Nicola Galombik

Founder & Board Chair

Nicola Galombik is Founder and Board Chair of Harambee Youth Employment Accelerator. Nicola’s career spans television broadcasting, political activism, policy development, investment and business leadership – all with a common thread of igniting and leading social change. She is Executive Director at Yellowwoods, an investment holding company with several businesses in the financial services sector and restaurant/leisure sectors. Previously, Nicola established and was Managing Director of Converse Consulting, held senior executive positions in television broadcasting, policy and regulation and in education, and was a documentary filmmaker. Nicola was a Fulbright scholar and holds an MA from New York University.  She is a fellow of the African Leadership Initiative and the Aspen Global Leadership Network, as well as the IGD Frontier 100 and African Leadership Network.  She sits on the boards of several private sector businesses as well as the African Leadership Network.

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Harambee in the News

These South African app builders are creating digital solutions for new opportunities

12 Apr 2021

With the mobile phone at the centre of Africa’s digital connectivity, creative entrepreneurs are leveraging technology to build the continent’s digital future.

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Harambee in the News

South Africa awarded Top 2021 Most Favored Global Offshore CX Delivery Location

09 Apr 2021

South Africa, after three consecutive years in a humbling second place, has emerged as the number one global preferred front office CX offshore location.

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Harambee in the News

Sector innovation creates new work from home call centre jobs for South African youth

24 Mar 2021

Collaboration between industry stakeholders proves it’s ability to unlock jobs.

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