Cape Town’s very own Bushra Razack, wins prestigious forty under 40 award

NPO, Philippi Village is elated to announce that their CEO, Bushra Razack, has been awarded a coveted place on the highly esteemed Forty Under 40 list, in recognition of her exceptional achievements and influential leadership in Community Development. On Saturday the 8th of September, at the Forty Under 40 South Africa Awards, Bushra took home the trophy for best in Community Development.

“This recognition is a testament to the hard work and dedication of the incredible Philippi Village team and the support of the community” Bushra said. “Our community, team, board and partners have co-created this project. We understand the power of collective action. This win is ours”.

Bushra’s contributions to Philippi Village have set new benchmarks. Her innovative approach and unwavering commitment have positively impacted the Philippi area in a way that is leading towards transformational change. This is because she always places the community at the heart of program design and processes. Her work is community centered and recognises the community as the experts.

This accolade celebrates not only Bushra’s achievements but also the dynamic and diverse spirit of Philippi. Her journey exemplifies the aspirations of many young professionals looking to make a significant impact in their respective fields.