World Changers Challenge: South Africa 2018

This year’s team of 20 participants and Team Leaders was drawn from a mixture of students and professionals from 18 to 41 years of age. Students represented multiple universities including Loughborough University (UK), Artevelde University College (Belgium), University of Surrey (UK), Lancaster University (UK), and BPP University (UK). Other members are pursuing careers in charity administration, project management, higher education, law, software development and management consultancy.

The team represented 10 nationalities including Zambia, South Africa, Germany, Iran, Slovakia, Belgium, Mozambique, Hong Kong, Italy and the UK.  

South Africa Challenge 2018 involved Diba Tavakolizadeh, James Tsim, Simona Petrova, Danny Morton, Raoul Patel, Francesca Van Damme, Thibault Lejeune, Gregory Janssens, Anne Sophie De Wilde, Chun Wai (Elaina) Hui, Yan LuK, Dennis Löhmann, Eva Kullova, Ilse Cocquyt, Mellissa Brown and Gail Nzama, with Lorenza Arnaboldi, Leah Simmons, Pamela Bijl, and Helen Ots as alumni Team Leaders.

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Loughborough School of Business and Economics kindly agreed to sponsor business school students for the 2018 programme with a donation from their alumni fund, the Fund for Excellence – established to support excellence, helping to stimulate and motivate future leaders to enable them to achieve their full potential.


Adams and Moore kindly give us a large amount of support every year in progressing the programme forward and our participants in their leadership journey.