About the author
Daphney Mashamaite is an Entrepreneur, Author, Philanthropist and Public Speaker.
She has extensive experience in enterprise development, working with SMME’s since 2001 while working for SA’s Department of Trade and Industry (the dti). Over the years, she has done projects in various sectors including ICT, mining, engineering, training and development and more.
Daphney studied MPhil: Masters in Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management.
As an entrepreneur, Daphney juggles a few businesses and assists small to medium size businesses to grow through enterprise development, mentoring and training. As a consultant, she helps mobilise capital funding for projects together with her business partners for many years.
She is a transformational speaker motivating men and women from various backgrounds radically changing their mindsets.
An article on her work assisting SA women in business and techno-girls was featured in CEO magazine, Top Women in Business and Government as well as Oprah Winfrey’s magazine – “O Magazine SA”.
She was interviewed on CNN, a few radio stations in SA and USA.