Akhona is a final year Business Science student at the University of Cape Town, majoring in Finance with Accounting. She is passionate about impact and social entrepreneurship. She currently tutors Financial Management at the university and has worked in the farming family business in Eastern Cape, South Africa, where she created an office space, implemented a bookkeeping system and created an additional revenue stream for the business.
She has also been involved in Design Thinking program’s with the Hasso Plattner School of Design Thinking in Afrika where she worked in multi–disciplinary teams to solve socio–economic challenges. Akhona is excited to be part of UI and contribute meaningfully to social and environmental change.
Besides creating a meaningful career, she enjoys playing sports, exploring outdoors, hanging out with friends and family as well as time alone, reflecting.