Xhakaza brings a wealth of leadership experience, having started a private school in Centurion, Gauteng in 2016 and led the institution’s innovation and differentiation. She is committed to using business principles to solve complex social problems. Xhakaza has extensive experience in leading monitoring and evaluation teams and has committed her life to improving the quality of education in South Africa. She believes that reading is not just a building block towards the achievement of learning outcomes across subjects, but that, it is the cornerstone of all children’s future success in school. To be part of an organisation that is solely focused on instilling a culture reading in all 11 official languages is a huge honour and a privilege as the work of Nal'ibali will have long-lasting impact in the lives of the children we touch.
- Master of Business Administration (University of Pretoria's Business School, GIBS - 2019)
- Postgraduate Diploma in Management (University of the Witwatersrand - 2016
- Bachelor of Education (University of the Witwatersrand - 2009)