Tamika Scripps is an award-winning entrepreneur from Cape Town, South Africa. She received her qualification in Film Production + Journalism from the University of Cape Town + promptly launched her Production Company “Skybok” in 2011. Skybok is a company that specializes in video profiling. It was recognized as a finalist in the South African BWA Regional Business Achievers Awards in 2014.
She also runs a travel blog, “The Starlit Path”. The Starlit Path is a travel blog that inspires users with photography + short highlights of travel-related moments! It’s aim is to create original content for the web, publishing fresh material every week.
Working for many years in the South African film industry on-camera + off-camera, she recently returned from New York where she received a qualification in Acting for Motion Picture from the New York Film Academy in Manhattan. Her introduction to the industry began in broadcasting in 2010 through her presenting work with “Top Billing”, South Africa’s premier travel magazine on SABC 3. It grew stronger when she was selected as a South African representative for the renowned modelling showcase “Top Model UK” in London, where she finished as a Grand Finalist.
Community work is close to her heart. She does a great deal of outreach with Rotary International, specifically with The Rotary Club of Algoa Bay. She represented them at the Rotary International Convention in Portugal in 2013 + when meeting The Rotary Club of Wall Street in New York.
A visionary, she prides herself on being creative, innovative + hard-working.
She currently serves as the South African Ambassador for the Brooklyn Fashion Week in New York – brought to you by the BK Style Foundation + My Arts International – as the companies unite to strengthen Global Partnerships under the UN Development 2015 Program. She is at the forefront of their annual “Art Meets Fashion” event in Johannesburg.