UFH Law Alumna, Inga Macingwane joins top 100 Brightest Young Minds Summit

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Inga Macingwane, UFH Law Alumna is among the top 100 brightest youth from Africa that have been selected to participate in the 2021 Brightest Young Minds (BYM) Summit.

Themed: African Lions on the Rise: How Africa Will Change when a Younger Generation Leads, the virtual summit will be held on 15-16 October in Cape Town, South Africa.

BYM is a 20-year old non-profit public-benefit organization aimed at providing a platform for identifying, connecting and mobilising the next generation of African leaders. According to the organization’s website, through the summits, participants are able to conceptualize and further innovations and impactful interventions that address social and developmental challenges across the African Continent.

The participants were selected from a pool of applicants after they demonstrated the highest level of quality, leadership and positive impact on society.   

Inga obtained her LLB Degree from UFH in 2017. Currently, the 25-year-old is a Legal Cadet at the Competition Commission South Africa.  She is also pursuing a Masters Degree in Commercial Law at the University of Johannesburg. She completed her articles of clerkship earlier this year at one of Africa’s biggest corporate law firms, ENSAfrica.

Some of her notable accomplishments include being a Canon Collins Scholar, Abe Bailey Fellow and a Mandela Rhodes Scholar.

Commenting on the BYM selection, she said: “I am passionate about learning and I continuously strive to expand my knowledge, experience and skills to become the best version of myself. I am honoured to have been recognized by BYM. I am excited to join this prestigious network of thought-leaders and change-makers.”