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Tsitsi Masiyiwa named among the Most Influential Women of 2022 by New African Woman Magazine

Super thrilled that our Co-Founder Tsitsi Masiyiwa was named one of the Most Influential Women of 2022 by New African Woman Magazine. Mrs Masiyiwa was recognised for her philanthropic work and advocacy for gender equality in Zimbabwe and Africa. The Most Influential Women Awards by New African Woman Magazine recognise and celebrate the incredible work ...
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Tsitsi Masiyiwa wants African women to start giving big

The underrepresentation of women in philanthropy as grantmakers and grant recipients is a global phenomenon. However, on the African continent, our Co-Founder Tsitsi Masiyiwa says she wants to create more pathways for women funders who have historically been “extremely limited” by traditional gender roles.   Read more on why she believes more women should give ...
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Strive Masiyiwa among 2022 Spear’s Awards Winners

Higherlife Co-Founder Strive Masiyiwa was crowned Entrepreneur of the Year at the 2022 Spear’s Awards, in recognition of his work with two pan-African technology companies (Econet and Cassava Technologies) and for his work as with Higherlife Foundation and Delta Philanthropies, a UK-registered impact investment charity promoting development initiatives across Africa. The Spear’s Awards ceremony which ...
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Tsitsi Masiyiwa leads a new cohort of African philanthropists to advance gender equality on the continent

African Philanthropy Forum launches the Africa Gender Initiative uniting African philanthropists behind the common goal of advancing gender equality across the continent. Tsitsi Masiyiwa, the philanthropist behind the Initiative is leading the new cohort of African philanthropists committed to inspire more Africans to give directly to the issue. The initial list of funding partners includes ...
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