TEDx Borrowdale

Where Does TEDx Borrowdale Come from ? , Who Are They ?

Our Story

TEDxBorrowdale is an independently organised event licensed from TED in 2022. It is becoming the leading platform for the propagation of Zimbabwean ideas, creativity and innovation to the rest of the world. We aim to create and foster a sense of community amongst the people and organisations who have gathered (and continue to gather) around this event; and to provide a cultural focus and impetus for conversation and debate.

Our Mission

Our mission at TEDxBorrowdale is to celebrate new ideas, innovation and diversity with a global audience, aiming to inspire individuals and communities to create a positive impact.

Our Vision

A dynamic open community that continually embraces new ideas that impact the social, cultural, economic, environmental and educational fabric of Zimbabwe.

Our Highly

Experienced Team

We’re driven by passion and curiosity. We are inspired by ideas. And we want to leave the world better than we found it. In our day jobs you can find us working in design, conservation, innovation, marketing, finance, NGOs, arts, business, public policy, health and everything in between. We work all year round to bring TEDx Borrowdale and all of our activities to life:


Archiford is a vibrant entreprenuer and philanthropist , who seeks to improve the welfare of others and to delevope and his environment for a brighter future .

Archiford Matarino

Director & Licencee


Munjodzi Chida is involved in planning, organising, controlling and monitoring of our financial resources in order to achieve our business objectives

Munjodzi Chida

Finance & Admin


Ernettie has a desire to keep learning new marketing strategies , she has mastered and understands our customers and markets. She also handles time management for our huge and growing team.

Ernettie Chigumira



Tawanda has the super ability to organise, present and communicate our TEDx messages effectively , he has also played a pivotal role in coming up with fundraiser strategies and executing them .

Tawanda C Muzamwese



Lloyd is a self made programmer and a finance professional , he has a unique understanding of the environment and an appreciation for technology.

Lloyd Gutu

ICT & Content Manager


Mugove manages and collaborate with all stakeholders, such as creative directors and art directors, to determine creative elements of our brand.

Mugove Chirova

Creative Officer


Tadi responsible for financial aspects of our organisation. She manages the budget, prepares financial reports, and ensures that all transactions are legal and ethical.

Tadiwanashe Ashleigh Chiseko

Finance & Resource Mobilisation Officer


Tech savy blessing leads the ICT team , overseing and managing the integration and maintenance of all telecommunication systems within the organisation.

Blessing Tsenesa

ICT Lead


With the ability to accept constructive criticism in stride , Nigel has proven an instrumental asset in developing and mentaining the TEDx Borrowdale Brand.

Nigel Chikani

Graphic Illustrator and Content Creator


Victoria is good leader & coordinator she is someone who is aware of all our deadlines and enforces them vigorously.

Victoria Rusvoto



Nomaqawe with her vibrant spirit pushes the teams to perform to its max and also pushesour fund raising projects with such fire and zeal !

Ngwenya Nomaqhawe



With the golden touch , Margrate creates and managees our cooperation with various institutions and maintains the good relations with all our stakeholders.

Margrate Matambo

Partnership Lead


Vimba is our strategic staff planner, she is tasked with conducting interviews, and hiring personnel to foster a productive work atmosphere at TEDX Borrowdale

Vimbainashe Mushandu

Human Resource Manager


Chris drives the building of teams that push our agenda and develops the policies, processes as well as systems to support the reporting and evaluation of our agenda.

Christopher Jimu

Impact Lead


Thabisile develops the network of contacts that attracts new clients, researches new market opportunities and oversees growth projects.

Thabisile Mngomezulu Ncube

Business Development Lead