Tembinkosi Qondela, PgD
Tembinkosi has a postgraduate diploma and advanced certificate in adult education and development from the University of Cape Town. He has also completed coursework for his master’s and founded a community-based organization called Whizz ICT Community Resource Centre, which seeks to link technology with development for low-income communities in South Africa and the rest of Africa. Through his work at Whizz, Tembinkosi was awarded the Nzulu Group Community Service Recognition and Dewey Winburne Community Service Award for his community service. Tembinkosi is also an active researcher and has led research projects at both the University of Cape Town’s School of Public Health and the University of Stellenbosch. His research on the impacts of pesticides in low-income communities earned him the World Health Organization Community Research Award for a best participatory research project of 2008. Tembi thrives in his academic work, continues to develop and lead community-based work, and has been with IHP since 2017.
- PgD, University of Cape Town