Dr. Precious Moloi-Motsepe

Dr. Precious Moloi-Motsepe

Co-Founder and CEO, Motsepe Foundation

Dr. Precious Moloi-Motsepe is a philanthropist and social entrepreneur, who has steered development, equality, and education initiatives through the Motsepe Foundation, a family foundation she founded with her husband 22 years ago. Tapping into her medical expertise, with a focused interest in the holistic wellbeing of women and the youth, Dr Moloi-Motsepe has positively impacted the lives of at least half a million people in the last five years. She has educated over 2,000 young people through university scholarships and invested in infrastructure for over 200 schools. Through various local and international partnerships, including a partnership with the Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship, she has constructed a pipeline of African youth and girls in STEM to contribute to impactful innovation. A long-standing member of the Harvard Kennedy School Centre for Public Leadership Council, and the Women's Leadership Board for the Women and Public Policy Programme in Gender Equality, she is also the co-chair of the global women’s philanthropic organization Maverick Collective and Chancellor of the University of Cape Town. Through her business African Fashion International (AFI), she has spent the last decade developing the fashion industry in Africa to create diverse economic opportunities for African youth and women.  

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