Have known and worked together for over 25 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 2006 and since then have transformed and empowered 100’s of 1000’s of tweens, teens girls and young women across SA and throughout Africa.

Karen Burt

Transformation Luminary” inspiring self actualisation. Karen has 25 years experience as a Life Coach, facilitator and is internationally accredited in Energy Psychology, Human Consciousness and Yoga.Code Teen principals have been established and evolved through her own personal experiences and journey through the “University of Life”

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Claire Mawisa

Media personality and thought leader speaking from experience has walked the walk. Claire is a well established and popular motivational speaker and celebrity icon for young women across Africa using her 25 years experience across the media industry to invest in the next generation of leaders.She applies key Code Teen principles as a recipe for success taken from a workshop she attended given by Karen 2 decades ago.

Facilitators and Mentors

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.With the vision of continuing to expand and empower others we also have an extensive team of young adult mentors who have been carefully handpicked from our various programs due to their exemplary leadership capabilities.These young women have been trained up to inspire and connect with their next generation and “sisterhood”adding tremendous value to our team.