Tania Habimana
Tania Habimana

Tania Habimana is a Rwandan social entrepreneur based in Johannesburg with a diverse career shaped around 3 main pillars: Fashion, Entrepreneurship and Digital.  Tania has spent several years working within the European fashion sector but is most known for her work as Commercial Director and person responsible for bringing international fashion label, Suitsupply, to Africa.

Prior to entering the African market, Tania was responsible for the brands’ digital marketing. Her accolades include taking part in the active leading of the brands eCommerce and omni-channel developments into the US markets, followed shortly by South East Asia, then Sub-Sahara Africa. 

Today, Tania uses her knowledge and network to support and mentor entrepreneurs all over the continent. Not only does she sit on the board of several tech startups in Africa, she is also the host of a television series 'Tailored Business' the show on entrepreneurship in Africa (broadcast on CNBC Africa). Additionally, she is the co-founder of Johannesburg-based, NONZēRO Agency, a purpose-driven marketing agency focussed on enterprise development and impact programs in Africa. The company is known as the founders of "Threads, stitched by Standard Bank" - the business of fashion accelerator program in South Africa as well as the FASHIONTech™ Africa Conference & Hackathon. 

Tania holds a number of public appointments and was recently recognized by the European Commission for her international mobility career and efforts to promote the internationalisation of the youth under the “Erasmus+” program. She is now the face of the British Council for the Erasmus+ Youth Mobility program and a strong advocate for Pan-African youth mobility, job creation, cross-border enterprise development and the women in tech dialogue. 

Tania is also a public speaker and moderator, both in French & English