Prof. Adelle Yvette Gascoyne – Communications

Based in the Eastern Cape, Adelle is a published poet, playwright, and singer/songwriter. She also teaches and mentors students from South Africa, Panama, the USA, Uganda, Kenya, India and Pakistan in discipleship, leadership and governance, conflict resolution, peacebuilding and writing.

She has published 7 paperbacks, 30+ eBooks, written and produced a Gospel CD, mental health play and a children’s story CD.

Adelle has founded various non-profit organisations to address community needs, most notably:
    The Help Our People Excel Foundation (H.O.P.E. Foundation, 026-153 NPO), where she serves as Director, and The Hephzibah Private University, where she serves as Rector and lecturer. She received an Honorary Professorship in Theology and Social Sciences from Elohim Theological College and Seminary (Ghana/USA) and a Full Professorship in Theology and Social Sciences from Hephzibah Private University in 2019 for her work in Social Sciences (Conflict Studies, Emotion) and Systematic Theology (Christian Demonology and Practical Christianity.

She is currently working on several screenplays for movies and TV and is striving to see SA performance writers blossom internationally.