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We will create aspiration and inspiration at an individual level for learners and we also work hard to create transformation at a system level. Our dream is that every learner has access to affordable yet amazing tools, correct personalised information and support when it comes to career guidance. Our learners face many daily challenges, career choice and keepin sane through the pressures shouldn’t be one of them.
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#NationalWomenDay: Noxolo Fani Invited on Power Perspective Show on Power FM
In celebration of National Women’s Day in South Africa, Noxolo Fani, Founder of Platform Excel was interviewed on the POWER Perspective show with Sebenzile Nkambule on Power FM, one of South Africa’s leading radio stations.
Noxolo being one of the selected 25 Female mentees of The Future is Female Mentorship Program was interviewed together with the amazing Founder and MD of C.Moore Media, Claudine Moore.
Noxolo spoke of the platform and the impact they're working to achieve through the EDtech startup in South Africa. You can listen to the recording of the interview here.
Meet The 25 African Founders Entering The Future Is Female PR Mentorship Program
"This year the competition to get into the program was even fiercer. There was a 30% increase in the number of applications which came from 25 African countries. Ultimately 25 startups were invited to join the 2021 cohort from 12 countries including the first participants from Francophone Africa."
"The program, run by C. Moore Media International Public Relations (CMM), is for African female founders of tech companies."
Noxolo Fani (Founder of Platform Excel): Platform Excel is an Edutech startup using enhanced, personalized approach and gamified online tools for career guidance for grade 8 to grade 12 students in South Africa.
Meet the 25 African female tech-startup founders selected for the second edition of “The Future is Female Mentorship Program”
Once again as one of the selected mentees Noxolo Fani founder of Platform Excel was features on Business Insider Africa.
"The inaugural edition of the Program was launched on Africa Day in 2020 by C. Moore Media (CMM), a New York-headquartered PR agency focusing on the US, UK, and African markets. According to the PR firm, the program was launched to help the least supported group, early-stage startups led by Africa female tech founders when businesses worldwide were reeling from the effects of the global pandemic.
In this second edition, the program received 180 applications from 26 different African countries translating to a 30% increase compared to the applications received in the inaugural edition.
Noxolo Fani, Platform Excel."