Sandiso Sibisi is a management consultant, who employs innovative business models to help make business and technology consulting services accessible and sustainable to organisations serving the international development sector.
In May 2013, her passion for development led her to establish Born to Succeed Women – a programme that is curbing the steep youth unemployment rate in South Africa through the leadership development of young women.
She is also the former Deputy Chair of the Advancement of Black Accountants South Africa Bursary Fund. This addresses the challenges faced by previously disadvantaged learners in accessing institutions of higher learning due to funding constraints. To date the fund has assisted 20 learners.
Sandiso was selected to participate in the Mandela Washington Fellowship 2016 in the USA.
In November 2016, she represented South Africa at the World Bank Youth Summit 2016, Washington DC where she shared her youth unemployment mobile platform, Khwela. In the same year, she was a youth delegate at the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization's (UNESCO's) Week of Peace and Sustainable Development in Ottawa, Canada, on the Role of Education.
Sandiso holds a Bachelor of Commerce with Honours from Wits University, Johannesburg, and a Programme Certificate from INSEAD for Social Enterprise.
She offers management consulting expertise, grant and bid-writing and innovation application.