Siboniso Sibisi

2022 Fellow from South Africa

Khethokuhle Siboniso Sibisi has more than four years of experience as a councilor in Durban, South Africa. Currently, Siboniso serves on the Economic Development and Planning Portfolio Committee for the eThekwini Municipality, focusing on ways to improve the local economy and create an environment for job opportunities among youth ages 18?35. Siboniso also works as a mechanic on weekends and holds a bachelor's degree in Applied Mathematics and Economics. Siboniso is passionate about bringing hope and creating jobs in South Africa, and as someone who enjoys mathematics and statistics, he plans to find ways that he can use data science to help his city make better decisions that are efficient and geared toward reducing unemployment. After completing the Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders, Siboniso plans to start a non-profit organization that gathers and analyzes data that will help leaders in Durban make informed decisions about how to best use taxpayers' money.

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