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    • On Wednesday 11 April MRF Deputy Executive Director Judy Sikuza delivered the Graduation speech to the Faculty of Humanities graduands at the University of Cape Town. Judy shared leadership lessons from her own life journey, and encouraged the graduating class to pursue their dreams with courage. Watch her speech (from 15’00) and read the highlights below, courtesy of UCT. (more…)

    • Chief Executive Officer

      The Mandela Rhodes Foundation was launched in 2003 as a joint initiative between the late Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela and the Rhodes Trust. Its central purpose is to develop exceptional leadership in Africa. The Foundation’s founding principles may be found on the website. The MRF’s flagship activity, the Mandela Rhodes Scholarships, is Africa’s leading postgraduate scholarship and leadership development programme. Close to 500 Mandela Rhodes Scholarships have been awarded to candidates from 26 African countries to study at Honours or Masters level in South Africa. Because of the incumbent’s impending retirement from the position, the Foundation seeks to appoint an accomplished new Chief Executive Officer with strong stakeholder management experience, leadership stature and strategic acumen to lead the Foundation through its next stage of evolution, in accordance with a five-year strategy approved by the Trustees. (more…)

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