Kapenanghutjiua Vetira, 28, Windhoek – Appalachian State University, Civic Leadership

A dancer, choreographer, and dance teacher by profession, Kapena, as she is affectionately known, is the Founder and Director of Children of Namibia (ChiNamibia) Arts Education for Development, which is an organization that educates, empowers, and develops children and young people through arts and culture. ChiNamibia gives a voice to children and young people to ...
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Sem Mandela Uutoni, 24, African Union (AU) – University of Minnesota, Public Management

Sem Mandela Uutoni currently works on Regional Integration in the Office of the Chairperson at the African Union Commission in Addis Abba, Ethiopia.  Sem Mandela holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Regional and Rural Development and a Master’s Degree in Regional Development and Environmental Economics (Summa Cum Laude).  In November 2016, he was awarded an Excellence ...
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Lineekala Tobias, 27, Ondangwa – University of Wisconsin, Civic Leadership

Lineekela Tobias is a multi-award winning educator from Reverend Juuso Shikongo Secondary School. She has five years of experience in educating a Namibian child in the field of Geography and Biological sciences where she focuses on teaching and educating students according to their educational needs, abilities, and attainment potential of individual students.Lineekela holds a Bachelor ...
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Seno Namwandi, 29, Windhoek – Florida International University, Public Management

Seno Namwandi is one of the pioneers of Intellectual Property (IP) in Namibia. With three years of experience, she currently serves as the youngest director on the board of the Business Intellectual Property Authority (BIPA), the national IP regulatory body. As a board member, she plays a critical role in ensuring BIPA fulfills its fiduciary ...
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Luise Mwanyangapo, 31, Windhoek – Clark Atlanta University, Business & Entrepreneurship

Luise is a BA Marketing graduate who is in her final year of completing a (BA) Honors in Business Management, majoring in International Business at the University of Science and Technology (NUST) in Windhoek. Employed as a Project Manager at fesmedia Africa of the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung, she is also the founder of Tuuthikeni Market. Tuuthikeni Market ...
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Stephan Mungongi, 30, Rundu – Dartmouth College, Business & Entrepreneurship

Stephan is an entrepreneur and is Chairman of the Mungongi Group of Companies doing business in agriculture, catering, and food supplies, plus construction. Stephan’s key values in life are hard work, diligence, and respect. He is a champion of community upliftment projects having been involved in making life better for young people for more than ...
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Sepiso Mwange, 31, Windhoek – Rutgers University, Civic Leadership

Sepiso Mwange has over 4 years of experience in the Performing Arts industry, focusing specifically in Applied Theatre/Drama and Education. Currently, Sepiso is a lecturer in the Performing Arts department at the University of Namibia, where she teaches Directing, Acting, Voice and Speech and Theatre for Development. Sepiso holds a Master’s Degree in Political Communication ...
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Ndaudika Mulundileni, 27, Windhoek – Northwestern University, Business & Entrepreneurship

Ndaudika Mulundileni is a social development enthusiast focusing on social entrepreneurship. Currently, Ndaudika is the CEO of MindsInAction, a Namibian startup that identifies community challenges and offers innovative solutions. He holds a BSc. in Engineering – Mechatronics, from the University of Cape Town. Ndaudika is driven by the desire to become a catalyst of economic ...
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Asmara Kaffer, 33, Keetmanshoop – University of Wisconsin – Madison, Public Management

Asmara is a Youth Officer at the Ministry of Sport, Youth and National Service and is heading the Environmental Education department in the Youth Development directorate at the Keetmanshoop Multi-Purpose Youth Resource Centre. She has been in this position for the past seven years and has also been involved with line ministries that have similar ...
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Matheus Hamutenya, 29, Keetmanshoop – Rutgers University, Business & Entrepreneurship

Matheus Hamutenya has over three years’ experience in the media sector. Currently, Matheus is a journalist at New Era Newspaper. He is also the founder of the Men4Women Organization aimed at sensitizing boys and men on the important role they can play to reduce teenage pregnancies among rural girls. Matheus holds an honors degree in Media ...
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Stefanie Garises, 22, Windhoek – University of Texas at Austin, Business & Entrepreneurship

Stefanie Garises is a final year Bachelor of Computer Science student in the Software Development strand at the Namibia University of Science and Technology. She is passionate about the quality of education, the support of startups, and the living standards of the average Namibian citizen. Stefanie has been, and is actively involved in, projects which ...
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Hileni Amuthenu, 27, Otjiwarongo – Georgia State University, Public Management

Hileni Amuthenu is a high school teacher who is currently enrolled for a Master’s degree in Education, specializing in Curriculum and Assessment with the University of Namibia. She holds an Honors degree in Education and a certificate in Portuguese and Business Entrepreneurship. She is a Curriculum panel member at the National Institute of Education and ...
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