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Prof. Rachel Jafta

Professor (Economics)

Stellenbosch University

HQ Phone: +27 21 886 6000

Email: r***@***.za

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Stellenbosch University

Victoria Street Stellenbosch

Cape Town, 7600

South Africa

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Cape Town Carnival


Naspers Limited


Chair: Media 24 Board of Directors

South African Economic Society

Don Caldwell Trust




Stellenbosch University



University of Stellenbosch

degrees MEcon

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The Cape Town Carnival is a non-profit organisation (Trust registration number: IT3811/2008) that is run by a board of Trustees, chaired by Professor Rachel Jafta.

Rachel Jafta (Chairperson)
Rachel Jafta is Professor in Economics at the University of Stellenbosch, where she lectures International Trade, Trade and Industrial Policy and the Economics of Technological Change. Her research and publications are in the fields of Economics of Technological Change, International Trade, Competition Economics, Social entrepreneurship and innovation, and Black Economic Empowerment. She studied at the Universities of the Western Cape and Stellenbosch in South Africa and Luigi Bocconi in Milan, Italy, and recently Harvard Business School.
She is a director of various companies and founder and chairperson of a number of Community engagement projects, amongst others the Media24 Rachel's Angels Mentorship Programme and the Cape Town Carnival. She is the chair of the Media24 board.
She has received awards for excellence in research, teaching, and community engagement, as well as the University of Stellenbosch's Award for Exceptional Alumni (2011).

Trustees - Who We Are - Cape Town Carnival [cached]

Rachel Jafta (Chairperson)Â (Executive Committee, Finance Committee)

Rachel Jafta is an Associate Professor in Economics at the University of Stellenbosch. She holds a B. Econ (Hons) from the University of the Western Cape, an M. Econ and a PhD (Economics) from the University of Stellenbosch.
At the University of Stellenbosch, she has received the award for excellence in research and community service, respectively. Since 2004, she has won the award for excellence in teaching each year. She will receive the Rector's Award for excellence in Community Interaction for 2008 on the 18th of November. She is the founder of two large community development trusts and serves on the board of trustees of various non-government/non-profit organisations.
Prof. Jafta maintains close ties with academic institutions in Europe and the United States, but is also involved in private sector activities, including as non-executive director of a large company with global links in media and advanced technology. Prof. Jafta has extensive consulting and research experience in trade and competition issues, regulatory economics, as well as technology management. Her research interests are in industrial economics, economics of innovation, international trade and Black Economic Empowerment. She has published in these fields.
Rachel Jafta is proficient in English, Afrikaans and Italian.

The Cape Town Carnival Team - Who We Are - Cape Town Carnival [cached]

Prof. Rachel Jafta (Naspers Director) was mandated with the task of assembling a passionate and competent team who share the values of Carnival.

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Prof. Rachel Jafta Chairperson

Prof. Rachel Jafta Chairperson

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The Cape Town Carnival is a non-profit organisation (Trust registration number: IT3811/2008) that is run by a Board of Trustees and chaired by Professor Rachel Jafta.

Prof. Rachel Jafta Chairperson

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