Guest:Dineo Dioma, Co-founder and Chief Operations Officer of CapeBioSA
Nam’Ngiyakhona Podcast Episode 5: If it’s going to be – it’s up to me.
Nam’Ngiyakhona is the podcast by the E-cubed Initiative of the Department of Education, that is inspiring young people in South Africa to be entrepreneurial. Creating millennial entrepreneurs, the entrepreneurials!.
What does it mean to be entrepreneurial? We bring you incredible young people from across the country that are innovating, impacting, and disrupting their space for a better country and world. They are entrepreneurs, corporate leaders, entertainers and academic trailblazers and they are here to share their journey and tell us how they have been entrepreneurial.
This week our host Buntu Majaja is sitting down with Dineo Dioma, Co-founder and COO of CapeBioSA.
Dineo is driven to create meaningful solutions that will impact the status of health care in Africa. Dineo is also the founder of Deep Medical Therapeutics, a social enterprise that is building an artificially intelligent (AI) solution that will assist medical practitioners to make more accurate therapy recommendations to treat drug-resistant diseases prone to Africa.
She also previously served as the co-founder of Incitech, a medical diagnostics company that is developing a novel rapid HIV diagnostic device that will improve testing outcomes in regions most affected by the disease. Miss Lioma was elected the Vice President of the Ventures Portfolio for the Association of Allan Gray Orbis Foundation Fellows, an NPO focused on developing high-impact and ethical entrepreneurs that will create wealth for Africa and will improve the socio and economic challenges it faces.
She holds an MPhil in Micro and Nanotechnology Enterprise (with distinction) from the University of Cambridge, a BSc in Metallurgical and Materials Engineering (24 distinctions) and a second Master’s by Research from the University of the Witwatersrand.