Unlocking the Potential: Are We Underestimating Gen Z as Unstoppable Change Champions in the Battle against Youth Unemployment?
Wed Aug 2, 17:30 - Wed Aug 2, 21:00
Neelsie Cinema (Stellenbosch)
Join us for an engaging and insightful event as Gradlinc and Stellenbosch Network join forces to address one of the pressing challenges facing South Africa today—youth unemployment. The upcoming panel discussion will bring together key stakeholders, thought leaders, and experts to explore innovative solutions and foster collaboration towards tackling this critical issue.
In South Africa, youth unemployment remains a significant obstacle to the country's socio-economic development. Recognising the urgency of the situation, Gradlinc and Stellenbosch Network are committed to driving positive change and have partnered to leverage their collective expertise and resources to find sustainable solutions for the youth.
The panel discussion will feature prominent speakers from industry, academia and media as well as a student council representative. Each panelist will bring their unique insights, experiences, and strategies to the table, fostering a rich and diverse conversation.
We are delighted to have the following esteemed speakers at the event:
-Bobby Brown - Multifaceted Storyteller and Beloved Local Radio Host (Also the MC)
-Nico Louw - Tech Visionary and Gen Z Advocate
-Prof Michael-Lucien Le Cordeur - Trailblazing Educator Transforming the Future of Learning
-Masilo Silokazi - Chair of the SRC, Stellenbosch
-Maambele Khosa - Voted as one of SA's Top 200 Most Influential Youth by Mail and Guardian
?Dress code: Smart Casual
The event starts at 17:30 with a meet and greet in the foyer, followed by a captivating discussion. This is your chance to gain valuable insights from these exceptional speakers and join the conversation on an important issue.
Moreover, the panel will engage in thought-provoking discussions on the role of technology, entrepreneurship, and mentorship in addressing youth unemployment. The event aims to inspire collaborative efforts between public and private sectors, nurturing partnerships that can bridge the gap between educational institutions, industry leaders, and young job seekers.