Meet the Team

We are a group of passionate, young professionals who are committed to creating a world where all young people have the self-belief, freedom and ability to create a positive future for and with each other. We work hard. We play hard.

Together, we make our mark and empower others to make theirs.

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Natasha Asbury

Chief Programs Officer

Experience in therapeutic counselling, facilitation, programmatic design, curriculum development monitoring and evaluation. Joined enke in 2013, developing all M&E frameworks and systems, later appointed Chief Programs Officer. Degrees in Psychological Studies of Social Work and Clinical Practice in Social Work from the University of Cape Town.  Board member of Volunteer Afrika, and the Young Professionals' League. Natasha is a human rights activist in her community, is involved in refugee and forced migrant rights programs, and sexual gender based violence awareness. Music and anime fanatic

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Rufaro Mudimu

Chief Executive Officer

Experience in communications, fundraising, program development, and facilitation. Joined enke in 2012 as a Communications Intern, later became Programs Manager and headed programs before being appointed CEO in 2015. Rufaro holds a MM in Public & Development Management from the University of the Witwatersrand, Social Entrepreneurship Certificate, GIBS (University of Pretoria) and BA (Hons) International Development Studies & Communications Studies and Certificate in Non-Profit Management from York University, Canada. Media/News enthusiast, Movie fanatic, pan-Africanist.

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Freddy Tinashe Makuwa

Finance & Admin Manager

Experience in operations management and financial accounting. Joined enke in 2017 as Finance and Administration Manager. BA Accounting Degree from Africa University. A lover of cooking, reading, travel and sports. This thinker and strategist may have watched too much of his favourite feature the Godfather, but it is to our advantage: he holds steadfast that, “limits, like fear, are often an illusion.” He frequently makes offers one cannot refuse too. Freddy wishes he could add the power of mind control to his list of abilities. He thinks this would make him unstoppable. We tend to agree.

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Londiwe (Londz) Khuzwayo

Biz Dev. & Training Coordinator

Experience in project management & coordination, capacity building, and administration. Joined enke in 2017 as Business Development & Training Coordinator. Holds a BA with triple major in Psychology, International Relations and Politics from the University of the Witwatersrand. Practical, precise and efficient, Her favourite quote, “No” by Rosa parks speaks to this. When she says no, she means it. Londiwe wishes she had the power to mute the words people say that cause more harm than good. 

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Zamokuhle (Zam) Dlamini

Office Coordinator

Experience in Sales, Management and Finance. Joined enke in 2017 as Office Coordinator. National diploma in Management Services, Certificate in Time & Motion studies, Practical Accounting & Book Keeping from the University of South Africa(Current). Cheery, sociable Zam is everyones  friend and support. She wishes she had the power to make unlimited wishes. This way she would be able to solve all of societies problems and make herself and her peeps all the more comfortable while doing it.

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Ndumiso (So) Caba

Youth Liaison

Experience in project management and coordination. He joined enke as a Youth Liaison in 2017. Holder of a Community Development Certificate from the University Of the Witwatersrand. Ndumiso, endorses the words of Ralph Waldo Emerson that “What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.” It is unclear if Ndumiso had his aspired superpower of telepathy that it would make a difference, since he is already a master of communication

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Ngata Holele

Program Coordinator

Experience in education, project design and management. Joined enke in 2017 as Program Coordinator. Holds a BAdmin Public Management & Honours from the University of Pretoria. Ngata is the meeting point between creativity and intellect. She believes that one should, "Adapt what is useful, reject what is useless, and add what is specifically your own." In line with this, she wishes she was a telepath so she could throw away her phone and communicate more directly with program participants.

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Lettie (Lesego) Makola

Program Coordinator

Experience in youth development. Joined enke in 2017 as Program Coordinator. B.A. Sport Psychology, B.A. (Hons) Sport Management from the University of Johannesburg. An intuitive, introspective, lively soul, Lettie is an avid reader who loves books by Ken Follet and . She believes we should treat others the way we would want to be treated. In line with Lettie’s love of the underdog and big sisterly heart, she wishes she had the power of mind reading to detect the truth and promote fairness for all.

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Katlego (Katz) Robyn Llale

Trailblazer Support Team Intern

Experience in editing and web development. Joined enke in 2016 as a Catalyst, later becoming an Igniter and then a TST Intern in 2017. Currently completing her BSocSci in English, Sociology and Gender. A modern Holmes with a need to expose the underbelly of the criminal world, she would choose the power of invisibility so she could sneak around like a ninja and expose that deceit. No challenge is too great for Katlego as she agrees with Eleanor Roosevelt that one should “do the things you cannot do”

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Tidimalo (Tidi) Moeketsi

Trailblazer Support Team Intern

Experience in ecclesiastics, planning, mentoring, admin. Joined enke in 2015 as a Trailblazer, continuing her involvement as an Ignitor and now as Trailblazer Support Intern. Certificate of recognition from the Anglican Bishop of Johannesburg as the treasurer for the Johannesburg Children’s ministry and serving on the committee, Level 4 Piano, Level 6 Singing, currently reading towards a finance degree from Monash University. Tidi is a ray of sunshine not easily blocked out. Her ability to raise ones spirits from even the darkest of places is amazing.

Board of Directors

enke: Make Your Mark is governed by a Board of Directors that oversees the strategy and activities of the organisation’s management to ensure that a transparent system of governance is implemented.

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Laureen Rwatirera

Chairperson of the enke Board. Global Head of Learning, Naspers. Organisational Development, HR, Strategy and Leadership expert.

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Pip Wheaton

Co-Founder, enke: Make Your Mark. Director of Ashoka UK, Skoll Scholar, Ashoka Fellow. Expertise in Fundraising, Strategy and Leadership.

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Palesa Mabidilala

Founder / CEO, Enzi Africa.  Director of Spark South Africa. Specialist in SMME development, enterprise funding & non-financial support, business coaching and management.

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Wayne Moodaley

Entrepreneur

Oxford MBA, CA(SA). Expertise in financial reporting, strategy, banking and executive education.

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Lungile Mahluza

Director, Strategy Unit. Expertise in Information Technology, business model design, corporate governance, organisation design and implementation, project management and strategic change management.

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Chrischar Rock

Research, Monitoring & Education Consultant. Expertise in education, monitoring & evaluation, curriculum development, and civil society.