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Education

  • 2016

    Certificate

    Certificate in Entrepreneurship, Watson University, CO, USA

    I have completed a semester of classes in entrepreneurship in the world's first degree bearing incubator program based in Boulder, CO.

  • 2015

    Higher Secondary certificate

    ZRP High School

    I completed my high school education in 2015 with certificates in Mathematics, Business Studies and Computer Science.

  • 2013

    Secondary school certificate

    ZRP High School

    I completed my lower secondary school education in 2013 with a certificate of distinction in English Language with Cambridge International Examinations.

Experience

  • present

    Founder and Developer

    Apply.co.zw

    Curating opportunities for high school students- reaching over 1500+ active student subscribers in 4 months

  • present

    Global Shaper

    Global Shapers, Harare Hub

    Global Shapers is an initiative of the World Economic Forums that harnesses young people from 20-30 across the world to make an impact in their communities. I was selected as the youngest shaper at

  • present

    Public Affairs Intern

    Education USA, Public Affairs Section, US Embassy

    Organizing College fairs and events for 30+ US colleges and registering 120+ student members- offering college application and career advice to 120+ Zimbabwean students and public

  • 2016

    Associate Intern

    Spark Boulder, Colorado

    Worked as front desk intern, organising Lift-Off events on Tuesday nights, managing the general upkeep of the co-working space and managing student members.

  • 2015-2016

    Co-founder and Developer

    The Pamwe Foundation

    developing website and platform and negotiating with city council- raising $3500+ dollars in funding for the platform.

  • 2016

    Developer

    The Devshop, ZW

    Worked as a developer for The Devshop, the leading web development consortium of developers in Zimbabwe- designing and developing 2 websites

  • 2015

    Co-founder and Developer

    Quick Online Reference

    I carried out Social Media management for QOR. In the process I developed my social media management skills and picked up an interest in Front End Web development.

  • 2015

    Student Partner

    Microsoft 4 Africa, ZW

    Organizing and facilitating 2 Microsoft product demonstrations- conducting and training 32 students in Hour of Code event with Code.Org Zimbabwe Chapter

  • present

    CEO

    Verity Holdings Junior Achievement ZRP High School

    Managing directors and company employees and chairing annual general meetings. Designing business plan and converting plastic. Raised $2000 dollars from sale of floor polish manufactured from plastic.

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Organising Pitch Bulawayo

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Hack CU Hackathon 2016

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FRISCO ADVENTURE PARK

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HOME AT SUNSET

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CONNECTIONS AND CONVERSATIONS

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PROTECT YOUR COURAGE

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SPARK BOULDER

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WALKING ON ICE

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WE ARE THE FRIENDS WE MAKE

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BE BOULDER

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SPEAK YOUR MIND

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SPEAK YOUR MIND

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About Me

Tanaka Chingonzo
  • Name: Tanaka
  • Motto: Do something you don't have to today.
  • Nationality: Zimbabwean

About

Tanaka has diverse experience in innovative social impact projects, web design, and development. He has served in the Zimbabwe National Children's’ Parliament, a Chief Executive Officer in an incubator company under the Junior Achievement International initiative and as an Interact club president under Rotary International. He spent a semester at Watson University, Boulder, Colorado working on The Pamwe Foundation to help communities support their cities in providing better service. Tanaka also interned at Spark Boulder- a co-working space for entrepreneurs in the Denver-Boulder area. He volunteered with The Vinetta Project, providing a support network for female entrepreneurs assisting them with access to funding and mentorship in excess of $13 million in seed investment venture capital. He is a member of the Global Engagement Summit network which he participated in at the 2016 summit at Northwestern University in Chicago. He currently develops websites for social ventures and runs Apply.co.zw while interning at Education USA- at the US Embassy's public affairs section.

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Harare, ZW
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