Empowered Youth

Inspiring Young Minds

Hello, and Welcome!

Empowered Youth is a mental health, growth mind-set and skills-development training academy dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for young people across the Globe, regardless of their background. Our students are inspired, guided and mentored how to challenge their assumptions, broaden their aspirations and create successful careers and fulfilling lifestyles.


“We equip young people with the knowledge, skills and belief needed to live fulfilling and prosperous lives. Our wide range of training programmes are designed to compliment ‘tradition education’ and top them up on the world-readiness skills they’re missing out on. Presented by subject-matter experts, the coaching is delivered on a regular basis creating successful habits and is delivered in a thought-provoking, fun and engaging manner.”

– Dene Botha: Co-founder and CEO

What you’ll learn:

Success Habits, Confidence, Personal Branding, Employability, Grit, Thriving Beyond, Your Money Mojo, Being Boss, Critical Thinking, Courage & Facing Fear, Work Readiness, Entrepreneurship 101, Money Making Ideas, Global Citizenship, Public Speaking, Your Communication Toolkit, The Dark Stuff, How to Learn Quickly and Smash Your Exams, W.T.F? – What’s The Future?, Killer CV’s and Nailing the Job Interview, Leadership and Mindfulness, Time Management, Starting Your Own Business, Superhuman Skills, and more.


Step-it-up-a-level by joining our exclusive Digital Workshops and Virtual Experiences or become an Academy Member and reap all the benefits!

Online Academy Membership

Live interactive coaching sessions hosted by subject-matter experts combined with video tutorials, workbooks and challenges covering all topics leading one to Prosperity such as Wealth, Health, Happiness and Success

The Online Academy members receive exclusive coaching, ongoing support, VIP access & invitations, “Learn & Earn” opportunities, competitions, prizes, awards, and more! 

Digital / Face-to-Face Workshops

Live, facilitator-led workshops addressing the most important skills required by today’s youth and tomorrow’s leaders. Interactive, engaging, fun and impactful. Workshops are content-rich, rewarding, relevant, fun and tailored to target audiences.

All workshops provide in-depth coaching on single or multiple topics in high-energy and interactive 60 – 90 min classes (incl. Q&A and assessments)

Virtual Experiences

Modern, impactful and highly inspirational campaigns that offer students various opportunities and a fresh approach to normal “activations”. These include university tours, pitching competitions, virtual campaigns, Speciality workshops and more.

The uniquely brand-able campaigns are tailored-made, highly newsworthy and provide educational institutes and brands with exciting new opportunities to engage with students.

What We’ve Been Doing

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Most Innovative Academy Award

London, 16 August 2023 — Empowered Youth is thrilled to announce its prestigious recognition as…

Incredible impact achieved

London, 14 July 2023 - Plumstead Manor School, in partnership with Empowered Youth, successfully hosted…

Empowered Youth Launches the Young Mavericks Academy

Empowered Youth is proud to announce the launch of its innovative online educational program, the…

"As a teenager who had no sense of direction, the Academy has helped me find myself; to find my purpose, and has kept me out of trouble. They have taught me lessons in life that I couldn't possibly have learnt at school."
Lee (19)

Lee (19)

"I am a young woman living with a disability called cerebral palsy. Empowered Youth has truly transformed my life, and helped me view things differently within my own community and country."
Emily (22)


"I know that, with the guidance of Empowered Youth, I will make a difference in people's lives. And now I’m 100% dedicated to do just that!"
Vuyo (21)

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"Ever since I enrolled into the Empowered Youth Academy, my life has been filled with positivity. Through their coaching I've gained confidence, courage and the ability to know what I need to do in order to reach my dreams."
Q-Sha (19)


"Empowered Youth has inspired me to demand more from life and has encouraged me to work smarter for what I want. I’ve had the BEST experience and I know it will benefit me throughout my life!"
Aveleigh (17)

Aveleigh (17)

"My honest feedback is that its an extraordinary, creative and highly educational online course which I found myself glued up into when I was doing it."
Rich (20)

Rich (20)

"I like how the Empowered Youth tutorials are structured and how Mr. Dene made it entertaining by presentation the lessons in a fun and interactive manner. This is how teaching should be done!"
Stephen (18)

Stephen (18)

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“The youth of todays are the most valuable asset we’ve got.” – Dene Botha – CEO at Empowered Youth

We are always looking to engage with students, parents, educators, corporate partners, Government Departments, and likeminded innovators so if you would like to discuss how we can add value to your life, college, youth group, company, department then please make contact.


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