Bruce Dube- The Global Change Maker

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BRUCE DUBE

 

Managing Director of iConcept Media

Currently resides in: Gauteng, South Africa

Bruce Dube is the Managing Director of iConcept Media, Founder of a number of youth initiatives partiulary Youth Village South Africa www.youthvillage.co.za, Botswana Youth Portal www.botswanayouth.com , Job Portal www.jobsjunction.co.za , Youth Village Africa www.yvafrica.com Online Learning Community EduCAN www.educan.com etc. Bruce is also a British Council Global Change Maker, a Social Entrepreneur with cultivated academic and work experience in Media and Youth Development. In 2012 he was selected as one of the top 60 Global Changemakers in the world by the British Council. In 2013 he was selected by UNAIDS as one of the country’s “Young Movers and Shakers” . In March 2013 he was also selected as one of the top 5 prominent young people in Africa and Latin America by the World Bank. In Nov 2013 was selected as one of the Emerging Leaders and speakers selected globally to attend the German Marshall Fund of the United State’s Emerging Leaders Summit in Morocco . In Jan 2014 he was nominated and selected for DHL’s Tomorrow’s Leaders Programme (An exclusive nomination-based event for South Africa’s future corporate and industry leaders)

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PROFESSIONAL DETAILS

CURRENT POSITION(S)

World Bank & German Marshal Fund Young Professional Summit Moderator | Young Professional Summit in Brusses | World Bank & German Marshal Fund
2013, Belgium | March 2013 – present

Government, Public Administration and Defence

Moderated a discussion on “Shared Prosperity in a Fragile World” between Tatiana Prazeres, Brazil’s Secretary of Foreign Trade in the Ministry of Dev, Industry & Foreign Trade and Katarina Matherniva , Senior Advisor , Head ECA Team, World Bank Brussels.


Managing Director | Management | Youth Village Africa
Pretoria, South Africa | May 2013 – present

Online Media, Internet and E-Commerce


Co-Founder | Management | Botswana Youth Portal
Gaborone, Botswana | 2013 – present

Broadcast Media, Multimedia and Film


Co-Founder | EduCAN
2013 – present

Academia, Education and Training

Online Learning Community


Managing Director | Youth Village
Pretoria, South Africa | 2012 – present

Social Development and Community Services


Speaker on Youth Development | Youth Development | Inanda FM
Durban, South Africa | 2012 – present

Broadcast Media, Multimedia and Film

Bruce Dube of Youth Village will be hosting a youth show every Monday on Inanda FM at 4:10pm on Youth Development Issues facing the South African youth.The programming will also touch extensively on the role of Youth Village and what it offers to the South African youth. The first programming will start airing on the 1st of September 2012.


Managing Director | Youth Jobs
Pretoria, South Africa | 2012 – present

ICT and Telecommunications


Managing Director | YV Mag!
Pretoria, South Africa | 2008 – present

Broadcast Media, Multimedia and Film


Managing Director | iConcept MedIA
Pretoria, South Africa | 2008 – present

Broadcast Media, Multimedia and Film


ACHIEVEMENTS

AWARDS

OpportunityDesk Young Person of the Month | 2013

Bruce was listed as OpportunityDesk Young Person of the Month in April 2013

Selected by UNAIDS as one of the Youth “Movers and Shakers” | 2013

Selected by UNAIDS ( Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS ) as one of the youth “movers and shakers” to be part of the Youth Leadership Consultation later in Gauteng on strengthening the leadership of young people in the AIDS response

Selected as the top 60 GlobalChangemakers 2012 | 2012

Selected to attend the British Council’s Global Change makers Euro-Africa Youth Summit in Brussels, Belgium 2012. .Made it amongst the 1500 people globally contesting for 60 places available.

Selected by the World Bank as one of the 5 prominent young people from Latin America and Africa | 2013

Selected by the World Bank as one of the 5 prominent young people from Latin America and Africa to participate in the Young Professionals Summit (YPS) to be held in Belgium in 2013

Winner of the 5th SA Innovation Summit Innovation Lab Online Voting competition | 2012

Bruce Dube won the prize for the 5th SA Innovation Summit Innovation Lab Online competition

SHORTLIST AND NOMINATION

DHL’s Tomorrow’s Leaders | 2014

Nominated and selected for DHL’s Tomorrow’s Leaders Programme (An exclusive nomination-based event for South Africa’s future corporate and industry leaders)

Emerging Leaders 2013 | 2013

Bruce was selected as one of the Emerging Leaders and speakers selected globally to attend the German Marshall Fund of the United State’s Emerging Leaders Summit in Morocco

Apps4Africa Finalist | 2013

Apps4Africa top 30 Finalist

Youth Village Enterprise Elevator 2012 Finalist | 2012

Youth Village made it on the list of Enterprise Elevator 2012 Finalist

Top 10 finalists in the Tech4Africa #Ignite Startup Competition | 2012

Youth Village made it as one of the Top 10 finalists in the Tech4Africa #Ignite Startup Competition

Selected to Exhibit Youth Village at the 5th SA Innovation Summit | 2012

Selected to exhibit Youth Village Portal (online youth magazine) at the 5th SA Innovation Summit on 28, 29 and 30 of August 2012.

