Lindiwe Mazibuko is a public leader, speaker, writer, and academic fellow. She is a co-founder of Apolitical Academy Global and CEO of Futurelect, a movement to support a new generation of ethical public leaders in Africa. She is the first Black woman in South African history to be elected Leader of the Opposition in Parliament.
She is a graduate of the University of Cape Town in South Africa and the Harvard Kennedy School of Government in the United States. She has served as a fellow of the Institute of Politics (IOP) and the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at Harvard University, and of the Stellenbosch Institute for Advanced Study (STIAS) in South Africa. She is a World Economic Forum Young Global Leader and an advisory committee member at Apolitical.