Ashoka staff members are working in more than 30 countries around the world. Together they form a powerful team of teams. Each team member is a creative and effective leader in their own right, building proven track records for making powerful ideas real.
Dadisai Taderera joins Ashoka as the Venture and Fellowship Manager for Southern Africa. She has worked for over a decade supporting change makers and communities to advocate for transparency and accountability to ensure a more equal and just society.
Mbali Gushu (Zondi) was born and raised in Pietermaritzburg, on the East Coast of South Africa. She was selected to be a part of the inaugural class of the African Leadership Academy for outstanding leadership potential and academic promise.
Stéphanie joined Ashoka Africa Leadership team since September 2017, after 13 years with Ashoka on different continents: at the Global Headquarters in the US, Mexico City and Paris.