Makaziwe Mandela

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Dr Makaziwe Mandela "is chairperson of Nozala Investments (Pty) Ltd and became chairperson of Afripack during 2005. Dr Mandela holds a PhD in Anthropology from the University of Massachussets and started out as a social worker in Transkei. She has had a full and chequered career that has involved working in several other countries and received a Fullbright Foreign Scholarship and a Fullbright Distinguished Fellowship Award. Dr Mandela holds directorships in Nestlé SA and the Nelson Mandela Foundation, among others. She has presented numerous papers over the years inclusive of the role of women in a changing South Africa. She has been intricately involved in developing a substantial investment portfolio within Nozala and using these funds in the economic upliftment and empowerment of women in South Africa." [1]

She is the daughter of Nelson Mandela.

"She has worked for a number of academic institutions in South Africa and abroad. She spent a number of years working for the Development Bank of Southern Africa as Executive Manager Corporate Services. Prior to that she worked for Spoornet as General Manager Human Resources.

"Dr Makaziwe Mandela is currently serving as the Executive Director of Nagul Investment Holdings (Pty) Ltd is also a consultant in training development and life skills at Self Empowerment International.

"She sits on a number of boards including; [2]

  • Nozala Investments
  • Nelson Mandela Foundation
  • Nestle South and East Africa
  • Rand Water Services
  • Enviroserve
  • Myriad medical

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  1. Afripack, businesswomen, accessed February 17, 2010.
  2. Makaziwe Mandela, Nozala Investments, accessed February 17, 2010.