese, German and ‘taxi’ Arabic. She has worked across Africa and the Middle East over the past 20 years for international news agencies incl. Al Jazeera, Sky News, ABC, Reuters among others, as an investigative journalist, news producer, investment analyst and documentary filmmaker.

She has produced a number of Award winning documentaries including “Islam: The War Within” filmed in Afghanistan (2003), “Maid in Lebanon” filmed in Beirut and Sri Lanka (2004), and a “Drug Mule Story” shot in prisons in Brazil (2012). Her focus tending towards women and human rights issues. Over the past 5 years she has launched TV channels for MNet and Media24 in Angola, Zambia and South Africa and is currently the Director of the MultiChoice Talent Factory – a CSI initiative developing young filmmakers across the African continent.

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