About Sina Legong

Inclusive Ecosystems Development

Sina was born and bred in Pretoria. Sshe is driven to create added value to the world by supporting entrepreneurship and by enabling entrepreneurs. Creative, thinks big and gets things done.

Fascinated by opportunities driven by megatrends such as digitization, urbanization, and middle-class growth, especially in the African context. A skilled partnerships and project manager with an aptitude for leadership and operations. Sina enjoys setting up innovations and startup Lab, managing and running innovative programs, trainings, and intermediaries for improved entrepreneurship support.

She also gets a kick out of coaching early-stage startups in pitching as well as in business and product development using design thinking and Lean Startup methods.

Projects

Future GeekStars

Future GeekStars is an initiative that was officially launched 06 October 2014 at The Innovation Hub. It is used as a platform to monitor the progression of learners from high school to tertiary level and then to the job market so that the transition is made easy.

NCDev Ecosystem

A platform for all things Tech and Entrepreneurship in the Northern Cape, SA. Building the Developer/Maker Momentum.

Security Summit Hackathon

The #SS19HACK has become a proud initiative for ITWeb and its supporting partners. It is a favourite amongst technology experts and up and coming tech enthusiast.

Top 15 Young Geeks

To mark South African youth month, Geekulcha has names top 15 young geeks playing a role in igniting and developing the tech capacity in the country.

The initiative was created in 2017 to showcase and assess the health and state of geek culture or digital capacity in South Africa.

Geekulcha Makers

Created in 2014, Geekulcha Makers is part of the Geekulcha efforts in building capacity in the Smart Growing World portfolio aimed at giving a platform for electronics students to connect, learn, share and put skills to real use.

MTN App of the Year

The MTN App of the Year Awards is a champion of app development in South Africa; celebrating local talent and out-of-the-box thinkers that drive disruption and change.

Geekulcha Annual Hackathon

The Geekulcha Hackathon is an annual event that takes places for Africa developer ecosystem. It’s a 42 hours challenge that gathers different students under one roof so they can solves challenges using technology.

South Africa, we have a plan...

Her plan is set on leaving South Africa in a better state than she found it by building sustainable inclusive ecosystems and solutions.

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