Kholwani Simelane is the deputy head of Equal Education in Gauteng. Since joining the organisation in 2014, he has served as community leader, junior youth organiser, as well as training and organising coordinator. In these roles, he contributed to the growth of the movement in Gauteng, from the East Rand into Soweto, through community mobilisation and building campaigns. Kholwani graduated from the University of South Africa with a Higher Certificate in Adult Basic Education and Training in 2016. He is motivated by the young people he engages with daily, who represent the future leadership of South Africa.