9 episodes

Platform for peer exchange that explores identity, labour and fulfilment experiences across different professional networks in South Africa.

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Platform for peer exchange that explores identity, labour and fulfilment experiences across different professional networks in South Africa.

    Worthy

    Worthy

    The way we do our work is informed by how we experience our lives. Kieron Jina talks about the interrelationship between his professional and private life, and why he is not sorry.

    Kieron is a performance artist, queer activist and educator.

    • 23 min
    Merging Worlds

    Merging Worlds

    Trying to marry our values and our work requires strategy and vision. Hallie Haller discusses her attempts to overcome barriers to representation and creative fulfilment in media and marketing.

    Hallie is a director, producer and strategist.

    • 21 min
    Social Capitalist

    Social Capitalist

    Entrepreneurship is an unpredictable journey. Mpumelelo Mfula describes what it means to work with youth and street culture, while also enduring seasons of change.

    Mpumelelo is the founder and creative director of the RHTC online store.

    • 25 min
    A Hand in My Future

    A Hand in My Future

    Financial access to education is just one barrier to flourishing as a student. Alecia Ndlovu remembers the economic, cultural and social shocks that almost stunted her school and university career.
    Alecia is a politics lecturer at the University of Cape Town.

    • 21 min
    Stupid Courage

    Stupid Courage

    Working non-stop runs the risk of losing who we are outside of our work. Kemang Wa Lehulere contextualises the decision to shut down his studio and production for a year.

    Kemang is an artist, represented by Stevenson Gallery.

    • 30 min
    Status Quo

    Status Quo

    Striving towards an equal future cannot be done alone. Koketso Moeti shares her views on community building to advance social change.

    Koketso is the executive director of amandla.mobi. She is also an inaugural Obama Fellow and an Atlantic Fellow for Racial Equity.

    • 24 min

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