Tadzoka Pswarayi

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Director of Special Initiatives

Tadzoka Pswarayi is an impact entrepreneur and an advocate for parity and inclusivity. Passionate about the development of Africa, youth and women’s rights, Tadzoka works as an international development consultant and social entrepreneur whose experience spans across three continents. Tadzoka represents multiple international organisations locally and has also co-founded organisations in Zimbabwe including Impact Hub Harare. She leads some local initiatives including Seedstars World, Facebook Developer Circles, FIRST Robotics Competition, Founders Live Harare and others as their Zimbabwean representative. Every day, she is working hard on issues spanning from women’s rights, digital literacy, tech education, clean energy, youth employment to sustainable development.

Tadzoka uses her international consulting experience to incubate international initiatives in Zimbabwe and has established an incubator for local start-ups and social good initiatives. Tadzoka mentors and advises start-ups, non-profits, individuals and facilitates civic society dialogues. She serves on the boards of philanthropic organisations such as Kufunda Trust, Tree Knowers and Growers and I AM Zimbabwe Trust. Tadzoka first became involved with I AM Zimbabwe Turst in 2018 where she began facilitating growth and dialogue at I AM Mbare, assisting with fundraising efforts and administrative processes. She rallied the tech communities she works with to train children from I AM Zimbabwe Trust and helped establish a netball team within the Mbare community. Tadzoka helped to fundraise for the I AM Mbare school’s move to a larger school premises in order to accommodate more orphans and vulnerable children. She has worn different hats in her work with I AM Zimbabwe Trust including bringing partners onboard financially, to setting up WiFi, donating bicycles for COVID-19 response and training and facilitation for the team and volunteers.

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