Inspired Youth

What inspires the youth of today? Dene Botha features guests ranging from the country’s top aspirational role models to celebrities and stars from sports, entertainment and business… all of whom are passionate about passing on their personal experiences to the next generation. It’s also a platform for the youth of South Africa to showcase their talents, experiences, dreams and aspirations for a prosperous life and a better future.
Weekly English South Africa Society & Culture
35 Episodes
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Girl on Fire

Learn more about a 3-cities tour event called 'Girl on Fire: Invoking the African Goddess'. The goal is to bring together bright minds to give talks that are idea-focused, on a wide range of subjects to foster learning, inspiration and wonder - and to provoke conversations that matter.
10 Sep 2018 34 min

Inspiring Young Minds

Inspired Youth SA chats with Life & Business Coach and Seta Trainer, Razia Mohammed, about entrepreneurial tips and the importance of educating and developing young minds. We also engaged with serial entrepreneur, Marc Coetzee, about the various challenges the youth face and how to overcome them. Kenneth and Zareef then…
3 Sep 2018 42 min

What’s more important: Money or Skills?

Kenneth and Zareef talk with Monti Montsha, who owns a magazine which profiles talented and skilled youth who are seeking opportunities. They then get some valuable insight from a CEO who started her own business in her house and has now grown it into a success with 7 staff -…
27 Aug 2018 40 min

Where to Next?

The one and only Mr Riaan Fourie is in studio and he takes us through his projections as to what’s going on out there in the world of entrepreneurship. Then we speak to 17-year-old Botlhale Moholo, who is the current Miss South Africa Teen Plus Size, about why as South…
20 Aug 2018 36 min

Beauties & the Brains

We chat to Miss Earth SA Top 12 Finalists Nazia Wadee and Lihle Nkosie about the importance of women empowerment, their take on the #MeToo movement, and the importance of people and companies becoming more environmentally friendly. Then, Belgium College is giving away 100 bursary opportunities to study overseas, so…
13 Aug 2018 43 min

Dream Chasers Unite!

Zareef and Kenneth catch up with guest #InspiredYouthSA presenter, Sunil Osman, sharing his journey into the Top 50 Finalists of Mr South Africa 2018… congrats Sunil! We also chat to financial planning guru Tsungai Masendeke, who explains the concept of having good and bad debt - as well as the…
6 Aug 2018 43 min

The Catch Up: Session 2

We are joined in studio by Lesego Motala, talking about the Unleashing your Inner Soul annual project funding conference happening at the Sandton Convention Centre. We also cover the upcoming Student Entrepreneurship Week (#SWE2018) happening in August, as well as the SA Innovation Summit at the Cape Town Stadium in…
30 Jul 2018 40 min

Into the Future... & beyond!

This week we speak to two founders about the tourism and travel industry in South Africa, and how people can enter this market. We also share some tips for young entrepreneurs, discuss the upcoming BRICS summit, and chat about where they see their business in the next five years since…
23 Jul 2018 40 min

The Community Conversation

#InspiredYouthSA and Forbes Top 30 under 30's Zareef Minty chats with an interesting group of individuals about their respective roles within their communities. The Youth Leadership Talk founder, Tshepo, the CEO of Native Child, Zinzy the South African YouTuber, and Louis Jr Tshakoane, who has a foundation that supports entrepreneurship.
16 Jul 2018 41 min

Your Attitude determines your Altitude

“We are all awesome!” Hahaha. But in all seriousness, we are! Dene, Zareef and Kenneth (Team #InspiredYouthSA) have a chat (and a laugh) about Attitude, Success and Passion. They also get some valuable insight from Michelle Geel, a lady who followed her passion and turned it into the well-known SA…
9 Jul 2018 50 min

Entrepreneurs & Celebrations

Inspired Youth’s Zareef Minty talks to the CEO of the Abcon Group Foundation, Londiwe Mthembu, about the 'Mandela Day Centennial Celebration' event being hosted at a school they built in Germiston. He then catches up with the main guys from Lightsculpt about how to start a business, and keep it…
2 Jul 2018 49 min

Africa Unite

Zareef Minty from Inspired Youth SA, talks with Sibusiso from Dream for Life Africa about how they inspire, guide and changes the lives of many South Africans on a regular basis. He also touches on entrepreneurship, education, unemployment and everything in between. You know, the important stuff! #InspiredYouthSA
25 Jun 2018 40 min

The youth have spoken: Education is the key to everything!

Inspired Youth’s guest presenter and ‘2018 Forbes Top 30 Under 30’, Zareef Minty, chats to a group of young guests ranging from professional speaker ‘wanna-be’ to a communication expert from Monash South Africa about why they insist that education is in fact the key to everything.
18 Jun 2018 45 min

Collaboration is Key

Our most energetic, informative, and content-heavy show to date! Inspired Youth’s Dene Botha chats to CliffCentral.Com’s Future CEOs show host Hlubi Mboya Arnold, the lady and gent (youth) behind Gorguedesigns and Suitability, Peter from Microsoft, and Jak from Tshepo1Million about the Gauteng Province’s 4th Annual Youth Expo currently happening at…
11 Jun 2018 54 min

The Catch Up!

Inspired Youth’s Dene Botha catches us up on everything happening in the wonderful world of young people as Youth Month 2018 approaches.
28 May 2018 24 min

The excitement is REAL!

With Youth Month around the corner, the focus of the country turns towards young people and what they’re achieving. Inspired Youth’s Kenneth Molefe chats to ‘Code4Change’ about all the fantastic work they are doing in the digital youth world. We then turn our attention to the upcoming ‘Gauteng Provincial Government’s…
22 May 2018 36 min

Okay, so let’s get on with it!

Inspired Youth’s Sunil Osman chats with Sandile Mkhize, a differently-abled man who’s taking on the intimidating OCAL Journey For Change challenge and will be speaking at the upcoming GPG Youth Month Expo at Nasrec from 9 to 17 June. We then cross over to the wonderful people at Activate! Leadership,…
7 May 2018 44 min

“Welcome to W.I.I.F.M!” (What’s In It For Me?)

Ensuring that the youth take advantage of opportunities for growth provided by many organisations country-wide, Inspired Youth’s Sunil Osman - along with co-host Kenneth Molefe - chat with Victor Seshoka from Kgalalelo Education Foundation about the amazing work they are doing to empower the youth. We also find out about…
23 Apr 2018 45 min

What’s your Driving Force - Pain or Pleasure?

For a young man to decide to dedicate his life to helping others speaks volumes. Blessing Nkosi is that man and the Best Motivators Network is that dedication. For entrepreneur and speaker Kenneth Molefe, things were different as he was raised an orphan and now leads an exciting life… Dene…
16 Apr 2018 46 min

YOU are the Most Important Person in your Life

In the safety demonstration on an airplane the air-hostess always advises you to "put your own oxygen mask on before assisting others." We chat with life-threatening illness-survivor, woman empowerment speaker, and entrepreneur Susana Kennedy, as well as practising dentist and Mr India South Africa, Farouk Satar, about the importance of…
9 Apr 2018 1 hour
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