Skoll Centre for Social Entrepreneurship
Wendy Luhabe: Social Entrepreneur & Impact Investor
Considered to be one of the most influential businesswomen in South Africa, Wendy Luhabe has promoted the themes of economic inclusion for women and empowerment for communities throughout her life and career. As an entrepreneur, board member and investor, Luhabe combines profit and social impact before the terms social entrepreneurship and impact investing were in common use. This case explores Luhabe’s approach to entrepreneurship and investment, which is equal parts intuition and strategy. Her story is a uniquely South African, yet globally instructive.