Zanele Twala is the Chief Executive Officer of The Standard Bank Tutuwa Community Foundation. Prior to this position she was the Director/ Sector Expert Early Childhood Development at the Presidency, Department of Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation. She was also previously the Executive Director of Bridge Innovation in Learning and also held the position of Country Director of Actionaid International South Africa for 5 years. Zanele holds a B.Ed (honors) Degree from the University of Wolverhampton, England, Masters Degree in Education (International Management and Policy in Education, Education Management) from the University of Birmingham, England and also a Certificate in Education Policy Analysis from Harvard University, USA and a Certifcate in Strategic Perspectives in NPO Management from Harvard Business School.