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Julien Steel

Julien Steel is a social entrepreneur and co-founder of Simba Education, an education management and distribution platform developed to democratize access to quality early childhood education. Simba is pioneering quality education standards in Zimbabwe and South African. The interactive platform is designed to help preschool teachers, in resource constrained environments, reduce the amount of time spent on preparing, organizing and administer classes. At Simba, Julien leads product and technical development. Prior to starting Simba, Julien worked as a management consultant in the private and non-profit sector.

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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