Sparking connections

Based on a passion for inclusion and development of people, organisations and the ever-changing society we live in.

Across the digital divide, strategy and implementation, people and technology, private and public, business and social, the familiar and the unfamiliar.

You’ll find the Flying Cows of Jozi.

At work, creating fun and beneficial connections between organisations and students & graduates in the digital economy.

On foot, hosting people on intimate walks in Johannesburg CBD.

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What brings people back to decaying inner cities?

November 15th, 2018|0 Comments

15 November 2018 - In her second blog post inspired by the hashtag#SingTheCity fundraising walk for Gauteng Opera, Liz Belmont puts the spotlight on people and developments that make inner city Jozi come alive. She highlights [...]

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Preparing teachers for the 4th Industrial Revolution

November 1st, 2018|0 Comments

1 November 2018 - The October 2018 edition of UJ's EduBrief featured another article on the work of Flying Cows of Jozi this time zooming in on how the personal and professional development programmes offered [...]

At work

Excited about the inspiring potential of students and graduates, and aware of the demand for skills in the digital economy, Flying Cows of Jozi connects the two by creating mentored work- and work experience projects. This creates opportunities for young people to become (self-) employed and brings fresh energy and insight to the organisations.     

Flying Cows of Jozi is a division of Bamboo Rock, the ICT consulting, training and interim management company that for the past 15 years has developed and executed projects connecting people and technology, together with partners from different parts of society.

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On foot

“Being present in this city of extremes and its humanity in between grows our hearts and our horizon.”

Flying Cows of Jozi invites leaders from business, social and art communities for a walk in town to experience the diverse sights, sounds and special encounters that spell Jozi. 

Jozi, the city that reflects and condenses the contradictions at play in the country, and maybe in the world, today: where you can drink your rooftop champagne with a view of overcrowded migrant hostels.

The intimate walk is hosted by inner city resident Josine Overdevest and is offered free of charge. We only ask you “to stop for a moment, to pay attention, to put down our arguments and our fixed positions and to open our eyes. There we will find our world in all its glorious ordinariness. We will stand in each others’ shoes and be willing to be surprised.”

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