On November 15, 2016, Alliance Magazine announced the winner of the fourth Olga Alexeeva Memorial Prize: Bhekinkosi Moyo. Bheki is the executive director of the Southern Africa Trust and chair of the Africa Philanthropy Network. He has also been instrumental in setting up a Chair in African Philanthropy at the Witwatersrand Business School (WBS) in South Africa. Formerly he worked at TrustAfrica, where he helped to develop a pan‑African philanthropy portfolio.
The Alliance Magazine announcement noted that in choosing Bheki Moyo, the judges commented on ‘his broad and long-term contribution to African philanthropy, playing different roles and critically contributing to building African institutions and networks … dedicated to strengthening philanthropy in Africa and helping to create the potential to achieve progressive social change in a sustained manner’.
Read more on this year’s Olga Alexeeva Memorial Prize winner here.