Education, Learning & Development

An Interview with Mthusi Morebodi

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Mthusi Morebodi has grown to be a catalyst in driving the transformation and youth development agenda, connecting talented youth to opportunities through Bursaries, Scholarships and Skills Development initiatives. We caught up with him to find out more about his journey.

Freedom to Think, by Susie Alegre

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In her new book Freedom to Think, human rights lawyer Susie Alegre  explores the changing landscape of our right to freedom of thought. Its vulnerability to be influenced at every possible opportunity, by those that we don’t even know are watching. Thoughts on their own are not currently illegal, there is a protected realm in our Forum Internum. But the line is shifting and the law is scurrying to keep up. Neuro-law and brain finger printing technology are beginning to be used for intelligence gathering, leading towards it being used for evidentiary purposes in a court of law. Which begs the question, can thoughts be a criminal act?

10 Tips For Healthy Money Management

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Lottie Leefe is the Founder of The Dura Society. With over ten years’ wealth management, property and HNW experience under her belt, she brings a wealth of knowledge and understanding of finance, money management and luxury lifestyle to the table. Ahead of her Financial Wellbeing Workshop at The Conduit this weekend, we asked Lottie to let us into her 10 tips for healthy money management.

DEE SAIGAL: “YOUNG WOMEN WHO CAN CODE WILL ALWAYS HAVE CONFIDENCE IN THEIR OWN POTENTIAL”

Despite a current shortage of up to 500,000 digital workers, in Europe women only make up 12% of talent in the field of AI, while only 25% of women are in STEM careers. It’s a gender gap that we urgently need to close.

CHIP CONLEY: “IT’S TIME WE VALUED WISDOM AS MUCH AS WE DO DISRUPTION”

With the ever-increasing importance of digital intelligence in the workplace, it can often feel like professional power and potential sits primarily with the young. However, midlife (ages 35+) has a crucial role to play, deserving of its own reflections, rituals and relevance.

ALEX STEPHANY: “THE PANDEMIC HAS CHALLENGED US TO BE CREATIVE AT A TIME WHEN MANY THINGS ARE UNCERTAIN.”

We speak to Alex Stephany, Conduit Member and Founder & CEO of Beam, about the importance of tech for good, using the crowdfunding model for social impact and the human success stories that keep him motivated.

How to keep children reading during COVID-19

David Risher, CEO and Co-founder at W​orldreader, shares why the value of reading goes far beyond the simple enjoyment of a good story and explains how a new app is making it easier for children to keep reading and learning while they’re unable to go to school.

Applying behavioural science for good in the private sector

Conduit member Scott Young, CEO of BVA Nudge Unit, shares why behavioural science could be the key to overcoming organisational challenges post-COVID and explains how the private sector can adopt it effectively.

Communicating online: Tips for authenticity

In this new series, Conduit member and public speaking expert Simon Bucknall shares his top tips for avoiding awkward moments and coming across as your best self during online meetings.