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      September 2, 2019

      Monday  11:00 AM

      1 Cwangco Crescent
      Cape Town, Western Cape 2171

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      Heritage is ours - embracing our diverse backgrounds

      Solution Space Learning Lunches provide a space for entrepreneurs, youth and the community an opportunity to learn from and be inspired by leading experts from a variety of sectors. In commemoration of Heritage Month, we are celebrating South Africa’s diversity and our cultural heritage. We’ve once again invited University of Cape Town Vice-Chancellor, Professor Mamokgethi Phakeng, who will give a talk under the topic ‘Heritage is ours – embracing our backgrounds’. Agenda: Dress Code: Smart Casual 11:00 - 11:15 - Master of Ceremonies Welcome & Introductions 11:15 - 11:45 - Talk by Prof. Mamokgethi Phakeng 11:50 - 12:30 - Questions & Answers 12:35 - 12:40 - Close & Thanks 12:45 - 13:00 - Lunch & Networking Guest Speaker: Prof. Mamokgethi Phakeng: Vice Chancellor, University of Cape Town Prof. Phakeng joined the University of Cape Town in 2017 as the Deputy Vice-Chancellor of Research and Internationalisation. In July last year she was appointed as the university’s Vice-Chancellor. In July this year, Phakeng received an honorary Doctor of Science degree from the University of Bristol in the United Kingdom, for her “exceptional, influential and inspirational work in mathematics education in post-apartheid South Africa”, which “has influence far beyond South Africa’s borders”. She is a highly regarded, internationally acclaimed research scientist with a B2 rating from the National Research Foundation. According to CEO Magazine she's also the ‘most influential woman academic in Africa’. She receives a constant stream of invitations to speak on her research, on higher education and on her life story.  

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