Strive Masiyiwa is a London-based Zimbabwean businessman, entrepreneur, and philanthropist. He is the founder and executive chairman of diversified international Telecommunications, Media and Technology group Econet Wireless.
Masiyiwa is a member of the , a group of ten distinguished individuals who advocate at the highest levels for equitable and sustainable development in Africa. As a Panel Member he facilitates coalition building to leverage and broker knowledge, and convenes decision-makers to influence policy for lasting change in Africa.
He has won numerous accolades and gained international recognition for his business expertise and philanthropy, and is considered one of Africa’s most generous humanitarians. Masiyiwa has used his wealth to provide scholarships to over 100,000 young Africans over the past 20 years through his family foundation.
He supports over 40,000 orphans with educational initiatives, as well as sponsoring students at universities in America, The United Kingdom, and China. Over the last few years, Masiyiwa has devoted his time to mentoring the next generation of African entrepreneurs through his Facebook page, which has a growing followership of over 2.5million young people from across the continent. Facebook has identified his platform as having the most engaged following, of any business leader in the world.
Success is something every entrepreneur thrives to experience every day of their business life. In fact, it is one of the top reasons they are in business at all.
And so today, we share this video by Strive Masiyiwa, and one thing would be clear – success is not such a lofty idea because we all have the power to choose how we want things to turn out.
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