buhle_dlamini_3International motivational speaker Buhle Dlamini, will present his talk – Leadership Lessons from Nelson Mandela – on Wednesday, Feb. 18, at 6:30 p.m. at Glasgow Square Theatre.

Buhle Dlamini with Mayor Barrie MacMillan and Dlamini’s wife Stacey Dlamini.

The presentation was originally planned for Sunday, February 15, but has been rescheduled due to the predicted snow storm.

His talk is presented by the Town of New Glasgow and New Glasgow’s Race Relations and Anti-Discrimination Committee, in conjunction with African Heritage Month Celebrations and in honour of Viola Desmond Day which will be held on Feb. 16.

Dlamini is an entrepreneur, a sought-after business speaker, author and founding CEO of Young and Able Consulting, a personal and business development consultancy. He is the Platinum Winner of 2011 South Africa ‘s Future100 Entrepreneurs Award for being one of the top 100 young entrepreneurs in South Africa. He is also an Endeavour Entrepreneur Award winner for 2012 in South Africa.

He coaches organizations and individuals to “Turn Passion Into Success” and “Own The Future,” and, in so doing, contributes to the development of the next generation of leaders.

“We are very pleased to host this presentation by Buhle Dlamini in celebration of Viola Desmond Day and African Heritage Month in New Glasgow,” said Mayor Barrie MacMillan. “Mr. Dlamini has inspired audiences around the world and it is a privilege for us to have him speak here in New Glasgow and Pictou County as his new home. His talk promises to be one of insight, interest, education and motivation.”