Kanina Foss

Systems Thinking | Software Engineering | Research

Kanina spends a lot of time thinking about the future we all want and how to get us there. She is deeply optimistic about human potential and loves engaging with human ingenuity. She believes Africa has profound contributions to make in this regard.

Before co-founding Toybox, Kanina spent four years immersed in the executive management of a leading research-intensive university, the University of the Witwatersrand (Wits). She was involved in designing Wits’ response to rapid technological advances, including engaging industry on how to accelerate innovation and drive digital entrepreneurship, and served on the board of the Tshimologong Digital Innovation Precinct.

Prior to this, Kanina worked for a number of years in promoting the public understanding of science and technology. She cut her teeth as a news reporter and is also an award-winning journalist. She holds a BSc in Computer Science and Information Systems, and a MSc in Global Change.

Kanina Foss

Systems Thinking | Software Engineering | Research

Kanina spends a lot of time thinking about the future we all want and how to get us there. She is deeply optimistic about human potential and loves engaging with human ingenuity. She believes Africa has profound contributions to make in this regard.

Before co-founding Toybox, Kanina spent four years immersed in the executive management of a leading research-intensive university, the University of the Witwatersrand (Wits). She was involved in designing Wits’ response to rapid technological advances, including engaging industry on how to accelerate innovation and drive digital entrepreneurship, and served on the board of the Tshimologong Digital Innovation Precinct.

Prior to this, Kanina worked for a number of years in promoting the public understanding of science and technology. She cut her teeth as a news reporter and is also an award-winning journalist. She holds a BSc in Computer Science and Information Systems, and a MSc in Global Change.