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Aisha Pandor

Co-founder and CEO at SweepSouth

Profile

Aisha R. Pandor is co-founder and CEO of SweepSouth, Africa’s first online platform for booking, managing and paying for home cleaning services. Aisha is one of very few black female tech startup CEOs both in South Africa and internationally, and has led SweepSouth to become one of the fastest-growing startups in the country. Venture-backed, SweepSouth became the first South African startup to be accepted into the prestigious 500 Startups accelerator in Silicon Valley.

Aisha completed her PhD in Human Genetics at the University of Cape Town. Following her studies, she went on to work as a management consultant before launching SweepSouth, which connects unemployed and underemployed domestic workers with homeowners, providing work opportunities for thousands of women.

Aisha was recognized by the World Economic Forum in 2017 as one 6 African female breakthrough innovators.

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