Tami 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 2010. Skybok is a company that specializes in video profiling + content creation/curation. It was recognized as a finalist in the South African BWA Regional Business Achievers Awards in 2014. Its headquarters moved from Cape Town, South Africa to Austin, Texas, in 2015.
Tami launched a non-profit organisation in 2020 that strives to connect donors in the USA to the causes they care about in South Africa. A registered 501 (c)(3) company, Imbeko means “Respect” in Xhosa. Pick the area of concern you most care about and see how you can help those less fortunate now: https://imbeko.net
She also runs a travel blog, “The Starlit Path”. The Starlit Path is a lifestyle + travel blog that aims to inspire users with photography + short highlights.
Working for many years in the South African film industry on-camera + off-camera, she studied in 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 modeling showcase “Top Model UK” in London, where she finished as a Grand Finalist. Her enduring love for bringing joy to your home through the screen continues in the United States, as she works for Shop LC – a sister affiliate of JTV (Jewelry Television).
Community work is close to her heart. She does a great deal of outreach with Rotary International. She has represented them at many Rotary International Conventions around the world: Portugal, Atlanta and Hamburg being the most memorable. Charity work is close to her heart, and she speaks about their projects for matching grant possibilities wherever she can – notably at The Rotary Club of Wall Street in New York and at The Rotary Club of Austin-Westlake.
A visionary, she prides herself on being creative, innovative + hard-working.
In the past, she has delighted in serving 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 united to strengthen Global Partnerships under the UN Development 2015 Program.