Leigh is a social entrepreneur who has worked extensively in the education sector in collaboration with NGOs, donors and government. Her passion for youth development led her to co-found a free-to-student, non-profit undergraduate business school called the Tertiary School in Business Administration (TSiBA) in 2004. Her current venture is a social enterprise called Soulfull which has a vision of, “All of us living full lives that are rich in meaning and connection“. In her spare time, Leigh takes her two young daughters to birthday parties and dance lessons and, occasionally, dances herself. She lives in Cape Town with her partner, two children, two dogs, a tortoise and a hamster.
Busi is an educator and a champion for quality education for all. She has spent over twenty years in the classroom, leading a school governing body and working closely with corporates, philanthropists and government in the education sector. She has a love for writing and has three publications to her name. Busi’s other passion is her family. She lives in Cape Town with “hubby”, two sons and a sparkling new baby daughter.
Carl is a thinker and an artist. His broad range of interests have lead him to study Paleoanthropology, graphic design, philosophy, art history and dance. He has a special love of well-crafted type and thought-provoking photography. In his spare time, he is involved in community transformation, enjoys camping and bombing down a single track on his mountain bike. He drives a Landy, rides (like) a Giant, shoots on Nikon (full frame) and is married with two gorgeous children. Carl lives in Sedgefield and his professional website is http://www.thoughtsculpture.co.za/
Eva van Niekerk
Eva is a South African based Swiss photographer and florist. Since she has been living far away from ‘home’ for the past 25 years, photography has always played a big role in documenting her life for those she left behind, for those who came to visit and for herself and her family living here as well on her visits abroad. Eva has done design work for print and online publications including some styling work for a magazine. She likes to produce work that is natural and authentic and shows the beauty in the ordinary. At present, she is a freelance photographer and the florist of a big hotel. She lives in Stellenbosch with her South African husband and their three daughters. Her professional website is http://photoriginal.co.za