My name is Rumbi and I have always had a passion for music. My journey began as a volunteer for the media team at my local church and the exposure to live events resulted in me wanting to pursue this as a profession. With a professional background in IT, I soon found it exciting to work with technology in a creative environment and merge that with my passion for music. I am presently transitioning and hoping to implement some innovative ideas as a creative within the following year. Over the last months, I have completed a few live sound courses online, due to limitations with physical classes due to Covid-19 pandemic.
As a creative, I would like to provide value through excellence in Sound engineering and stage setup focusing on live events.
I have been enrolled to study a Live Sound course offered by Rise Academy with the focus of gaining more practical experience as well as networking opportunities with other creatives and organizations that host events. I seek to raise funds for the tuition of R10000 for this course.
I would really appreciate the support as I embark on this new career journey in an industry where women are not well represented (estimated at around 5%). I intend to set up an annual bursary to encourage more women to enter this industry in the years to come. I would also like to pay it forward by creating a platform to mentor and coach the next generation, with a focus on women as well as build a network to allow sound engineers that volunteer in houses of worship to connect and share knowledge. I am excited for the journey ahead and hope you can follow and assist me as this unfolds. If you would like to stay updated on how it's going, you may follow my journey on @resoundingrue on instagram.