Zanele Twala is the CEO of The Standard Bank Tutuwa Community Foundation. Prior to this position, she was the director/sector expert of early childhood development in the Presidency, Department of Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation. Previously, she held the position of executive director of Bridge Innovation in Learning, and was country director of ActionAid International South Africa for five years. Zanele holds a B.Ed (honors) Degree from the University of Wolverhampton; a Masters Degree in Education (International Management and Policy in Education, Education Management) from the University of Birmingham, and a Certificate in Education Policy Analysis from Harvard University. Certificate in Strategic Perspectives in NPO Management, Harvard Business School.