Leana de Beer is the CEO of Public Benefit Organisation, Feenix, a crowdfunding and bursary management platform for tertiary
education students, disbursing funds to 26 public universities in South Africa. She is also the Founder and Director of WaFunda, an
social impact enterprise focusing on democratising education and catalysing change in the education technology landscape.
Her focus on social innovation led her to an MBA in social entrepreneurship in 2016 at the University of Cape Town. She is also
trained in impact investment and human centred design thinking. Leana is a passionate social entrepreneur and innovator.