WATCH: My Company Is doing Very Well – Elizabeth Tanya Masiyiwa (27)

Elizabeth Masiyiwa to open a technology Innovation School


At 27 years old, Elizabeth Tanya Masiyiwa is already a board Member on many impressive organisations. Speaking at Youth Connect, she explains how she started he first tech startup. She says she initially asked her parents not to help, but soon realized the benefits of working with her mother.

Elizabeth says she will be opening a leadership academy in Zimbabwe.

16 year old students from schools will take a year off school and learn about innovation.

After spending a year at the leadership academy, these young people will then be taken to great schools overseas.

Elizabeth Tanya Masiyiwa

Elizabeth Tanya Masiyiwa (27), Philanthropist, Managing Director at Delta and Founder at Simba education speaks about her business at Youth Connect.

Long Term Strategic Advisor and Board Member at the Higher Life Foundation and Co investment Advisor for the Masiyiwa Family fund.

She serves on the Harvard Leadership Council on Africa and previously was an analyst at the UNICEF Innovation venture fund.

She was a finalist at the Heart Price Challenge.