Gabriella Geffen on Enabling Entrepreneurship in South African Schools.

Gabriella Geffen on Enabling Entrepreneurship in South African Schools.

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Gabriella Geffen works in Business Development at the Maharishi Institute – a non-profit institution providing access to holistic, values-based tertiary education to students who would otherwise be unable to afford university. She also works on the HRDC Enabling Entrepreneurship Task Team together with CEO of the Maharishi Institute, Dr Taddy Blecher. She co-authored the national blueprint (draft sector plan) for implementing Entrepreneurship, Social Entrepreneurship and Employability Training into the National SA School Curriculum from Grades R-12, and is now involved in the implementation of the initiative. Her roles include engaging in a national and international audit of best practice in entrepreneurial programmes and finding successful entrepreneurship networks to co-ordinate into a national strategy.

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