MTC and Standard Bank Namibia recently announced Shane Smith and Ritha Kakelo as the hosts of the upcoming MTC Teen Inspirational Summit.
At a at press conference held in Windhoek, the company revealed that the two phenomenal young personalities were picked from a pool of many very capable young Namibians and are set to host the planned first ever MTC Teen Inspirational Summit.
Kakelo is a grade 11 learner at Hochland High School, and is currently exploring her career options. The 16-year-old was a presenter on NBC Teen show, Sunshine club and says that the 2019 teen inspiration summit proves that anything is possible. She believes that her generation should explore their talents in different ways and therefore the teen summit is a great motivation to aspiring leaders.
Smith is an aspiring marine biologist, actor and learner at Chairmain Mao Zedong High School. The 15-year-old says that the teen inspiration summit provides a platform for the youth to come together and inspire each other to bring about positive change in the country and abroad and form action plans for the future.
Themed connecting with tomorrow’s leaders, the summit aims to engage the youth on inspirational topics, by their peers, and allowing them to realize their own dreams through inspiration.
The event will feature a diverse range of speakers and personalities from the continent and locals such as Namibian Champion Debater Christian Prinsloo, motivational speakers and Junior Mayor of Ongwediva, Rebekka Nghilaluwa, Nigerian YouTube comedian Aunty Success from the Mark Angel Comedy, the youngest DJ in the world DJ Arch Jnr from South Africa, motivational speaker and author, King Nahh from America and South Africa’s youngest motivational speaker, Kimberley Malope.
The event takes place at Safari Court Convention Centre in Windhoek on 9 March starting at 10H00. Tickets are on sale at Webtickets at a cost of N$100 per person only.