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Nyuytifo Emmanuel Wiykiynyuy

Nyuytifo Emmanuel Wiykiynyuy

Nyuytifo Emmanuel Wiykiynyuy has five years experience in the not-for-profit sector as a change strategist, next-generation educator and youth mentor. He is dedicated to improving the lives of young people.

Nyuytifo is a MasterCard Foundation Alumnus, a Girlignite Africa Academy Mentor and a postgraduate research student in Mechanical Engineering at the University of Johannesburg (UJ).

While studying for his previous degrees, Nyuytifo served as volunteer mentor in the Faculty of Engineering Built and Information Technology at the University of Pretoria (UP).

He has also served as Chairperson of the MasterCard Foundation Scholars community at UP. This is a community of students selected from across Africa who have demonstrated:

  • academic talent
  • leadership skills
  • and the potential to contribute to the transformation of the African continent.

Nyuytifo is a transformative leader with high social and emotional competencies. He is passionate about youth mentoring, education and leadership with a bias towards opportunity creation for all.