A businesswoman and entrepreneur, Tumi Makgabo runs AfricaWorldwide Media a company which aims to provide more opportunities for Africans to tell their stories through the production of Africa and development focused content and the use of online platforms. In addition, she is the founder of Tumi Makgabo Enterprises which focuses on identifying and investing in collaborative opportunities throughout the continent. An accomplished broadcaster in both her native South Africa and for news network CNN International, Tumi uses her voice on global platforms to advocate for action on some of Africa's most pressing issues, particularly the empowerment of women and press/media freedom. She currently serves on the boards of Sun International, South African Tourism and Pink Drive and is one of the patrons of the Future of the African Daughter Project.
AfricaWorldwide Media is a media company focusing on documentary and long-form content for television and/or radio broadcast as well as educational learning tools. Having begun its life producing content for television, AfricaWorldwide Media has grown to incorporate communications strategy solutions as well media skills development for the a rapidly changing technology environment. Through its work in the broadcast media industry, the company is working to contribute to the growth of the pool of broadcast talent in South Africa and across the Africa continent.