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Nicola Harris is the founder of The Click Foundation, an education NGO premised on the belief that well-implemented technology can close the significant education deficit in South Africa in an efficient, cost-effective and scalable manner. Currently, The Click Foundation scales software solutions in schools that teach the core foundational literacy and numeracy skills that form the basis of all future learning and currently reaches over 40 000 learners.
Nicola is also the founder of ArtAngels, a series of auction events in South Africa and London showcasing top South African artists to art investors. The proceeds of the event support education in South Africa primarily through The Click Foundation.
Nicola was previously an investment banker focused on large transaction corporate finance in Australia and South Africa with Greenhill (formerly Caliburn) and The Rand Merchant Bank. She serves on the board and advises several companies, including The Africa Leadership Academy, Rain, Everard Read Gallery and Ata Capital. She is a Fellow of the eleventh class of the Africa Leadership Initiative - South Africa and a member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network.