"You are who you believe yourself to be"
- Mavis Elias
Mavis Elias, a philanthropist at heart, is the Founder of EM Love Foundation, a Namibian charity initiative. She is a holder of a bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering, attained from the Namibian University of Science and Technology (NUST). Mavis is co-founder of Ehaveco Events, an event organization group which focuses on organizing women empowerment functions and helping people and businesses realize the full potential of women. Mavis is also a part-time radio presenter at Radiowave and occasionally serves as master of ceremonies, having hosted the Namibia Music Awards function during 2015 as well as other prestigious events.
With a great love for public speaking, Mavis has graced the stage with renowned Namibian motivational speakers (including the First Lady Madam Monica Geingos) as a poet and motivational speaker in her own right.
Mavis was awarded Vivid Philanthropist of the year in 2015 and represented the country in Washington DC to do research on the fight against Gender Based Violence.
With her passion for women empowerment, her love for charity work to benefit vulnerable children and her drive to succeed academically and in business, Mavis took up the position of Director on the One Economy Foundation with the hope and belief to positively influence and change as many lives as possible for the better.
Extremely passionate, driven person with a passion for life, for people and for making a difference.