Zipho Sikhakhane is a global speaker, entrepreneur and business strategist. As the first black South African to receive an MBA from Stanford University in the USA, Zipho is all about breaking barriers. Emerging from humble beginnings, she was driven to start her first business at the tender age of five and has led numerous business ventures ever since. She has held strategic positions in world-leading organisations locally and internationally such as the world’s biggest fashion retail group, Inditex Zara. Having worked on 6 continents and travelled to 30 countries, her global outlook gives her a unique perspective on local opportunities and challenges. Zipho writes as a weekly business columnist for the Sunday Times and invests in entrepreneurs across Africa.