Independent filmmaker and author of fictional children’s books, Fortune ‘Fortue’ Tazvivinga has over five years’ experience in the arts industry, and is an entrepreneur. Fortune is a self-taught producer, scriptwriter and author at Haus of Glueck Inhlanhla, a media house in Zimbabwe, which she founded in 2010. Her passion for the arts enabled her (despite not having a degree yet) to empower herself so that she can empower others by creating employment and doing on-the-job skills training for school leavers, single mothers, and the youth. During her spare time Fortune volunteers in her community by teaching basic German and extra academic extra lessons. Upon completion of the Mandela Washington Fellowship, Fortune hopes to change the face of the Zimbabwean economy and create more jobs by expanding the brands of children’s books so as to provide the market with products that will sustain Africa, and provide entrepreneurial and business skills.