My name is Nobantu Modise. Publisher, Editor-in-Chief and writer based in Johannesburg, South Africa. I enjoy exploring photography and design and have the pleasure of working on "for-profit", as well as non-profit ventures.

I have a B.A. International Relations & Political Studies from the University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, and have diplomas and certificates in Content Marketing and Social Media Management. I am an alumnus of, and "fly the flag", for Yala Young Leaders; a network of Peace and Citizen Journalists from the Middle East and Africa. I serve on the Board of Vuka Mngani Foundation, a South African based Youth Development Agency. In addition to running my own custom publishing start-up (Illumined Arts) and online magazine (

I am, to my core, a global citizen who enjoys travelling, cultural exchange and the outdoors. I love working on concepts that are new to markets, as well as on projects that have a meaningful social impact. Where some see boundaries and difference, I see adventure and opportunity.