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CEO - FOUNDER Ms. Diana Namases
About the CEO

Diana Namases is a dynamic dream chaser and goal setter that holds a Diploma in Traffic Law Enforcement and Accident Reconstruction with 12+ years of work experience in Traffic Law Enforcement under the Namibian Police Force- Ministry of Safety and Security. 

Gained a wealth of knowledge in entrepreneurship and personal development over the years through self-education, seminars, networking, trainings and online courses.

Successfully hosted three (3) charity events to raise funds for orphanages, old age homes and vulnerable children. 

Successfully registered a non-profit Community Radio Station to carry on raising funds for, young entrepreneurs, orphanages, old age homes, disadvantage people, single parents, street kids and people suffering with down syndrome. 

    ● Social Entrepreneur, 

    ● Interior Decorator

    ●Motivational Speaker

    ●Events Planner and a

    ●Award winning SAGE BY DEE brand Founder/Owner with multiple nominations across Africa. 

· MABA (Made in Africa Brands Ambassador) 2023.

·Humans to Humans Program 2023 member.
. Community Engagement Exchange Program-CEE Committee Member and Application Reader 2023. 
. Mandela Washington Fellowship 2023 Application Reader.

· International Leadership Association Member 2023-ILA. 

· Awarded and inducted Honorary Economic Impact Laureate by Global Entrepreneurs Network Namibia 2022.

. Awarded a certificate for participation of master class initiative – fostering a global community of enlightened individuals from Cavendish University, Zambia.

· A Mandela Washington fellowship - ALUMNI 2022 

· Nominated Businesswomen of the week by Women in Business Network in April 2022. 

. Awarded Entrepreneur of the month February 2022 by Zikomo Africa Awards. 

· Nominated for Global Startup Awards 2021 in two categories*Startup of the year Namibia and Founder of the year Namibia- October 2021

· Awarded Laureate by WIA54 Businesswomen in Africa- November 2021. 

Guest Speaker experiences are:

■Back to School Hosiana Parish Event- Keynote Speaker 2023

Guest Speaker at Mibagu.com website launch March 2022

■Guest Speaker for Startup TalkShop Botswana-November 2021

■Guest Speaker at IUM University Entrepreneurship Day 2019

■Guest Speaker at Shikoyeni Foundation-2019

■Guest Speaker at Otto Kapuka's Book Launch 2019

■Entrepreneurs World Cup Namibia Finalist August 2020

■The Entrepreneurs Africa Awards – Nigeria December 2020 Nominee for Fashion Business Category.

■Awarded by College of The Arts as The Overall Achiever in Creatives 2002.

Inducted 2018 in Business Hall of Fame by Gen-Namibia as Emerging Entrepreneur. 

·Pursuing at Regent Business School under Honoris Universities a Diploma in Public Relations Management.

·Successfully completed Radio and TV Presenter Training held at Base FM by THIS TV

· Successfully completed Youth Entrepreneurship training workshops offered by the American corner, Walvis Bay.

· Co-Owner of D and B Hair Studio.

I also successfully Completed:

●Community Organizing for Action YALI Certificate 

●Competitive Intelligence Certificate

●Creating Quality E-commerce Content Certificate 

●Special Session - Introduction to Corporate Social Responsibilities Certificate 

●Social Entrepreneurship Certificate 

●Taking the Entrepreneurship Route Certificate 

●Introduction to International Transport and Logistics Certificate 

●Retired Traffic Officer and Accident Reconstructionist. 

My believe is to always strive for change whilst overcoming challenges. 

And I quote "Make a difference by being different". 

My links: https://www.linkedin.com/in/diana-namases-2106501a2





About the facility

Sage By Dee Entrepreneurs Academy was established in 2018 and is registered under Ministry of Trade and Industry. A start-up and national umbrella body to provide operational equipment, training, mentorship, investing and policy oversight over the network of its first academy. Won an Award at Africa Startup Ecosystem Builders Summit and Awards- ASEB 2022 under Entrepreneurship Education of the Year category. Won an Award and recognized by WIA54 Business in Africa  organization in 2021 under Education category as part of 540 entrants out of 4000 applications.

It is established to improve opportunities for creative people, while igniting entrepreneurs, growing leaders who in turn will grow others and to expand business potential for self-sustainability, self-confidence, inclusion, job creation and economic growth. While coaching, networking and driving students forward through accelerator programs to maximize their potential. Main purpose of Sage by Dee Entrepreneurs Academy is to inspire, equip and see everyone succeed as we add uniqueness to each individuals lives, while we support them to establish their own brands and become part of the creative industry while supplementing residual income. Sage By Dee Entrepreneurs Academy will be located in Walvis Bay, Namibia. The entrepreneurs academy will provide  competence based trainings, skills, mentorship, entrepreneurial courses and subsidized space to work in and an opportunity to collaborate on certain projects with the youths, unemployed individuals and disadvantage community members within Namibia on a short term based courses and make them part of a team by coaching them to become business owners and to continually improve the health and well-being of the population we serve in our community by engaging them in a broad range of strategies including organizational capacity, entrepreneurship, building business intersectoral networking and local area development. 

We will be offering eight (8) short term courses, on three (3) months-based training to 20 students per course that leads to owning a successful entrepreneurial business. 

Support Unit

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Ms. Given -Social Media Marketer

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Ms. Bertha Haimbili- Brand Manager

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Ms.Tuilika Andreas- SBD-EA
 Brand Ambassador

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Mr.Mekondjo Johannes

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Ms.Nadine Namases

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Mrs.Magdalena Gertze-Kusch

Office Admin (Vacant)

Accountant (Vacant)

Cleaner (Vacant)


To empower young entrepreneurs and be the preferred provider of equipment and training to increase the income earning capacity of Namibia’s marginalized population and unemployed youths to become business owners while transforming the efficiency of education and training in Namibia by introducing them to new information communication and entrepreneurial format by helping students and community members to improve and transform the efficiency and quality of education process in Namibia by introducing new information, communication and entrepreneurial format. 


To provide focused, relevant practical skills and training that includes business skills, entrepreneurship, discipline, professionalism and life skills to enable young people to launch their businesses in the local economy and promote new knowledge, and direct access to new skills as well as assist to protect and promote local knowledge, and wisdom for the new creation of equitable society and integration of Sage By Dee Entrepreneurs Academy students. To assist entrepreneurs to partake in economic development activities and become number one provider of equipment, information, communication and entrepreneurship limited training opportunities to the education-training industry and be known for providing best in class entrepreneurial products and services to increase efficiency of education institutes.


Love and respect for individuals, growth and continuous learning are the principle values in which Sage By Dee Entrepreneurs Academy strongly believes. These values will dictate all the policy making decisions at Sage by Dee Entrepreneurs Academy. 

Overcoming Challenges, While Striving For Change