Meet Mr. Fredy Mashate

Mr. Fredy Mashate

Fredy Mashate is a law graduate that fell in love with Science Engagement. He is an advocate for science education who strongly believes in the role of science education as a viable pathway to sustainable development.

Fredy is also the current Manager of Scifest Africa, South Africa’s National Science Festival, also serving as a Regional Science Fair Director of Eskom Expo for Young Scientists. Despite his law background, he has developed a passion for Science Engagement over the years and plays an active role in facilitating platforms for science engagement in South Africa. His hope is to contribute towards a science literate society that is equipped to come up with scientific solution for their everyday problems.

Fredy is a holder of a Bachelor of Laws Degree (LLB) from Rhodes University and is currently pursuing a Master in Commerce at the same institution as well as a short course in Science Communication with Stellenbosch University.