Yavela Nkonzo – Junior Scholar Programme Officer

Yavela Ngwekazi Nkonzo is a Junior Scholar Programme Officer for our Scholars in Ekurhuleni, KwaZulu-Natal and the Western Cape.

She has a BA with Honours in Development Studies from the Nelson Mandela University.

She has worked for the Department of Mineral Resources (as an Intern for Special Programmes and Outreach Projects) and for Development Partners as a volunteer work field researcher and development practitioner in the Eastern Cape.

Yavela enjoys following social trends and prominent debates around business, education and public policies, and aspires to travel the world to explore different cultures. 

She joined SSP in August 2019.