SA FM’s Mover and shaker of the week | 2012

Founder of Youth Village and Youth Jobs, Bruce Dube’s SA FM Talk Shop’s “Mover & Shaker of the week”Interview

MEDIA EXPOSURE

Rainbow FM | 2013

Bruce speaks about Youth Development in South Africa

Power FM | 2013

Bruce Dube speaks about Youth Development in Africa

The New Age Newspaper | 2013

It’s his business to fire up the youth. Says Africa can capitalize on it’s demographic dividend

Brussels’ cafebabel.com, the European Magazine | 2012

Bruce Dube speaks on challenges facing the African youth on Brussels’ cafebabel.com, the European Magazine.

China Central Television | 2012

Bruce Dube gets interviewed in Belgium on “Capitalizing on Africa’s Demographic Dividend”

Voice of the Cape | 2012

Bruce Dube is interviewed on Y FM about Youth Village

British Council Website | 2012

Following the first Euro-Africa Youth Summit held in Brussels, Bruce Dube and British Council South Africa’s Director David Cordingley, were invited for an interview on one of South Africa’s largest broadcasting channels ETV

YFM | 2012

Bruce Dube is interviewed on Y FM about Youth Village and Youth Jobs.

Jakaranda FM | 2012

Bruce Dube is interviewed on Jakaranda FM about Youth Village and Youth Jobs.

Radio Veritas Youth Month Interview | 2012

Bruce Dube is interviewed on Radio Veritas about Youth Village, Global Change Makers and Youth Jobs.

Biz Community | 2012

Biz Community feature under the headline “Successful Youth Marketing”

SABC’s YO TV | 2012

Founder of Youth Village and Youth Jobs, Bruce Dube gets interviewed on SABC 1’s YO TV to speak about YV Mag! and youth entrepreneurship.

Bruce Dube ETV Sunrise Interview on Global Change Makers Euro Africa Summit Interview | 2012

Youth Village Founder, Bruce Dube and British Council South Africa’s Country Director, David Cordingley’s ETV Sunrise Interview about The Global Change Makers Euro Africa Summit

Talk Radio 702 | 2012

Founder of Youth Village and Youth Jobs, Bruce Dube’s
Talk Radio 702 interview to talk about his two youth portals.

SA FM | 2012

Founder of Youth Village and Youth Jobs, Bruce Dube’s SA FM Talk Shop’s “Mover & Shaker of the week”Interview

ETV | 2012

Youth Village and Youth Jobs ETV interview

COMPETITIVE ACCOMPLISHMENTS

Top 6 | Elevator Enterprise Finalists | 2012

“We received an overwhelming amount of entries for the pitch event and have been exposed to a number of exciting innovative entrepreneurs solving big social and environmental challenges” organizer of the event, Max said. “Our final selection was based on the strength of the applications and interviews this was by no means an easy task.”

Speaker | Mail & Guardian Youth Thought Leader Colloquium on African Youth and The Economy | 2013

Speaker at the Mail & Guardian Youth Thought Leader Colloquium on African Youth and The Economy

Speaker | Microsoft Youth Spark | 2013

Speaking on Ideation and sharing with young-emerging-entrepreneurs about entrepreneurship

UNAIDS South Africa Youth “Movers and Shakers” 2013 | UNAIDS | 2013

UNAIDS Youth “Movers and Shakers” to be part of the 2013 Youth Leadership Consultation

Selected as a speaker at the Friends of Europe Ascending Africa conference in Belgium | Friends of Europe Ascending Africa | 2012

Selected to represent the British Council’s Global Change Makers as a speaker at the Friends of Europe Ascending Africa conference in Brussels , Belgium later this year. He will be speaking on “Capitalizing on Africa’s Demographic Dividend”

Finalist | SA Innovation Summit Innovation Lab Competition | 2012

Bruce’s Youth Village was shortlisted among the top 8 of the of the presented innovations

Brussels | Global Change | 2012

Bruce Dube selected to attend the British Council’s Global Change makers Euro-Africa Youth Summit in Brussels, Belgium 2012.

OTHER ACHIEVEMENTS

GLOBAL CHANGEMAKER 2012 | 2012

GLOBAL CHANGEMAKER 2012
Selected to attend the British Council’s Global Change makers Euro-Africa Youth Summit in Brussels, Belgium 2012. .Made it amongst the 1500 people globally contesting for 60 places available.

SA FM’s Mover and shaker of the week | 2012

Founder of Youth Village and Youth Jobs, Bruce Dube’s SA FM Talk Shop’s “Mover & Shaker of the week”Interview

ACTIVITIES

MEMBERSHIPS

British Council Global Change Makers

Global Change Makers

 

COMMUNITY

Youth Village

Managing Director

Youth Village is a portal that aims at facilitating for better access to developmental information amongst the youth.

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