Silicon Cape Initiative
Ellen Fischat is the Managing Director for the Silicon Cape Initiative. She holds an Honour’s Degree in Social Work and Community Development. She returned to South Africa, her place of birth, after a 23 year stint in Amsterdam. Ellen has extensive experience in small business development, with a focus on social enterprises and technology. Ellen is involved in the mentorship of technology start-ups and volunteers in various community outreach programmes that focus on personal development, digital literacy and increasing employability of marginalized young women.