Portia Pearl Siyanda Sifolo has a wealth of experience and prodigious knowledge in the tourism sector. She is currently a senior lecturer for Management, Business Leadership, and Entrepreneurship subjects in the Department of Tourism Management at the Tshwane University of Technology. She is a Y2 National Research Foundation (NRF) rated researcher (2021-2027) and a candidate in the Future Professors Program by the Department of Higher Education & Training (2021-2023). Portia completed her Doctorate in Business Administration at the University of KwaZulu Natal (UKZN) which focused on the nexus between supply chain management and stakeholder management for the balanced and optimal development of the tourism sector. She has a passion for tourism leadership and tourism supply chains in Africa as economic development initiatives in the continent. Her scientific interests include digital procurement of tourism establishments for sustainability purposes in the SADC region. She has co-authored different books, published research papers in academic journals, and participated in both domestic and international conferences. Currently, she is part of the team working on the Innovation for African Universities project titled: Accelerating Youth Entrepreneurship and Innovation for Sustainable Tourism in Africa.

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