Nkandu Beltz is an Author, Motivation speaker, business woman and community advocate. Born in Zambia, Nkandu has lived in Australia over 20 years. She is based in Perth where she has been involved in various community projects for over 15 years. She is very passionate about youth development and helping people to live a better life.
Nkandu initially started out as a girl-child advocate in Zambia, advocating for girl-child rights. She has a background in Journalism and News Writing, worked for the Ngami Times in Botswana and was trained as a peer educator by the Botswana National Youth Council as a peer councillor in matters related to HIV/AIDS.
Nkandu has worked with Save the Children Australia and was an Executive Member with the United Nations Association of Western Australia. She founded both ‘Nkandu’s Cultural Night’ and ‘Kununurra Youth Development Program’. In June 2013 Nkandu was invited to sit and interview his Holiness the Dalai Lama during the Young Minds Conference.
Nkandu is an author of three books which are now sold in more than 10 countries. She has had numerous engagements with Secondary Schools and Universities as workshop facilitator on various topics.