Amanda Dambuza

Chief Executive of Uyandiswa

Amanda created Uyandiswa, a project management consulting firm 6 years ago. Prior to this, Amanda had spent most of her over 13-year corporate career in Information Technology within the Financial Services industry. In 2017 she was nominated overall winner of the international business woman award Veuve Clicquot ELLE Boss having won the entrepreneurship category as well. This award is to honour inspiring businesswomen who empower, support and encourage female creativity and leadership. An awarded gender pioneer, her passion lies in her ability to open up opportunities for other women in business. She spends most of her time running her businesses and mentoring young and old in how to achieve the best out of their lives. She helps them navigate difficult corporate environments and help them find their own purpose. Amanda is a sought after mentor and a Duke Corporate educator. Amanda had the honour of being a guest speaker at the 2019 World Economic Forum tackling the topic of Together We Lead for Mastercard.