UNIVERSITY OF CAPE TOWN
UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH AFRICA
When it comes to delivering a keynote address, Talia Sanhewe is known for her wit, insight, humor and charisma. She delivers speeches that inspire, encourage and motivate. She draws reference from her life as a reporter, entrepreneur and successful business owner.
Prior to starting her production company, Talia was a reporter and producer for CNBC Africa. As the Cape Town reporter for CNBC Africa, Talia has interviewed heads of state, celebrities, entrepreneurs and captains of industry. She has reported LIVE from the World Economic Forum on Africa, and contributed to reporting for CNBC Europe.
In 2009, Talia won the Vodacom Journalist of the Year in the Television News Category, for her award-winning piece focusing on HIV/AIDS prevention through social entrepreneurship.
Her work experience includes the BBC World Service, CNN International, Forbes Africa Magazine and Oprah Magazine.
Talia holds a BA Film & Media Degree from the University of Cape Town. Her television education also includes a scholarship to the University of California, Los Angeles where she took classes at their prestigious School of Film & Television.
Her message is clear, find what you love and run with it!
“Your life story was immensely inspirational.
I’m less afraid now.
Because of what you shared, I know now -
my dreams can come true.” UCT Student