- Founder and Executive Director, AfricaWorldwide Media, South Africa
A businesswoman and entrepreneur, Tumi Makgabo runs AfricaWorldwide Media, a company which aims to provide more opportunities for Africans to tell their stories through the production of development-focused content and the use of online platforms. She is also the founder of Tumi Makgabo Enterprises, which invests in opportunities throughout Africa. An accomplished broadcaster in both her native South Africa and for news network CNN International, Makgabo uses her voice on global platforms to advocate for action on some of Africa's most pressing issues, particularly the empowerment of women and freedom of press. She currently serves on the boards on Sun International, South African Tourism and Pink Drive, and is one of the patrons of the Future of the African Daughter Project.