Nkandu Beltz is an Author, Philanthropist, Inspirational Speaker (based in Perth), Social Changemaker and lover of humanity, who has worked in the not-for-profit sector for over 15 years. Nkandu is very passionate about youth development and helping others. She is devoted to making a lasting change and helping people to live a better life.
She is also a Young Leaders Commissioner with the G200 Association based in Switzerland, a Not-for Profit Organisation, which aims to represent independent views and opinions of the new generation of young leaders. “We strongly believe that a united network of human beings can do a lot for the advancement of the world around us”.
Nkandu initially started out as a girl-child advocate in Zambia, advocating for girl-child rights. Nkandu has a background in Journalism and News Writing, worked for the Ngami Times in Botswana and was trained as a peer educator by the Botswana National Youth Council as a peer councillor in matters related to HIV/AIDS. She has worked with Save the Children Australia and was an Executive Member with the United Nations Association of Western Australia. She founded both ‘Nkandu’s Cultural Night’ and ‘Kununurra Youth Development Program’.
Due to her Social Pioneering projects and dedication, Nkandu has won a number of public recognition
- Pinnacle Professional of the Year 2013
- Women in Leadership Victoria AMA 2014
- African Pioneer of the Year 2015
- African Australian of the Year 2016
- Young Leaders Commissioner G200 2016