This is Simbongile Ndlangisa, the dynamic co-founder of digital and brand management company Melenial Media. The media agency was founded with her friend Nomvelo Chalumbira, whom she met at Wits while they were both studying Media Studies.
The young entrepreneurs, both 23, wanted “to create an online site that reflects, represents, discusses and expresses the interests, dilemmas, hopes and everyday lives of young black women in South Africa”.
Melenial Media was founded in December 2015 and in 2016 was awarded the African Blogger award in the Best Youth Culture category. The Joburg-based company now also has a creative management and PR division, which offers brand management and PR for black creatives and small businesses.
The website is gearing to create more consistent and relevant content and working with the perfect brands to create this content.
They say the support they have received from the industry has been surprising but very much appreciated. Simbongile and Nomvelo, Slay Nation salutes you for reaching higher. We can’t wait for all the great things Melenial Media is about to do.