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Elizabeth Tanya Masiyiwa

Elizabeth Tanya Masiyiwa is a social entrepreneur and advocate for youth led social change. Elizabeth is the co-founder of Simba Education, a startup whose mission is to increase access to early childhood education. She serves on the leadership council for Harvard University’s Center for African Studies. She is also a strategic advisor on talent and long-term engagement at Higher Life Foundation and works on special projects in the executive chair’s office. Elizabeth is currently the Innovation and Strategy Execute at Delta Trust. Prior to her role, she was an analyst for UNICEF’s Innovation Venture Fund.

Our Journey



  • User Research

    Young children painting

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  • Day trip

    Team Simba meeting passionate early years teachers in Zimbabwe.

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  • Day trip

    Young children playing during our visit in Diepsloop Johannesburg, South Africa

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  • Day trip

    Students just finished painting their feet with paint

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  • User Research

    Students arriving at an orphanages in Zimbabwe

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  • Day trip

    Team Simba visiting a pre-school in Diepsloop Johannesburg, South Africa

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