Nneile Nkholise

Nneile Nkholise is a Mechanical Engineer and Social Entrepreneur, founder of IMed Tech Group; a company that specializes in medical design, engineering and, technology. Their aim as a company is to fill the gaps of growing prosthetic demand in South Africa and to use technology that enables the production of high quality products, that meet customer needs at impressive prices.
She also recently started 3DIMO; a sport tech company that is focused on the detection of sports injuries, prevention, and rehabilitation. She creates digital models for athletes that are analyzed and observes what happens when athletes train to predict injuries.
She launched her career in 2011 as a mechanical engineer at the Free State’s Public Works Department, before founding iMed Tech in 2015. Her work at iMed Tech in CAD and Additive Manufacturing in breast prosthesis earned Nkholise several awards, including Forbes 30 Under 30 and the presidential award for Science, Innovation and Technology at the South African Youth Awards in 2017.
Nkholise values the development of young women in Africa and wants to utilize iMed Tech to create opportunities for women. She and her team understand the concept of giving back and have set aside $3000.00 to fund an organisation in South Africa whose primary objective is the development of STEM and Entrepreneurship, particularly to help young girls pursue careers in those fields.

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