Wangiwe Joanna Kambuzi is a social entrepreneur and community builder passionate about providing innovative solutions for socio-economic challenges in Malawi. She is the Founder and Executive Director of Mzuzu E-Hub, an entrepreneurship and innovation hub that supports youth led start up and early stage businesses by linking them to a network of services for success in Malawi.
Wangiwe is a communication practitioner and business development professional. She was awarded the SASA/Global Startup Awards 2019 Female Role Model of the Year Malawi, and 2018 Community Builder Award of the Social Impact Incubator Malawi. She supported the 2019 Youth Decide Malawi Campaign as a Youth Manifesto Champion and was one of Malawi’s youth delegates at the 2019 Model African Union and the World Youth Forum. She serves as a youth advisor and mentor for the Next Generation CSO Leadership Academy under the National Democratic Institute Malawi. She is a SEED certified BDS Trainer/Advisor in climate change adaptation enterprise incubation.
Wangiwe brings a pool of knowledge and expertise in organisational development from both corporate and development sectors towards enhancing socioeconomic development. She was recognised as an African Visionary Fellow 2021/22 by Segal Family Foundation and recently completed the AWEC 2020/21 Fellowship program.