Tata Madiba Virtual Exhibition Conversation Station
Ikhasi lokudibana leTata Madiba Virtual Exhibition
Tata Madiba Virtuele Uitstalling Geselsstasie

Since 2018, the upgraded exhibition, Tata Madiba: Father of our democracy, Father of our nation at the Iziko South African Museum in Cape Town has enjoyed many visitors from far and wide. This exhibition is meant to stimulate conversation about his life, struggles and extraordinary contribution to the protection of South Africa’s rich biodiversity; and also to connect contemporary issues around leadership, conservation and sustainability. We celebrate this great statesman and the Father of our Nation, Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela, and hope to inspire and educate the world through this exciting virtual online tour! 

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As part of the Conversation Station offering, we introduce to you an exciting series of podcasts that touch on various aspects of Tata Madiba’s values and his vision for our great nation. Tune in to our podcast series that will address the challenges that we are facing as a nation and be part of the solutions that will help us to create a brighter future for us all!  

 

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Tata Madiba | What makes a good leader?

The first podcast installation is titled “What makes a good leader?” and addresses what Tata Madiba stood for, the leadership qualities he had and how he inspired them. We have two speakers that display these leadership qualities as they strive to teach and guide their communities. The first speaker is Ms Samantha Richmond, a masters-level trained quantitative social scientist who has coordinated and managed social science research initiatives, programmes and projects within public institutions of higher education, non-profit and profit organisations, as well as publicly funded entities for the last 10 years. The second speaker, Mr Lerato Kossie, who uses the healing powers of nature to encourage one to harness their inner strength, and strives to bridge the communication gap between youth and elders to share and pass on knowledge. If you want to learn more about their great initiatives then tune in here:

We’d love for you to be a part of the conversation! Do you have any questions that you would like to ask these great leaders? If so then fill in the box below with your question and we will do our best to get an answer for you. Please respect the platform and share with us what you are able to.

Don’t forget to leave your comments. HERE

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Tata Madiba | The Long Walk to Freedom for Women and Girls in South Africa

The next podcast installation is titled “The Long Walk to Freedom for Women and Girls in South Africa” and addresses the vastly widespread issue of gender-based violence that presents a real daily threat for millions of people. Our discussion focussed on the men and boys in our society, and how they can help stop gender-based violence. We have three speakers that are involved with youth and community development and supporting vulnerable families. The first speaker is Ms Lynn-Joy Isaacs from the South African Faith and Family Institute (SAFFI) who facilitate training and the Religious Leaders’ Forum on Gender-Based Violence, as well as involved in deep reflective and healing processes for vulnerable communities. Next we have Ms Rosie Motene, an award-winning actor, TV and radio presenter and a Queer feminist author and activist who aims to assist Pan African womxn in reaching their full potential. Finally, Mr Brian Petersen, who is an activist and community leader, is passionate about helping people in the area of drug counselling and rehabilitation, particularly focussed on the youth and families affected by drug and substance abuse. Tune in if you want to learn more here:

We’d love for you to be a part of the conversation! Do you have any questions that you would like to ask these great leaders? If so then fill in the box below with your question and we will do our best to get an answer for you. Please respect the platform and share with us what you are able to.

Don’t forget to leave your comments. HERE

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Tata Madiba | The time is ripe for Afro-centric solutions

The final podcast installation is titled “The time is ripe for Afro-centric solutions” and focuses on improving Afro-centric attitudes towards the problems we face in South Africa. We have two speakers whose views on Afro-centric perspectives on socio-economic development help us to feel inspired and create opportunities, ideas and unique solutions. The first speaker is Dr Ruben Richards from the Ruben Richards Foundation, a South African non-profit organisation dedicated to facilitating healing in traumatised communities. The second speaker, Mr Brent Lindeque is known as the man behind the Good Things Guy, an award-winning blog and the online Good News site. If you want to learn more about their great initiatives then tune in here:

We’d love for you to be a part of the conversation! Do you have any questions that you would like to ask these great leaders? If so then fill in the box below with your question and we will do our best to get an answer for you. Please respect the platform and share with us what you are able to.

Don’t forget to leave your comments. HERE

 

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