Shafika Isaacs

Shafika Isaacs is an international digital learning specialist, community builder and professional coach who focuses on the promotion of equitable, quality education for all through digital technologies.  She currently serves as Research Associate and Board member of the University of Johannesburg’s Centre for Education Practice Research and as a senior consultant on digital learning to UNESCO and as a Working Group member on the Broadband Commission on School Connectivity. She has worked on ICT and education programs in many countries and built and serviced numerous community and international organisations.

She serves on the governing boards of global and local organisations including as Chair of the Telkom Foundation and an environmental education NGO called GreenMatter. She has published widely on digital learning in Africa. In 2017 she was awarded the Woman of Stature Woman of the Year Award.