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.
Skhumbuzo Moodaley Mpisane
Head of Programs
Experience in process facilitation, youth coaching, programmatic design, and execution. First joined enke in 2014 as a Trailblazer Program Coordinator, left in 2016 to build further experience in managing teams and multiple projects, and returned in 2018 as Head of Programs. Holds a degree in Psychology and Legal Studies from the UKZN and a Postgraduate Diploma in Law from the UNISA. Founder and chairperson of the Young Professionals’ League. Skhumbuzo is passionate about youth issues, focussing on how education, law, policy development and implementation can be used to help liberate those oppressed by the system. Would love the super power of time-travel so he can change things.
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 Master in Management 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. One Young World Ambassador, Obama Foundation Leaders Africa.
Freddy Tinashe Makuwa
Head of Operations
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.
Experience in project management, youth advocacy and community development. Prudy is passionate about youth development having worked and volunteered in the sector for the last 5 years. Joined enke in March 2018 and is excited to be part of a youth-led organization, making waves all over the country. Prudy love people and caring for them, reflected in her desired superpower to heal and ease the pain of all people suffering. Her favourite quote: “the mind is everything. What you think, you become..” (Buddha)
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.
Experience in program management and coordination, fundraising and counselling. Joined enke in March 2018. Certified Victim empowerment worker as well as HIV/AIDS counsellor. Loves music, movies (Horror and thrillers to be exact) her daughter and baking. Originally from Durban and having worked in the NGO sector for the past 14 years Zama believes that kindness heals and that if she had one super power, it would be the power to read minds, so that she could understand people a little better.
Zamokuhle (Zam) Dlamini
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.
Tidimalo (Tidi) Moeketsi
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.
Chairperson of the enke Board.
Research, Monitoring & Education Consultant. Expertise in education, monitoring & evaluation, curriculum development, and civil society.
Director, Strategy Unit at Deloitte Africa. Expertise in business model design, corporate governance, organisation design and implementation, project management and strategic change management.
Manager, Bain Academy. Expertise in training and development, youth programming, strategy, organisation design and implementation, and project management.
Oxford MBA, CA(SA). Expertise in financial reporting, strategy, banking and executive education.
Laureen Rwatirera (Advisor)
Global Head of Learning, Naspers.
Expertise in Organisational Development, HR, Strategy and Leadership.
Pip Wheaton (Advisor)
Director of Ashoka UK.
Co-Founder, enke: Make Your Mark. Skoll Scholar, Ashoka Fellow. Expertise in Fundraising, Strategy and Leadership.
Graeme De Bruyn (Advisor)
CEO, The Influence Company. Expertise in education, training and development, strategy, programme design and facilitation.