Elizabeth Tanya Masiyiwa
Elizabeth Tanya Masiyiwa
Known forBeing Strive Masiyiwa's daughter

Elizabeth Tanya Masiyiwa is a Zimbabwean social entrepreneur and philanthropist. She is the daughter of Strive and Tsitsi Masiyiwa.


Masiyiwa holds a Bachelor of Science in Banking and International Finance from Cass Business School and a Masters in Social Entrepreneurship from Hult International Business School.[1]


Simba Education

Elizabeth Tanya Masiyiwa is the co-founder and chief executive officer of Simba Education. Simba Education is a company that leverages mobile technology to give teachers easy access to the tools they need to provide sufficient education for their students. Simba’s platform includes school management systems, student report tools, teaching instructions, lesson plans, and other educational supports. Utilizing a mobile platform makes Simba accessible, convenient, and easy to use. Simba even uses innovative technologies to reach low-connectivity areas.[2][1]

STAR Leadership Academy

She is the co-founder and director of STAR Leadership Academy.[1]


Elizabeth Tanya Masiyiwa is the executive director of Delta Philanthropies. She serves on the board of Cassava Smartech, Ashesi Foundation and Higherlife Foundation where she leads the Office of Design & Innovation. She also sits on Harvard University’s Leadership Council for the Centre of Africa Studies and advises a number of entrepreneurship and philanthropy networks. Elizabeth Masiyiwa co-manages a social impact investment fund that invests in initiatives that promote economic development in Southern Africa. Prior to her role, she was the analyst for UNICEF’s Innovation Venture Fund.[3]


Elizabeth Masiyiwa is a recipient of the Hult Prize Challenge, a startup accelerator for young social entrepreneurs.[2]


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Elizabeth Masiyiwa, LinkedIn, Published: No Date Given, Retrieved: July 28, 2021
  2. 2.0 2.1 ELIZABETH MASIYIWA, H’18, Harambeans, Published: No Date Given, Retrieved: July 28, 2021
  3. Elizabeth Tanya Masiyiwa, DID, Published: No Date Given, Retrieved: July 28, 2021