Sibabalwe Mona is a strategy consultant for enterprises that focus on the socio-economic development of Africa and its vast diaspora. Her diverse experience with global clients includes business model development, creative communications strategy, project management, and event production. She merges creative prowess and academic scholarship to enable visionary impact ideas towards systemic change. As Systems Change Strategist, Siba supports the African Visionary Fund with our advocacy and systems change work.
Sibabalwe attended the University of Cape Town in South Africa and earned a BA in Film and Media Production and a BA with Honors in International Relations. She attended The New School in New York City, earning an MA in International Affairs and a MS in Nonprofit Management. She was part of the inaugural class of The New School’s Impact Entrepreneurship Initiative Fellowship, where she incubated nuAfrica, a consultancy growing Africa’s share of global emerging economies through strategy, messaging, and resource mobilization services. She also co-founded Tropical Jawn, a cultural entrepreneurship venture that connects and celebrates New York’s diverse Black diaspora through creative collaboration and event curation.
Sibabalwe’s essays on social inequality and equity have been published on the Skoll World Forum and OkayAfrica.