Business in Education Forum: How can business support education through and beyond times of crisis?

Business in Education Forum: How can business support education through and beyond times of crisis?

This year’s annual Business in Education forum hosted by Symphonia for South Africa, convenes key players in both business and education to consider how business can continue to support the development of South Africa’s education ecosystem during and beyond the current crisis.

Panellists will include executive representatives from corporate investors as well as those in schools and education development. The event presents an opportunity to discuss innovation, critical support and leadership during the current crisis, as well as a chance to explore strategic interventions, the bigger picture and the future of education.

Panellists include:
Khanyi Chaba, Head of Responsible Business – Old Mutual
Lehlohonolo Chabeli, CEO – Thebe Foundation
Riyaadh Ebrahim, Social Investment Special – Tshikululu Social Investments
Richard Masemola, Executive Director and Co-Founder – Teach South Africa
Mary Metcalfe, Education and Change Director – PILO
Louise van Rhyn, Founder & CEO – Symphonia for South Africa

The event will take place virtually with a panel discussion and breakout sessions on Thursday 9 July 2020 from 9:30 – 11:30 using Zoom. Spaces are limited so please make sure to register by Wednesday 8 July. All participants will receive a Zoom participation link. To register contact [email protected]

“If we are to support South Africa’s’ education system, we cannot underestimate the role of business. It is now, more than ever, necessary for the spheres of business and education to work together as a formidable force for change.”
Dorcas Dube, Marketing and Communications Manager – Symphonia for South Africa.

Visit www.PfP4SA.org for more information on the Partners for Possibility programme and Symphonia for South Africa NPC.


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