The CODE TEEN Team

Have known and worked together for over 21 years and together share a wealth of experience and phenomenal personal stories which empower and inspire all audiences.
Partners Karen Burt and Claire Mawisa started Code Teen in 2004 and since then have reached and transformed 10’s of 1000’s of girls and young women across SA.

Karen Burt

With 27 years experience well known event co-ordinator and show producer has also been extensively involved in image,self esteem and life skills training for all ages-specifically relating to confidence building and self image/esteem development of teenagers.
Specialized training has included qualification and certification as a Life Skills Coach and Facilitator for Teenagers and is an Internationally Accredited AAMET Level 2 EFT(Emotional Freedom Technique)Certified Practitioner AND Matrix Reimprinting Practitioner(trained and accredited by Matrix Reimprinting Creator and EFT Master Karl Dawson)
In addition has completed the acclaimed Louise Hay “Heal & Love Your Life” Workshops and the Dr John Demartini “Breakthrough Experience”,as well as participated and attended the world renowned Lisa Nicols “Motivating the Teen Spirit“ and “Learning The Secrets to Living a Successful Life“ seminars

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Claire Mawisa

Celebrity TV Anchor, Presenter, DJ, Producer and MC for 15 years is a well established and popular motivational speaker and celebrity icon for young women across Africa.Having graced the covers of magazines such as True Love, Pace, Drum, Real, Bona, Destiny and Cosmopolitan, Claire inspires Women across SA through her “real life” experiences and lessons. Specialized training has included qualification as a Life Skills Coach and Facilitator for Teenagers as well as completion of the acclaimed Louise Hay Heal & Love Your Life Workshops.

Patience Muzanenhamo-Lusengo

Boasts a diverse career ranging from Model Agency Owner to acclaimed Producer of the Miss Zimbabwe International Pageant and Shows/workshops in USA, Canada, Germany, Australia, South Africa and United Kingdom.
This has resulted in extensive experience within empowering youth and ensuring they achieve their personal goals and potential.Patience is the driving force behind taking Code Teen into all of Africa and beyond.

Guest Speakers

Each CODE TEEN program includes a handpicked panel and line up of carefully selected guest speakers/specialists who join the CODE TEEN TEAM – each speaker is an expert in their respective fields and able to give credible insight into a variety of specialized topics for the teenagers. Some favourite CODE TEEN guest speakers include:

Andrea Timmis (Fashion Stylist and Producer)
Carl Isaacs (Celebrity Hair & Make Up Artist)
Dr Eve (Sexologist & Author)
Quentin Chong (Dragon Power- Maui Thai)
Dieter Voigt (Mr SA + Pasella Presenter)
Ayanda Ntini & Suga (Good Hope FM)
Tammy Ann Fortuin (All Access)
Sisanda Henna (Actor and Producer)
Langa Mbonambi (Singer )
Zane Makqetuka( Mr SA Runner Up )
DJ Eazy (Good Hope FM)
Tats Nkonzo ( Comedian and TV Presenter)